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

New York - Buffalo
University at Buffalo School of Medicine Program
Solid medical school affiliation
New program- mostly run out of two mid size hospitals
Younger group of attendings eager to teach
opportunities to help shape and develop the program
extremely affordable city to live in, plenty of time and opportunities to socialize and enjoy life. You'd be able to afford to do stuff too.