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Best place to do away rotations

Discussion in 'Clinical Rotations' started by RN1, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. RN1

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    What is the best place to do away rotations?
    I am looking for a place that offers housing and has no tuition fees for IMGs. I prefer if you don't need a car.
    Please list any good options.
     
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    1. Places near your family and friends or a place you always wanted to visit
    2. Places known for accepting FMGs into the program you will be rotating in
    3. Places where your exposure can potentially get you a meaningful letter
    4. The United States is a pretty big country. Listing every spot with an away is pretty ridiculous.
     
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    Application fees are almost standard for US rotators. A few places that waived fees for US rotators still had req fees for away rotators. I think they will be hard to find. Depending on what you're going into specialty wise, finding an away rotation that accepts IMG's will not be easy to find.

    I would aim for bigger cities if transportation is an issue but housing is rarely if ever offered and even rarer if for free. I would speak to students at your school that have done aways in the US in the past and seek their advice. They would know a lot better. Your administration might know a few things as well.
     
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    There is an excellent book called 'Medical Professional guide to electives'. It gives a very comprehensive list of US places (and not only of US) where you can do electives, gives contact details and guidelines on the fees, application and general experience. Highly recommend.
     

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