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Old 12-21-2013
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Surgery Prelim surgery Residency

I'm IMG, Graduated 2006, ECFMG Certified Step 1 (233 2nd attempted) Step 2 (230 2nd attempted ) CS pass 1st attempted, doing step 3.
I Have 8 Months observership in CV surgery with 2 letters from 2 chessman's, 10 Months externship General surgery, 2 years and half in general surgery research as post Doc Research fellow and still doing a research, I have couple of publication out as a 1st and 2nd author, also i'm doing MPH, i have taken the BLS, ACLS, PALS and ATlS courses recently,
I want to know if i have any chance to get prelim on 2015 match with or without personal connections.
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Old 12-22-2013
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Did you do the observerships and externships in the USA?
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