Royal Society of Medicine Career Handbook: ST3 - Senior Doctor

Kaji Sritharan, Muhunthan Thillai

May 25, 2012 by CRC Press
Reference - 224 Pages
ISBN 9781853159299 - CAT# K18388


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  • Gives a thorough briefing in getting the most out of conferences, courses, and networking
  • Details how to choose the right research project and get funding
  • Describes how to make the best of your ST3 job placement, specialist training and overseas working
  • Outlines how to use politics to your advantage and management skills for your chosen field
  • Contains very practical advice and includes numerous hints, tips, and pearls of wisdom


Whether you are just starting out as a senior doctor or half way up the ladder, this book will give you the help and advice you need to develop your career pathway in primary care or hospital medicine and achieve success in your professional life.

Simple, practical tips; strategies; and well-researched advice will empower you to:

  • Excel when applying and interviewing for that all-important ST3 position
  • Achieve examination success in your chosen specialty
  • Make the most of conferences, courses, and other networking opportunities
  • Obtain research funding and choose research areas
  • Deal with workplace politics and management challenges
  • Make the right decisions in choosing your final job, whether at home or overseas

Brimming with sound practical advice, hints, and tips, this text with its readily accessible style and approach is an essential survival guide for all embarking on their carrer as a senior doctor.

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