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Discussion in 'Clinical Rotations' started by moneyman2, Dec 7, 2001.

  1. moneyman2

    moneyman2 New Member

    Nov 13, 2001
    please help, as a backup plan (warm weather) i'm interviewing at u of arizona, good samaritan, and ucsd next month for general surgery. i was wondering if anyone has heard any good or bad things about any of these programs.
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  3. GTMD2Bee

    GTMD2Bee Member 10+ Year Member

    Nov 11, 2001
    Atlanta, GA
    I can only tell you what I have heard about UofA, and take this as strictly heresay. I have an interview in early January, but I have considered canceling because I have heard about a lot of unstability in the program such as lot of the faculty leaving and they are in danger of losing their trauma. Now, this is only second hand information so take it for what you will.
  4. dr.evil

    dr.evil Senior Member Physician 7+ Year Member

    Oct 30, 2001
    I have also heard much the same story about UofA as GTMD2Bee. One of my classmates did a sub-I there and was not impressed. On the other hand, I've heard (and granted this is 2nd hand through the interview trail) that Good Sam is excellent but could be losing some of their primary surgeons.
    I just cancelled both of these interviews today b/c I didn't feel as if either were worth the money to travel there.

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