OMFS Externship

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  1. preOMFS

    preOMFS 7+ Year Member

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    Does anybody have any experience with externships at these programs?

    UMDNJ
    UCLA
    Parkland
    Houston
    San Antonio
    Jacksonville
    Gainesville
    Mayo
    Nebraska
    UNC

    I know there is some debate on whether to extern at places you are actually interested in versus those that will give you a stellar experience and give you something to talk about on interviews. What do you think?
     
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  3. Wolverine 2016

    Wolverine 2016

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    Search other threads...... these have been brought up.
     
  4. senpai

    senpai 5+ Year Member

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    UCLA - Externship blows, they won't let you touch anything the whole time you're there
    Parkland - If you're interested make sure you get on it quick, they fill out during the summer months
     
  5. Profeshnul

    Profeshnul 2+ Year Member

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    setting the ones in Texas and Florida aside, applicants go to the other ones if they wanna match there. UCLA interviews ( if qualified !) twice! once for OMFS once for medical school.

    Mayo sends its students to somewhere else for trauma ( jax i think)

    UMDNJ is supposedly good, according to my friend who goes to a d-school in NYC

    UNC is generous in its invites to ppl who externed there, good luck !
     
  6. preOMFS

    preOMFS 7+ Year Member

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    According to Mayo's website, they currently have no off-site rotations.
     
  7. Profeshnul

    Profeshnul 2+ Year Member

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    good to know, do you know much about the program? I'm tempted to extern there
     
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2012
  8. preOMFS

    preOMFS 7+ Year Member

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    Not much. Everything I know is based on their website and the review on the SDN thread.
     

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