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Clinical Rotation Evaluation
In addition to beginning your practice of clinical medicine and learning the basics of being a physician, clinical
rotations are a great chance for you to try on different specialties and start figuring out which one might be a good
fit for you. As you complete each of your rotations, fill out and compare the evaluation questions below to assist
you in gathering your thoughts, feelings, and reflections on each specialty as a possible career choice for you.
1. Name and Location of Clinical Rotation:
2. What did I like most about this specialty?
3. What did I like least about this specialty?
4. Did this clinical rotation give me a good sense of what practice in this specialty would be like?
□ Yes □ No
5. Did my interests, values, skills, and/or personality “fit” with this specialty? If yes, in what way
did they “fit?” If no, why might they not be compatible?
6. What are the possible practice settings for specialists in this field? Which of these settings
interest me and do I know enough about them?