What it’s like in maternal-fetal medicine: Shadowing Dr. Plenty
As a medical student, do you ever wonder what it’s like to specialize in preventive medicine?
What it’s like to specialize in public health: Shadowing Dr. Carlo
As a public health physician, AMA member John Carlo, MD, believes the most rewarding part is the amazing turnaround patients with HIV make from their first visit to when they become virally suppressed.
Career Planning Resource
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.
How a combined residency program can shape your career
Combined residencies create physicians who are equipped to work in a hybrid capacity with patients across a wider spectrum of circumstances.
What it’s like to specialize in endocrinology: Shadowing Dr. Newman
AMA member Connie Newman, MD, feels the most rewarding part about being an endocrinologist is having a good relationship with the patient and helping patients recover from unusual diseases.
Don’t let medical specialty stereotypes block path that fits you
Specialty stereotypes are prevalent during training. When it comes to choosing a medical specialty, it’s best to do your own research to discern fact from fiction.
What it’s like to specialize in family medicine: Shadowing Dr. Hopkins
AMA member Kevin Hopkins, MD, enjoys taking care of multiple generations of a family because he finds great fulfillment in those relationships and the trust implicit in them.
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FREIDA™ Specialty Guide
The AMA’s specialty guide offers the details medical students need to know to simplify the specialty selection process.