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  1. USCE & Clinical Rotations
    hi everyone, i want to know as an img how important is volunteer work.... and by that i mean actually going through ngos and doing work... like through msf or something... is it compulsory... what are other factors like this that help??
  2. 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...
  3. IMG Residency Match Forum
    hey guys need your help again i have been in ucla-teaching hospital to ask about USCE..and they gave me advice to go to be volunteer or volunteer assistant. they said like volunteer assistant better coz u will be around patients and its more close to clinical practice. now please give me...
  4. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Do recommendation letters from volunteering activities have any weight on your application? I know that there is a field on the ERAS application to write about extra-curricular activities participated in but is there a way to add recommendation letters from the organization/people you...
  5. USCE & Clinical Rotations
    I just moved to Dallas and am planning to take my step 2 CK soon. I'm looking for some USCE here. Can anyone help me with getting a volunteer research or an observership in Dallas? I really need to find something soon.
  6. IMG Residency Match Forum
    i volunteered in a few programs in my medical school but i dnt ve any certificates from them..since that was own personal effort .. its not a requirement from school...how n where should i mention that?
  7. USMG Residency Match Forum
    I have a major volunteer work from college. Can I add it in ERAS, or are they just talking about Med School! -
  8. USCE & Clinical Rotations
    Hi all, I'm an IMG and am ECFMG certified. Tried desperately to get USCE by applying for may observerships but ended unsuccessful. 1 wk back I contacted a free clinic to be a volunteer and they responded positively but they said that as I'm not licensed to practice in US, my work would be...
  9. USCE & Clinical Rotations
    Hi every one. One of my friend is in a very bad situation and needs your advice. He graduated few months back from a Med school in Pakistan. Being a Green Card holder he came to the USA after his Graduation. He opted to volunteer at a Clinic here in the states and had to do the quanteferon test...
  10. IMG Residency Match Forum
    After graduating I am studying for exams and at same time I am volunteering in Red cross society and Rotary club society (both are well known organization). Can I get LOR's from them about my volunteer work? Thanks in advance
  11. USCE & Clinical Rotations
    I have managed to secure a volunteer clinical researcher position at Beth israel deconess medical center ( teaching hosp of harvard med school) . Its in anesthesia department but i plan to go for IM residency. what do u guys suggest should i avail this opportunity or look for some observerships...
  12. USCE & Clinical Rotations
    can any one say. wat is volunteering service. is it same like observership?. it has any value in usmle.?:):)
  13. USCE & Clinical Rotations
    Hello, i volunteer in a NPO clinic were i do history taking & Physical exam. Our chief doctor will look at my notes & exam results. He will then proceed with the diagnosis, medication, etc. I am allowed to listen to the doctor & ask questions if i have any.. How can i present this experience...
  14. USCE & Clinical Rotations
    Hi, When I was in Kaplan, some people told me that volunteering work in the hospitals could be a nice option for the IMGs, you could receive a LOR and you don't have to pay. The told me that, specially because they said that the residency programs don't see very well that you pay for an...
  15. General Topics Forum
    I have an opportunity to volunteer in a cleft-lip & palate repair surgery camp at my hometown which is being conducted by Rotaplast, a charitable organization sponsored by international Rotary clubs and it'll constitute a good number of American doctors. They also said they'll be giving the...
  16. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hi i am an Indian graduate and was just wondering as can we include all the polio programs in the volunteer services..Also can i include medical student evening teaching in teaching experiences column..how appropriate will?:cool:
  17. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hi.....actualy i have a 1 year of gap in my CV, but i volunteered that time in 2 walk-in clinics.....performed duities at front desk and some help with doctor like taking vital signs.....should i mention this experience in my CV.....?? Plz advise....:confused:
  18. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hi guys! Thank you always for being there to help.. i have couple of questions; 1) I volunteered in health Drive organized by American Red Cross where I performed various procedures. It was for one day. 2) During my med school I volunteered at international conferences for which I got...
  19. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Regarding observerships/externships........ In the eras application it says , put all unpaid work done under Volunteer but here one of the forums staff mentioned to put it under work experience ??? plz help ,,though i personally wud prefer to put obs/externs under work experience...
  20. IMG Residency Match Forum
    What kind of volunteer work program directors are looking for?
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