Specialty Guides

These Specialty Guides provide an overview and advice to support career planning for the specialties UWSOM students commonly apply to for residency.

The advice contained on each page is provided by Specialty Career Advisors and Career Advisors. These pages replace the Career Advisors FAQ PDF document that has been used in the past.

Read the Guidelines for Contacting Specialty Career Advisors first, before making contact with a SCA

READ FIRST: Guidelines for Contacting Specialty Career Advisors (SCAs)

Anesthesiology

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Child Neurology

Dermatology

Emergency Medicine

Family Medicine

Internal Medicine

Medical Genetics

Medicine-Pediatrics (Med-Peds)

Neurological Surgery

Neurology

Obstetrics-Gynecology (OB/GYN)

Ophthalmology

Orthopaedic Surgery

Otolaryngology

Pathology

Pediatrics

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R)

Plastic Surgery

Psychiatry

Radiation Oncology

Radiology

Surgery

Vascular Surgery

Urology