The effect of academic "misrepresentation" on residency match outcomes.

  title={The effect of academic "misrepresentation" on residency match outcomes.},
  author={Emanual Maverakis and C Li and Ali Alikhan and Tzu-chun Lin and Nayla Z Idriss and April W Armstrong},
  journal={Dermatology online journal},
  volume={18 1},
PURPOSE Studies have uniformly demonstrated misrepresentation of accomplishments by applicants to residency programs; yet it is unknown whether such applicants have a competitive advantage in the MATCH. Herein we identify the factors that influence an applicant's successful selection to a competitive residency. METHOD Comparative study of 317 dermatology residency applicants during the 2007 application season. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE successful matching of an applicant into a U.S. dermatology… CONTINUE READING
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