Switching Specialties?

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How easy is it to switch from one specialty to another in the same institution once in the system? Thanks.
 

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How easy is it to switch from one specialty to another in the same institution once in the system? Thanks.

It depends on why you want to change specialty, good recommendation and performance in your current program. I know one changed specialty after the second year in the same institute you may find other stories in this forum.
 

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Its not uncommon - we used to lose someone every few years to Anesthesiology or Rads. But as noted above:

there has to be a spot for you
your current performance has to be good
your current PD has to support your choice

Don't burn any bridges in case it doesn't work.
 
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