General surgery IMG observership

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Oct 18, 2021
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Hello, everyone!

I am an IMG from Europe who graduated and received my M.D. in 2021. I am currently living in Illinois. I passed step 1 with a score of 238 and am awaiting step 2 ck. Perhaps there is a kind General Surgeon who would allow me to observe his job and gain a better understanding of US healthcare and share his experience. I have a strong interest in general surgery and spent a lot of time with surgeons as a student, so I am confident that this is my ideal career. However, as we all know, desire alone is not enough to succeed in residency and become a professional doctor. Therefore, I am seeking assistance with observership or advice on how to find one.

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