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Old IMG 2004, Step 1 & 2 99. CS passed, need visa

Dermatology residency at premier institute in home country, 1 poster and 1 peer reviewed paper, both in International conference/journal.

Got a chance for neurology research at top univ, confused best way forward- research or observership- for 6mths (time remaining before sept)

Also do I have a decent chance of getting Neurology residency???

Really appreciate any Input

Thanks




  #2

Research!!!!

Observerships only bring letters. Observerships are really a waste of time, unless you are observing in a particular program where you want to match.

Research brings letters and Research publications/ experience/ and they like that in residency interviews.


  #3

That is great opportunity. You may link some aspects of dermatology with neurology such as phacomatoses. you should keep going. Wish you luck


  #4

Well during your research you can ask to observe. So u get to do both.
or is it bench research?





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