Otolaryngology

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  • USMLE Data
    USMLE Data
    UNR Med 2013 - 2019 U.S. Allopathic Seniors (2018)
    Step Matched Step Matched Unmatched
    Step 1 Mean  247 Step 1 Mean  248 238
    Step 2 Mean  254 Step 2 Mean  254 242
  • PRECENTILE DISTRIBUTION FOR ALL MATCHED SENIORS (2016-2018)
    PRECENTILE DISTRIBUTION FOR ALL MATCHED SENIORS (2016-2018)
     Criteria  UNR Med 25th 50th 75th
    # Matched Seniors 5 3 6 9
    % of Class 2.6 0.9 1.5 2
    Mean # of programs on rank order list 11.4 12 13.9 15.6
    Mean # of programs ranked in specialty 11 11.7 13.4 14.7
    Mean # of research experiences 5.5 4.1 5 6
    Mean # of volunteer experiences 7.5 5.9 7 9
    Mean Step 1 Score 246 243 248 251
    Mean Step 2 Score 247 250.5 255.2 257.9

    Charting Outcomes of the Match  | (3rd Party Document Download)

  • Outcomes of the 2019 Match
    Outcomes of the 2019 Match
     Year # Programs # Positions Offered # Unfilled Programs # U.S. Senior Applicants # Total Applicants % Filled US Seniors % Filled Total 
    PGY-1

    120 328 0 398 462 93.90% 100.00%
  • Does Step 2 score influence rank?

    Program Dependent

  • Should Applicants Do Away Rotations?

    Yes.

    Plan to do two ENT rotations. At least one of these rotations should be at programs to get a letter of recommendation.

  • UNR Med Away Rotation Placements 2013-2019
    • Georgetown
    • Iowa Carver College of Medicine
    • Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
    • Loma Linda University
    • Mayo - Phoenix
    • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education - MN
    • NIH Research Rotation
    • NYU Langone
    • Oregon Health & Science University
    • St. Luke's - Boise ID
    • University of California, Davis-Sacramento
    • University of Cincinnati School of Medicine
    • University of Kansas SOM - Kansas City
    • University of Minnesota Med School
    • University of North Carolina Chapel
    • University of Washington School Medicine
    • University of Wisconsin
  • Application Strategies

    Research

    • Research experience is desirable.
    • Matched applicants have an average of 3.5 research experiences and have published 5.1 abstracts, presentations, and publications.
    • Be prepared to talk about your work.

     Personal Statement

    • Experiences that have informed your decision
    • Tailor your statement for specific programs

    Letters of Recommendation

    • Letters are extremely important for ENT.
    • Three (3) letters are recommended with 2 from within the specialty.
    • A letter from surgery or a research mentor is appropriate.
    • Letters from academic faculty will hold more weight than from community faculty
    • A Chair/Chief letter is required.

    Application Timing

    • Programs begin reviewing applicants when ERAS opens
    • Programs begin offering Interviews in October

    Interviews

    • Some programs begin interviewing October - November
    • December and January are the busiest months
    • Some programs may interview into February
  • Online Resources
  • Matched Programs

    2019

    • University of Nevada, Las Vegas

    2018

    • LSU SOM- New Orleans

    2017

    • University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics        

    2016

    • Motefoiore Medical Center - NY
    • Oregon Health and Science University

    2015

    • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education- MN
    • Univeristy of Kansas SOM- Kansas City

    2014

    • Loma Linda University - CA                                                      

    2013

    • University of Minnesota- SOM

    2011

    • University of New Mexico- SOM