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Careers in Medicine®

Careers in Medicine

A career planning program that helps medical students choose a specialty and select and apply to residency programs.

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Public Health Pathways for Med Students

Public Health Pathways for Med Students

Find public health training opportunities for medical students.

AAMC Resources for Medical Students

Resources for Medical Students

Learn about the AAMC's resources for medical students, including fact sheets, articles, assessments, timelines, and more.

Med Students

Med Student

You're the future of medicine, and we're devoted to your success. We'll help you plan your career, pick a specialty, work out a plan for financing your education, apply for a residency-training program, and more.

Featured Resources

Identifying Behaviors of Successful Medical Students

Medical educators in the United States agree that successful medical students and residents share a set of attributes both academic and non-academic, which may be categorized broadly as knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values.


Get comprehensive, objective data on U.S. medical school applicants, matriculants, enrollment, graduates, ERAS applicants, residents, and M.D.-Ph.D. students. 

Apply Smart for Residency

Apply Smart for Residency

Find out how to be strategic and proactive in your approach to applying for residency positions.

External Resources

National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)

The NRMP is a trusted global provider of matching services for healthcare professionals and the premiere Match data resource.

Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars Program

A one-year clinical research training experience for graduate-level U.S. students in the health professions

Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP)

Year-long research enrichment program for qualified medical, dental, and veterinary students who are interested in conducting basic, clinical, or translational research at the NIH in Bethesda, Md.

United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)

The USMLE assesses a physician's ability to apply knowledge, concepts, and principles, and to demonstrate fundamental patient-centered skills, that are important in health and disease and that constitute the basis of safe and effective patient care.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellows Program

Year-long and summer research training experiences for medical, dental, and veterinary students from U.S. schools.


FREIDA Online is a database with nearly 9,000 accredited graduate medical education programs and more than 200 combined specialty programs.


Find answers to clinical questions and stay abreast of recent developments.