A Pediatrician’s Path What to Expect After a Pediatrics Residency
This book provides a comprehensive review of what comes after the completion of a pediatrics residency. Chapters review several areas of fellowships and how to navigate through the application process, provide a guide for finding a job and negotiating through your first position, and also discuss other difficult topics such as how to deal with malpractice lawsuits. The book is comprised of six parts. Part 1 explains pediatric fellowships, including how to apply, prepare, and choose your ideal fellowship. Part 2 describes what to expect on your first job search and what to consider when choosing a career path. Part 3 and Part 4 aim to prepare readers for what happens after finding and starting a job in pediatrics, such as moving, setting up an office, supervising residents, and how to deal with difficult patients. Part 5 discusses long term goals and planning, which helps prepare readers for the long road ahead. This includes pursuing partnerships, additional degrees, and training. It also shares knowledge on how to manage medical school debt, retirement planning, switching jobs, and much more. Finally, Part 6 aims to help readers maintain their personal health and family life by setting boundaries, managing stress, and discussing ways to avoid burnout.
Written by experts in the field, A Pediatrician’s Path: What to Expect After a Pediatrics Residency is a valuable resource for pediatricians, residents and medical students interested in a career in pediatrics.
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