The book Opportunities in Physician Careers covers everywhere from
the history of medicine to what schooling is needed to become a
The first chapter talks about the history of medicine.
She talks about where medicine first started with the ancient
Egyptians, and the influence of Greek medicine. She also talks about
the how the Renaissance and the seventeenth century influenced
medicine. The book also goes into detail about the start of prevention,
and the rise of modern medicine. At the end of this chapter the book
touches on the future of medicine.
The book also talks about the
training needed to get into medical school and what to expect before,
during and after medical school. After medical school you will go into
residency training, which includes residents, interns, and fellows. It
into detail about where you would do residency, hours worked, and pay.
Then for rest of the book it talks about specialties you can get into.
Specifically Family Practice and General Internal Medicine Surgery and
Surgical Specialties. It also talks about Medical Specialists such as
cardiovascular medicine, Hematology and many others. The book also
talks about other specialists you can be, for example pediatrics,
gynecology, anesthesiology and many others.
At the end of the
book it talks about the future of medicine. It focuses on the job
outlook, alternative medicine, and patients' rights.
I think that
this book is a good book to look into the many different aspects of
medicine. The author goes into detail about what to excect when getting
into different fields of medicine. She also talks about the history anf
future of medicine. Over all I think this is a very informative book.
Kalin Hendee wrote this abstract.
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