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Choosing a Career

Is Family Practice Your Pathway?


As a medical student you know that many decisions still lie ahead. You'll be exploring not only what branch of medicine to pursue, but how that decision has an impact on your personal life and your family, as well as your vision and life goals.

You're not alone. Many students don't know what medical field will be their choice. Even those who wish to aspire to family medicine want to be sure of that choice while they are going through the four-year process that produces a physician.

Here are some resources to consider when thinking about a future in Family Medicine.


We have activities for students considering a career in family medicine, including the following:

If you have additional questions, please contact our Family Medicine Medical Student Education Directors.