How to Get Residency VI: Research

Research is hard to measure for most program directors. A published article in peer reviewed journals is very clear, but “I was in the lab” for a few months is hard to measure.

If there are two applicants of equal value, both with similar school and USMLE scores, then research will make a difference.

A small project completed all the way and presented at  a meeting of for publication is MUCH better than just a rotation.



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