Need some honesty about UT Houston

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  1. melvindo

    melvindo OKLAHOMA NATIVE
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    I heard some crazy stuff about Houston such as fairly recent probations etc. I was hoping to get some information about how things are there now and if people consider it to be a strong or stable program. Feel free to PM or post
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  3. tiene dolor?

    tiene dolor? ...for me to POOP on!
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    yeah, i believe the recent probation stuff is true. sorry, i don't know the details but i'm pretty sure they should be easy enough to find. did you ask them about this at interview? if not, you should have.
     
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    They were on probation until Oct 2002 due to problems of turf with surgery was my understanding. I was rotating there at the time they recieved full accreditation again. Not sure on other details as I ended up deciding the city wasn't for me and not interviewing but I enjoyed the rotation and it's a good hospital.
     
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    UT-Houston is my home program, so I am pretty familiar with it.

    They were on probation, but have had full accreditation since 9/13/02 (from www.acgme.org). They also have a new PD, formerly at Cook County, which has cleaned house of some of the faculty who were previously in charge.

    Overall I think it is a solid program. I do not forsee any problems for this program as far as stability either. If you have any specific questions, post them or PM me and I will try to answer them for you!
     
  6. roja

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    The U/S director in the ED is awesome as well. He's a grad of residency and fellowship from our program. He is very happy there and really loves it.
     

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