Who to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation

Carter J. Boyd, MD, MBA
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One of the last critical pieces you will compile into your residency application is letters of recommendation. Choosing who to ask for a recommendation letter can be an extremely anxiety producing process. Letters are very important in the application process, so it is important to be thoughtful in who you ask to write your letters.Continue reading “Who to Ask for a Letter of Recommendation”

Finding a Research Mentor (Part 1)

Carter J. Boyd, MD, MBA
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One of the most frustrating and time consuming processes for me during the first year of medical school was selecting a research mentor to work with during the summer between the first and second year.  At that point in time, I had nearly zero research experience outside of working for a virology lab in collegeContinue reading “Finding a Research Mentor (Part 1)”