First Aid for the Match: Insider Advice from Students and Residency Directors

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McGraw Hill Professional, Dec 29, 2000 - Medical - 235 pages
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The purpose of FIRST AID FOR THE MATCH is to help medical students effectively and efficiently navigate the often complex residency application process. It is designed to help students make the most of their limited time, money, and energy. In the spirit of FIRST AID FOR THE USMLE STEP 1, this book is a student-to-student guide that draws on the advice and experiences of medical students who have successfully gone through the Match and are now training in the programs of their choice.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 The Match
1
Chapter 2 Setting Up the Fourth Year
13
Chapter 3 Your Specialty and the Match
23
Chapter 4 Getting Residency Information and Applications
73
Chapter 5 The Application
89
Chapter 6 The Curriculum Vitae
105
Chapter 7 The Personal Statement
117
Chapter 8 Gearing Up for Interviews
161
Chapter 10 The Rank List and Match Day
191
Chapter 11 After the Match
197
Appendix A
207
Appendix B
209
Appendix C
215
Index
231
NOTES
236
About the Authors
246

Chapter 9 Interview Day
179

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Tao Le, MD, MHS, is Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics and Chief, Section of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Louisville.

Vikas Bhushan, MD, is a practicing diagnostic radiologist.

Chirag Amin, MD, CAL Medical Services, Inc., Los Angeles, CA

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