Sorry to do this, but I'd appreciate the input... Step 1: 228 Surgery: High pass Medicine: Pass Publications: One first-author paper (chart review) and one case report (both ophtho) Top 10 med school Ophtho LORs: Two from big names I did research with Non-Ophtho LOR: Don't really have a good one from medicine or surgery. Have a solid FP LOR or a big name medicine research LOR. What are my chances at a research-based program? A community-based program? # of programs to apply to? I'd especially appreciate advice on the non-ophtho LOR. Thanks.