Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty 3/E [NOOK Book]

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You owe it to yourself to read this book before you choose a medical specialty!



The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, 3rd edition delivers a well-researched, insider’s look at the complex issues medical students face when choosing a medical specialty. Supported by first-hand knowledge, useful facts and statistics – plus the author’s personal experience and gut-level reports from current residents -- this unique guide provides ...

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Overview

You owe it to yourself to read this book before you choose a medical specialty!



The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, 3rd edition delivers a well-researched, insider’s look at the complex issues medical students face when choosing a medical specialty. Supported by first-hand knowledge, useful facts and statistics – plus the author’s personal experience and gut-level reports from current residents -- this unique guide provides everything necessary to compare specialties and make a confident decision.



The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, 3rd edition is divided into two sections:

Part 1 Planning Your Medical Career delves into the main issues surrounding the choice of your medical specialty. These twelve chapters provide everything you need to begin making this major decision – from how to research each specialty to how to apply for residency. Part 2 Specialty Profiles features chapters devoted to each of the 20 major specialties. It provides important information such as the latest salary information, employment data, and match statistics.



Features:


  • An “insider’s look” at different areas of medicine -- with specialty chapters written by physicians just out of residency training
  • Candid and revealing descriptions of each specialty
  • Profiles of the major specialties, including those to which you may have had little exposure, such as radiation oncology
  • A concise, up-to-date guide to the residency application and matching process
  • A chapter with valuable advice to help you maximize your success in obtaining a residency position in each field
  • Updated to include alternative career paths for MDs, such as laboratory science, the military, MD/MBA, and MD/JD
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071790284
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 8/3/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 504
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Brian Freeman
Brian Freeman, MD is Assistant Program Director

in the Department of Anesthesiology at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
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Table of Contents

Part 1 Planning Your Medical Career

1. Choosing a Medical Specialty: The Most Difficult Decision of Your Career

2. The Specialization of Medicine

3. Ten Factors to Consider in Specialty Selection

4. Personality Assessment: Are You My Type?

5. Finding the Perfect Specialty

6. Special Considerations for Women

7. Combined Residency Programs

8. Options for the Undecided Medical Student

9. Applying for Residency: An Overview of the Match Process

10. Love and Medicine: The Couples Match

11. Top Secret! The Ultimate Guide to Your Successful Match

12.Your Medical Career Beyond Residency

Part 2. Specialty Profiles

13. Anesthesiology

14. Dermatology

15. Emergency Medicine

16. Family Medicine

17. General Surgery

18. Internal Medicine

19. Neurology

20. Neurosurgery

21. Obstetrics & Gynecology

22. Ophthalmology

23. Orthopedic Surgery

24.Otolaryngology

25. Pathology

26. Pediatrics

27. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

28. Plastic Surgery

29. Psychiatry

30.. Radiation Oncology

31.Radiology

32. Urology

Appendices:

Internet Resources Guide

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