Fellowships and USMLE

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Anyone out there know if Step 3 scores or USMLE scores for that matter have any role in obtaining ophtho fellowships? I would suspect that OKAP scores, LORs, research, and residency performance would be most significant.


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I've heard from different sources that they are almost never even considered for fellowship applications... Then again, Indiana, at a recent interview, pulled out my UNDERGRADUATE 1st year grades and made me explain why I got a D in general chemistry... So, who knows... I'd like to think that there are many more important things to consider.
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