When you choose family medicine, you open a world of possibilities. Family physicians are skilled experts, trusted advocates, inherent problem solvers, and influential leaders. Choosing family medicine means choosing more—for yourself and your future patients.

Get to Know Family Medicine

Why choose family medicine?

There’s no career quite like being a family physician. Learn why the specialty is right for you if you’re looking for a rewarding, dynamic path in medicine.

Discover Your Fit in Family Medicine

Where will you match?

Make a plan to become the doctor your wrote about in your personal statement.


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