From the Back Cover
DON’T CHOOSE YOUR SPECIALTY WITHOUT READING THIS BOOK!
Finally! Someone who conquered the obstacle course himself writes the essential book to help you answer the most urgent question of your career — what specialty? Brian Freeman knows the anxiety of that all-important choice. He knows what information you need to choose the specialty that’s just right for you and that will make all you’ve invested in medical school --- and all that you will invest in your residency training — pay off.
AVOID AGONIZING UNCERTAINTY AND THE WRONG CHOICE
Dr. Freeman’s The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty delivers a user-friendly, anxiety-calming mix of real-life answers—insights from his own personal experiences, candid reports from current residents in each specialty, and a wealth of hard-dug research. The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Medical Specialty brings you—
*All the information the author—a recent medical school graduate—wishes he had when choosing his specialty
*“Vital Signs,” detailing each specialty’s average salary, type of practice, hours worked per week, job satisfaction rankings, match statistics, and much more
*Detailed reports “from the trenches” on the excitement, challenges, and rhythm of their lives from current residents in the twenty major medical specialties
*“The Inside Scoop,” exposing specialties’ lifestyle realities, training requirements, and predominant personality types
*Answers to the question: “Does personality really matter?”
*Specialty-specific tips to enhance your chances for acceptance in your chosen field
*What to do if you still can’t decide
*Bonus— a complete Internet resources guide, advice for women and couples, and much more
THE PERFECT GUIDE FOR BEFORE, DURING, AND END OF MEDICAL SCHOOL --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Brian Freeman, M.D. is in his last year of residency for anesthesiology and critical care at the University of Chicago.