Career Skills for Doctors.pdf
This book presents some well known "pearls" as to how to improve your day to day workplace performance, be efficiently productive, be an inherent part of the team, how to shine and impress. At the same time advice is given as to how to prepare for postgraduate exams, develop essential technical skills, and successfully participate in research. This generic guidance can be of use for those aspiring in becoming a generalist or subspecialty doctor, and will be of value in whichever part of the world you end up practicing in.
Charalambos P. Charalambous, MD, MBChB (Hons), FRCS(Tr&Orth) Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics Blackpool Victoria Hospital Blackpool, UK
Part I Workplace.- Be time efficient.- Become part of the team.- Let known what you do. - Punctuality.-Stick to a system.- Give leading answers. Respect seniors. Respect each attachment. -Rights but also obligations.- It's ok to say you don't know.- When in doubt ask.- First impressions matter.- Part II Developing Technical skills.- Make it easy.- Learn from the best.- Practice makes better.- Have a plan B.- Part III Passing postgraduate Exams.- Passing written exams.- Passing clinical exams.- How to prepare.- When to sit them.- Part IV Research.- When to undertake research.- How to choose a research supervisor.- What project?.