From selecting a program all the way through to acing the interview. What PA programs look for in an applicant, setting goals, selecting a program, completing the application, writing a quality essay, impressing on the interview, getting financial aid.
This book by a pioneering black surgeon takes on one of the few critically important topics that haven't figured in the heated debate over health care reform--the largely hidden yet massive injustice of bias in medical treatment. Growing up in Jim Crow-era Tennessee and training and teaching in overwhelmingly white medical institutions, Gus White witnessed firsthand how prejudice works in the world of medicine. White draws upon his experience in startlingly different worlds to make sense of the unconscious bias that riddles medical treatment, and to explore what it means for health care in a diverse twenty-first-century America.
Med School Confidential: A Complete Guide to the Medical School Experience, by Students, for Students by Miller & Bissell
Call Number: R745 .M612 2006
Publication Date: 2006
Takes you step-by-step through the entire med school process--from thinking about, applying to, and choosing a medical school and program, through the four-year curriculum, internships, residencies, and fellowships, to choosing a specialty and finding the perfect job.
White Coats: Three Journeys through an American Medical School by Jacqueline Marino; Tim Harrison (Photographer)
Call Number: R747.C292 M37 2012
Publication Date: 2011
In White Coats, Marino and Harrison bring readers into the classrooms, anatomy labs, and hospitals where the students take their first pulses, dissect their first cadavers, and deliver their first babies.
Becoming a Doctor: From Student to Specialist by Lee Gutkind (Editor)
Call Number: R134 .B43 2010
Publication Date: 2010
In this poignant collection, doctors who are writers (and vice versa) relate their real-life journeys from intern to specialist, student to teacher, reflecting on the rewards, disillusionments, and triumphs encountered along the way.