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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, Fourth Edition

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, Fourth Edition

THE BOOK ALL MEDICAL STUDENTS SHOULD READ BEFORE THEY CHOOSE A MEDICAL SPECIALTY! A true must read for medical students who have not yet selected a specialty, this acclaimed resource delivers a well-researched insider's look into the complex issues surrounding this important deci... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781260019506
Barcode 9781260019506
Published 11 December 2018 by McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Format Paperback, 4th edition
Author(s) By Freeman, Brian
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ISBN-13 9781260019506
ISBN-10 1260019500
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Imprint McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Date 11 December 2018
International Publication Date 12 December 2018
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback, 4th edition
Edition 4th edition
Author(s) By Freeman, Brian
Category Medicine: General Issues
Number of Pages 544
Dimensions Not specified
Weight 635g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Medicine - Specialties and specialists
NBS Text Medicine: General
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 610.69
Catalogue Code 971674

Description of this Book

THE BOOK ALL MEDICAL STUDENTS SHOULD READ BEFORE THEY CHOOSE A MEDICAL SPECIALTY! A true must read for medical students who have not yet selected a specialty, this acclaimed resource delivers a well-researched insider's look into the complex issues surrounding this important decision. Supported by first-hand knowledge, useful facts and statistics - plus the author's personal experience and gut-level reports from current students - this unique guide provides everything necessary to compare specialties and make a confident decision. The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, Fourth 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 12 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 the 21 major specialties, and provides important information such as salary, employment data, and match statistics. FEATURES: *An insider's look into different areas of medicine-with specialty chapters written by physicians just out of residency training *Profiles of the major medical specialties, including those to which medical students may receive little exposure, such as radiation oncology *A concise up-to-date guide to the residency application and matching process*A special chapter with explicit advice to help medical students maximize their success in obtaining a residency position in each field*Special inserts- Vital Signs and The Inside Scoop -provide easy-to-read factoids like salary information and match statistics.

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Author's Bio

Brian Freeman, MD is Assistant Program Director in the Department of Anesthesiology at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.

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