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© 2011

The Physician Scientist's Career Guide

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Getting Started as a Physician-Scientist

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Mark J. Eisenberg
      Pages 3-11
    3. Mark J. Eisenberg
      Pages 13-25
    4. Mark J. Eisenberg
      Pages 27-37
  3. Launching Your Career as a Physician-Scientist

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. Mark J. Eisenberg
      Pages 41-53
    3. Mark J. Eisenberg
      Pages 69-76
    4. Mark J. Eisenberg
      Pages 77-88
    5. Mark J. Eisenberg
      Pages 89-105
  4. Building Your Career as a Physician-Scientist

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Mark J. Eisenberg
      Pages 109-121
    3. Mark J. Eisenberg
      Pages 123-136
    4. Mark J. Eisenberg
      Pages 137-148
    5. Mark J. Eisenberg
      Pages 149-165
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      Pages 167-177
    7. Mark J. Eisenberg
      Pages 179-195
    8. Mark J. Eisenberg
      Pages 197-207
    9. Mark J. Eisenberg
      Pages 209-218

About this book

Introduction

The Physician Scientist’s Career Guide provides a complete guide to having a successful career as a Physician Scientist. Filled with first-hand experiences and practical advice, it guides readers through each step of this career path, from choosing a degree and training program, to navigating the tenure track, and through the intricacies of applying for and obtaining funding. The volume is unique in that it provides an overview of this entire career path, allowing readers to envision and prepare for their futures. The Physician Scientist’s Career Guide fulfills a unique and crucial need and is an invaluable guide for medical students, fellows and newly appointed faculty members interested in a career in research.

Keywords

Bench to bedside Biomedical research Grant writing Tenure track

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Jewish General Hospital, Division of CardiologyMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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Reviews

From the reviews:

“This book defines a path that the author suggests is likely to lead to a successful and fulfilling career as a physician-scientist. … The audience includes medical students, residents, fellows, and junior faculty members. … The book is well written and easy to read and it has useful information for academicians who are not interested in research careers. … Overall, this book should be part of an institution’s library … .” (Marion C. Cohen, Doody’s Review Service, February, 2011)

“The guide is directed toward the young physician just starting out in a research career, it offers sound and sensible advice for those at any stage in their careers. The book is divided into 4 sections, along with relevant appendices and a useful index. … readers excited by the possibility of combining the activities of being both a physician and a dedicated clinical scientist, at any career stage, will find The Physician Scientist’s Career Guide the book for them.” (A. Mark Clarfield, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 306 (9), September, 2011)