Based on years of studying and working with medical students Surviving Medical School offers an orientation to the hectic, anxious area of medical education and practical advice for thriving in that environment. Topics covered include: students' expectations in relation to intellectual and emotional capacities; career doubt and alienation; clinical experience; physician fallibility, internships; and professional practice.
Author: Robert H. Coombs,Bernard Virshup
An entertaining insider's guide to the good, the bad, and the ugly of med school--with everything pre-med and med students need to know, from day one, to maximize opportunities and avoid mistakes. Cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and recent med school grad Dr. Richard Beddingfield serves as an unofficial older brother for pre-med and incoming med students--dishing on all the stuff he would've wanted to know from the beginning in order to make the most of med school's opportunities, while staying sane through the gauntlets of applying to and succeeding at med school, residency, fellowship, and starting work as a new physician. With advice from additional recent Ivy League med school grads and top-tier hospital residents, this all-in-one guide is a must-have for everyone who dreams of becoming a doctor.
The Insider's Guide to Surviving Admissions, Exams, Residency, and SleeplessNights in the Call Room
Author: Richard Beddingfield, MD
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Written in an easy-to-read conversational style this book contains the keys to medical school academic survival, enabling students to manage their time and develop optimal study habits.
Mastering Medical Sciences
Author: Eugenia G. Kelman,Kathleen C. Straker
Can you adapt to the wide variety of learning environments in medicine? Can you learn for exams at the same time as training to be a doctor? Can you stay focused on the future while getting today’s job done? Can you achieve a life-work balance? How to Succeed at Medical School will help you learn these vital skills, and much more. This excellent guide to the study skills essential for surviving and thriving at medical school gives you insight into what to expect, covering the early days right through to clinical attachments. With case studies, illustrations, quotes from other students, tip boxes, exercises, portfolios, and learning techniques to help you communicate and to study and revise — it’s jam-packed to help you succeed! Written by experienced medical school teachers, this is your guide from the start of medical school to the start of your medical career. Pre-publication reviews: "… I learned a lot, found the enthusiasm of the text motivating and inspiring and really enjoyed reading it." –Second year medical student, Royal Free and UCL "I just wish this book had been available when I started my clinical placements." –Second year medical student, University of Liverpool "It helps aid students to learn effectively and efficiently and even tells you how you will know when you know enough!" –Professor Parveen Kumar
An Essential Guide to Learning
Author: Dason Evans,Jo Brown
The Right Price is a concise, practical guide to the real cost of a medical education in the United States and how to finance it.
How To Pay for Medical School and Feel Good about It
Author: Christine Wiebe
Publisher: SAGE Publications
The #1 Review for the USMLE Step 1 - written by students who aced the boards! 900+ must-know facts and mnemonics organized by organ systems and general principles 24 pages of color photos like those on the exam 100+ clinical vignettes Brand new Pathology chapter and totally revised Behavioral Science chapter The famous “First Aid Ratings” - 300+ medical test prep resources rated by students Updated exam preparation guide with advice from Step 1 veterans Strategies that maximize your study time and deliver the results you want
Author: Vikas Bhushan,Tao Le
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Most medical students develop effective study methods through a trial-and-error process and get through school. But often it can be a slow and frustrating process. This book is intended to guide you and help you to develop the learning skills you will need. Learning and applying these strategies will help you to get to a good start in your basic science courses and ease your learning throughout medical school and in your career as a doctor.
Author: Norma Susswein Saks,Mark Ari Saks
Publisher: J & S Publishing Company
Med School Confidential from Robert H. Miller and Daniel M. Bissell uses the same chronological format and mentor-based system that have made Law School Confidential and Business School Confidential such treasured and popular guides. It takes the reader step-by-step through the entire med school process--from thinking about, applying to, and choosing a medical school and program, through the four-year curriculum, internships, residencies, and fellowships, to choosing a specialty and finding the perfect job. With a foreword by Chair of the Admissions Committee at Dartmouth Medical School Harold M. Friedman, M.D., Med School Confidential provides what no other book currently does: a comprehensive, chronological account of the full medical school experience.
A Complete Guide to the Medical School Experience: By Students, for Students
Author: Robert H. Miller,Dan Bissell, M.D.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Women in Medicine is a concise, practical resource for anyone considering a medical career, but especially women. Drawing on all the best available literature and the experience of thousands of women doctors, the book covers: getting into medical school; overcoming gender stereotypes; finding a mentor; combining parenting with a career; and maximising career development. The author also offers tips on building key professional skills, and a self-diagnostic section for readers who are preparing to begin a medical career.
Getting In, Growing, and Advancing
Author: Janet Bickel
Publisher: SAGE Publications
All you need to know about becoming a doctor in the UK This book contains all the help you need to become a doctor. From applying to medical school through to choosing your specialty, you can find out: How to choose a medical school How to get into medical school How to survive as a medical student All about electives What life is like as a doctor As well as easy to follow information on choosing, getting into - and surviving - medical school, junior doctors in different specialties provide unique insight with firsthand accounts of what the job is like in real life, to help you plan and decide your future career path. Included in this fully updated third edition is the latest information on admission tests, an admission table with practical details about each medical school (as well as greater coverage of graduate medical schools), making this now even more comprehensive for everyone planning a career in medicine.
Author: Adrian Blundell,Richard Harrison,Benjamin W. Turney
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
We live in a time when the business of health-care has superseded the care of health. Health-care reform is a reality happening every day - and for you it means new ways of getting your care.
Author: Cary Presant
Category: Health & Fitness
Your plain-English guide to getting into the medical school of your dreams Getting accepted to medical school is a long and rigorous process and many students find they need help. If you're one of these students, Getting into Medical School For Dummies is the perfect tool to help you through the process and realize your dream. By providing you with concise information about preparing for and applying to medical school, Getting into Medical School For Dummies prepares you for the application process. Written by an industry expert, it gives you a distinct advantage in the competitive medical school admissions process, preparing you for every step and helping you create your best application. Takes you through the often-overwhelming process of applying to medical school Explains what medical schools and admissions committees are really looking for Provides plain-English explanations of complicated medical school admissions processes If you're one of the over 40,000 students who apply to medical school each year and need help sorting through the admissions schedule, writing statements of intent, and preparing to take the MCAT, Getting Into Medical School For Dummies has you covered!
Author: Carleen Eaton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Ready to get into Medical School?
Author: Christian Becker
Publisher: Student Doctor Network
A Medical Spouse Guide to Embracing the Training Years
Author: Kristen Math
Category: Family & Relationships
This book is designed to help minority students thrive personally and academically in medical school, to make a realistic assessment of their strengths and weaknesses, to successfully confront societal myths and stereotypes and to develop healthy strategies to meet academic, personal, and relationship needs. Carmen Webb, having assisted countless medical students with these issues, has assembled an outstanding cadre of insightful professionals for advice, each highly qualified and devoted to promoting medical student well-being.
A Guide for Minority Medical Students
Author: Carmen Webb
Medical school is intense, demanding, and stressful. How can you overcome the challenges to excel? A strong work ethic is important but nowhere near enough. As faculty advisors, we've found that misperceptions about the factors leading to success as a student and in the residency match are shockingly common. Our detailed advice, based on evidence from research in the field and experiences with high-performing students, will provide you a strategy for success. How can you identify if you're at risk for a low USMLE score? How can you boost your performance? What study skills separate the top from the average students? How can you choose a research project and advisor that leads to publication? How can you participate in community service and make meaningful contributions? Why is leadership in medical school important? Utilizing a strong combination of evidence-based advice and insider knowledge, this book will provide you the knowledge and guidance you need to achieve success in medical school.
Insider Advice for the Preclinical Years
Author: Samir P. Desai,Rajani Katta
Provides a handbook for students considering a foreign medical school, including advice on school selection, living and studying abroad, and obtaining a license to practice in the United States
Selecting Them, Surviving Them, and Successfully Practicing in the United States
Author: Carla Fine
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
Nobody told you how difficult it would be to date a medical student. Your partner endures long hours, endless exams, and unpredictable clinical rotations. They learn to speak a different language and are asked to dedicate themselves to training with single-minded focus. And you? You work hard to pursue your goals while taking care of yourself and your relationship. I wish somebody had told me what to expect and how to maintain a happy, healthy relationship while dating a medical student. Nobody told me those things, but I'm here to tell you. I scoured research about medical couples, interviewed almost two dozen other medical partners, and drew from my experiences to bring you this book. How do successful medical couples do it? I'll show you. Lear how to... -Contend with medical school's demanding, unpredictable schedule -Avoid medical couples' most common pitfalls and arguments -Build robust support systems and reframe time spent alone -Build new communication habits and utilize the power of small gestures -Pursue your goals and support your partner. You've struggled long enough. It's time to improve your relationship.
Build a Happy, Healthy Relationship with a Medical Student
Author: Sarah Epstein
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform