Iserson's Getting Into a Residency: A Guide for Medical Students, 8th edition
by Kenneth V. Iserson (Author)
A step-by-step guide through the process of selecting a medical specialty and obtaining a residency position. Packed with tips and practical information, this book could be called How to Get the Most Out of Medical School This unique book provides invaluable information about all the medical specialties, including the difficulty of obtaining a position and the number of available slots. Numerous charts illustrate the specialty selection process, and the "Must/Want" Analysis provides a way to rank residency program selections.
* What specialty is best for me? How will I know?
* Should I take a transitional internship?
* Where can I get information about specialties and programs?
* To which programs should I apply?
* How many applications should I send?
* How do I complete applications? r sum s? personal statements?
* What special problems will I encounter if I am a woman? minority? IMG? osteopathic graduate? older physician? couple? physically impaired?
* How do I prepare for the interview? How do I dress?
* What questions should I ask? What shouldn't I ask?
* What questions will they ask me? How should I answer?
* What matching program do I use? How do they work? How and when do I apply?
* How do I choose between programs?
* After I match, then what? Do these questions sound familiar? Whether you are a premed student, a medical student, or a physician who needs to get a residency or fellowship position, you need this book!
About the Author
Kenneth V. Iserson, MD, MBA, FACEP, FAAEM, is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. Dr Iserson is the medical director of the Southern Arizona Rescue Association and a supervisory physician with Arizona's Disaster Medical Assistance Team.
Paperback: 662 pages
Publisher: Galen Press; 8th ed. edition (June 1, 2013)