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    DescriptionSecrets of Success: Getting into Specialty Training is written for all junior doctors applying for specialty training (ST) posts and is intended to guide applicants through the various challenges of the application process. All major topics that may arise during the application process are covered, including academic achievements, teaching and learning, professional integrity, teamwork and leadership skills, clinical prioritization, and time management. There is a section on ST interviews, and another on addressing specialty-specific questions with good and bad example answers. The book also provides a useful "what next" section, including invaluable advice on what to do if things don't go to plan. Secrets of Success: Getting into Specialty Training is a practical handbook, presented in a clear and friendly style, with space for readers to write their own notes as they go along. This book is an essential guide for all junior doctors before and during the application and interview process, and will arm readers with the tools they need to help them successfully clear this important career hurdle.

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    Secrets of Success: Getting into Specialty Training
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Manoj Ramachandran, Edited by Manoj Ramachandran, Edited by Marc A. Gladman, Edited by Philip J. Smith
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    ISBN 13: 9781853158933
    ISBN 10: 1853158933

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25610
    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    BIC subject category V2: MBD
    LC classification: R
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    B&T General Subject: 510
    BISAC V2.8: MED104000
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    Abridged Dewey: 378
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 22
    BISAC V2.8: MED086000
    DC22: 610.69
    Thema V1.0: CF, MBD
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Royal Society of Medicine Press Ltd
    Publication date
    30 January 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Edited by Philip J Smith BMedSci(Hons) BMBS MRCP(London) ST4 in Academic Clinical Fellow in Gastroenterology, London Deanery, London, UK Manoj Ramachandran BSc(Hons) MBBS(Hons) MRCS(Eng) FRSC(Tr&Orth) Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Barts and The London NHS Trust, London, UK; Honorary Senior Lecturer, William Harvey Research Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine & Dentistry, London, UK Marc A Gladman MBBS PhD MRCOG MRCS(Eng) FRCS(Gen Surg) UKCRC Clinical Lecturer in Surgery, Centre for Academic Surgery, Institute of Cell & Molecular Science, Barts and The London School of Medicine & Dentistry, London, UK Associate Editor Elizabeth A Owen MBBS BMedSci(Hons) MRCPCH ST3 in Paediatrics, London Deanery, London, UK
    Review quote
    Gives practical, clear, easy-to-read and step-by-step advice. Very well written and gives a comprehensive guide to the type of preparation necessary for success at interviews. Ulster Med J 2010; 79(3): 152-153
    Table of contents
    Applying for specialty training Introduction to specialty training Mark J Portou Specialty training across the specialties Philip J Smith, Manoj Ramachandran, and Marc A Gladman The application process and scoring Philip J Smith Dissecting the application process Philip J Smith, Manoj Ramachandran and Marc A Gladman How to get THAT job: an insider's guide Marc A Gladman and Manoj Ramachandran Completing the application form Academic achievements Luke Moore and Philip J Smith Teaching and learning Jasdeep Gill and Sukhjinder Nijjer Audit and research Elizabeth Owen and Marc A Gladman Clinical governance Mark Portou Professional integrity Kamaldeep Manak, Megan Crofts and Marc A Gladman The patient as the central focus of care Anna Barrow Teamwork and leadership skills Shalini Kawar and Anna Barrow Clinical prioritization and time management Beverley Almeida Coping under pressure Jasdeep Gill and Sukhjinder Nijjer Specialty training interviews Preparing a portfolio Philip J Smith Getting ready for the interview Manoj Ramachandran and Marc A Gladman Generic interview questions Philip J Smith, Elizabeth A Owen, Mark J Portou, Manoj Ramachandran and Marc A Gladman Specialty-specific questions Core medical training Luke Moore and Philip J Smith Core surgical training Marc A Gladman Acute care common stem Luke Moore Paediatrics Beverley Almeida and Elizabeth A Owen Obstetrics and gynaecology Rachel Nicholson Radiology Shilpa Patel Psychiatry David Middleton Infectious diseases and medical microbiology/virology Luke Moore Histopathology Jane Walker Public health Anne Swift Academic appointments Philip J Smith The good, the bad and the emergency exits Successful entry into specialty training: next steps Beverley Almeida Failure to gain entry into specialty training: what next? Zohra Ali, Chris Godeseth and Philip J Smith