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The book all medical students must read before they choose their specialty The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Specialty, 3eprovides students with the background information they need to choose the specialty that is right for them. The book includes twenty first-person testimonials, employment and salary data, match statistics, residency training information, and more. Features Inside tips cover lifestyle considerations, hours, patient interaction, fellowship details, and career paths Detailed information on how to navigate the match process A unique blend of firsthand knowledge, facts, and statistics
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