Dr. Conrad Fischer on IMG Success and Memorable USMLE/Boards Teaching Methods

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Q1 – Tell us about Medquest?

What is your strategy?

Who do you typically work with?

Any crazy success stories?!

Any special discount for MAR members?

Q2 – Applicant Selection
– How to make up for missing USCE because of COVID?
– What do you look for in older graduates

– Gaps/interruptions clinical experience?
– Best ways to overcome multiple USMLE Step attempts?

– Best ways to overcome low scores?

– Caribbean vs non-Caribbean

– Red Flags – misdemeanors (worse..?), license revoked,

– Do you read follow-up emails regarding applicants – (complete applications, thank-you’s, request application status)

– “Aggressive applicants” – try to keep up communication with programs

– Calling program..?? Yay or nay…

– What are your thoughts on incorporating diversity in a residency program?

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