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Old 03-06-2012
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Question What Happens to AMGs Who don't match?

I still don't understand how AMGs can end up unmatched. After all it is their country. If they don't match do they just stop practicing medicine altogether? What happens to them?
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Only 5% of US medical graduates do not get matched. This percentage is so low that it's wise to think that this 5% are just people who gave up for some reason, examples include
Those who get psychiatric illness or other debilitating disorders and those who just change their mind and go do something else.

Remember that AMGs do pre-medical before med school so even if they don't go for residency they can still do some other basic medical sciences stuff such as biology or pharmacology ...etc
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