Hello All, I have a question that I see has been posted a few times before but not in the past 3-4 years it seems. Can I make the switch from a non-Peds residency to Peds? About me: Currently in a rising PGY-2 in a 5 year EM/IM program- Had aspirations to do EM shifts and hospitalist weeks but now find myself completely turned off by this career path. I was between current residency and Peds in medical school but obviously went the route I did. I am in good standing with my current program and have already spoken with my PD about the possibility of re-entering the match for Peds and would have their support. I am scared though that I 1. won't match or 2. won't be competitive for very many programs. Does anyone have insight on how much re-matching hurts your application? Would I be turned down by all major university sites and big name peds programs? I would likely want to do PICU or Cardiology if possible. Some other things to consider: big step1/2 discrepancy low 210s=step 1 and mid 270s=step 2 I honored most of third year but high passed peds but the comments are glowing for my eval. I didn't do a peds sub-i but did do 2 other core rotations exclusively at a peds hospital. I have tons of extracurriculars during medical school revolving around kids: tutoring, clinic volunteer, etc. Give it to me straight, do I have any hope? I am just so happy when working with kids and my peds em shifts are the only shifts I find myself enjoying. I feel like the ship has sailed on me being able to match peds but if I have any shot I want to take it.