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Competitive Specialties

Discussion in 'General International Discussion' started by FutureMDdude, Mar 7, 2007.

  1. FutureMDdude

    FutureMDdude Medical Ninja

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    In regards to residency, which programs are considered competitive specialties?
     
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    well generally speaking, specialties like plastics, derm, radonc, radiology, ortho, urology, neuro are considered pretty competitive

    the less competitive are like internal medicine, psychiatry, family practice, pediatrics

    and specialties like EM, anesthesiology, general surgery, path are somewhere in between.

    however a top ranked IM program could also be pretty competitive to get into but not the field in general.
     
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    Just to clarify the above: neuro means neurosurgery. Neurology is much less competitive.

    Otherwise, agree with above!
     

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