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Academic medicine : a guide for clinicians /
Robert B. Taylor.
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New York, NY : Springer, c2006.
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xix, 316 p. : ill.
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0387289569 (alk. paper), 9780387289564 (alk. paper)
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New York, NY : Springer, c2006.
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0387289569 (alk. paper)
9780387289564 (alk. paper)
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6106360
 
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From the reviews: "A single-authored comprehensive ... guidebook for physicians considering or embarking on a career at an academic medical center. ... A broad range of topics relevant to success in academia are covered. ... Recommended Readership: Physicians considering academic clinical practice (eg, residents, fellows, and private practitioners), those new to academia (junior faculty), and those who mentor and advise young physicians." (David A. Cook, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Vol. 81 (10), October, 2006)
From the reviews:"A single-authored comprehensive … guidebook for physicians considering or embarking on a career at an academic medical center. … A broad range of topics relevant to success in academia are covered. … Recommended Readership: Physicians considering academic clinical practice (eg, residents, fellows, and private practitioners), those new to academia (junior faculty), and those who mentor and advise young physicians." (David A. Cook, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Vol. 81 (10), October, 2006)
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Long Description
Robert B. Taylor, MD, has edited this book that introduces physicians and clinicians to an academic career in the health professions. Written from the clinicianbs viewpoint, it guides readers who are considering or who have recently embarked upon such a career through the essentials. Taylorbs approach to the subject is practical and well rounded. He integrates evidence-based information from the medical literature on scholarship and research with anecdotes from contributors noted for their success in a spectrum of disciplines at top academic medical centers. Taylor addresses the academic career decision-making process, job hunting, and life in academia. He also focuses on skills for successb"from teaching to grant writing. Advice on clinical practice, career management, and the work/life balance is plentiful. The book dispels common myths and outlines errors to avoid. Differences in expectations and culture among teaching hospitals, medical schools, and academic medical centers are considered throughout. Sources for more information are provided as well.
Long Description
Robert B. Taylor, MD, has edited this book that introduces physicians and clinicians to an academic career in the health professions. Written from the clinician's viewpoint, it guides readers who are considering or who have recently embarked upon such a career through the essentials. Taylor's approach to the subject is practical and well rounded. He integrates evidence-based information from the medical literature on scholarship and research with anecdotes from contributors noted for their success in a spectrum of disciplines at top academic medical centers. Taylor addresses the academic career decision-making process, job hunting, and life in academia. He also focuses on skills for success--from teaching to grant writing. Advice on clinical practice, career management, and the work/life balance is plentiful. The book dispels common myths and outlines errors to avoid. Differences in expectations and culture among teaching hospitals, medical schools, and academic medical centers are considered throughout. Sources for more information are provided as well.
Long Description
Robert B. Taylor, MD, has edited this book that introduces physicians and clinicians to an academic career in the health professions. Written from the clinician's viewpoint, it guides readers who are considering or who have recently embarked upon such a career through the essentials. Taylor's approach to the subject is practical and well rounded. He integrates evidence-based information from the medical literature on scholarship and research with anecdotes from contributors noted for their success in a spectrum of disciplines at top academic medical centers. Taylor addresses the academic career decision-making process, job hunting, and life in academia. He also focuses on skills for success-from teaching to grant writing. Advice on clinical practice, career management, and the work/life balance is plentiful. The book dispels common myths and outlines errors to avoid. Differences in expectations and culture among teaching hospitals, medical schools, and academic medical centers are considered throughout. Sources for more information are provided as well.
Main Description
Academic Medicine: A Guide for Clinicians is essential reading for the fellow, resident, medical student or practicing physician who is considering a future in academic medicine, as well as for the junior faculty member who has recently embarked on an academic career journey. Senior faculty will note renewed enthusiasm for mentoring younger colleagues as they read the book. Robert B. Taylor, MD, who has more than 27 years experience in the academic sphere, joined a medical school faculty after 14 years in private practice and rose to become chairman of a very successful academic department. In addition, Dr. Taylor has authored 23 medical books and hundreds of papers. He writes about his own experiences, which are supplemented by contributions from 20 other medical academicians. Written in a conversational, easy-to-read style, Academic Medicine: A Guide for Clinicians provides practical advice about academic life. Dr. Taylor cites examples of successes, and some mistakes to avoid. He writes about the workings of the academic medical center, important academic skills, including teaching students and writing grants, as well as how to manage each phase of an academic career. Book jacket.
Main Description
Robert B. Taylor, MD, has edited this book that introduces physicians and clinicians to an academic career in the health professions. Written from the clinician's viewpoint, it guides readers who are considering or who have recently embarked upon such a career through the essentials. Taylor's approach is practical and well rounded. He integrates evidence-based information from the medical literature with anecdotes from contributors noted for their success in a spectrum of disciplines at top academic medical centers. Taylor addresses the career decision-making process, job hunting, and life in academia. He also focuses on skills for success--from teaching to grant writing. Advice on clinical practice, career management, and the work/life balance is plentiful. The book dispels common myths and outlines errors to avoid. Differences in expectations and culture among teaching hospitals, medical schools, and academic medical centers are considered throughout. Sources for more information are provided as well.
Main Description
Robert B. Taylor, MD, has edited this book that introduces physicians and clinicians to an academic career in the health professions. Written from the clinician's viewpoint, it guides readers who are considering or who have recently embarked upon such a career through the essentials. Taylor's approach is practical and well rounded. He integrates evidence-based information from the medical literature with anecdotes from contributors noted for their success in a spectrum of disciplines at top academic medical centers. Taylor addresses the career decision-making process, job hunting, and life in academia. He also focuses on skills for success-from teaching to grant writing. Advice on clinical practice, career management, and the work/life balance is plentiful. The book dispels common myths and outlines errors to avoid. Differences in expectations and culture among teaching hospitals, medical schools, and academic medical centers are considered throughout. Sources for more information are provided as well.
Main Description
Robert B. Taylor, MD, has edited this book that introduces physicians and clinicians to an academic career in the health professions. Written from the clinician's viewpoint, it guides readers who are considering or who have recently embarked upon such a career through the essentials. Taylor's approach to the subject is practical and well rounded. He integrates evidence-based information from the medical literature on scholarship and research with anecdotes from contributors noted for their success in a spectrum of disciplines at top academic medical centers. Taylor addresses the academic career decision-making process, job hunting, and life in academia. He also focuses on skills for success'”from teaching to grant writing. Advice on clinical practice, career management, and the work/life balance is plentiful. The book dispels common myths and outlines errors to avoid. Differences in expectations and culture among teaching hospitals, medical schools, and academic medical centers are considered throughout. Sources for more information are provided as well.
Main Description
Robert B. Taylor, MD, has edited this book that introduces physicians and clinicians to an academic career in the health professions. Written from the clinicians viewpoint, it guides readers who are considering or who have recently embarked upon such a career through the essentials. Taylors approach to the subject is practical and well rounded. He integrates evidence-based information from the medical literature on scholarship and research with anecdotes from contributors noted for their success in a spectrum of disciplines at top academic medical centers. Taylor addresses the academic career decision-making process, job hunting, and life in academia. He also focuses on skills for successfrom teaching to grant writing. Advice on clinical practice, career management, and the work/life balance is plentiful. The book dispels common myths and outlines errors to avoid. Differences in expectations and culture among teaching hospitals, medical schools, and academic medical centers are considered throughout. Sources for more information are provided as well.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. vii
Contributorsp. xiii
About This Bookp. xv
Deciding on an Academic Careerp. 1
About an Academic Careerp. 21
What You Need to Know About the Academic Medical Centerp. 53
Finding the Academic Job You Wantp. 91
Basic Academic Skills: Clinical Practice, Teaching, and Scholarshipp. 113
Advanced Academic Skills: Doing Research, Getting Grants, and Writing for Publicationp. 143
Administrative Skillsp. 185
Academic Medicine Success Skillsp. 213
How to Manage Your Career and Your Lifep. 231
Planning for the Futurep. 259
Appendix
Glossaryp. 283
Collected Academic Medical Aphorismsp. 295
Allopathic Medical Schools in the United Statesp. 299
Osteopathic Medical Colleges in the United Statesp. 311
Medical Schools in Canadap. 315
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