Presentation on theme: "How to choose a medical specialty ?????"— Presentation transcript:
1 How to choose a medical specialty ????? By:DR. Awatif AlamAssociate ProfessorMedical CollegeKSU
2 Various Specialties: Allergy and Immunology Preventive Medicine Orthopedic SurgeryAnesthesiologyOtolaryngologyColon and Rectal SurgeryPathologyDermatologyPediatricsEmergency MedicinePhysical Medicine and RehabilitationInternal MedicineFamily MedicinePreventive MedicineMedical GeneticsPsychiatryNeurologicalSurgeryRadiation OncologyNeurologyRadiologyNuclear MedicineObstetrics and GynecologyThoracic SurgeryOphthalmologyUrology
3 About Careers in Medicine Understanding YourselfExploring OptionsChoosing a Specialty4. Getting into Residency
5 Specialty Selection :Selection Factors : When considering which specialty is the right one, there are many important factors to consider:1. Does the specialty interest you?2. Could you do this for a living, rather than just shadowing or spending a couple weeks on a rotation?3. Is the lifestyle what you want for yourself?4. Are you fine with the hours worked by physicians in this specialty?5. Are you fine with the compensation offered in this specialty?
6 Selection Factors:6. Are you fine with the length of training for this specialty?7. Are you fine with the intensity of residency training for this specialty?8. Are you interested in Academic Medicine?9. Is this specialty going to change significantly within the near future?10. Are you competitive for the specialty?