General Surgery Letters of Recommendations Guidelines and Samples
This guide is dedicated to faculty including chairmen of divisions and attendings to help them write LORs. Also this help students and residency applicants to write LORs. This booklet include 2 samples surgery LOR the 1st is from US Elective, Observership or AMG medical student rotation and the 2nd is from foreign (IMG) medical school rotation or residency training. These 2 letters are very typical to those matching applicants’ profiles. This booklet also contains the 20 guidelines questions and answers which you must use to formulate the letter. These guidelines as you will see in the booklet include but not limited to: addressing the letter, what is opening paragraphs, how many paragraphs, closing paragraph, signature, font and size, number of pages or characters, what must mention to get interviews, what not to mention to avoid rejections, etc. The information was collected over the past 15 years of our experience with AMGs and IMGs in the match from the top successful LORs... More > and from program directors.< Less
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Aug 1, 2017This guide is important for every busy director writing letters for the surgery applicants. I could feel the difference it make on the quality of the content of your letter when you follow the guidelines. This book is excellent and I use it for my students every year.
May 20, 2016Am using this book to write letters for my students applying to surgery residency. This book makes a lot of sense and works as an awesome guide. Make it very easy for me to finish letters on time. Last year my students were very happy with the interviews they got. I think this book is very good tool to improve the quality and contents of the letters and get our students more interviews especially in better university programs.
Apr 11, 2016I think major factor that made me match in surgery is the well formatted letters based on the recommendations of this book. I think the way it looks gives a strong first impression on the program directors. I advice people applying to residency especially in surgery to get this book and follow the instructions on how to write their letter in a way that get them more interviews.
Feb 19, 2016This year I got more interviews by rewriting my letters and submitting them based on the details mentioned here. My attendings had no problem reviewing and signing. If you want to waive your rights then you have to handle it for them to submit. Good resource for surgery applicants.
Dec 1, 2015I used the guidelines mentioned to write letter this time and I think the quality of my letters are better now. All my students applying for surgery are getting interviews. Its necessary for the guidelines to followed I guess.
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