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Plan to do at least 2 away rotations in August and September. Consider both a competitive and non-competitive program.
Yes, ideally in dermatology, projects available through physicians at the Skin Cancer and Dermatology Institute, consider a summer research program at academic center (ie UCSF)
Letters of Recommendation:
Need strong letter from dermatology away rotation ( ideally program chair or director).
Letter from dermatologist in Nevada if a lot of time spent with them during med school
Surgery or IM letter
At least two letters must be in dermatology
Apply broadly and go on every interview offered
Practice interview techniques with community dermatologists or derm advisor prior to interview
DO NOT EVER mention if applying to another specialty as backup
Be very nice to everyone- the secretary who is scheduling will likely be asked about applicants
At the applicant dinner or reception, be nice and professional. Every step is part of the interview