This concise guide to medical school offers an alternative path to developing a diverse set of academic and professional skills for a successful career in medicine. Written for current and prospective medical students, chapters are structured around eight key themes relevant to the active ‘all-rounder’ medic, including learning and leading high-quality research, opportunities in global health, further academic degrees and the complementary career options available to today’s medical graduate. This book serves as essential reading for anyone considering and embarked upon an exciting career in medicine.
Introduction. Research. Organising and Leading. Writing and Speaking. Global Health, Further Degrees. Design, Innovation and Management. Medical Law, Ethics and Teaching. Trading Places: Medicine Abroad. Career Perspectives. Afterword.