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How to guide for medical students

Publisher: Switzerland : Springer, 2016, ©2017.
Series: Success in academic surgery.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book discusses personal traits and rationale for any student considering a career in surgery. The authors review accomplishments as a medical student that are key components of beginning a surgical career, and highlight what makes a student competitive for a surgical program. While much of the focus is on an academic career in surgery, sections are devoted to mentorship, research experience and personal  Read more...
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How to guide for medical students.
Switzerland : Springer, 2016, ©2017
(OCoLC)952154451
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9783319428970 3319428977
OCLC Number: 964337011
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Foreword; Contents; Contributors; Part I: Clinical Training and Making Sure Surgery Is Right for You; Chapter 1: Why Consider a€Career in€Academic Surgery; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Broad Career Opportunities; 1.3 Personal Fulfillment and€Being Part of€Something Bigger; 1.4 Innovation and€Intellectual Stimulation; 1.5 It's Fun!; 1.6 Why Not Be€an€Academic Surgeon; 1.7 Summary; References; Chapter 2: What Does an€Academic Career Look Like€in€Surgical Education?; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Choosing Your Area of€Focus; 2.3 Research in€Surgical Education; 2.4 The Career Path; 2.5 Special Considerations. 2.6 How to€Get Involved as€a€Student2.7 Summary; References; Chapter 3: Basic and€Translational Science€in a€Surgical Career; References; Chapter 4: Global Surgery€and Opportunities for€Medical Students and€Surgical Residents; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Getting Started; 4.3 Postgraduate Training; 4.4 Long-Term: Career Choice, Practice Models, and€Departmental Motivations; 4.5 Mentorship; 4.6 Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Personal Wellness and€Surgery; 5.1 Set Your Own Personal Priorities; 5.2 Maintain Yourself Mentally and€Physically, Through€Exercise and€Regular Medical Care. 5.3 Nurture Your Relationships with€Others5.4 Choose a€Residency Program/Faculty Appointment That Will Allow You€to€Honor Your Priorities; 5.5 Seek a€Higher Purpose or Belief System-Even if Is Just Trying to€Improve the€Human Condition; 5.6 If You€Want to€Have a€Family, Have a€Family! but€Prepare Yourself with€Knowledge; 5.7 Conclusion; References; Chapter 6: Perspective of€a€Program Director; 6.1 Start from€a€Place of€Certainty; 6.2 Demonstrate Your Ability to€Succeed at Fundamentals; 6.3 Prove Your Rigor; 6.4 Have an€Honest Sense of€Your Career Goals; 6.5 Be Your Best Advocate. 6.6 It Is Truly a€Match6.7 You Are Who You€Are; References; Part II: Building a Portfolio for Success; Chapter 7: Working on€Yourself: Intangibles of€a€Successful Surgery Resident; 7.1 The Goal: Develop a€Strong Foundation in€Leadership, Communication, and€Resilience; 7.1.1 Leadership Development; 7.1.2 Communication Skills; 7.1.3 Resilience; 7.1.4 Summary; Suggested Reading; Chapter 8: Learning Surgery as€a€Student; 8.1 The Goal: Develop into€a€"Mature" Surgical Residency Applicant; 8.1.1 Do I€Need to€Know "Surgery" Before€My Surgery Rotation?; 8.1.1.1 Prior to€Entering Medical School. 8.1.1.2 Should I€Do a€Lot of€Shadowing as€a€Pre-clinical Student?8.1.2 Developing the€Non-clinical Skills of€Surgery; 8.1.3 Learning Surgery During the€Core Surgery Clerkship; 8.1.3.1 Performing on€the€Wards; 8.1.3.2 Learning from€Every Patient; 8.1.3.3 Preparation for€the€Operating Room; 8.1.3.4 Preparing for€the€Oral Examination; 8.1.3.5 Studying for€the€Written Exam; 8.1.4 Post Clerkship Surgical Education; 8.1.4.1 Sub-internships; 8.1.4.2 Extramural Rotations; 8.1.4.3 Other Clinical Rotations That Inform Clinical Development; 8.1.4.4 Surgery Boot Camps; 8.1.5 Summary.
Series Title: Success in academic surgery.
Responsibility: Michael J. Englesbe, Michael O. Meyers, editors.

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