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I graduated from medical school in the UK in 1999.
Since then, I have been doing pre-clinical research in the USA. During that time, I obtained a Ph.D. in behavioral neuroscience.
All of my research is related to substance abuse and lately cognition.

I hope to get into a residency program in psychiatry, with the aim of specializing in substance abuse treatment.

What are my chances ??!!
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Your have pretty much good chances, because although you were in a non-clinical career but you were in the heart of psychiatry!

Residency programs do value your research experience and am sure you have a good chance in getting into psychiatry residency program if you get good scores in the USMLE.

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