Created by the AAMC, Careers in Medicine provides students with resources that can be utilized throughout all four years of a student’s medical education. CiM offers career advising tools, such as self-assessments and applications to provide insight into successfully understand the career-planning process. By implementing a four phase model, CiM assists medical school staff and faculty in helping medical students plan their careers.
Introduction to Careers in Medicine (CiM)
Establish a relationship with a mentor
Assess your interests by completing the CiM’s Medical Specialty Preference Inventory(MSPI) self-assessment.
Help students understand what’s important to you in your career and how a student wants to practice medicine by completing the CiM’s Physician Values in Practice Scale(PVIPS) self-assessment.
Continue Rapport with faculty mentor
Attend student interest group meetings and specialty career conversations meetings
Begin to collect data and information on your specialties of interest.
Complete the CiM’s personality assessment in order to better understand your relationships in regards to learning styles and relating to others.