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Choosing a medical specialty
Gain insight into choosing a specialty, and guidance about the steps to take in medical school to enter a chosen training program.
What TV gets wrong about forensic pathology
Lightning-fast lab results, dim lighting and costly tech are among the falsehoods TV shows routinely portray about life in forensic pathology. Find out what else Hollywood gets wrong.
What it’s like in forensic pathology: Shadowing Dr. Cohle
Stephen Cohle, MD, says a good forensic pathologist should be inquisitive and have a willingness to dig deep on cases where no answer is immediately apparent.
Medical specialty choice: Make the most of informational interviews
Gleaning insights while in medical school from physicians already practicing a medical specialty is far preferable to “if I only knew” moments later.
Medical School Life
Our 10 most popular stories of 2018
Physician burnout. Picking a medical specialty. Making romance work in medical residency. These topics drew your eyes this year. Find out what else did.
What we learned about medical specialty choice in 2018
From burnout to payouts, this was a big year for coverage of specialty specific data. Here are a fewer of our greatest hits.
What it’s like to specialize in medical genetics: Shadowing Dr. Abbott
Mary-Alice Abbott, MD, PhD, says that medical genetics allows you to practice at the cutting edge of science during an incredible time in medicine.
Residency Match: The 7 most competitive medical specialties
What are the most competitive specialties in the residency Match for U.S. medical school grads? Here’s what the data says.
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