IMG Residency Advisers
Preparing for the Wards
Finally, you've completed your basic sciences training. As a medical student, beginning training in the hospital is a difficult transition. You've just spent years reading about disease processes' and have never been able to clinically correlate them. The next two years are crucial in your medical training.
Our team of medical advisors will help you prepare for your encounter with patients.
It's okay to feel scared, worried, and unprepared; everyone is. We'll do our best to prepare you in the wards as well as help you build relationships for residency.
Book an advisor today and receive tips on some of the following suggested topics:
- What should I expect during my rotations
- What should tools do I need
- Where should I schedule my rotations
- Should I schedule non-affiliate rotations
- What resources should I use to prepare for rotations
- Strengthen your patient interviewing skills
- Learn essential patient physical examinations
- Which electives should I schedule
- How to build relationships and ask for Letters of Recommendation
- Balancing my time in the hospital and studying for USMLE/Shelf Exams
How it works:
- From the dropdown menu, choose your desired amount of advising time and your school.
- Fill out the form to the left with as much detail as possible.
- Our team will follow up to schedule a preliminary appointment via email/phone.
- Please include a list of your available dates and times for the preliminary call.
- The preliminary call will allow us to gather more information about you as well as schedule advising sessions.
- An appointment is scheduled according to your availability. We will match you with an advisor based on your school of preference.
Recommended advising breakdown:
- 15 Minutes: Introduction, Topic Focus, Main Concerns
- 30 Minutes: Discussion of Topics
- 15 Minutes: Q&A, Feedback, Closing Statements
All advising hours are catered to fit your needs; however, keep in mind that the first 15 minutes are required for an introduction. By doing so, each advisor will get to know his or her candidate thoroughly and help you make the best decisions for your future.