Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
MD Education

Alternative Medical Careers

Some students may choose to pursue a career pathway other than clinical medicine. Please visit the AAMC Careers in the Medicine page for Alternative Careers for further information on careers including:

  • Public health and service
  • Public policy and government
  • Communications and journalism
  • Informatics
  • Pharmaceutical research
  • Consulting

Additionally, has helpful information for individuals investigating alternative career paths.