The one book medical students must readbefore they choose their specialty Here is the first medical-specialty selection guidewritten by a resident for students. Readers willfind an inside look at the issues surrounding medicalspecialty selection, blending firsthand knowledge withuseful facts and statistics. The author includes invaluableinsights from his personal experience, candidreports from current residents, and a wealth ofresearch. This unique resource is divided into two sections, thefirst of which delves into the art of choosing the rightspecialty and covers personality assessment, considerationsfor women and couples who are matching,specialty overviews, and the ins and outs of the residencyapplication and match process. The secondsection comprises 19 chapters, each written by a residentin a particular specialty. These chapters include The Inside Scoop revealing specialty lifestyles,training requirements, and predominant personalitytypes.