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School of Medicine Career Resources

Resources for planning your professional career in medicine

Available in the Health Sciences Library

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty

Call Number: W90 F855u 2013

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Tips for the Residency Match

Call Number: 3-Day Reserve W20 T595 2015

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First Aid for the Match

Call Number: 3-Day Reserve W20 L433f 2011 

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Iserson's Getting into a Residency

Call Number: 3-Day Reserve W20 I78i 2013 

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Medical Students Guide to Successful Residency Matching

Call Number: 3-Day Reserve W20 M648n 2008-2009

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Resumes for Health and Medical Careers

Call Number: 3-Day Reserve W21 R436 2004

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Application Tools

These essential resources will help you locate a residency program and manage your application.

Writing Your Best Application

The Interview

The Interview Process

Sample Questions

Journal Articles

How to Write a Medical CV 

Agha, R., Whitehurst, K., Jafree, D., Devabalan, Y., Koshy, K., & Gundogan, B. (2017). How to write a medical CV. International journal of surgery. Oncology, 2(6), e32. doi:10.1097/IJ9.0000000000000032

How to Get Shortlisted for Medical Jobs 

Gundogan, B., Koshy, K., Whitehurst, K., Fowler, A., & Agha, R. (2017). How to get shortlisted for medical jobs. International journal of surgery. Oncology, 2(6), e16. doi:10.1097/IJ9.0000000000000016

How to Succeed at Medical Interviews 

Koshy, K., Whitehurst, K., Liu, A., Gundogan, B., Fowler, A., & Agha, R. (2017). How to succeed at medical interviews. International journal of surgery. Oncology, 2(6), e21. doi:10.1097/IJ9.0000000000000021. 

How Prevalent Are Potentially Illegal Questions During Residency Interviews? A Follow-up Study of Applicants to All Specialties in the National Resident Matching Program

Hern, H. G., Jr, Trivedi, T., Alter, H. J., & Wills, C. P. (2016). How Prevalent Are Potentially Illegal Questions During Residency Interviews? A Follow-up Study of Applicants to All Specialties in the National Resident Matching Program. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 91(11), 1546–1553. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000001181

Selection Criteria for Residency: Results of a National Program Directors Survey  

Green, M., Jones, P., & Thomas, J. X., Jr (2009). Selection criteria for residency: results of a national program directors survey. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 84(3), 362–367. doi:10.1097/ACM.0b013e3181970c6b