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Title:
On becoming a doctor : everything you need to know about medical school, residency, specialization, and practice
Author:
Heller, Tania, 1958-
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Publication Information:
Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
217 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
pt. 1. 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 -- pt. 2. 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-scientist, research ; My own reflections -- pt. 3. Review and resources : Questions and answers ; Appendix A: Guide to the medical school application process ; Appendix B: Glossary ; Appendix C: Resources ; Appendix D: International medical graduates.
ISBN:
9781402220135
Format :
Book

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