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Question about switching specialties.

Discussion in 'Medical Students - DO' started by Mx300, Sep 24, 2014.

  1. Mx300

    Mx300 New Member 10+ Year Member

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    If one was in their chosen specialty for awhile and they wanted to switch to another specialty how hard would that be? Lets say that money wasnt a concern and they wanted to switch to a field like FP or IM and they were not concerned about where they went for residency. Is this something that is doable or would it be incredibly hard?
     
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  3. costales

    costales 2+ Year Member

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    Definitely doable if you're not picky.
     
  4. hallowmann

    hallowmann SDN Lifetime Donor Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 5+ Year Member

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    I know people who went from IM to PM&R, IM to Path, etc. I don't know too many people who did the opposite (specialty to PC) but I imagine it'll be even easier, especially if they don't care where they go for the second residency.
     

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