getting into a residency

alianwaar4

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    ok i know theres a great old grand book by kenneth iverson md about getting into a residency...but i wanted to hear from you the medical students..what really goes into deciding where you "match" aside from USMLES...i know people say you can buff up your chances by doing a rotation in the speciality you may want to do at the teaching hospital you want to do your residency at...can anyone shed some more light? :clap:
     

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      Welcome to SDN.

      The following info is about ophthalmology, but it will apply to most other residency programs in regards to what makes you competitive.

      General FAQ
      http://forums.studentdoctor.net/showthread.php?s=&threadid=66427

      Research
      http://forums.studentdoctor.net/showthread.php?s=&threadid=102845

      LORs
      http://forums.studentdoctor.net/showthread.php?s=&threadid=102918

      Medical School Rep and Board Scores
      http://forums.studentdoctor.net/showthread.php?s=&threadid=101871

      My opinion on Away Rotations
      http://forums.studentdoctor.net/showthread.php?s=&threadid=106782
       
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