Future anesthesiologists, I have been utterly humiliated and quite pissed off at Downstate. I'm having a hard time at obtaining interviews for the second time and getting any invitations is a blessing. Back in October, I received an invite for an interview at Downstate. I was so happy that I called right away only for them to give me this stupid excuse saying that my application will be on hold because I might be eligible for a 2006 position and then they said they'll get back to me. I tried again after 2 weeks and same response. I try again a couple of days ago and they say that the resident selection committee will not be accepting you for an interview. Then why the hell did you send me an invitation. Their response is "maybe there was a mistake, " and quickly got off the phone. Do you believe this? How unprofessional can you be? I wish I got an interview and then on the day of, I"ll just tell them to kiss my @#!. For those that interviewed there, you might have good or bad impressions. But just by this display, program is not worth it, when their staff gets hopes up and crushes them. I still can't believe the way I was treated.