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Old 03-01-2011
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Question will elective in radiology help in IM residency?

I am interested in pursuing a internal medicine residency. I was wondering if an elective in radiology [intervention radiology, or neuroradiology] will strengthen my application,? or is it always better go for an elective in medicine sub specialties? I heard that electives in medicine are tough to get for international students as they are in maximum demand.
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If you can get an Internal Medicine elective, it's better.
If you can only get radiology elective, then it's better than nothing.
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Radiology elective but then applying to IM
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