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This threads is dedicated for Pediatrics 2012 Match Applicants.
Please share your news of getting interviews and/or rejections and anything related to your Pediatrics Application this matching season 2011-2012.

It would be appreciated if you also mention your credentials in the following format
Step 1 Score (attempt number)/Step 2 CK Score (attempt number)/Step 2 CS pass (attempt number)/IMG vz AMG vz CMG/Graduation Year/USCE yes or no/Visa requirement (J1, H1B, Not needed)

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AMG= American Medical Graduate or Student
CMG= Caribbean Medical Graduate
GC= Green Card
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99(1)/waiting results(1)/CS(1)/IMG/2010/USCE 19 months ( 7 hands on + 12 observership) /GC
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99(1)/waiting results(1)/CS(1)/IMG/2010/USCE 19 months ( 7 hands on + 12 observership) /GC
Wow, how come you got that 19 months USCE ?? Was it part of your clerkship in US ? Lucky you...
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Ok, I am going to contribute in this thread although I know I still have lots of work to do

99 (1)/will take Sept/awaiting result (1)/IMG/2009/No USCE yet (will start my observership on Sept)/J1 or H1B
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I did 7 months of elective rotations during last year of school. that's why
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Dr No3man I would do anything to have 7 months of usce..lucky you
good luck with the match guys!
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97 (1)/99 (1)/pass (1)/IMG/2009/No USCE/J1 or H1B

I completed an MPH program in 2010.

I welcome your advice and suggestions!

Good luck everyone
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I updated my stat based on today's result

99 (1)/will take Sept/Pass(1)/IMG/2009/No USCE yet (will start my observership on Sept)/J1 or H1B

I am going to apply no later than mid October. Good luck guys...
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I updated my stat based on today's result

99 (1)/will take Sept/Pass(1)/IMG/2009/No USCE yet (will start my observership on Sept)/J1 or H1B

I am going to apply no later than mid October. Good luck guys...
congratulations man! good luck with the CK. Already started updating statuses here too!
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255(1)/250(1)/CS(1)/243(1)/IMG/2010/1 month USCE (clinical elective)/J1 or H1b
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255(1)/250(1)/CS(1)/243(1)/IMG/2010/1 month USCE (clinical elective)/J1 or H1b
I have very similar profile to yours, except that I did not do Step 3.
I have 250 in step 1 and 256 in CK.
How Many programs did you apply for?

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97(1)/93(1)/CS(1)/IMG/2011/USCE, one months elective/ J1 or H1


I'm worried coz of CK result....n only one month of USCE...

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I have very similar profile to yours, except that I did not do Step 3.
I have 250 in step 1 and 256 in CK.
How Many programs did you apply for?

Good luck to you man.
Good luck to you too

Around 50-70 programs. What about you?

Are you also a 2010 graduate?
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Good luck to you too

Around 50-70 programs. What about you?

Are you also a 2010 graduate?
Am 2009 grad.
I applied to 85 progs.

Good luck man
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96(1)/98(1)/CS(1)/IMG/Final Year Student/2 month USCE (clinical electives including one sub-i)/US Citizen/2 summers US Peds research + 2 papers
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Hello Everyone!



91(1)/99(1)/CS(1)/IMG/2006/US Citizen
  • 4 years of Clinical Research Experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • 2 Peer-Reviewed Publications (Academic of Emergency Medicine Journal), 3 Abstracts, 3 Poster Presentations
  • 3 Months Observership in Peds Gastroenterology
Applied to 50 Programs, I am geographically restricted
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Wow you guys have great CVs. I still don't get how one can do 6 months of electives in the US. It's amazing. Please keep us posted on what happens. Best of luck to all of you....
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2009 IMG

93 (219)/ 99 (240)/ CS first attempt/ USCE four months by November (dunno if that helps!).

One paper presentation at a national conference.

ODDS ARE REALLY SUCKY...!!
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Anybody got any calls/ rejections yet?
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2009 IMG

93 (219)/ 99 (240)/ CS first attempt/ USCE four months by November (dunno if that helps!).

One paper presentation at a national conference.

ODDS ARE REALLY SUCKY...!!
I think ur odds are great....
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99(238), 92(224),CS (2)/ no USCE/ IMG/ Need J-1/ graduated in 2007 (maybe considered 2009 because this is the date that they hand out the diploma)

I got an interview 2 days ago , and in a non IMG friendly program!!!

I also have 2 years of residency in Pediatrics in my country, and I know I'm better than I look on paper..
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Dr seddik that's pretty impressive seeing that you have no usce and need visa good luck
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Finally I got my last exam score today and I am ECFMG-certified now . Update on my credentials :

99 (262) / 99 (281) / CS first attempt /IMG/ 2009/J1 or H1B/ USCE 3 months by the end of December, 1 US LOR, 2 HOME LOR

I applied to my first 10 pediatric programs today. Wish me luck !!!
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Got my first rejection letter today from Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio. They require a year of residency training in US for IMG to be considered. Well...seems like I didn't check the website properly....
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I got my first interview invitation two days ago from Lincoln....hopefully it's a good start
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Got two interview invitations today :
Suny Downstate Medical Center (NY)
St. John Hospital (MI)
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Finally I got my last exam score today and I am ECFMG-certified now . Update on my credentials :

99 (262) / 99 (281) / CS first attempt /IMG/ 2009/J1 or H1B/ USCE 3 months by the end of December, 1 US LOR, 2 HOME LOR

I applied to my first 10 pediatric programs today. Wish me luck !!!

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Invitation :
Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, NY
St. John Hospital, MI
Suny Dowstate, NY
Hurley Medical Center/Michigan State University, MI

Rejection :
Nationwide Children's Hospital, OH
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Dear Friends,
new to this forum..though has been following for so many days..
my credentials..
step 1-95
step 2 ck- 99
passed CS first attempt
YOG- 1999
Completed ped residency india
Ped emerg fellowship- Hospital for sick children , toronto, Canada, year 2008-2009
Asst Prof at teaching hospital back home.
Practicing pediatrician..

IV's :
Florida state university- pensacola
Texas Tech- amarillo
St john- detroit , MI
brookdale- NY
alb einstein - PA

Rejections :

Vanderbilt
Georgetown
St vincent
cleveland clinic
university of kansas
Lehigh valley, PA
Cincinnati children hospital

Acknowledgements :

University of buffalo
University of Toledo
University of Texas Southwestern Austin

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IVs :
Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, NY (10/7)
Suny Downstate Medical Center, NY (10/10)
St. John Hospital, MI (10/10)
Hurley Medical Center/Michigan State University, MI (10/11)
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Elmhurst Program, NY (10/13)

Rejection :
Nationwide Children's Hospital, OH (10/7)

Acknowldegements :
Children Hospital of Philadelphia, PA (10/7)
Suny Buffalo, NY (10/11)
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One of the best day in my life

IVs :
1. Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, NY (10/7)
2. Suny Downstate Medical Center, NY (10/10)
3. St. John Hospital, MI (10/10)
4. Hurley Medical Center/Michigan State University, MI (10/11)
5. Mount Sinai School of Medicine Elmhurst Program, NY (10/13)
6. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, OH (10/14)

Rejection :
Nationwide Children's Hospital, OH (10/7)
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One of the best day in my life

IVs :
1. Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, NY (10/7)
2. Suny Downstate Medical Center, NY (10/10)
3. St. John Hospital, MI (10/10)
4. Hurley Medical Center/Michigan State University, MI (10/11)
5. Mount Sinai School of Medicine Elmhurst Program, NY (10/13)
6. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, OH (10/14)

Rejection :
Nationwide Children's Hospital, OH (10/7)
Wowwww....Congrats!!!!!
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99(1)/98(2)/CS(1)/IMG/2006/No USCE/J1 OR H1/MPH/ 5month US research

Rejections:
1. Cleveland Clinic
2. UMNC

Invites
1. Hurley MI
2. Driscoll Texas
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Got IV from Univ. Of Texas Medical Branch Galveston

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1. Lincoln Medical And Mental Health Center, NY
2. Hurley Medical Center / Michigan State University, MI
3. Suny Downstate Medical Center,NY
4. St. John Hospital Medical Center, MI
5. Mount Sinai School of Medicine Elmhurst, NY
6. Cincinnati Children's Hospital, OH (Peds-Genetics)
7. University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, TX

Rejections :
1. Nationwide Children's Hospital, OH
2. Loyola University, IL
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Got IV from Nassau University Medical Center, NY

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1. Lincoln Medical And Mental Health Center, NY
2. Hurley Medical Center / Michigan State University, MI
3. Suny Downstate Medical Center,NY
4. St. John Hospital Medical Center, MI
5. Mount Sinai School of Medicine Elmhurst, NY
6. Cincinnati Children's Hospital, OH (Peds-Genetics)
7. University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, TX
8. Nassau University Medical Center, NY
9. Kalamazoo Medical Center, MI (WAITING LIST !!!!)

Rejections :
1. Nationwide Children's Hospital, OH
2. Loyola University, IL
3. University of Iowa
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I believe this is the last IV for this month ...

Invitations :
1. Lincoln Medical And Mental Health Center, NY
2. Hurley Medical Center / Michigan State University, MI
3. Suny Downstate Medical Center,NY
4. St. John Hospital Medical Center, MI
5. Mount Sinai School of Medicine Elmhurst, NY
6. Cincinnati Children's Hospital, OH (Peds-Genetics)
7. University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, TX
8. Nassau University Medical Center, NY
9. Kalamazoo Medical Center, MI (WAITING LIST !!!!)
10. Children's Hospital of Michigan, MI (Peds-Genetics)

Rejections :
1. Nationwide Children's Hospital, OH
2. Loyola University, IL
3. University of Iowa, IA
4. University of Illnois, Peoria Program, IL
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