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Hi, how difficult is to get Pathology residency? Is there any particular externships which help you getting in to pathology match.. I'm yet to give step1 .. Your valuable advice would help me plan further..

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Hi, pathology is bit competitive however more than 50% of IMGs who apply do match. There are more than 90 programs in the US which invite and rank IMGs each year. You don't necessarly need top scores however the higher your scores the better chances. Most of the applicants who match in pathology will have medium to low 90s scores.
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Hi, pathology is bit competitive however more than 50% of IMGs who apply do match. There are more than 90 programs in the US which invite and rank IMGs each year. You don't necessarly need top scores however the higher your scores the better chances. Most of the applicants who match in pathology will have medium to low 90s scores.
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Is there any programs/research work which 1 should do, that would increase chances of getting matched in Pathology? I don't know any1 who has got into pathology residency so far.. Ur guidance would be a lot helpful.. Thank you
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Mainly your scores will help you and observerships can boost your application. If you find research this will be good as well but I guess it is difficult to obtain. My advice is get observerships in pathology and IM as back up.
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Thank you for your timely response ApplicantGuide...
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by IM as back up you mean use LOR from IM physicians for the pathology program? thank you
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I mean apply to IM residency (and observerships) as well just in case you were not lucky in getting pathology interviews.
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thank you very much applicantguide
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