letters of rec

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  1. AlbertConstable

    AlbertConstable Junior Member
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    For radiology I've heard a lot about letters including: many from radiologists, none from radiologists. 1 from medicine, 1 from surgery, 1 from rads. etc etc etc.

    So I realize there is no magic formula but what is your experience/knowledge about letters from docs that know you well that aren't in specialties that are strongly related to radiology such as plastics or psychiatry attendings?
     
  2. hans19

    hans19 I'm back...
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    A strong psych letter from a no name junior faculty beats a luke-warm radiology letter from the president of the RSNA, every day of the week...
     
  3. Mariah246

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    Is a radiology letter of recommendation even required?

    Or just strongly, strongly suggested?
     
  4. Amxcvbcv

    Amxcvbcv Radiologist
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    No.
     
  5. joe6102

    joe6102 by the power of grayskull
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    It depends on the program. Some do, some don't, but almost all require 3 letters with no more than 1 from radiology faculty.
     
  6. igottaquestion

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    Most programs don't allow more than one radiology LOR?
     

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