Choosing a medical specialty is one of the most significant decisions you’ll make. With increasing competition for residency positions, it's critical that you make your decisions strategically. Careers in Medicine (CiM) can help you
assess your interests, values, personality, and skills to help you choose specialties that best fit your attributes
learn details such as salary and lifestyle, prerequisites and length of training, competitiveness data, types of patients and procedures, and other characteristics of more than 120 specialties
compare your qualifications, pinpoint your preferences for residency training, and compare programs
position yourself to be more competitive to land a residency
Merely throwing an application at a program, without much effort or strategy, is not unlike throwing money at a problem. To fully explore your options and to maximize your likelihood of matching, you need a smart application strategy.