Need Advice on 4th year electives

Discussion in 'Internal Medicine and IM Subspecialties' started by Major0909, Jul 27, 2006.

  1. Major0909

    Major0909 Junior Member
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    Feb 28, 2006
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    Hey guys-

    Basically, I've got a 4th year elective at Sloan Kettering in the Medical Hem/Onc department set up for October; however I'm also awaiting word on Hem/Onc for the same month at the Harvard Hospitals (I applied for at all 4)

    Now here's my dilemma: As far as my interests go- I'm very interested in Hem/Onc with eventual fellowship in mind and am pretty excited about being at MSKCC for a month in that environment

    But as far as actual Residency app stuff goes I'm definitely going to be applying out in Boston (with MGH,BW = reaches, BID = high on my list, potentially a reach) and since MSK doesn't actually have residency positions at their institution I think overall doing an away at BID for example might be more beneficial

    As far as goals of the rotation go I'm hoping to get a letter either way (It's pushing it I know) and again HMS hospitals are all on my list for IM residency as is Cornell for that matter

    Anyway, any input would be greatly appreciated.. thanks!
  2. Sundarban1

    Sundarban1 Devil in disguise
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    I work at MGH and work for the head of hem/onc dept. Send $100 to my paypal account and I'll put in a good word for you.
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