The experiences that you have and the professionals you encounter
during your house officer runs will influence your eventual choice
of career. Some people are able to make their decisions early on the
basis of these experiences, while for many others the decision is
not so straightforward.
This website offers you a structured way
of thinking about your options and your choice of specialty. You
will gain some insights into who you are as a person and what you
are looking for in a job or specialty.
You can take an online psychometric test and gather information on the many specialty options and their
As is inevitable in a project of this scope, there are limitations
in the extent of the coverage. For sheer logistical reasons not all
specialties have been covered in this particular website.
Undoubtedly there are areas that have not been conceived of yet: as
many of the pages make clear, there is still plenty of scope for
further exploration. We hope, however, that this website will give
you a taste of what other people have done with their medical
qualifications and provide you with some of the information
necessary to make you own decisions.