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  1. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hello, I have recently acquired a new job as an MA (Medical Assistant) and wondering if I should email programs that I interviewed in to let them know of my new job. Would it do good or harm? I know it should sound good that I am being productive while waiting for the Match results but I'm...
  2. IMG Residency Match Forum
    hey guys ............ i have a question .... presently am doing residency in ER (MCEM)....... also i have taken USMLE STEPS.. i plan to apply for ER residency in USA.. after i finish MCEM... is it helpful to me... please guys help me....:redcheeks;:o
  3. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Please guide me how can i calculate gap between YOG and residency.. I am graduted on 15jun2012 and will apply in sep.2015 for 2016 match... So gap of years is 3yr or 4 yr???
  4. IMG Residency Match Forum
    So, I've been a medical interpreter for a long time now. I worked throughout med school and after graduation (2010) I've been pursuing that as well. It has caused me to be delayed on my exams since I can't study as much as I'd like. I now have the opportunity to be an Interpreter at a somewhat...
  5. IMG Residency Match Forum
    If I did a research in my home country and managed to publish it, how good is this in my CV? is it even close to a research done in US ?
  6. IMG Residency Match Forum
    I took about a year's time off to study for Step 1. I'm currently in my 3rd year of doing my rotations. After that I plan on taking another year off to do research to bolster my application. So, overall, six years. How bad will this look when applying for the match for general surgery?
  7. IMG Residency Match Forum
    In my country there isn't a designated undergrad, med school separation, it's all done as one; you matriculate as a med student and it all goes from there. I finished that "undergrad-like" training in one school, took a 3 year break and entered "medical school" at a different university...
  8. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hello to all of you, great people in times of anxiety and nerve wrecking! Well, I will apply for the residency next year, and need some advice from the people who are more experienced. How do you provide proof of previous work experience? Does your previous employer need to upload something, or...
  9. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hello doctors; I got BLS and ACLS certificate from AHA, how could I inform the programs about my new certificate and is it worth to mention it or will not make any difference??? thanks for help
  10. IMG Residency Match Forum
    hi.. i have completed my MBBS in 2008 and then i did residency(M.S.) in general surgery in India which completed in 2011..i did private practice for about 1& half yrs and currently i am a senior resident in delhi.. i have just started preparing for usmle step 1... i have few questions.. 1 - what...
  11. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Dear Everyone I was wondering whether a masters degree in public health or health sciences add weight to your application for residency? What are the masters programs that program directors like to see in applicants?
  12. IMG Residency Match Forum
    First of all I would like to thank everybody in this awsome forum,from staff to members ,for the awesome advice and support. I need urgent and sincere advice regarding this issue: I would like to know if someone after graduation did not do any clinical work and sat home for a couple of months...
  13. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Heyz all, First of all I would like to thank everybody in this awesome forum, from staff to members, for the awesome advice and support. I need urgent and sincere advice regarding this issue: I would like to know if someone after graduation did not do any clinical work and sat home for a...
  14. General Topics Forum
    I graduated from a Caribbean medical school. If I got EMT certified and worked as an EMT, would that look good until residency?
  15. USCE & Clinical Rotations
    hello everyone! i just want to ask something is it useful doing rotations with companies (medclerkship or chicago clerkship) as USCE in your CV? :confused: because i heard that it is not very useful for the residency programs
  16. USCE & Clinical Rotations
    Hello I know this is a strange question, but I was wondering which is better if I have one year to do something.. learn spanish language as I heard it is good in the CV or do research?? help is highly appreciated here.
  17. IMG Residency Match Forum
    How much does volunteering, like in red cross will actually help me in building up a CV ??Is it worth ? And with respect to attending medical conferences does mere attending the conferences help or we need to have given presentations in those ??? I am an IMG for 2015 match. Thanks in advance...
  18. USCE & Clinical Rotations
    For IMG's, which experience can be better (research/clinical electives)? Like, in terms of ease of getting and its role in strengthening CV for IVs. Anyone ?? :rolleyes:
  19. IMG Residency Match Forum
    I know content is more important but just out of curiosity, what is the length of your CV on ERAS? Mine is 1.5 pages only.
  20. General Topics Forum
    Guys, I have been accepted to present a poster in a conference in the US in October.. I have begun my step 1 preparation and am planning to take it in Jan.. Will it be really useful and add up in my CV if i present the poster ? I am in India and will need the visa.. I have to travel to US for...