More and more med students let lifestyle dictate choice of specialties
- US medical students opt for better life not better pay. Gottlieb, Scott // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/13/2003, Vol. 327 Issue 7415, p578
Reports on a trend among medical students of picking their specialty on the basis of assumptions about lifestyle rather than traditional factors such as pay and prestige; Suggestion that there might be shortages of doctors in specialties such as surgery, obstetrics, and other on-call positions;...
- The Challenge of Defining and Counting Generalist Physicians: An Analysis of Physician Masterfile Data. Grumbach, Kevin; Becker, Shawn H.; Osborn, Emilie H. S.; Bindman, Andrew B. // American Journal of Public Health;Oct95, Vol. 85 Issue 10, p1402
Objectives. The study reviewed methods for measuring the specialty distribution of the US physician workforce. It was hypothesized that current databases and measurement conventions overestimate the member of generalist physicians. Methods. A descriptive analysis of the American Medical...
- Physician, know thyself. Veysman, Boris // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/24/2005, Vol. 331 Issue 7531, p1529
The author provides an algorithm developed to help medical students select their future medical specialty. Medical students are divided in two broad categories of crazy and sane, then further defined by their attention span, work ethic, attitude, and fear of the dark.
- How Medical Alumni Now See Their Junior Clerkships in Surgery. CHAPMAN, JASON R.; WEIDNER, BRYAN C.; NAKAYAMA, DON K. // American Surgeon;Sep2011, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p1161
The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness and value of the junior medical student surgical clerkship for physicians now in practice. Questionnaires were sent to all Mercer University School of Medicine alumni (1986-2007) using a five-point Likert scale. One hundred and...
- Testing times. Bobb, Dilip // India Today;9/ 1/2008, p31
The author talks about the downsides of the increased health awareness. Although the author acknowledges the benefits of being aware about the risks and benefits of a one's lifestyles, he argues that increased awareness also means increased paranoia and increased visits to a range of physicians...
- Knowing who you are and what you want. Grandinetti, Deborah // Medical Economics;01/08/2001, Vol. 78 Issue 1, p47
Gives advice to physicians on how to choose their field of specialization in medicine. Factors which physicians should consider when choosing a certain field of specialization; How to identify the opportunities for the chosen field; Areas which provide opportunities to physicians. INSET:...
- Top Doctors. // Atlanta;Aug2001, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p74
Presents 280 recommended Atlanta physicians for referral in Georgia. List of specialties; Name of physicians; Contact information.
- Hospitalists: Slowly Accepted, Fast-Growing Part of the Scene. // People's Medical Society Newsletter;Apr2002, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p3
Reports on the emergence of hospitalists or hospital-based specialist physicians.
- SPECIALISTS. // New York;06/05/2000, Vol. 33 Issue 22, p42
Features a list of the top medical specialists and physicians in New York for the year 2000, according to `New York' magazine. Specialists in allergy and immunology; Specialists in plastic surgery; Specialists in colon and rectal surgery; Specialists in sports medicine.