Hi there,Rgroov3 said:Do many medical students take a year off to do research? If so, do many do it through HHMI or on their own? Can it be at a different school?
I dunno, I think this depends on the school. Where I am, the number of people who take a year off for research or dual degrees is pretty damn high. There are certain residencies that really like it if you've taken a productive year for research. (UCSF neurosurg, for instance.)njbmd said:Hi there,
Taking a year off for research or to pick up an MPH etc. is not uncommon but most folks go on through in four years. If you have a great research project, it's not a bad thing to do especially if you get a great experience and some solid publications.
It's far more common to do a research year or two in residency.