• This book provides practical and useful information for the medical
student regarding the most important and defining period in his/her life
• Written by Saul Wischnitzer, well known for his resident's guide: Barron's Guide to Medical and Dental Schools
• Lists all appropriate professional medical organizations
Preface; Introduction; Part I. Selecting a Specialty: 1. Considering your options; 2. Selecting your specialty; 3. Major specialties; 4. Medical subspecialties; 5. Surgical subspecialties; 6. Other subspecialties; Part II. Securing a Residency: 7. Laying the groundwork; 8. Getting started; 9. Residency program selection; 10. Applying for a residency; 11. The residency interview; 12. Facing the match; Part III. Surviving a Residency: 13. Becoming oriented; 14. Meeting responsibilities; 15. Protecting your assets; 16. Professional challenges facing residents; 17. Personal challenges facing residents; 18. Surviving yet thriving; Part IV. Succeeding in Practice: 19. Securing a position; 20. Practice options; 21. Marketing and operating a successful practice; 22. Monitoring your professional and personal finances; 23. Responding to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM); 24. The Art of medicine; Appendix I. Major professional organizations; Appendix II. Sample resumés; Appendix III. Sample personal statements; Glossary; Abbreviations; Bibliography.