Career Planning For DO Students
Maximize the success of your specialty and residency choice.
Prior to entering medical school, many of you worked to 'keep your options open' regarding choosing a specialty that would be a good match for you. Now you are faced with choosing both a specialty and a residency that will further your career goals. Doing this successfully requires the following skills: career-related research, reflection, and decision making
AACOM's Career Planning Guide
will help you navigate the complex and varied routes to a fulfilling osteopathic medical career.
Also see the infographic GME Primer for Medical and Premedical Students
for a quick snapshot of the medical education pathways for graduate medical education.