Specialty-Specific Resources

Students celebrating on Match Day in the TMEC Atrium

Guides include:

  • Specialty Liaisons
  • Related Groups including Student Interest Groups
  • Outside Resources
  • Specialty Interest Series Career Sessions
  • Residency Resource Guides
    • Overview of the Specialty
    • Lifestyle, demographics and earning potential
    • Level of competitiveness
    • Criteria programs consider
  • Match Data
    • HMS Specific Match Data 
    • NRMP Main Residency Match Data and Reports
    • HMS Post-Match Survey Report
    • Match Newsletters

Medical Career Paths

Student Interest Series: Alternative Medicine Career Panel

10/10/20 Panelist Information and Session Recording

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Questions asked of panelists:

  1. What opportunities did you participate in and when that developed your interest in the alternative/additional career path you pursued?
  2. Discuss the timing and evolution of the alternative career path you pursued and do you have a suggestion on the best path to make such a career path successful?
  3. How do you balance your personal and professional life?

Combined Degrees: Explore all the possible degree options HMS medical students can pursue while in medical school.


Office of Scholarly Engagement Information Sessions:

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  • Master of Public Health (MPH) Session – Learn about the MPH degree from Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and how it fits into the MD curriculum.
  • Master of Public Policy (MPP) Session - Learn about the MPP degree at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and how it fits into the MD curriculum.
  • MD/MBA Session - Learn about the joint MD/MBA with HMS and Harvard Business School (HBS).

Exploring Career Options

Options for medical careers other than clinical medicine

AAMC Resources:

Including options in Administration, Research, Teaching, Military Medicine, Executive, Consulting and Non-clinical Careers