Life After Residency: A Career Planning Guide by Melissa T. BerhowLife After Residency: A Career Planning Guide by Melissa T. Berhow

Life After Residency: A Career Planning Guide

byMelissa T. BerhowContribution byM.J. Corley, B. Warkentine

Paperback | March 24, 2009

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Life After Residency: A Career Planning Guide is an insightful, step-by-step guide to achieving a successful and fulfilling career in medicine. As professors at Stanford University Medical Center, Drs. Melissa Berhow, William Feaster, and John Brock-Utne began running seminars to advise their residents not only on creating a curriculum vitae and landing a great job, but also on how to manage student loan payments and avoid pitfalls in the life of a physician. The immense success and ensuing demand for more seminars eventually gave rise to Life After Residency-a book which continues the seminar discussions in greater depth and magnitude, while maintaining a conversational writing style. Key topics covered include: preparing for a job interview, evaluating job offers and negotiating contracts, obtaining and maintaining the proper State license, applying for membership onto Medical Staffs, obtaining malpractice insurance, buying a house and investing for eventual retirement, and pursuing non-medical career options. Loaded with sage advice and practical wisdom, Life After Residency is an invaluable asset to every resident during the transition from residency to life thereafter.

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Title:Life After Residency: A Career Planning GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:143 pages, 7.99 × 5 × 0.03 inPublished:March 24, 2009Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:038787691X

ISBN - 13:9780387876917

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Table of Contents

Finding the Right Fit.- Getting Ready for the Job Search.- Identifying Practice Opportunities.- The Interview.- Evaluating the Offer.- Medical Staff Credentialing and Privileges.- Obtaining and Maintaining Your Medical License.- Malpractice Insurance.- Financial Planning for the New Practitioner.- Careers Outside of Clinical Medicine.