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Old 11-13-2015
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Default Break from medical school for research

I couldn't see much information online about taking a gap year from medical school to do research. So i want to ask if it will be good for my residency application?
I am an IMG doing 5th year in medical school and I don't have too much exposure to research area. I got accepted to work in a lab in the US for a year in a field I am very enthusiastic about.
I want to do this internship, but I am worried if having a gap year will effect my chances to get in a residency in a negative way??
Does anyone did this or have a knowledge about this kind of situations?
Thank you for any kind of suggestions!
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