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U Rochester
State: New York
Positions: 3
Years: 3
Average USMLE Step 1 Score of interviewed applicants: 240
Average USMLE Step 2 Score of interviewed applicants: 248
Percentage of applicants offered interviews who were AOA: 46%

Applied, Received Interview:
00006, SUNY Downstate, Step 1: 234, AOA
00007, Washington University in St. Louis, Step 1: 236
00012, Anonymous, Step 1: 244
00016, Anonymous, Step 1: 222, Step 2: 238
00080, University of Virginia, Step 1: 252, Step 2: 243, AOA
00086, University of Illinois, Step 1: 235
00178, Anonymous, Step 1: 233, Step 2: 255
00693, Anonymous, Step 1: 240, Step 2: 247, AOA
02630, Anonymous, Step 1: 249
02651, Medical College of Wisconsin, Step 1: 254, AOA
03107, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Step 1: 231
03117, UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson, Step 1: 246, Step 2: 258, AOA
13977, Anonymous, Step 1: 258, AOA
14226, Case Western Reserve University, Step 1: 231, Step 2: 247, AOA

Applied, No Interview:
00607, Tulane University, Step 1: 219, Step 2: 242
00691, Anonymous, Step 1: 224, Step 2: 233
02581, University of Wisconsin, Step 1: 250
02674, Georgetown University, Step 1: 228, Step 2: 241
03583, Anonymous, Step 1: 237, Step 2: 230
03632, Wright State University, Step 1: 211, Step 2: 236
03682, Anonymous, Step 1: 238, Step 2: 238
03752, Washington University in St. Louis, Step 1: 250
13890, Loma Linda University, Step 1: 237, Step 2: 255
14008, Jefferson Medical College, Step 1: 249, Step 2: 257
14225, Anonymous, Step 1: 252, Step 2: 258
14251, Anonymous, Step 1: 25

Interview Experiences
5 interviews one on one. Faculty were trying to sell the place to me.
5 1-on-1 interviews
Half day session of 4 1-on-1 interviews
Program Advantages
Affiliation with Bausch & Lomb. Brand new Eye Institute that will be doing great things. Progressive and caring program director.
Chairman is great and personable and he is really upgrading the department. Good research ops and good fellowship placement. New facilities being built.
the new chair is in the process of turning this program into a research powerhouse. They just moved into a Eye Institute. This program is definitely on its way up
Research elective, international elective, cool research
Residents happy, everyone is very enthusiastic, strong translational research, beautiful facilities
Program Disadvantages
It's in Rochester.
Mainly just that Rochester wasn't the greatest place in the world.
lower surg numbers, need a plastics attending
Rochester, ?too much research emphasis?