Normally, I am very much an optimist. However, in this particular situation I have realized the futility of successive re-applications for residency slots. I have “laid out” the reasons for this futility in many of my prior blogs. The Nation is short 10,000 residency slots each year. The demand for a residency given the current supply creates such a skewed application process. The system will repeatedly favor the highest scoring candidates. The result is that many fully qualified doctors graduates have to give up on a career in Medicine.
So here are the specifics of what I plan to arrange for “peaceful activism” in
To help with this instruction I have created a website, a blog, a Facebook page, and a twitter account. I have also created a brochure, a poster, stickers, and business cards. I am happy to make all of these WORD documents available for your use and reproduction in your own area. You can distribute the brochures at your Match Day event, use the poster as a sign, wear the stickers, and hand out the business cards. All you need is a small group of supporters to join with you on March 16, Match day 2018. Please let us all know of your plans, to give inspiration to others who are waivering. You can write a “comment” to my blog and I can share it with other readers. The Guide also stresses the need for a “group”, rather than 1 or 2 people. So get your friends and colleagues to join you in this important cause.
I will re-publish this blog several times leading up to Match Day, hoping to enlist more “activists” to our cause. I have already had offers from my own family members to fly to