What to consider while choosing a medical specialty?

Which specialty’s intellectual content do you like? Wanting to know more for a particular specialty Strike a match for one’s self, one’s working in that specialty and the content of that specialty What type of doctor do you want to become? Generalist: Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Gynecologists Broad medical knowledge Long term continuous relationship with Continue Reading

Why has choosing a medical specialty become so difficult?

A wider set of options: Coping with ongoing discoveries, medical advancements, high-tech innovations ~ 60 specialties and subspecialties of medicine makes the choice more difficult Lack of time to explore all specialties Clinical rotations do-not provide a clear picture: More like an introduction or overview, extremely short duration – 2-8 weeks Little hands-on experience – Continue Reading