fellowships

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  1. praying mantis

    praying mantis Senior Member

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    When do you apply for fellowships? Are there any residencies that place you on a fellowship track? I am particularly interested on perinatology. How exactly do fellowships work?

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  3. mddo2b

    mddo2b STOP PAGING ME....PLEASE!

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    You apply for fellowships either in your last year or penultimate(the year before your last year of residency)...i have'nt heard of dual residency/fellowship programs. For more info...goto the Freida web site (i think you can get to it through the AMA home page).
    Good luck.... <img border="0" alt="[Clappy]" title="" src="graemlins/clappy.gif" />
     
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    Fellowships "work" as additional specialized training in your field of interest. Most require a certain amount of GME, often in 1 certain field. As noted, you generally apply for them during your final year of residency (although there are differences). Usually things like in-training exam results, letters of rec, etc. play a heavy role in obtaining a fellowship.

    Follow the links to FREIDA at: <a href="http://www.ama-assn.org" target="_blank">http://www.ama-assn.org</a>
     

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