August 2021

8/26/2021  |  by Colyn Watkins, MD; POSNA Resident Communications Committee

5 tips for a Successful Personal Statement in Orthopaedic Surgery

Whether it is the residency match or upcoming fellowship applications, many trainees are thinking about the content of their personal statement. While a great personal statement is still not enough to guarantee match success, a poorly written statement can be a proverbial “nail in the coffin”. Do not under-estimate its importance and consider these quick tips to make your statement an asset for your upcoming application!