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Old 09-05-2011
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Program Directors Program Directors; do they know where else we applied?

I heard program directors can see you have applied to different residencies or to how many programs.

Is this true ?
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That is not true. PDs have access only to the info you provide with.
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Default They don't know

They can only see the other programs if they were in the same hospital and in similar specialty such as Neurology and Internal Medicine and only if they go and ask the other PD/coordinator.

Otherwise, they don't know to how many programs you applied and they don't know if you have applied to another specialty.

Not only that, they are not allowed to ask you about that during the interview, according to the NRMP rules and regulations.

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