Choosing a medical specialty is one of the most significant decisions you’ll make. We can help.
1. Understand Yourself
Self-exploration is essential to a satisfying specialty choice
2. Explore Options
Knowing about all career options that exist ensures well-informed decisions
3. Choose Your Specialty
Making a career choice that makes you happy is harder than you think
4. Prepare for Residency
Much is involved in a the transition from applying to arriving at residency
Welcome to Careers in Medicine!
Welcome to your introduction to exploring your physician career options, choosing your medical specialty, applying smart to residency, and—the program that can support you in these efforts—the AAMC’s Careers in Medicine® (CiM) program.
160+ medical specialties
Explore the profiles of more than 160 specialties, including salary, training paths, current resident, and workforce data and descriptions
Virtual Specialty Forum
The Careers in Medicine® program is hosting its annual Virtual Specialty Forum on March 23 to provide equitable access to specialty exposure, where medical students can view resources, chat with specialty representatives and AAMC staff, as well as attend a live presentation with Q&A with medical residents.