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Otolaryngology :: Program Information
U New Mexico
State: New Mexico
Freida: 280-34-21-126
Years: 5
Average USMLE Step 1 Score of interviewed applicants: 248
Average USMLE Step 2 Score of interviewed applicants: 255
Percentage of applicants offered interviews who were AOA: 45%

Applied, Received Interview:
00510, Anonymous, Step 1: 253, Step 2: 237
00553, Texas Tech University, Step 1: 258, Step 2: 276, AOA
02320, Texas A & M University, Step 1: 256, Step 2: 259, AOA
02337, Anonymous, Step 1: 248, Step 2: 268, AOA
02390, Anonymous, Step 1: 239, Step 2: 254, AOA
03009, Anonymous, Step 1: 228, Step 2: 238
03779, Anonymous, Step 1: 258, Step 2: 264, AOA

Applied, No Interview:
00528, Anonymous, Step 1: 229, Step 2: 218
00889, Anonymous, Step 1: 247, Step 2: 243, AOA
01979, University of Toledo, Step 1: 231, Step 2: 243, AOA
02089, Anonymous, Step 1: 235, Step 2: 242, AOA
02283, Virginia Commonwealth University, Step 1: 230, Step 2: 254
02335, Medical College of Wisconsin, Step 1: 235, Step 2: 220
02342, Anonymous, Step 1: 218, Step 2: 248
02793, Creighton University, Step 1: 237

Interview Experiences
Very enjoyable interview day. Went out to a nice restaurant for lunch which was a welcomed break from boxed sandwiches. Small but tight knit department. The Division Chair, Dr. Spafford, has a great vision for the program's future and seems to have don
Program Advantages
- High surgical volume at the only tertiary care center for the state - Early and intense surgical experience - Small, tight knit group - Affordable city in a beautiful (my personal opinion) part of the country
Program Disadvantages
- 1 resident/yr can equal a heavy workload - Limited research opportunities - ENT is not a stand alone department @ UNM