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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty, Third Edition



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This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 8/14/2012.

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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
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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