Spotlight on Specialties

  • From the way our cardiologists enthusiastically described their work, they clearly find the field of cardiology exciting. Here’s why:

    Diversity. “The field of cardiology is exceptionally broad,” says Gene R. Quinn, M.D., M.S., a cardiology fellow at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School in Boston. “Cardiology is practiced in various settings. There are non-invasive and invasive general cardiologists as well as subspecialists in such areas as electrophysiology, interventional cardiology, cardiac imaging, and heart failure. Also, we sometimes consult for other physicians and, at other times, serve as the primary team providing care.”

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  • Anatomical model of a heart

CiM Toolbox

  • Characteristics of entering residents chart

    To help you understand the competitiveness of many of the major medical specialties, CiM now provides data about the most recent cohort of residency applicants to 26 specialties. We examine how to interpret the data, why it’s helpful, and how to use it for determining your competitiveness and making good decisions.

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