Med School Uncensored: The Insider's Guide to Surviving Admissions, Exams, Residency, and Sleepless Nights in the Call Room (Paperback)
An entertaining insider's guide to the good, the bad, and the ugly of med school--with everything pre-med and med students need to know, from day one, to maximize opportunities and avoid mistakes.
Cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and recent med school grad Dr. Richard Beddingfield serves as an unofficial older brother for pre-med and incoming med students--dishing on all the stuff he would've wanted to know from the beginning in order to make the most of med school's opportunities, while staying sane through the gauntlets of applying to and succeeding at med school, residency, fellowship, and starting work as a new physician. With advice from additional recent Ivy League med school grads and top-tier hospital residents, this all-in-one guide is a must-have for everyone who dreams of becoming a doctor.
About the Author
RICHARD BEDDINGFIELD, MD, is a practicing cardiothoracic anesthesiologist at a busy community hospital in downtown Madison, Wisconsin. After cofounding a technology firm and managing corporate insurance tax accounts, he headed back to medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School, completed an anesthesiology residency in 2014 at the Medical College of Wisconsin, then spent a year at the University of Minnesota completing a fellowship in cardiothoracic anesthesiology.
“Med School Uncensored is a superbly crafted how-to-do-it manual for those contemplating a career in medicine; a detailed road map for those currently navigating the system; and a compelling narrative for anyone interested in the making of physicians.”
–Gerald Abrams, M.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Pathology, University of Michigan
“I wish this book had been around when I was applying to med school! Next time I am asked for advice on becoming a doctor, Med School Uncensored will be the first book I recommend.”
–Thomas Kurvers, M.D., Midwest Internal Medicine Hospitalists Group