There are many variables to consider in a decision as significant as choosing a medical specialty. It's no wonder the process can be daunting. For some it inspires a host of fears and expectations that may hinder their ability to make a good decision. Conversely, others seem to breeze through the decision, never looking back..
Regardless of your approach to making decisions, understanding the variables and how they relate in such a significant decision is essential. And if you're overwhelmed by the specialty choice process, we offer sound strategies for breaking this significant decision into more manageable pieces to ultimately make a confident specialty choice and plan for applying to residency.