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What It’s Like to Become a Doctor: A Year-by-Year Journey from Medical Student to Practicing Physician (PDF)


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published date: 06 Dec 16

by Matthew Moeller MD (Author)

Dr. Matthew Moeller steps up and provides an educated voice on the challenges confronting all doctors-in-training, ultimately seeking a way forward for more efficient and better patient care. This book is for students who are thinking about a career in medicine, patients who are frustrated with America s healthcare system, and lawmakers who need an insider s perspective when making healthcare laws.Read Dr. Moeller s honest and multi-angled stories of Call Night, Match Day, the rigorous academic schedule of medical school, the tireless hours of internship, his years of fellowship training, and humanistic accounts of patient care as he transforms from student to practicing physician.

As a bonus, he provides an insiders analysis on how to fix the healthcare system so physicians can focus more time on taking care of patients and less time on meaningless work that has nothing to do with patient care.

EARLY PRAISE! ...a gripping profile of the sacrifices, both personally and financially, it takes to become a highly specialized physician. Dr. Moeller also dispels several myths regarding physicians.

A must read! Dr. Moeller gives insight, wit, and an intelligent analysis of healthcare today.

As a patient, I see now the challenges of becoming a physician and the continued hurdles they face in their career.

Dr. Moeller s book is an accurate depiction of the training of an American physician. It is a must read for politicians and hospital administrators and anyone planning on medical school.

Table of Contents Introduction Chapter 1: Call Night, December 2012 Chapter 2: My Youth The 1990s Chapter 3: My First Year of Medical School August 2001 Chapter 4: My Second Year of Medical School August 2002 Chapter 5: My Third Year of Medical School August 2003 Chapter 6: My Fourth Year of Medical School July 2004 Chapter 7: Match Day March 18, 2005 Chapter 8: My Internship (Residency) June 2005 June 2006 Chapter 9: My Second Year of Residency June 2006 June 2007 Chapter 10: My Third Year of Residency June 2007 June 2008 Chapter 11: My First Year of Gastroenterology Fellowship June 2008 July 2009 Chapter 12: My Second Year of Fellowship June 2009 July 2010 Chapter 13: My Third Year of Fellowship June 2010 July 2011 Chapter 14: Life as a Gastroenterologist July 2011 to Now Chapter 15: Reflections and a Call to Action Chapter 16: Understanding the Doctors Reality Chapter 17: Ideas That Would Lead to Better and More Affordable Healthcare from a Doctor s Perspective


Product Details

  • Paperback: 142 pages
  • Publisher: Greenbranch Publishing; First edition (February 29, 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0997284706
  • ISBN-13: 978-0997284706



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