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Which core clerkship rotations are most important in terms of grades towards residency?

Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by ella9188, Oct 10, 2018.

  1. ella9188

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    M2. Aiming Ophthalmology residency. Which core clerkship rotations are most important in terms of grades towards residency? Appreciate your help.
     
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  3. Aurum

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    Medicine and surgery.
     
  4. .hematoma.

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    Applying ophtho now, would say medicine + all ophtho rotations. From what we are gathering this year, it seems that step 1/grades don't matter after a certain point, and things like AOA (which yes can be determined by step 1/grades), GHHS, and research may play instrumental roles.
     
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    If not AOA, class rank have any relevance?
     
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    Maybe I was unclear, AOA/GHHS/research ARE important. Class rank doesn't matter I think, although that's probably related to getting AOA.
     
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    What if your school doesnt do AOA?
     
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    Then obviously it won’t matter for you
     
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    Medicine and Surgery for M3 rotations. But never hurts to try and honor everything. Obviously as a MS4 or on elective you'll have to kill your ophtho rotations.
     

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