Comment & Response
July 2014

Gift Horse

Author Affiliations
  • 1University of Missouri, Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Columbia

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JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014;140(7):677-678. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.939

To the Editor As a program director, I enjoyed the viewpoints shared by Christophel and Levine1 regarding the deluge of applicants received by otolaryngology residencies. Don’t get me wrong: I wish there were a process that allowed me to spend less time reviewing applications and arrive at a match perfect for our program. However, I wonder whether the downsides proposed in their Viewpoint are evident.

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