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Can DO's sign outside

Discussion in 'Medical Students - DO' started by Dryacku, Aug 8, 2006.

  1. Dryacku

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    Can we sign into allopathic prog outside the match... is that possible???? or do we have to go thru the match???
     
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    as of now...yes...you can sign outside the match....but it shouldn't be something to count on
     
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    Most allo programs still have you go through the match.

    You're not too likely to find anything terribly competitive that'll sign people outside of the match.
     
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    Unless your just a badass DO student; like me.
     
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    Yes, you can sign outside the match as a D.O. But, as other posters mentioned, it is rather uncommon. Most programs prefer that all USMG's sign through the match. IF you elect to sign outside the match, invest $300 in having a lawyer look over your residency contract and sure that both sides are on the up and up. It will be money well spent.
     

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