Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

Academic Skills


Careers in Medicine
AAMC Careers in Medicine
Log in to access self-assessment, specialty information, and other resources for students

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) 
An introduction to Self-Assessment
This site contains step-by-step detailed information and interactive tools to help you work through the process.

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
How to Start
This has a bullet pointed list of things to consider in your assessment both of your self and potential specialties.

Medical Specialty Aptitude Test
Take the Test

Rate your tendencies compared to the tendencies of physicians in that specialty.  The higher your score for a given specialty, the more similar you are to physicians in that specialty.


Other Helpful Assessments:

Learning Styles Inventory 
Free online assessment of learning preferences, strengths and weaknesses, as well as habits that may create difficulties for students in an academic environment. Includes a nice description of the types of learners as well as some tips for helping yourself if you are having trouble

Myers Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI) - Check with Terri for self-scoring assessment and interpretation

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