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Above and Beyond – How to stand out among “studs”
Here are some tips and tricks on how to stand out among the most competitive of applicants when trying to match into orthopedic surgery
WHAT DO I NEED TO SUCCEED?
So, you’re interested in matching into a surgical subspecialty? That’s awesome! Unfortunately, these residency spots are some of the most sought after in the match. Not to worry, with the help of Pocket Pimped and our resources, we’ll make sure you’re prepared to get the residency spot of your choice. Whether your aspirations are to match into orthopedic surgery or general surgery, there are certain resources you need to be competitive and prepared to crush your sub-I’s and audition rotations. We’ve compiled a list of products we think are important for you to have to be helpful, prepared, and professional...
5 Tips for Residency Interviews
Pocket Pimped reviews our 5 tips to have a successful residency interview. Be prepared, personable, respectful, honest, and most importantly, have fun!
How to Apply the Perfect Splint
While used every day in the ED, operating room, and orthopedic clinics around the world, the functional and aesthetic art of splinting and casting is not taught as much as it should be. It's effect on patient care, attending/resident relationship and patient satisfaction cannot be undervalued! With this post, learn the basics of applying a great looking and functional splint or cast.
Who is Pocket Pimped?
Spearheaded by two orthopedic residents, Drs. David B. Johnson Jr. and Jacob J. Triplet, Pocket Pimped: Orthopedic Surgery is a pocket-sized book of MUST KNOW information. It’s designed to not only help you nail the questions you’re going to get asked, but also streamline your studying to what’s important.