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  1. 1. PREPARING FOR RESIDENCY
  2. 2. CONSIDER: <ul><li>Intellectual Content of Specialty </li></ul><ul><li>Actual Content of Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Your Personal Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Preference </li></ul><ul><li>Demands of Residency Vs Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Career Goal-Academic Vs Community </li></ul><ul><li>Colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>Life Style </li></ul>
  3. 3. HOW TO DECIDE <ul><li>Clerkship Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Contact with Residents and Practitioners </li></ul><ul><li>Electives and AIs </li></ul>
  4. 4. MOST COMPETITIVE ( Have Alternative ) ENT Neurosurgery Orthopaedics Radiation Onc Plastic Surgery Dermatology
  5. 5. VERY COMPETITIVE ( HAVE ALTERNATIVE If NOT TOP 25%) <ul><li>Ophthalmology </li></ul><ul><li>Urology </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>Radiology </li></ul>
  6. 6. VISITING ELECTIVES <ul><li>For LOR: Take before October </li></ul><ul><li>For “Audition”: Take before February, unless Early Match: Take before December </li></ul>
  7. 7. SPECIAL MATCHES <ul><li>Early (January) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Neurosurgery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ENT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ophthalmology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Urology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neurology </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Couples Match </li></ul>
  8. 8. Time Table <ul><li>Spring/Summer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Request LORs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule audition electives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Summer: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Request Program information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pick-up “Token” (Password) for </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ERAS log-in </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Summer/Early Fall : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare Personal Statement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Medical Student Performance Evaluation ” </li></ul>
  9. 9. Time Table- Cont’d <ul><li>Sept. - Nov.: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit Applications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>November: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Early Match Interviews </li></ul></ul><ul><li>December: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Early Match list submitted </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nov./Dec./Jan.: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Time Table - Cont’d <ul><li>January: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Early Match Results </li></ul></ul><ul><li>: Jan./Feb: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare and Enter ROL </li></ul></ul><ul><li>March 16 th , 2006: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Match Results </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Senior Clinical Scheduling
  12. 12. Basic Terminology: <ul><ul><li>Required Rotation – graduation requirement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(AI) Acting Internship -M,A,I,S - 4 weeks each - Phase I </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electives - 2 or 4 weeks each - total of 16 weeks - Phase II </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholars’ Week - two 1 week each - SWISH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SW 5 1 week experience </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Huntsville - Medicine & Surgery - Ia or Vb - SW attached </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Birmingham –28-404 through 28-411 - Ia or Vb - SW attached </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OFF – O selected in Phase I - indicates non AI activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Courses - Approved rotations in Senior Course Catalog . </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. SUB-BLOCKS <ul><li>Ia …… Ib </li></ul><ul><li>IIa …… IIb </li></ul><ul><li>IIIa …… IIIb </li></ul><ul><li>IVa …… IVb </li></ul><ul><li>Va - MATCH .... Vb </li></ul><ul><li>VIa – Honor’s Convocation GRADUATION!! </li></ul>
  14. 14. Fourth Year Scheduling Helper FYSH <ul><li>Similar to, but not the same as WISH . </li></ul><ul><li>A computer program designed to assist in planning a “career goal oriented” 4th yr. </li></ul><ul><li>Required Approved Career Advisor (each discipline): meeting & planning approval form. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Review: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>catalog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>for campus / hospital site </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>for prerequisites. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>select times </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>for interviews </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>for study & Step II </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DO NOT schedule rotations during these dates </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Complete entire Advisor Approval Form </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Obtain Advisor’s signature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>turn in to Scheduler – entry will not be accepted by FYSH if your form has not been received </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Career Advisor <ul><li>Meet with Approved Career Advisor </li></ul><ul><li>Take Academic Summary & Advisor Approval Form </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss Lottery, AIs & Electives </li></ul><ul><li>Rank sub-blocks in order of preference </li></ul><ul><li>List courses in order of preference </li></ul>
  17. 17. Lottery <ul><li>Looks at - course preferences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>multiple categories, requested for ranked sub-block </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Does not affect other Phase I entries </li></ul><ul><li>Difference in Lottery & Phases I, II? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phases look at ranked times, then attempts scheduling from prioritized category lists </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Phase I <ul><li>“ AI” scheduling </li></ul><ul><li>“ Reservations” by using O </li></ul><ul><ul><li>times – electives, interviews, Step II & other </li></ul></ul><ul><li>List multiple courses for each category </li></ul><ul><li>Rank sub-blocks in order of priority </li></ul>
  19. 19. Phase I Entry <ul><li>Changes may be made to entry until deadline </li></ul><ul><li>First 7 requests for OFF are guaranteed </li></ul><ul><li>Each sub-block - must prioritize and list </li></ul><ul><li>all 5 categories in order of preference </li></ul><ul><li>( example MISAO, OSIAM) </li></ul>
  20. 20. Phase I <ul><li>Signed Career Advisor Approval Form – must be turned in to your scheduler before FYSH Phase I deadline </li></ul><ul><li>Retain a copy of Career Advisor Approval </li></ul><ul><li>form </li></ul><ul><li>Home Campus & B’ham Scheduler </li></ul><ul><li>- retain copies and refer to it </li></ul>
  21. 21. Phase II <ul><li>Replace OFF – with electives, interviews, Step II </li></ul><ul><li>Reminder </li></ul><ul><li>- do not schedule a course during interviews </li></ul><ul><li> BIG Mistake! </li></ul><ul><li>Reminder – with departmental PRE- approval </li></ul><ul><li>maximum 2 days “off” during a 4 week rotation - no days off from a 2 week rotation even with department approval </li></ul>
  22. 22. Scholars’ Week 5 - SWISH completed at the same time BUT not a part of FYSH <ul><li>Go to SWISH entry screen to schedule </li></ul><ul><ul><li>List options of interest for WK 5 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Don’t forget! Mandatory SW assignments: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B’ham 28-404 through 28-411 Ia or Vb Huntsville Medicine & Surgery Ia or Vb </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Visiting Electives <ul><li>FYSH reserves time for visiting electives </li></ul><ul><li>Applications - processed by your scheduler </li></ul><ul><ul><li>signatures, seal, etc. & retains a copy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Acceptance give to your scheduler </li></ul><ul><li>- course “doesn’t exist” until scheduler manually enters into the system prior to first day </li></ul><ul><li>- Do not assume it is scheduled </li></ul><ul><li>International - no Affiliation Agreement & non-LCME domestic rotations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Request in Dr. Boulware’s office. Allow 4 - 6 weeks after submission. </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Research <ul><li>Prior to scheduling Research - Department CHAIR approval must be e-mailed to your scheduler & April Boyd, [email_address] including preceptor’s name, short title of work, and dates </li></ul><ul><li>The course does not exist until entered by your scheduler prior to the beginning date </li></ul>
  25. 25. Final Thoughts <ul><li>During the academic year: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Career changes do occur </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Career Advisor can be changed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule changes can be made when needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Requested changes - less than 30 days notice incurs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a fee - drop = $30 add = $15 drop & add = $45 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>on course ranking - Ask your advisor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>other questions - Ask your campus scheduler </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical problems - Call MEIS </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Online Information - <ul><li>UASOM Website www.uab.edu/uasom </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Career Support Scheduling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical Course Catalog (sidebar menu) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>includes 4 th year AIs, electives, SW </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical Calendar http://www.uab.edu/uasom/meis/clincal2005.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FYSH 2005 will be available by 3/21/2005 http://main.uab.edu/uasom/2/show.asp?durki=25894 </li></ul></ul>

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