A How to Guide for Medical Students (Success in Academic Surgery 1st ed. 2017)

A How to Guide for Medical Students (Success in Academic Surgery 1st ed. 2017)

By: Michael O. Meyers (editor), Michael J. Englesbe (editor)Paperback

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This book will be a 'how to' guide for medical students interested in pursuing a career in academic surgery. It will discuss personal traits and rationale for going into academic surgery. It will review accomplishments as a medical student that are key components of beginning an academic career and highlight what makes a student competitive for a surgical program. Sections will be devoted to mentorship, research experience and personal experiences that lead to success. The editors will also focus on gender and work-life balance issues that often are perceived as barriers to a career in academic surgery. It will also provide key dates and sample application information for students to use as templates.

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Michael O. Meyer , MD, is a Professor of Surgery in the division of Surgical Oncology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.


Part 1. Clinical Training and Making Sure Surgery is Right for You.- Part 2. Building a Portfolio for Success.- Part 3. The Residency Search and Match.- Part 4. Appendices.

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/09/2016
  • ISBN13: 9783319428956
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 153
  • ID: 9783319428956
  • ISBN10: 3319428950
  • edition: 1st ed. 2017

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