Is research required if you want to specialize?

  • Yes, you definitely need to do research if you want a shot a specializing.

    Votes: 7 28.0%
  • Only if your board scores/gpa/class rank are less competitive

    Votes: 3 12.0%
  • Generally no, but it may help your chances

    Votes: 14 56.0%
  • No, research is definitely not required, nor does it help your chances.

    Votes: 1 4.0%

  • Total voters
    25

kato999

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I would say it depends on the speciality. Prosth, probably not; Ortho, research is almost necessary.