“Breaking the Social Contract”/ The Match
One doctor wrote that he had applied 4 years in a row to the Match with no success. He was planning to give up, but somehow my website caught his interest.
Another med student was driving my son in an UBER car in
One unmatched doctor is working in an indigent care clinic in Jupiter, FL and desperate to complete his training with a residency. Finally, another unmatched doctor is working as a research coordinator, even after completing an unpaid year in a research fellowship after medical school.
Some doctors who are forced to start repayment of their school loans have no choice but to obtain some kind of work. But for what else do they qualify? (I guess they qualify to be an UBER driver)
Just imagine the desperation these graduate doctors are experiencing, and the sense of betrayal in a system that has broken its “promise”. Dr. Keith Frederick, a legislator from
Once a student has been accepted into medical school, the time for elimination/screening is over.
The medical graduate should be allowed to complete all the necessary steps to licensure. What if our country educated thousands of new teachers but failed to provide enough opportunities to complete the final requirement of student teaching? It just would not make sense!
What can be done to correct this dire situation?