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

California - Sacramento
University of California Davis Health Program
Good opportunities in med ed, global radiology, internationally-known physicists. Residents seemed happy without complaint. Good call schedule. +Location in CA, albeit Sacramento is not that lively and still a commute away from SF/SJ. 100% core pass. Diverse migrant worker population/large catchment area, Level 1 pedi+adult trauma, research req, $1500 relocation stipend