It’s Here! Mock Virtual Interviews

Carter J. Boyd, MD, MBA
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With residency applications submitted, interviews are right around the corner. Even though you may not have invitations yet, now is the time to start preparing for interviews. With interviews being conducted virtually, it is critical that you master your performance in the residency interviews. To help you perform at the highest level, we are excitedContinue reading “It’s Here! Mock Virtual Interviews”

Take Advantage of Virtual Research Conferences

Carter J. Boyd, MD, MBA
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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our daily lives, research conferences have been forced to transition to virtual formats. While it is disheartening to see a rewarding aspect of productive research disappear, virtual research conferences present a tremendous opportunity to the savvy medical student. There are two barriers to presenting research at conferences: havingContinue reading “Take Advantage of Virtual Research Conferences”

How to do well on virtual away rotations

Carter J. Boyd, MD, MBA
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The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a new era of virtual away rotations for fourth year medical students applying this year. Virtual away rotations present a challenge on numerous levels as they have not been universally adapted by residency programs, and some medical schools are not acknowledging virtual away rotations as course credit. Despite theseContinue reading “How to do well on virtual away rotations”

Special: Away Rotations for 2020

Carter J. Boyd, MD, MBA
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Away rotations were a very important part of my fourth year of medical school as they are for many medical students applying to a wide range of specialties.  Audition rotations or sub-internships give students a unique opportunity to work directly with programs, meet new faculty and residents, garner letters of recommendation, and learn a tremendousContinue reading “Special: Away Rotations for 2020”