What do you write in a personal statement for residency?
The residency personal statement should include and reflect:What draws you to the specialty.The skills or qualities that will help you succeed during the residency and as a practicing physician.Your long-term plans, what you hope to accomplish, your preferred setting.
How do I get research experience for residency?
What research opportunities for medical students are available?Doing research the summer after your first year.Taking a rotation in a research lab during your third or fourth clerkship years.Working weekly for a few hours on a research project alongside your classes and/or rotations for a longer experience.
What qualifies as research experience?
Research experience is anything where you are participating in the gathering/collecting, entering, analyzing, or writing-up of data for research purposes.
How is AOA determined?
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) is a national medical honor society. Criteria for election are determined by the society, and the data is tabulated by the Registrar’s Office. Updates to election criteria are published annually.