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I'm a 4th year DO student applying for Psychiatry programs. I am really interested in the program at UW, but haven't received an interview offer yet. I can't find a resident list on the psych website, but the resident lists of other residency programs at UW are filled with MDs. Does anyone know where I can find a list? Are there any DOs in the program, or have they given interviews to DOs in the past? Just curious about the DO "friendliness" of the program.

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I'm a 4th year DO student applying for Psychiatry programs. I am really interested in the program at UW, but haven't received an interview offer yet. I can't find a resident list on the psych website, but the resident lists of other residency programs at UW are filled with MDs. Does anyone know where I can find a list? Are there any DOs in the program, or have they given interviews to DOs in the past? Just curious about the DO "friendliness" of the program.

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UW does not categorically exclude D.O.'s from consideration. Can't tell you offhand how many D.O.'s there are at UW, but they do exist.

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it seems that considerably fewer DOs go into psychiatry than go into other fields in the first place. I think it'd be pretty hard to figure out how DO friendly a place is based on how many people are in that program for that reason.
 
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I do know a DO who did their rural track for psych where he did some time in Seattle and some time in Spokane. He completed residency probably 4 years ago or so. So it seems they have taken DOs before....

I am an MD 4th year from the midwest with really good board scores and good letters and got denied an interview at UW. I didn't hear from them until after November 1st and my ERAS was in early. Their note said they had a really high volume of apps this year so they couldn't interview me. I did get interview invites from every other place I applied, including Duke, so not sure what the deal is there. I was thinking it was some geographical bias since I am from nowhere near there.....
 
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