Royal Society of Medicine Career Handbook: ST3 - Senior Doctor  book cover
1st Edition

Royal Society of Medicine Career Handbook: ST3 - Senior Doctor

ISBN 9781853159299
Published May 25, 2012 by CRC Press
224 Pages

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Book Description

Whether you are just starting out as a senior doctor or half way up the ladder, this book will give you the help and advice you need to develop your career pathway in primary care or hospital medicine and achieve success in your professional life.

Simple, practical tips; strategies; and well-researched advice will empower you to:

  • Excel when applying and interviewing for that all-important ST3 position
  • Achieve examination success in your chosen specialty
  • Make the most of conferences, courses, and other networking opportunities
  • Obtain research funding and choose research areas
  • Deal with workplace politics and management challenges
  • Make the right decisions in choosing your final job, whether at home or overseas

Brimming with sound practical advice, hints, and tips, this text with its readily accessible style and approach is an essential survival guide for all embarking on their carrer as a senior doctor.

Table of Contents

ST3 applications
ST3 interviews
Specialist examination
General practice
Managing your finances
Conferences, courses and networking skills
Research: getting in
Research: getting results
Fellowships and working abroad
Becoming a specialist: the rabbit in the hat
Choosing your final job ... and the consultant interview
Now you're at the top ... what next?

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Kaji Sritharan BSc MBBS MRCS
SpR in General Surgery, North West Thames Rotation, London Deanery, Hon Research Fellow in Vascular Surgery at Imperial College, London, UK
Muhunthan Thillai BA MBBS MRCP
Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellow and Honorary Respiratory SpR at Imperial College London, UK