On Becoming a Doctor

Author: Tania Heller
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1402247605
Release Date: 2009-12-01
Genre: Study Aids

Everything They Don't Tell You, Everything You Need to Know Becoming a doctor is so much more than acing your MCATs, living through med school, then getting the perfect residency. It is a career that demands long hours on little to no sleep, constant continuing education, and a tough decision about which of the many types of medicine you want to practice. But with the right guide, you can make the right choices each step of the way. On Becoming a Doctor calmly and thoroughly walks you through each academic, physical, and emotional step you'll take on your way to a successful career in medicine, and it includes interviews with many different specialists to help you choose a medical path. This Essential Insider Advice Will Show You: Financing all of the costs of medical school The ups and downs of working with insurance companies Perspectives on a variety of medical fields The educational, physical, and emotional realities of the journey Interviews with doctors in many different specialties Working with other doctors and the administration On Becoming a Doctor covers everything you need to know about medical school, residency, specialization, and practice.

On Becoming a Doctor

Author: Tania Heller
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402228223
Release Date: 2009-12-01
Genre: Medical

Everything They Don't Tell You, Everything You Need to Know Becoming a doctor is so much more than acing your MCATs, living through med school, then getting the perfect residency. It is a career that demands long hours on little to no sleep, constant continuing education, and a tough decision about which of the many types of medicine you want to practice. But with the right guide, you can make the right choices each step of the way. On Becoming a Doctor calmly and thoroughly walks you through each academic, physical, and emotional step you'll take on your way to a successful career in medicine, and it includes interviews with many different specialists to help you choose a medical path. This Essential Insider Advice Will Show You: Financing all of the costs of medical school The ups and downs of working with insurance companies Perspectives on a variety of medical fields The educational, physical, and emotional realities of the journey Interviews with doctors in many different specialties Working with other doctors and the administration On Becoming a Doctor covers everything you need to know about medical school, residency, specialization, and practice.

Becoming a Doctor

Author: Melvin Konner
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 0140111166
Release Date: 1988
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

"A valuable contribution to the growing literature of medical culture."—Gerald Weissman, New York Univ. Medical Center.

Med School Uncensored

Author: Richard Beddingfield
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780399579707
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Education

An entertaining insider's guide to the good, the bad, and the ugly of med school--with everything pre-med and med students need to know, from day one, to maximize opportunities and avoid mistakes. Cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and recent med school grad Dr. Richard Beddingfield serves as an unofficial older brother for pre-med and incoming med students--dishing on all the stuff he would've wanted to know from the beginning in order to make the most of med school's opportunities, while staying sane through the gauntlets of applying to and succeeding at med school, residency, fellowship, and starting work as a new physician. With advice from additional recent Ivy League med school grads and top-tier hospital residents, this all-in-one guide is a must-have for everyone who dreams of becoming a doctor.

So You Want to Be a Physician

Author: Edward M. Goldberg
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1482684462
Release Date: 2013-06-19
Genre: Study Aids

The journey to becoming a medical professional is laden with a variety of challenges, including acing your personal statement in the application and impressing medical school staff during the interview. So, You Want to Be a Physician offers first-hand examples from aspiring medical students the author has mentored, including actual interview questions, personal statements, and practical advice on how to master the art of the interview.

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty Third Edition

Author: Brian Freeman
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071790284
Release Date: 2012-08-24
Genre: Medical

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

Med School Confidential

Author: Robert H. Miller
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781429907187
Release Date: 2007-04-01
Genre: Medical

Med School Confidential from Robert H. Miller and Daniel M. Bissell uses the same chronological format and mentor-based system that have made Law School Confidential and Business School Confidential such treasured and popular guides. It takes the reader step-by-step through the entire med school process--from thinking about, applying to, and choosing a medical school and program, through the four-year curriculum, internships, residencies, and fellowships, to choosing a specialty and finding the perfect job. With a foreword by Chair of the Admissions Committee at Dartmouth Medical School Harold M. Friedman, M.D., Med School Confidential provides what no other book currently does: a comprehensive, chronological account of the full medical school experience.

Becoming a Physician

Author: Thomas Neville Bonner
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801864828
Release Date: 2000-07-28
Genre: Medical

"A lucid map of the changes in pedagogy over two hundred years in four major centres of learning in the western world." -- English Historical Review

Becoming a Doctor From Student to Specialist Doctor Writers Share Their Experiences

Author: Lee Gutkind
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393334555
Release Date: 2011-07-11
Genre: Medical

From the godfather of creative nonfiction comes a fresh and poignant collection of essays from doctors who grapple with the personal, ethical, and emotional demands of healing others as they journey from student to resident and beyond. A range of distinguished physicians and therapists are featured here, including Kay Redfield Jamison, Abigail Zugar (NYT Science Section), Peter Cramer, Robert Coles, Lauren Slater, Sandeep Jauhar, and Perri Klass, among others. Becoming a Doctor doesn't just focus on one period of training but instead portrays the broad arc of a doctor's development, from a medical student's first traumatic encounter with a cadaver and her realization that the experience's redemption will lie ahead in lives saved, to a resident's search for aesthetic beauty during her grueling year in an inner-city hospital and an older doctor's profound ruminations on what it means to really listen to a patient's story.

How to Be Pre Med

Author: Suzanne M. Miller
Publisher:
ISBN: 1936633558
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Education

How To Be Pre-Med assists high school, college, and non-traditional students interested in becoming physicians by describing the pre-med route from start to finish using the Six Buckets model Dr. Suzanne M. Miller developed through over a decade of medical school admissions advising. This guide is equally helpful to those hoping to pursue a medical career and to loved ones, such as parents, spouses, relatives, and friends, supporting a pre-med. Dr. Miller created How to be Pre-Med to serve as a prequel to the best-selling The Medical School Admissions Guide: A Harvard MD's Week-by-Week Admissions Handbook because readers frequently provided feedback wishing they had received similar expert guidance sooner in the pre-med process. How To Be Pre-Med covers all information required to excel as a pre-med and prepare for the medical school application process. It's best to read this book as soon as you decide to pursue the pre-med path to help strategize selection of undergraduate or post-baccalaureate experiences. Then return to it each year to assess how you are filling up the Six Buckets. Once you have decided to apply to medical school, pick up the latest edition of The Medical School Admissions Guide and follow the weekly steps required to create the best application possible to maximize your chances of admission.

Start Your Own Medical Practice

Author: Marlene M. Coleman
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781572487956
Release Date: 2006-12-01
Genre: Business & Economics

After years of school and maybe even after some years of practice, you are ready to do it on your own. Running a profitable business takes more than just being a great doctor. Start Your Own Medical Practice provides you with the knowledge to be both a great doctor and a successful business owner. Whether you are looking to open a single practice office or wanting to go into partnership with other colleagues, picking the right location, hiring the right support staff and taking care of all the finances are not easy tasks. With help from Start Your Own Medical Practice, you can be sure you are making the best decisions for success. Don't let a wrong choice slow down your progress. Find advice to: --Create a Business Plan --Manage the Office --Raise Capital --Bill Your Patients --Market Your Practice --Build a Patient Base --Prevent Malpractice Suits --Keep an Eye on the Goal With checklists, sample letters and doctor's office forms, Start Your Own Medical Practice teaches you all the things they didn't in medical school and gives you the confidence to go out and do it on your own.

The White Coat Investor

Author: James M. Dahle
Publisher: White Coat Investor LLC the
ISBN: 0991433106
Release Date: 2014-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Written by a practicing emergency physician, The White Coat Investor is a high-yield manual that specifically deals with the financial issues facing medical students, residents, physicians, dentists, and similar high-income professionals. Doctors are highly-educated and extensively trained at making difficult diagnoses and performing life saving procedures. However, they receive little to no training in business, personal finance, investing, insurance, taxes, estate planning, and asset protection. This book fills in the gaps and will teach you to use your high income to escape from your student loans, provide for your family, build wealth, and stop getting ripped off by unscrupulous financial professionals. Straight talk and clear explanations allow the book to be easily digested by a novice to the subject matter yet the book also contains advanced concepts specific to physicians you won't find in other financial books. This book will teach you how to: Graduate from medical school with as little debt as possible Escape from student loans within two to five years of residency graduation Purchase the right types and amounts of insurance Decide when to buy a house and how much to spend on it Learn to invest in a sensible, low-cost and effective manner with or without the assistance of an advisor Avoid investments which are designed to be sold, not bought Select advisors who give great service and advice at a fair price Become a millionaire within five to ten years of residency graduation Use a "Backdoor Roth IRA" and "Stealth IRA" to boost your retirement funds and decrease your taxes Protect your hard-won assets from professional and personal lawsuits Avoid estate taxes, avoid probate, and ensure your children and your money go where you want when you die Minimize your tax burden, keeping more of your hard-earned money Decide between an employee job and an independent contractor job Choose between sole proprietorship, Limited Liability Company, S Corporation, and C Corporation Take a look at the first pages of the book by clicking on the Look Inside feature Praise For The White Coat Investor "Much of my financial planning practice is helping doctors to correct mistakes that reading this book would have avoided in the first place." - Allan S. Roth, MBA, CPA, CFP(R), Author of How a Second Grader Beats Wall Street "Jim Dahle has done a lot of thinking about the peculiar financial problems facing physicians, and you, lucky reader, are about to reap the bounty of both his experience and his research." - William J. Bernstein, MD, Author of The Investor's Manifesto and seven other investing books "This book should be in every career counselor's office and delivered with every medical degree." - Rick Van Ness, Author of Common Sense Investing "The White Coat Investor provides an expert consult for your finances. I now feel confident I can be a millionaire at 40 without feeling like a jerk." - Joe Jones, DO "Jim Dahle has done for physician financial illiteracy what penicillin did for neurosyphilis." - Dennis Bethel, MD "An excellent practical personal finance guide for physicians in training and in practice from a non biased source we can actually trust." - Greg E Wilde, M.D Scroll up, click the buy button, and get started today!

How to Choose a Medical Specialty

Author: Anita D. Taylor
Publisher: Student Doctor Network
ISBN: 0997911506
Release Date: 2016-09-30
Genre:

The sixth edition of the seminal reference for premedical and medical students, this guide specialties and sub-specialties approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties, as well as emerging specialties. It includes personal insights from practitioners and questionnaires to allow students to identify the specialties that will suit them best. Also details the full range of clinical and non-clinical practice options, explains how to apply to medical and osteopathic residency programs, what to do if you don't match, and additional residency options.

Careers in Medicine 3rd Ed

Author: Terence Sacks
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0071458743
Release Date: 2006-04-12
Genre: Business & Economics

Your prescription for a thriving career in medicine! Careers in medicine are tremendously rewarding; they're also fiercely competitive. In order to compete, you need to begin with a clear plan: What will you specialize in? Where will you go to med school? How will you finance it? Careers in Medicine has the answers. Here, you'll discover all the information you need to find a satisfying and secure job doing what you love. Whether your interests lie in emergency work, private practice, or caring for the elderly, this guide will help you: Clearly understand your various career options Key in on the specialty most suited for you--from pediatrics to geriatrics to osteopathy Know what to expect when you start out Find the education and training you'll need to stay ahead of the competition Familiarize yourself with current salaries, benefits, and the best job prospects

Let Me Heal

Author: Kenneth M. Ludmerer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199392162
Release Date: 2014-09-01
Genre: Medical

In Let Me Heal, prize-winning author Kenneth M. Ludmerer provides the first-ever account of the residency system for training doctors in the United States. He traces its development from its nineteenth-century roots through its present-day struggles to cope with new, bureaucratic work-hour regulations for house officers and, more important, to preserve excellence in medical training amid a highly commercialized health care system. Let Me Heal provides a highly engaging, richly contextualized account of the residency system in all its dimensions. It also brilliantly analyzes the mutual relationship between residency education and patient care in America. The book shows that the quality of residency training ultimately depends on the quality of patient care that residents observe, but that there is much that residency training can do to produce doctors who practice in a better, more affordable fashion. Let Me Heal is both a stunning work of scholarship and a highly engaging account of how one becomes a doctor in the United States. It is indispensable reading for those who wish to understand what it means to learn and practice medicine and what is needed to make medical education and patient care in America better. The definitive work on the subject, it is destined to become a classic that will be consulted by readers far into the future.