A Career in Medicine: Do you have what it takes? second edition

2nd Edition

Rameen Shakur

CRC Press
Published December 19, 2006
Reference - 128 Pages
ISBN 9781853156335 - CAT# K17545

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Essential resource providing students with cutting-edge, comprehensive and useful advice necessary for pursing a medical career

Authored by medical professionals with a vast amount of experience and depth of expertise in a variety of fields

Honest and matter-of-fact approach

Topics range from entry requirements, information about different medical schools, postgraduate medicine and career paths available, recent changes to the medical education system and much, much more.

Essential reading for those entrenched in the medical education system already, anyone considering a future in the medical field - or their parents!


Have you ever thought about becoming a doctor but weren't sure where to start or what to expect? This book provides a comprehensive resource to guide you through the various stages involved in becoming a doctor, from deciding whether medicine is right for you, to choosing and applying to medical school, interview skills, student finance, plus what it's like to face your first day as a postgraduate doctor and beyond.

This revised and updated edition includes 15 easy to read chapters and gives a clear overview of modern medical training and career pathways, incorporating the most up-to-date changes to medical education.

Written by a range of experts, from medical students, admissions tutors and qualified doctors, this book clearly explains what personal qualities and training is involved in becoming a doctor at each level and offers advice on getting into related specialties, such as academic medicine and medical journalism.


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