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    Shaukat Syed
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    Mitra Arjang
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    Abbas Abidi
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    Mohammed Akbar
  • If InshAllah, I secure a residency in the upcoming match, I will owe the organizers and the speakers at the seminar more than they will take credit for. 

    Annie Agha
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    Zamin Kazmi
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IMI Residency Guidance Seminar

12:00:AM New Jersey Hospital Association Conference & Events Center

On September 10, 2016, IMI held its 25th Annual Residency Guidance Seminar at the New Jersey Hospital Association Conference and Events Center that was shared via live stream with over 70 participants from across the world including active participation from Tanzania and Pakistan.

Moderated by Dr. Wajih Rizvi, IMI HQ & Chief, R-Endocrinology, the day-long seminar began with introductions over coffee and individualized CV and personal statement reviews by Dr. Amna Mehdi, Inspira Health Network. For the afternoon sessions, Dr. Shahzad Raza, Columbia University, presented on the residency match process as well as ways to get published in scientific journals. Dr. Shujayat Ali, Penn Highlands Elk & ERHC Pediatrics) joined it via Skype to discuss some insight over the residency match process overall and specific guidance on interviews highlighting major pitfalls to avoid.

The session came to a close following an open question and answer session (via What’s App, Facebook and Twitter for live stream attendees) as well as a discussion focused on feedback from participants regarding the event and what additional mechanisms of support were needed to ensure support for their career trajectories.

“This was an amazing session. Very helpful. A big thank you for arranging this.” - K. Z. Zaidi, Karachi

“The session was way too helpful! And we need to have more of these. It was very well organized. We are very grateful, thank you so much IMI for this.” - F. Haider, Karachi

“The session was totally amazing and it was really helpful. Thank you so much IMI for this effort. We are very grateful to you!” - S. F. Mohsin, Karachi