Career Planning Advice

Selected Publications on Career Choice

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, Third Edition

Part 1 focuses on planning your career, and part 2 is specialty profiles.

Chapter 3 is an especially useful "shortcut" to the book, called "Ten Factors To Consider in Specialty Selection"

101 Tips for Getting the Residency You Want  

First aid for the match : insider advice from students and residency directors


Iserson's getting into a residency : a guide for medical students

Print book

Life after residency : a career planning guide

In particular, Chapter 1, "Finding the Right Fit"

The physician scientist's career guide

In particular, Chapter 2: "Is a Physician-Scientist Career Right for You?

Learning medicine : an informal guide to a career in medicine

In particular, Chapter 11: "Choosing a Specialty"
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