In a survey of physical medicine and rehabilitation residency programs, 87% cited the personal statement as a factor in selecting applicants to interview.
A particularly important question to answer in the statement is "Why are you interested in pursuing a career in physical medicine and rehabilitation? In our free E-Document "Why Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation", we share the reasons why physiatrists chose to enter the field.
Resources to Help You Develop a Powerful Personal Statement
Why Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation? Read more >>
The book THE SUCCESSFUL MATCH 2017 (Includes 40-page chapter on the personal statement with sample statements) Read more >>
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