Celebrating America's Women Physicians

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Higher Education
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Resources for Graduates, Residents, & Fellows

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Once you complete medical school, you need to enter a residency program that is three to seven years long depending on the medical specialty you choose. After that, you may elect to gain one to three years of additional medical training if you want to become highly specialized.

Finding Residencies and Fellowships

Medical Specialty Qualifications

  • The American Board of Medical Specialties provides information about the 24 approved medical specialty boards and requirements for the certification of medical specialists.

Financial Resources

Medical Journals

Women and Medicine

Medical Associations