Medicine From The Trenches

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Applying for Your Residency

Many thanks from the blog wellnessrounds for this post. It is well worth reblogging here because there is something for everyone. This was posted on OnSurg, a notable and necessary site for anyone who is in their surgical rotation in medical school, in any surgical residency specialty and in practice. Enjoy some of the notable and excellent writing out there.

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The following guest post waswritten by Daniel Fox, MD with the help of other residents in ENT for medical students applying to otolaryngology.  I thought it was so outstanding that I asked his permission to publish a minimally edited version that would apply to all medical students applying in the NRMP match. 

The application process starts with knowing and understanding the rules.  The following are the websites that will help in this process:

Match Statistics hhttp://www.nrmp.org/data/index.html This will give you an idea about the qualifications of candidates that match into each specialty.

ERAS https://www.aamc.org/students/medstudents/eras/.This website is for applying to residency programs.

NRMP http://www.nrmp.org/.This website is for submitting your rank list.

FREIDA https://freida.ama-assn.org/Freida/user/viewProgramSearch.do. This website gives some very basic information about individual programs, but overall is not very useful.

Residency Program Director Survey (38% response rate) http://www.nrmp.org/data/programresultsbyspecialty2010v3.pdf.  This gives you an idea about what program…

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2 August, 2013 - Posted by | medical school

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