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Publications with family member

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by bak, Sep 28, 2014.

  1. bak

    bak 2+ Year Member

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    So I have two publications that are associated with someone in my family. Both our last names are the same and they are both on the paper. I was wondering if anyone knew if medical schools look down upon this, and how I might handle this in my interviews.
     
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  3. claduva94

    claduva94 2+ Year Member

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    If it has legitimate basis I don't see it as being a problem. You still worked for it didn't you?
     
  4. SnakeOilForSale

    SnakeOilForSale Everyday I'm hustlin 2+ Year Member

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    Everyone looks differently at nepotism so I believe it's more of an individual response rather than something that can be generalized to adcoms as a whole. It is a legitimate publication regardless and there's no reason not to put it down.
     

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