Transfer options

Discussion in 'Anesthesiology' started by PoBoy, Mar 23, 2007.

  1. PoBoy

    PoBoy Junior Member

    Jul 22, 2003
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    I am currently a PGY-1 at a 3 year EM program, but am having my doubts as to whether I fit into the EM world. I considered Anesthesiology while I was a med student, but EM won out. I know that it is pretty late in the year already (with Match in the rear view mirror already), but I wanted to find out from all of you what the possibilities of transfering into Anesthesiology would be at this point.

    Would I be able to use my current year as an internship, or would I have to start the whole process all over again?
    Are there even any positions available as a PGY-2, and where would I go about finding a list of available positions?

    I searched the forum and found some answers to my questions, but would appreciate your help further.
  2. bubalus

    bubalus Member
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    Jul 9, 2004
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    You could probably use your internship, but that's best answered by program directors.

    It is very late at this point, but possibly not too late. Send a CV and cover letter explaining your situation to EVERY anesthesia program in the country and see what happens.

    Good luck.

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