The handbook for students contemplating a career in medicine : a guide to choosing a medical specialty : an honors thesis (HONRS 499)
This handbook first explores what traits are needed for a student considering medicine as a career, the typical schedule of a doctor, and how the residency matching process works. Next, it discusses in detail the specialties of family practice, hematology/oncology, neurology, orthopedic surgery, pediatrics, psychiatry, and radiology. It then looks briefly at many other fields of medicine. Finally, it ends with a discussion about benefits, balancing a family and career in medicine, and managed care.