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dodad

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How tough is it to get a FS spot? If one does a non-surgical intern yr, then a FS tour, can one then apply for a surgical residency? Merci beaucoup
 

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My understanding is that the surgeon in military job titles (e.g. Flight Surgeon, Surgeon General, etc) is a generic term for physician and has little to do with actually being a surgeon in modern times. Given that and the length of FS training, I can't imagine it being accepted in place of a surgery internship...
 
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