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Career Planning -- Next Step
Hopefully you have been introspective and recognize some of your personality
traits that could influence your career choice. Have you done what was
suggested for career planning in the first two years of medical school
(review this web site)? At this point you should
do a thorough self-analysis using both subjective and objective knowledge
(be real!). Assess your goals and values, strengths and skills, interests
What Are Your Options?
Gather information about Medical Specialties - check out Careers in Medicine website. Check out Freida, which can provide up-todate information about various medical specialty programs. Other web sites provide information on the job market. You can browse various Medical Associations online.
Check out the Residency
web site to see what recent grads are doing. Give them a call or
send them an email to get their thoughts.
Evaluate Your Alternatives
Check Out Your Choice