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Summa Health Sys. - Akron
State: Ohio
Positions: 2
Years: 3
Average USMLE Step 1 Score of interviewed applicants: 241
Average USMLE Step 2 Score of interviewed applicants: 248
Percentage of applicants offered interviews who were AOA: 50%

Applied, Received Interview:
00003, Northeastern Ohio Universities, Step 1: 257, Step 2: 248
00012, Anonymous, Step 1: 244
00085, Anonymous, Step 1: 242, Step 2: 259, AOA
00086, University of Illinois, Step 1: 235
00424, Anonymous, Step 1: 222, Step 2: 225
02995, Indiana University, Step 1: 245
03107, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Step 1: 231
03156, Anonymous, Step 1: 249, Step 2: 262
03176, University of Louisville, Step 1: 236, Step 2: 226
03682, Anonymous, Step 1: 238, Step 2: 238
14225, Anonymous, Step 1: 252, Step 2: 258

Applied, No Interview:
00487, University of Wisconsin, Step 1: 216
00691, Anonymous, Step 1: 224, Step 2: 233
02630, Anonymous, Step 1: 249
03632, Wright State University, Step 1: 211, Step 2: 236
03871, Anonymous, Step 1: 240, Step 2: 238
13904, Anonymous, Step 1: 249, AOA
14251, Anonymous, Step 1: 25

Interview Experiences
4 inverviews, tour, lunch
Interviewed with program director/chairman and a few others. Pretty easy and nice. Lunch with residents.
Decent interview, laid back, big name Peds attending
Ok, well organized
Program Advantages
New chair is great, great benefits at SUMMA, building newer facilites
Great PD, lots of new changes on education and lectures. Very involved but small core staff. Good Peds.
Peds attending
Ok exposure/autonomy
Program Disadvantages
only 2 residents, low surgical numbers (may change), community program
SMALL, poor specialties, most don't do fellowship. Akron...
2 residents a year low cataracts #'s No VA Akron
Very small program, everyone there was from Ohio, 1 of the interviewers was very unfriendly