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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

    Jul 14, 2005
    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

    Jul 25, 2011
    Definitely doable if you're not picky.
  4. hallowmann

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

    Mar 13, 2012
    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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