Program summaries should include information you have learned about a program, for example:

  • impressions of the PD, APDs, other faculty/attendings
  • impressions of the residents
  • culture of the program, pressure on residents to read quickly
  • exposure to procedures, how do readouts work, moonlighting available etc.
  • hospital characteristics: size, trauma, pediatric exposure, community/academic/mixed etc.
  • types/number of spots available, ESIR available
  • fellowship matches

Program Summaries

Missouri - St Louis
St Louis University School of Medicine Program
SLU has a safety net hospital/level 1 trauma center, extremely high volume with tons of advanced pathology and trauma
No fellows
Brand new hospital being built, will open Fall 2020
Residents and attendings are nice and supportive, willing to teach
Independent call
PD is new and inexperienced
Call heavy
J-1 and H-1B