Surviving Medical School

Author: Robert H. Coombs,Bernard Virshup

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761905295

Category: Medical

Page: 197

View: 2314

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.
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Med School Uncensored

The Insider's Guide to Surviving Admissions, Exams, Residency, and SleeplessNights in the Call Room

Author: Richard Beddingfield, MD

Publisher: Ten Speed Press

ISBN: 0399579710

Category: Education

Page: 288

View: 3195

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.
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How to Study in Medical School, 2nd Edition

Author: Armin Kamyab

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1449099297

Category: Education

Page: 100

View: 3731

#1 best selling book in its class! How to Study in Medical School, 2nd Edition provides a thorough and comprehensive method for studying the Basic Sciences in medical school and leaves no detail behind. Dr. Kamyab's unique system of studying is an effective study process that not only helps you understand the material and stay-up-to date, but also helps you retain the information for your medical school tests, your licensing examinations, your clinical rotations, and beyond. Unlike similar books written by authors with Education Degrees or PhD Professors, this is one of the few books in its class that is written by a Medical School graduate. It is therefore written by an author who has gone through the process, and knows how to study effectively and succeed in Medical School. The 2nd Edition includes new chapters and a new frequently asked questions section. If you are starting medical school and are serious about succeeding, pick up your copy today!
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Surviving Medicine

The Med School Years

Author: Will Sloper

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911510253

Category:

Page: 176

View: 1137

Medicine is one of the most wonderfully ridiculous professions in the world and the cartoons in this book are light-hearted reflections on life as a medical student. Most of the situations described in this book will crop up at some point as you progress through medical school and beyond. Consider them a rite of passage as you rack up the experience and confidence to look back and think, I can't believe I was scared of that...! But more than that, the book offers advice on surviving ward rounds, coping with doubt and anxiety, preparing for exams, and lots more besides!
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Study Without Stress

Mastering Medical Sciences

Author: Eugenia G. Kelman,Kathleen C. Straker

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761916796

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 5632

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.
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How to Succeed at Medical School

An Essential Guide to Learning

Author: Dason Evans,Jo Brown

Publisher: LibreDigital

ISBN: 9781444312423

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 3681

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
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The Right Price

How To Pay for Medical School and Feel Good about It

Author: Christine Wiebe

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1452263477

Category: Medical

Page: 88

View: 949

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.
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First Aid for the USMLE Step 1

2007

Author: Vikas Bhushan,Tao Le

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071545131

Category: Medical

Page: 560

View: 857

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
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How to Excel in Medical School

Author: Norma Susswein Saks,Mark Ari Saks

Publisher: J & S Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781888308181

Category: Medical

Page: 287

View: 9776

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.
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Med School Confidential

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

ISBN: 1429907185

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 4861

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.
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Women in Medicine

Getting In, Growing, and Advancing

Author: Janet Bickel

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1452239622

Category: Medical

Page: 136

View: 319

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.
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Essential Guide to Becoming a Doctor

Author: Adrian Blundell,Richard Harrison,Benjamin W. Turney

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444329766

Category: Medical

Page: 276

View: 9689

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.
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Surviving American Medicine

Author: Cary Presant

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 147593775X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

View: 6393

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.
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Getting into Medical School For Dummies

Author: Carleen Eaton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118460049

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 7933

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!
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Surviving Residency

A Medical Spouse Guide to Embracing the Training Years

Author: Kristen Math

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595607983

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: N.A

View: 8693

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Taking My Place in Medicine

A Guide for Minority Medical Students

Author: Carmen Webb

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761918097

Category: Medical

Page: 231

View: 1756

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.
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Success in Medical School

Insider Advice for the Preclinical Years

Author: Samir P. Desai,Rajani Katta

Publisher: Md2b

ISBN: 9781937978006

Category: Medical

Page: 349

View: 9205

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.
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Barron's Guide to Foreign Medical Schools

Selecting Them, Surviving Them, and Successfully Practicing in the United States

Author: Carla Fine

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 188

View: 8465

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
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Love in the Time of Medical School

Build a Happy, Healthy Relationship with a Medical Student

Author: Sarah Epstein

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781546625988

Category:

Page: 100

View: 2734

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.
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