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IMG Residency Match Forum International Medical Graduates (IMGs) discussing the residency matching process.

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Old 05-14-2014
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Thanks a lot sir ironrock, i will take your advice and am planning to visit them and talk to the prog director and research director face to face. Atleat, it will build up on my confidence of talking to prog directors. What surprised me that they made a 100 percent promise over the phone without asking me anything i.e the usual ques that are asked n offered me the job or i should use the word deal.
Now the odd predicament I am in, is that my heart and soul lies in working in ICU, and both anesthesia residency and medicine residency are the path that go towards it. Now the way as I see it,
1. I got no contacts, never believed in brown nosing and never will, I am little headstrong and it kills me a little inside to ask for favours, but as luck has it I arranged tranportation for an attending in my home country n as return of favour and act of kindness she got me this observership opputunity. Every1 here tells me that its within my rights to ask for a lor that describes my observership experience.
2. My cv has research n publications indexed in pubmed in anesthesia.
3. Icu was part of my training n i loved it the most as i absolutely love treating pt..making diagnosis and spent time in icu beyond my shifts and interacted with families (i did this for myself as it used to calm my nerves)
4. I have ps for anesthesia and the truth is there are very less chance of me making in anesthesia residency
5. I dont know how to make ps for do i even begin to start that now i wanna move to medicine without gettin any eyebrows raised.. i can write but in my heart i know i will have yo lie a little bit and that alone is hindering me to even start writing.

i had scholarships all over the world including new york pg assembly to do poster presentations but due to my frca and amc exams i let the chance go to make contacts( but as i said i dont belive in it)
so being a bening observer to me and my mistakes i want you to kindly guide me how to go about this residency match business.
although i understand u are a busy man and u are under no obligation to reply..but am eager for your reply
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