This book is a study of the impact of professional socialization on the private and family lives of medical students. It is concerned with revealing how students articulate their emerging identities as professionals with primary identities.
1. Professional Socialization and Private Life 2. Fashioning a Professional Identity 3. The Impact of Professional Socialization on Students' Conception of Self 4. Private and Family Life in Professional Socialization 5. Private Lives and Professional Careers: Students' Management of the Future 6. The Impact of Private Life on Medical Training 7. Conclusion