Careers in Medicine

Choosing a medical specialty is one of the most significant decisions a medical student will make. So the AAMC created Careers in MedicineĀ® (CiM), a career-planning program to help medical students...

  • Identify career goals
  • Explore specialty and practice options
  • Choose a specialty
  • Select and apply to residency programs
  • Make good career decisions

Sign in to the private CiM Web site for career assessments, exercises, worksheets, timeline, and other information that helps medical students choose a specialty and apply to residency programs. This log-in is available through Sally Baugh (


FREIDA OnlineĀ® is a database with over 9,000 graduate medical education programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, as well as over 100 combined specialty programs.

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