Hi everyone. I am opening up a topic which I think is interesting. I have done several rotations at other medical institutions, and all of the programs seem to always give priority to their own grads. In addition, the program at which I am currently pursuing my residency training seems to behave in the same way. However, the medical school in which I obtained my MD doesn't seem to follow this rule. I wanted to stay at the same school for residency training, but then realized that I got ranked below other candidates with lower qualifications than mine, and who are not grads of that medical school. This seems to be an unacepptable behavior in my honest personal view. I guess the argument is that if the residency program is not going to give priority to their own medical students, then why make me waste four years of medical school at that place? I would have been better off going somewhere else for medical school training. I think this has to do with cerain PD's carrying some emotional baggage and being bitter about not getting always the extraordinary candidates (Ultimately it's the applicant's choice whether he wants to stay or go to some other program for training).