speciality choice

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    So what is EM really like?

    Hi all EM attendings and residents, I'm a final year medical student in INDIA planning on an EM residency in the US in a couple of years. I have been reading online about all the specialities and EM has piqued my interest the most. Upon further research on forums and websites I've come across...
  2. T

    Specialities where 30-40 hours is possible, happy with 80-120K per year

    Hey all I'm a third year medical student, I've got the grades and letters to be competitive in the fields I am interested in (Derm, Peds and Ortho) but I'm feeling pretty burnt out I have a lot of hobbies I would like to pursue, I don't really care about salary but don't want to work more then...
  3. X

    Changing landscape of ob/gyn

    How quickly is the landscape of ob/gyn changing to become more lifestyle friendly? (ex. some hospitals have laborists, larger call groups) (I am sorry if this has already been posted, I have looked around but have not found much/ the posts I have found are older)
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    MD & DO Specialties In Medicine Podcast

    Hello Fellow Medical Students< We are two 3rd year medical students tasked with the decision of our lifetimes’: choosing which specialty in medicine we will ultimately pursue. Despite our limited exposure and lack of first hand accounts in the numerous fields of medicine, we are forced to...
  5. Crayola227

    Don't Miss Career Advice

    Choosing a Specialty: A letter to a medical student This was written as advice to a medical student about psychiatry. However, I think it's valuable for anyone in the sciences, doing research. And I think it's amazing all around vocational advice, how we think about work vs. a calling.
  6. Crayola227

    Picking a Career Letter - Amazing

    Choosing a Specialty: A letter to a medical student
  7. libertyyne

    Rise and Fall of Competitiveness in specialties

    Can someone explain how this works, Is it due to attitudes of medical students? Generational differences in what people want in terms of hours? Job Market and reimbursement fluctuations? Governmental intervention? What causes Gas and DR to be super competitive a few years ago and now seem...
  8. Raygun77

    Heme vs. Onc

    Hey guys, I have a quick question to pose to heme-onc doctors- If in your practice you had to choose either just heme (benign + malignant) or onc (full scope of solid cancers, or just a handful of types), where everything else was a wash- money, location, hours, inpatient/outpatient mix- which...