发信人: yf (麦地fanfan), 信区: MedicalCareer
标 题: Fellowship Interview 12 Northshore/LIJ, NY
发信站: BBS 未名空间站 (Fri Apr 16 19:36:25 2010, 美东)
North Shore university hospital and Long Island Jewish Hospital used
two separate programs but now they are merging. In the year of 2011,
two programs will be totally merged. There will be total of 5
The interview started at 9:00am with an introduction from PD of
program, Dr. Bradley, who will become the PD of the combined program
future. He is a very nice person with a sense of humor. It would be
work with him.
Fellows will be rotating in two hospitals. But because of some
of future strucuter, the detailed rotation schedule is not available.
anyway the first year will be busy, fellow mainly work on floors and
consults, and go to clinics. Third year don't take weekend calls. So
weekend calls are split among first year and second year fellows.
LIJ see pt with attendings in the clinics, fellows in North shore have
lot of autonomy, they usually take care of pts as if they are theirs.
because of the merging of the two programs, it's not sure how much
will the fellows have in the future. The North Shore hospital has a
leukemia program which is unique. There are big name CLL doctors in
program(Dr. Rai, who invented Rai staging system for CLL).
There were 7 interviewees on that day. Each of us was interviewed by 3
faculties. Two of them were Dr. Bradley and Dr. Patel(PD of LIJ). They
two decision makers. They are all very nice. The interivewers told me
program is a clinical oriented program, if I want to be a lab person,
is not a good place for me. Research wise, there is not much basic
All research are retrospective or chart review or case report kind of
things. $1500/yr for each one to go to conferences. Fellows are very
they are not very interested in research, but they are well trained
clinically. And if they really want to do some translational research,
Long Island is the surburd of NYC, very nice neighbourhood, very good
district. 10 minutes train to Flushing main street, 30 minutes' train
Penstation in Manhatten. Very convenient. Only thing is that the
very expensive. 2 bedroom rent is $2400-2600 if it's near hospital. A
people live in Queens or even in Staten Island.