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Wischnitzer's Residency Manual Selecting, Securing, Surviving, Succeeding

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ISBN-10: 0521675162

ISBN-13: 9780521675161

Edition: 2006

Authors: Saul Wischnitzer, Edith Wischnitzer

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Residency is a defining period in a physician's life because it is the decisive stage for personal growth, intellectual challenge and emotional stress. It is a major transitional period transforming a medical student into a practice-ready physician. This role-change for the physician-in-training usually takes place in a new setting and necessitates coping with conflicting demands, heavy responsibility and long work hours. Adding to the residents burden is the ongoing need to manage their financial, social and work demands. This manual was designed to help medical students on this final critical segment of their journey to become practicing physicians. It will enhance the student's awareness…    
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Book details

List price: $52.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 394
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Selecting a Specialty
Considering your options
Selecting your specialty
Major specialties
Medical subspecialties
Surgical subspecialties
Other subspecialties
Part II
Laying the groundwork
Getting started
Residency program selection
Applying for a residency
The residency interview
Facing the match
Surviving a Residency
Becoming oriented
Meeting responsibilities
Protecting your assets
Professional challenges facing residents
Personal challenges facing residents
Surviving yet thriving
Succeeding in Practice
Securing a position
Practice options
Marketing and operating a successful practice
Monitoring your professional and personal finances
Responding to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)
The Art of medicine
Major professional organizations
Sample resumes
Sample personal statements
Glossary
Abbreviations
Bibliography