Princeton University Library Catalog

The ultimate guide to choosing a medical specialty / [edited by] Brian Freeman.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, c2007.
Εdition:
2nd ed.
Description:
xvii, 485 p. : ill., ports.
Summary note:
"The first medical specialty selection guide written by a resident for students, this anxiety-calming resource delivers a well-researched, insider's look at the key issues related to choosing a specialty, including salary information, employment data, match statistics, and much more."--BOOK JACKET.
Notes:
  • "A Lange medical book."
  • Rev. ed. of: The ultimate guide to choosing a medical specialty / Brian Freeman. c2004.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Pt. 1. Planning your medical career -- 1. Choosing a 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 a successful match -- 12. Your medical career beyond residency -- Pt. 2. Specialty profiles -- 13. Anesthesiology / Brian Freeman -- 14. Dermatology / Amy J. Derick -- 15. Emergency medicine / Jeremy E. Graff -- 16. Family medicine / Michael D. Mendoza and Lisa Vargish -- 17. General surgery / Ashish Raju -- 18. Internal medicine / Jennifer Tong and Ian Tong -- 19. Neurology / Tomasz Zabiega -- 20. Neurosurgery / Kiarash Shahlaie -- 21. Obstetrics and gynecology / Kelly Oberia Elmore -- 22. Ophthalmology / Andrew P. Schwartz -- 23. Orthopedic surgery / John C. Langland -- 24. Otolaryngology / Arjun Joshi and Neil Tanna -- 25. Pathology / Lisa M. Yerian -- 26. Pediatrics / Aaron J. Miller -- 27. Physical medicine and rehabilitation / Vicki L. Anderson -- 28. Plastic surgery / Gregory H. Borschel -- 29. Psychiatry / Kathleen Ang-Lee -- 30. Radiation oncology / Stephanie E. Weiss -- 31. Radiology / Derek Fimmen -- 32. Urology / Jane M. Lewis.
Subject(s):
MedicineSpecialties and specialists [Browse]
Other title(s):
Choosing a medical specialty
ISBN:
  • 9780071479417 (alk. paper)
  • 0071479414 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
80331656
Related name:
RCP:
C - S