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Old 07-23-2011
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Question Community IM program, why bother?

Most doctors applying for IM do it presumably for the fellowships on offer. Since its very difficult getting decent fellowships if one attends a community programme, what is the point in applying for one of these?
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Not all community programs are bad. Many of them are University affiliated and you can get into fellowship afterward.

Even if you go to non-affiliated community programs, you still have a chance of getting fellowship.

One day a senior told me
" Whoever wants to get fellowship can get it, no matter where they did their residency ".
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