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Specialty Guide

FREIDA's Specialty Guide is designed to simplify medical students’ specialty selection process, highlight major specialties, detail training information, and provide access to related association information.

View List of Specialties

Take an insider's peek at FREIDA™ and discover which residency programs, all accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), are capturing the interest of your peers. FREIDA™ by the numbers.

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Internal Medicine

An internist is a personal physician who provides long-term, comprehensive care in the office and in the hospital, managing both common and complex illnesses of adolescents, adults, and the elderly.

Ask the Experts: Choosing your specialty

Learn about FREIDA™ and other resources as the AMA guides you down the path to finding the specialty that’s right for you.

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Pediatrics

Pediatricians practice the specialty of medical science concerned with the physical, emotional, and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. Pediatric care encompasses a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventive care to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases.

Family Medicine

Family physicians deliver a range of acute, chronic, and preventive medical care services. Family physicians also manage chronic illness, often coordinating care provided by other subspecialists.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

An obstetrician/gynecologist focuses on the health of women before, during, and after childbearing years, diagnosing and treating conditions of the reproductive system and associated disorders.

AMA Member Benefit: FREIDA™ Residency Calculator

Budget for medical residency application costs and interviews with FREIDA's easy to use calculator. AMA members have the ability to access the calculator in their dashboard.