Careers in Medicine CiM Home / Choose Your Specialty / Processing Information Processing Information SHARE: Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email Favorite Add to Favorites Added Added to Favorites Removed from Favorites Removed Creating a parallel plan You may need to create a parallel plan to help ensure you match. Evaluating your specialty choice after an unpleasant clinical rotation I always thought I wanted to go into pediatrics, but I hated my peds rotation. Should I still look at pediatrics considering my experience? Can you have a personal life as a surgeon? I really want to do surgery, but also really want to have a family and time to enjoy life. Is there a way to have the best of both worlds?