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Old 06-28-2013
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Help Is USCE from University hospital a necessity??

Does one with above average scores(230 n 245), 2 month observership at a teaching community hospital, 2 months externship at a private doctors office who is a staff member at a teaching hospital, still need to get an observership from a university hospital?? I know that it adds to the profile but my question is that is it really needed???are the ones in hand not worth getting some good interviews in internal medicine?? need some honest suggestions please.
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Don't be fooled .. You need to be in a teaching hospital - any hospital with residency programs where you can bust your butt to impress someone to get an interview. I don't care what score you have!!
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doing well in a university rotation >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> than at community or university affiliated hospital
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