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Question Volunteered at Detroit Medical Centre. Good for my CV or not?

Hi, I'm an IMG, looking forward to the 2015 match. This year, I volunteered for 2 months at Detroit Medical Centre, during which I actually shadowed a doctor in the internal medicine department. My letter from DMC says this:

To whom it may concern:

This letter is to verify that Ms. abc has completed her hours of volunteering/Internal Medicine Rotation service at Sinai-Grace Hospital.

Ms. abc shadowed under the direction of Dr. xyz. Ms. abc was professional, dependable and capable of performing each task assigned to her.

It was truly a pleasure having abc as a part of our team. If you need any further information regarding the above please do not hesitate to contact me.

Ms. fgh
Volunteer Coordinator.
Sinai-Grace Hospital.

Though, I'll get a separate letter of recommendation made by the doctor, I'm not sure if the letter above is good enough...

What do you guys think?
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It's good. Any form of volunteering is good.
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