Careers in Medicine®
A career planning program that helps medical students choose a specialty and select and apply to residency programs.
FIRST for Medical Education
FIRST helps medical school borrowers expand their financial literacy, make smart decisions about student loans, and manage their student debt wisely.
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.
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. But while admissions committees have reliable access to academic benchmarks, such as standardized test scores and grade-point averages, a lack of uniform, objective criteria has often impeded the evaluation of non-academic attributes.
FACTS comprises the most comprehensive and objective data on U.S. medical school applicants, matriculants, enrollment, graduates, Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) applicants, and MD-PhD students available to the public free of charge.
This publication provides comprehensive information about the process of applying to graduate medical education programs in the United States.
The NRMP is a trusted global provider of matching services for healthcare professionals and the premiere Match data resource.
A one-year clinical research training experience for graduate-level U.S. students in the health professions
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.
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.
Year-long and summer research training experiences for medical, dental, and veterinary students from U.S. schools. Students engage in basic, translational or applied biomedical research at an academic or nonprofit institution in the U.S.
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.
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