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Ophthalmology :: Program Information
Howard U - Wash, DC
State: District of Columbia
Positions: 3
Years: 3
Average USMLE Step 1 Score of interviewed applicants: 236
Average USMLE Step 2 Score of interviewed applicants: 252
Percentage of applicants offered interviews who were AOA: 50%

Applied, Received Interview:
00006, SUNY Downstate, Step 1: 234, AOA
00017, SUNY Downstate, Step 1: 242, Step 2: 238, AOA
00085, Anonymous, Step 1: 242, Step 2: 259, AOA
00086, University of Illinois, Step 1: 235
00452, Anonymous, Step 1: 227, Step 2: 253
13890, Loma Linda University, Step 1: 237, Step 2: 255

Applied, No Interview:
00178, Anonymous, Step 1: 233, Step 2: 255
00487, University of Wisconsin, Step 1: 216
00691, Anonymous, Step 1: 224, Step 2: 233
03176, University of Louisville, Step 1: 236, Step 2: 226
03632, Wright State University, Step 1: 211, Step 2: 236
03682, Anonymous, Step 1: 238, Step 2: 238
03871, Anonymous, Step 1: 240, Step 2: 238
14226, Case Western Reserve University, Step 1: 231, Step 2: 247, AOA

Interview Experiences
1 panel interview. Laid back.
Very short interview day. Panel - 5 to 1, for 10 minutes.
Program Advantages
Urban experience, faculty go to bat for residents for fellowships.
Affiliation with a great va
Program Disadvantages
Not enough full-time faculty.
In a bad neighborhood in DC. Residents seemed overworked and the surgical numbers were low.