A specialty in medicine is a branch of medical
science. After completing medical school,
physicians or surgeons usually further their
medical education in a specific specialty of
medicine by completing a multiple year
residency to become a medical specialist.
The two main branches of medicine are surgery and
internal medicine and the doctors who practise these
branches are called surgeons and physicians
Study of the heart and its functions
Diseases of the heart and circulation
in is a
specialist in Diseases of elderly patients or
Names of specialties usually end in -ology
Names of specialties usually end in –ology
Names of specialists usually end in -ologist
Names of specialists usually end in – ologist
Name of a specialty ends in -ics
Name of the specialist ends in -ician
How to choose specialty ?
1. The best choice of medical specialty will be
something you enjoy and something you are
2. Pick for yourself.
3. Pick for the future
4. What kind of daily work do you want to be
5. Who do you want to work with?