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
The history of medicine in Central New York has national and international as well as local and regional importance. Elizabeth Blackwell, the world’s first woman physician to earn her M.D. by completing the regular course of study at an accredited medical school, received that degree in Central New York. Alumni and faculty of Upstate Medical University and its predecessor institutions have achieved greatness that has enriched medicine and society around the world since 1834. This book tells their stories.
Author: Eric v.d. Luft
Publisher: Gegensatz Press
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
The Princeton Review Knows Med School. Thinking about a career in medicine? This is the book you need to ensure you’re prepared in every way: Learn about medical school admissions, career options, how to prepare yourself as an undergrad, and, of course, about the major changes coming to the MCAT in 2015. The health system of tomorrow will require a different kind of physician. With over 30 years of experience and a proven track record helping millions of students achieve their goals, The Princeton Review is the only company with the expertise and resources to guide you through each step of your journey. We’re not just about test prep: we’re about prepping for your life. Inside this eBook, you'll find guidance and advice on topics like: • Do You Have What it Takes? (Thinking Like a Medical Student) • Is a Career in Medicine Right For You? (What They Don't Tell You at Career Day) • Everything You Need to Know about Med School Admissions • Researching Medical Schools, or ... Making the List • Q&A With Admissions Officers • The Inside Scoop on Applications, Personal Statements, Financial Aid, and More... • How to Rock the Interview • The MCAT: Now and 2015 • Preparing for and Taking the MCAT • Sample Personal Statements
Need-to-Know Information about Getting into Med School, the MCAT, and What it Takes to Be a Doctor
Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
Intimate Relationships in Medical School is for anyone studying the medical sciences who is married or in a committed relationship. Michael Myers-an experienced psychiatrist and clinician- uses several case examples throughout the book which are composites from his practice. Through these and the author's suggestions and insights, the busy, committed medical student and his or her partner will increase their ability to confront and resolve misunderstandings.
How to Make Them Work
Author: Michael F. Myers
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
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
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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
Getting In: How Not To Apply to Medical School is a tough, practical guide for people storming the ramparts of medical school admission boards. Paul Jung takes the pre-med or second-career aspirant from pre-application experiences through the application process with a very practical approach. The book is filled with the pitfalls and misconceptions applicants frequently make, rendering the subtitle particularly apt and (for those terrified of the unknowns) eminently appealing. The volume also includes self-diagnostic sections and common pitfalls to avoid when applying to medical school. Contrary to popular belief, applying to medical school doesn't have to be stressful and time-consuming. Getting In shows students caught in the web of medical school admissions boards how to apply to medical school the right way—setting themselves apart from the rest of the crowd. Jung takes pre-med and second-career aspirants through the entire ordeal and lets them know how important it is to apply as early as possible. From preparation and finding ways to obtain an application noticed by the admissions committee to information on the MCAT and getting through common interview traps, the book gives inside tips and helps applicants through what can be a stressful and uncertain time. The author allows readers a glimpse into common errors that others have made in their quests for acceptance, such as taking all required science courses in one semester or leaving large chunks of a medical application blank. Taking a down-to-earth, realistic approach, Jung acknowledges the pitfalls and misconceptions frequently made by applicants and even provides alternative solutions for discouraged students. The result is a well-written book that describes hardships and blunders but also gives good, practical information on how to succeed.
How Not To Apply to Medical School
Author: Paul Jung
With over 125,000 followers, Dr. Kansagra has become social media's most popular source for advice on medical education. Now he delivers his medical advice through The Medical School Manual... your guide for every part of the journey. Whether you're in high school, college, or medical school, this book has something for everyone. Want to learn the most amazing memorization trick to make studying a breeze? It's in here. Want to get honors on your medical school rotations? We've got that too. Need help with test-taking anxiety? It's here. This book is your secret weapon to not only getting in and surviving medical school, but THRIVING!
Advice from High School to the Residency Match
Author: Sujay Kansagra
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
The only residency matching guide that addresses the new electronic application and match process, this book provides medical students the strategies for successful matching, including all the questions they should ask. The CD-ROM provides searchable text, forms, templates, and tracking sheets. 50 illus.
How to Compete Successfully in the Residency Match Program
Author: Roger P. Smith
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
During medical training there are certain tasks that are not taught at medical school nor in the common reference books. There are some skills that medical students are expected to learn by ‘osmosis’. These skills are never officially taught or examined in medical school, but are, however, a fundamental part of being a safe, good and efficient doctor. This book includes ‘golden rules’ or important points to remember and case examples, both of which are given as displayed extracts. This book will help the junior doctor unlock their potential and improve their performance, cutting the time it takes to achieve certain medical objectives. It is meant to fill in the gaps where the medical school and clinical guides stop. It gives the reader the information needed to organise themselves so that they can hit the ground running. It is not intended as a clinical survival guide, but more a friendly hand to allow the reader to get ahead in medicine and how to keep on track and develop a career path.
Author: Alan V. Parbhoo
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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
A practical guide for helping medical students understand the inner workings of medical school education and postgraduate training processes. The authors advise on "what to expect" and "how to respond" to a number of issues confronting students, including educational and psychological transition to medical school, attrition, traditional and nontraditional curricula, preparing for the USMLE, and choosing a residency. Also offered is a preview of what to expect in medical practice.
Author: Saul Wischnitzer,Edith Wischnitzer
Berührend und authentisch – eine der letzten Zeitzeuginnen erzählt Eva Mozes Kor ist zehn Jahre alt, als sie mit ihrer Familie nach Auschwitz verschleppt wird. Während die Eltern und zwei ältere Geschwister in den Gaskammern umkommen, geraten Eva und ihre Zwillingsschwester Miriam in die Hände des KZ-Arztes Mengele, der grausame »Experimente« an den Mädchen durchführt. Für Eva und ihre Schwester beginnt ein täglicher Überlebenskampf ... Die wahre Geschichte einer Frau mit einem unbezwingbaren Überlebenswillen und dem Mut, die schlimmsten Taten zu vergeben.
Ein Mengele-Opfer erzählt
Author: Eva Mozes Kor,Lisa Rojany Buccieri
Publisher: cbj Verlag
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Achievement engenders pride, and the most significant accomplishments involving people, places, and events in black history are gathered in Black Firsts: 4,000 Ground-Breaking and Pioneering Events.
4,000 Ground-Breaking and Pioneering Historical Events
Author: Jessie Carney Smith
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
Category: Social Science