发信人: ada (ada), 信区: Pre_Resident_Club
标 题: Interview at Huron Hospital
发信站: BBS 未名空间站 (Thu Jan 6 15:45:10 2011, 美东)
Located in East Cleveland, OH, a Cleveland Clinic hospital (no major
The night before: stayed at American’s Best Value Inn, double room with
double beds, $40 including tax and fees. Nice and quiet room, about 25~30
minutes from hospital. Free wireless, no breakfast. I left for the hospital
one hour ahead of time.
PC do recommend two hotels for you but more expensive, although closer to
Traffic to the hospital was okay and I followed GPS. Per PC, try to avoid
Arrive on time and meet with chief resident at 7:50am either in the
cafeteria conference room or auditorium, which depends on the interview date
8:00~9:00am: attend morning report
9:00~9:45am: interview with medical faculty (you’ll have 3 interviews, each
lasts about 10~15 minutes.)
12:00~1:00pm: noon conference and lunch with residents
1:00~1:30pm: hospital tour
1:30~4:00pm: continue interviews, if needed.
We finished around 2:00 pm.
All interviewers are nice. No medical questions. 8 interviewees a day. 18
positions per year. Offers prematch to candidates who have passed step 3.
Residents from all over the world. Good atmosphere.
Quite busy program, but has CAP (10).
Neighborhood is considered bad. 92% of African American in this area.
Residents live about 25 minutes away. One bed-room apartment is about $600~
The city snows a lot. Winter is quite long.
It’s nice inside the hospital. Covered garage is old but free to park. 3
computers in the hospital library, wireless network available in the
No night float system yet, Q4, will limit on call hours within 16 hours per
call night. Three exams will be given per year to ensure board passing rate.
This program completely uses EMR which is the perk.
Fellowship placement: 20~30%
During the conversation with each interviewer, your language level is
carefully evaluated. One of the things that impressed me was that most
residents can speak very good English, much better than other IMG-filled
Community-based program, teaching is relatively weak, you don’t have much chance to see odd cases. Fellowship-trained attendings are available for each subspecialty, but only 1 or 2 for each subspecialty.
This program offers observership. They tend to invite people who did
observership there for interviews. This might be a courtesy interview, so how much weight is bears is uncertain.
Scutwork.com may not exist anymore. The evaluation for this program was 2
stars on this website, but the comments might be from many years ago.
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