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

Royal Society of Medicine Career Handbook: ST3 - Senior Doctor

1st Edition

By Kaji Sritharan, Muhunthan Thillai

CRC Press

224 pages

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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?

About the Authors

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Administration
MEDICAL / Allied Health Services / General