MD Career Advising

Medical Student Year 3: Choosing a Specialty

  • Begin clinical rotations; record your reflections using the Clinical Rotation Evaluation
  • Review the Charting Outcomes in the Match data to assess qualifications and competitiveness for different specialties
  • Meet with your advisor to discuss your top choice
  • Complete the Specialty Indecision Scale if you're having difficulty making a decision
  • Complete Choosing Your Specialty exercise
  • Explore Externship options