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On Becoming a Doctor Everything You Need to Know about Medical School, Residency, Specialization, and Practice

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ISBN-10: 1402220138

ISBN-13: 9781402220135

Edition: 2009

Authors: Tania Heller

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List price: $31.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Tania Heller, M.D., a board-certified pediatrician, has a special interest in adolescent medicine. She is the medical director of the Suburban Center for Eating Disorders and Adolescent Obesity in Bethesda, Maryland. She is also the author of Eating Disorders: A Handbook for Teens, Families and Teachers (2003) and Pregnant! What Can I Do?: A Guide for Teenagers (2002).

Acknowledgments
Prologue
Introduction
Is Medicine the Career for You?
Medical School Requirements
Applying to Medical School and the MCAT Exam
Medical School
Financing Your Studies
Residency
Medical Practice
The Future of Medicine
Interviews With Specialists
Internal Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Geriatrics
Cardiology
Neonatology
Pediatric Intensive Care
Genetics
Radiology
Plastic Surgery
Anesthesiology
Dermatology
Medicine in the Military
Allergy/Immunology
Public Health and Public Policy
Surgery
Psychiatry
Emergency Room Medicine
Pathology
Hematology/Oncology
Pediatrics
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Physician-Scientists-Research
My Own Reflections
Review and Resources
Questions and Answers
Guide to the Medical School Application Process
Glossary
Resources
International Medical Graduates
Bibliography
Index
About the Author