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Old 04-10-2012
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Question PTAL - Q about rotations


I am currently working on my PTAL application. Any experience with how to list/verify completed clinical rotations? I've done a few of my clinical clerkships abroad as a visiting med student (eg summer rotation, Erasmus scholarship, etc.) -- do I really have to get the paperwork signed&sealed from every single hospital that I rotated at? Or is my med school transcript/diploma supplement sufficient? -- this doesn't actually list locations, just the rotations with the nr of clinical hours completed.

I'd very much appreciate any help!

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did u come to any conclusion to your problem??? I'm in the same boat... please share
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Anybody? I'm having similar issues with other forms, too.
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Form L5 can only be filled by your medical school, it cannot be filled by other institutes in which you rotated.

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hi usmle staff
thanks for your help.
i'd like to know if an L5 can be rejected for very long clinical postings?
also if an L5 is rejected can we rectify the mistake and re-submit or will one have to start the application from he beginning?
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