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
California - Los Angeles
University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center Program
Hospital: U.S. News 2019-20 Best Hospitals Honor Roll
Pros: global population, very heavy volume with strong EM dept, rigorous/resident autonomy, procedural in each field, >900 residents at SC, R1 bootcamp, leadership=research stipends, Unionized (5 wks vacation, $4000 annual housing allowance, $1000 edu reimbursement, moonlighting, food stipend/d ($28/d @3 hospitals).
Long-term PD stepping down (Vicki Marx SIR president), Chair of rads stepping down, weaker pediatrics, COL high in downtown LA