As you consider your away rotations strategy, information about various specialties can help you decide what’s best for your medical education journey.
The list of specialty societies provided below offers you direct links to information that can help inform and support your away rotation decisions. The Away Rotation Guidance column indicates if a specialty organization's website provides specific away rotation guidance.
Many specialty groups offer support to students seeking away rotations (financial, mentors and more). We have indicated the specialty sites that reference away rotation support. Visit their sites for additional information.
The AAMC’s Careers in Medicine® is an important resource as you consider your career path. There is very useful information to assist you in deciding your specialty and practice options. We encourage you to take full advantage of this important resource.
You can search for electives (by specialty and location) in the Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO)® application service.