发信人: FionaStep1 (day day up), 信区: MedicalCareer
标 题: Re: 光荣榜43号
发信站: BBS 未名空间站 (Thu Mar 17 17:46:07 2011, 美东)
Step 1/2 99, CS 1st attempt
years post graduation:10
visa status: GC
any advanced degrees: Ph.D in China.
any research backgrounds: 4 yrs in basic research, 2 yrs as CRC in a cancer
Any clinical experience: 1 yr in China. OB for 5 months.
Specialty applied: IM, PED
# of programs applied: 90
# of IV:10 (1 in PED)
Metrowest Medical Center: End of Oct
My first interview. I did not fall sleep at all the night before interview.
Really nice PD. He said I could make an excellent candidate. This comment in
the first interview brought me so much happiness in those anxious days. I
really appreciate that. The program does not provide pre-match.
Mount Auburn Hospital: Begining of Nov
Really super nice program. Very friendly PD. Faculty members asked me to
describe my daily work. Ask me how he could persuade the committee to pick
me. The program provides chance for second visit. The program provides pre-
Coney Island Hospital: Begining of Nov
Did not be able to go due to health issue and they cannot reschedule. I
heard the program provides pre-match.
New York Methodist hospital (PED): Middle of Nov
This is my only PED IV which I got through a friend's help. Residents go to
very good fellowships and some publish very good papers. The program
UMASS: End of Nov
Faculty members asked me frank questions of doubts toward my US clinical
experience, and how to handle patients of different cultural background. The
program provides pre-match occasionally.
New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill-Cornell: End of Nov
A dream program:-) I don't think I can go there though. One thing to mention
for followers - I made a mistake - I thought I will have better chance by
applying to both Categorical and Primary Care Pathway, therefore, they
arranged me to see one PCP faculty. She is a nice ABC woman, but she frankly
said that my background will not fit into PCP. I did not ask about pre-
match but I suppose they may not.
UMDNJ: End of Nov
Super friendly PD who will see you in person by one, besides faculty
interview. Faculty members asked me questions including my long-term goals,
clinical background, research. Without talking to each other, my interview
was right on the same day as one of my good friend and classmates! I would
say 有缘千里来相会. The program provides pre-match occasionally.
Lenox Hill Hospital: Begining of Dec
Newyork Downtown Hospital: Begining of Dec
Nassau University: Middle of Jan
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