Dent ResidencyWorkshop Feb07Match

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Published on October 30, 2007

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Residency Preparation Workshop Office of Student Affairs:  Residency Preparation Workshop Office of Student Affairs Match Day University of North Carolina School of Medicine Presentation Agenda:  Presentation Agenda Career choice decision Dean’s Letter (Medical Student Performance Evaluation) Introduction to ERAS & NRMP Summary When do you need to decide on specialty?:  When do you need to decide on specialty? Can take electives/selectives in July, August and maybe September to help with specialty choice Need to decide on specialty by August 15th or September 1st for a competitive specialty May decide by as late as October 15th for a specialty that’s not too competitive (but earlier is better!) Career Goal Advisors:  Career Goal Advisors Provide CGA with CV, personal statement, transcript Review your permanent record in 1001 Bondurant Encourage CGA to review your permanent record Meet with some of the CGA today Stay in touch with CGA to discuss: choices of programs & priorities activities to strengthen application number of applications/interviews electives here & away interview etiquette ranking strategies coping with pressure Personal Career Assessment :  Personal Career Assessment Careers in Medicine http://services.aamc.org/careersinmedicine/ See “Understanding Yourself” for the Medical Preference Inventory See Specialty Pages Contact Deborah Ingersoll at deborah_ingersoll@med.unc.edu for access code Medical Specialties Aptitude Test http://www.med-ed.virginia.edu/specialties/ Temperament Sorter http://www.advisorteam.com/temperament_sorter/register.asp?partid=1 Myers-Briggs Internal Medicine:  Internal Medicine Highly Competitive Specialties Recent US Senior Fill Rates >79%:  Highly Competitive Specialties Recent US Senior Fill Rates >79% Surgical subspecialties 83-94% Urology 94% Orthopedic Surgery 93% Plastic Surgery 92% Neurosurgery 94% Otolaryngology 94% Ophthalmology 84% Radiation Oncology 86% Diagnostic Radiology 81% General Surgery 85% Dermatology 79% Academic Medicine, 79:610, June 2004 San Francisco Match, www.sfmatch.org. Percent US Seniors with AOA Membership who Matched in 2005:  Percent US Seniors with AOA Membership who Matched in 2005 Source: NRMP Charting Outcomes in the Match – Characteristics of Applicants Who Matched to their Preferred Specialty in the 2005 NRMP Main Residency Match Recent Average Step 1 Board Scores for the San Francisco Match:  Recent Average Step 1 Board Scores for the San Francisco Match Neurosurgery Ophthalmology Matched Unmatched 236 215 231 215 San Francisco Match, www.sfmatch.org, San Francisco, CA Slide10:  Emergency Medicine 78% Anesthesiology 72% Pediatrics 71% Obstetrics/Gynecology 65% Academic Medicine, 79:610, June 2004 Moderately Competitive Specialties Recent PGY1 US Senior Fill Rates 78-65% Slide11:  PM & R 68% Psychiatry 63% Neurology 61% Pathology 61% Internal Medicine 57% Family Practice 41% Academic Medicine, 79:610, June 2004 Less Competitive Specialties Recent US Senior Fill Rates <68% Can Your Credentials Be Enhanced?:  Can Your Credentials Be Enhanced? Step 2 (CS and CK) Consider taking both CS and CK early! Audition electives Research Joint degree Speaking Spanish If your credentials cannot be enhanced, then you may need a back up plan if you are applying to a highly competitive specialty or you have geographic restrictions. Presentation Agenda:  Presentation Agenda Career choice decision Dean’s letter (MSPE) process Introduction to ERAS & NRMP Summary Dean’s Letter Packet:  Dean’s Letter Packet Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE/DL) Transcript Comments from 3rd year clerkships and July & August electives/selectives 1st and 2nd year grade distributions 3rd year grade distribution for past 2 years Answers to AAMC questions (appendices) Dean’s Letter/Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE):  Dean’s Letter/Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) Identifying Information Unique Characteristics Academic History Combined degrees Remedial work Leave of Absence (research, personal, medical, etc) Academic Progress Preclinical record Clinical clerkship and elective record Summary paragraph Appendices (answers to AAMC questions) Dean’s Letter Appointments:  Dean’s Letter Appointments Update curriculum vitae, submit to staff writer! Schedule appointments: Meet with staff writer, Alice Pelland (Meetings held March through August) Then with Dean Dent, Stewart, Hoole, or McCartney If you are a student returning from a LOA and have completed third year you must schedule your dean’s letter appointment to occur in March, April, or May! Appointments available April – August June and August for Dr. Hoole After July 2, we’ll make appointment for you Read or listen to letter in October Helpful Contact Information:  Helpful Contact Information To Schedule Dean’s Letter Appointments: Staff writer Alice Pelland - contact Bernice at 962-8335, bernice_mayo@med.unc.edu or email alice_pelland@med.unc.edu Dr. Dent or Dr. Stewart - contact Jeri at 962-8334, jeri_copeland@med.unc.edu Dr. Hoole - Randee at 966-9931, randee_alston@med.unc.edu Dr. McCartney - contact Kathy at 962-6108, kathryn_sutton@med.unc.edu What is of most help to residency directors in the selection process?:  What is of most help to residency directors in the selection process? 1. The interview 2. Letter of recommendation from own specialty faculty 3. Letter of recommendation from specialty faculty at student’s school 4. Dean’s letter AAMC 1997 Annual Meeting, Washington D.C. What is the most useful information in residency application packet?:  What is the most useful information in residency application packet? 1. Academic performance on 3rd year clerkships 2. Actions of the Student Promotions Committee 3. Academic performance during the 2nd year 4. Performance on USMLE Step1 5. Academic performance during 1st year 6. Community/service activities 7. Concurrent degree 8. College attended and personal background 9. Performance on USMLE Step 2 10. Ability to speak Spanish AAMC 1997 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. Program director’s stratification of academic variables used to select residents (from a survey of 1,400 program directors from several specialties):  Program director’s stratification of academic variables used to select residents (from a survey of 1,400 program directors from several specialties) 1. Grades in required clerkships 2. Honors grades 3. Grades in senior electives in specialty 4. Class rank* 5. AOA Honor Medical Society membership 6. USMLE Step 2 score 7. Academic awards in medical school 8. USMLE Step 1 score 9. Medical school reputation Wagoner, et al Acad Med. 1999 *UNC does not put student rank on Dean’s Letter Presentation Agenda:  Presentation Agenda Career choice decision Dean’s Letter (Medical Student Performance Evaluation) Introduction to ERAS & NRMP Summary Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS):  Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) Web-based for: Application Personal statement Photograph Assignment of LORs Dean’s letter Transcript Selection of programs Estimated fee of $60 Opens to applicants – mid-July 2007 Opens to programs – beginning of September 2007 ERAS Residency Specialties :  ERAS Residency Specialties Anesthesiology Dermatology Diagnostic Radiology Emergency Medicine Emergency/Internal Medicine Family Practice Internal Medicine (all tracks) Internal Medicine/Family Medicine Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Internal Medicine/PM & R Internal Medicine/Psychiatry Neurology Nuclear Medicine Obstetrics/Gynecology Orthopedic Surgery Otolaryngology Pathology Pediatrics (all tracks) Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine Pediatrics/PM & R Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM & R) Plastic Surgery Psychiatry Psychiatry/Family Medicine Radiation Oncology Surgery Transitional Year Urology (AUA Match) www.aamc.org/eras Central Application Service (CAS) Specialties & the San Francisco Match :  Central Application Service (CAS) Specialties & the San Francisco Match Specialties: Child Neurology Neurological Surgery Ophthalmology www.sfmatch.org Dates: Rank order lists due and results usually released in January help@sfmatch.org Photographs:  Photographs First Year Photographs:  Photographs Before After Slide27:  Consider making an appointment with Medical Illustration 966-4232 to have your photo taken the same day as your dean’s letter appointment Turn in a 2x2 black and white and 3x4 color print to 1060 or 1001 Bondurant Get your picture on disk to use in the future to save time and money (optional) Medical Illustration is located in 180 Medical Wing D, behind the Neurosciences Hospital near the hospital Emergency Room http://www.med.unc.edu/wrkunits/4serv/medill/ Photographs The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP):  The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) All students enroll regardless of specialty! Estimated Fee of : $40 (additional $50 after 12/1/2007) Matches applicants with programs based on preferences Not an application service Uniform dates nationally Eliminates pressure to make a decision before all of your options are known Presentation Agenda:  Presentation Agenda Career choice decision Dean’s Letter (Medical Student Performance Evaluation) Introduction to ERAS & NRMP Summary Review of Residency Application Process:  Review of Residency Application Process Spring – Update CV, schedule appointments Spring/Summer – Dean’s Letter interview, have photo taken, attend summer ERAS & ranking strategies workshop, take CPX Summer/Fall – Sign up with NRMP, request LORs, write personal statement, research & apply to programs Fall/Winter – Take Step 2 CK and at least register for Step 2 CS, Interview Winter – Submit rank order list Additional Helpful Resources:  Additional Helpful Resources AAMC Roadmap to Residency: From Application to the Match and Beyond www.aamc.org/publications Click “Student Affairs” NRMP Charting Outcomes in the Match – Characteristics of Applicants Who Matched to their Preferred Specialty in the 2005 NRMP Main Residency Match www.nrmp.org/matchoutcomes.pdf Match Week – March 2008!:  Match Week – March 2008! NRMP Registration – August 2007 Rank Order List opens January 2008 Rank Order List closes February 2008

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