In this video, a program director has answered all these questions

Q/A w a Program Director [7/8]

Letters of Recommendation and Telerotations

In this video, a program director has answered all these questions:

  • If a student doesn’t have any clinical experience IN THE US, how would it affect their chances of being matched?

  • Will LoRs mention that the rotation was a telemedicine rotation? - What is the cost of Telemedicine rotations?

  • Is a 3 year old LoR good enough or are do they need a recent LoR?

  • Waived vs Unwaived LoR

  • Does an unwaived LoR carry any weight at all for IMGs?

  • Does an LoR provided for a telerotation hold the same importance as that obtained from clinical rotations at hospitals?

  • How much value does a Telemedicine rotation carry?

  • Is an LoR obtained from a telemedicine rotation enough for “clinical experience” for an IMG?

  • Is there an opportunity to interact w patients or is it just a case discussion for telemedicine rotations?

Sharing this in parts in case you missed the previous post.

This series of 8 videos has a lot of useful information for this year’s match