Med 1

Goals for Med 1

Focus on your health

  • Review the The WELL Office for more information.
  • engage in activities that I enjoy that promote my health

Learn about yourself, your interests, and your values.

  • Complete the CiM self-assessment prior to your meeting with the Career Advisor. (especially the MSPI and the PVIPS quizzes)
  • Evaluate how well these quiz results actually reflect your real interests, values, personality, skills, preferences, etc. It's ok to disagree with them!

Broaden your career horizons

  • Attend the intracurricular career panels
  • Shadow physicians and residents
  • Attend Student Interest Group events
  • Read about specialties and career paths
  • Determine what are your top 2-3 priority questions that you want to ask physicians/residents that you shadow; then, ask those questions

Meet the Career Advisor

  •  Calendly
  • In preparation for this meeting, please complete the Careers in Medicine self-assessment activities outlined above and bring a printout of your resulting personal profile.

Try new things

  • clubs, cheer, committees, leadership, volunteer, etc, research

Review Career Planning Website

  • Have a preliminary look through the main pages at a minimum

Have a summer plan

  • Consider taking some French language instruction

  • Personal travel, and/or international or local exchange programs and stages

  • Shadowing

  • Volunteer or worked

  • Rest and take time with friends and family