Academic Medicine:A Guide for Clinicians by Robert B. Taylor (Editor)

By Robert B. Taylor (Editor)

Robert B. Taylor, MD, has edited this ebook that introduces physicians and clinicians to an educational occupation within the healthiness professions. Written from the clinician’s perspective, it publications readers who're contemplating or who've lately embarked upon one of these occupation during the necessities. Taylor’s method is useful and good rounded. He integrates evidence-based details from the clinical literature with anecdotes from members famous for his or her luck in a spectrum of disciplines at most sensible educational clinical facilities. Taylor addresses the occupation decision-making strategy, activity looking, and existence in academia. He additionally makes a speciality of talents for success—from educating to provide writing. recommendation on scientific perform, profession administration, and the work/life stability is ample. The ebook dispels universal myths and descriptions blunders to prevent. modifications in expectancies and tradition between educating hospitals, scientific colleges, and educational clinical facilities are thought of all through. resources for additional info are supplied besides.

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If the position offered is less than full-time, bargain hard to get to a level that brings fringe benefits. Dates The starting date is almost always negotiable. Responsibilities Be especially sure that you and the department chair (or whoever is negotiating for the chair) reach full agreement about your clinical responsibilities. This will very likely be spelled out in more detail in your Offer Letter (see Chapter 4). Supervisor/Reporting It is always best, if possible, to report directly to the top person.

This is the career pathway most of us think about when we think of academic medicine. Because those in the academic track bring in grant dollars, are actively involved in professional organizations, and otherwise enhance the reputation of the institution, academic/research faculty members are the favored sons and daughters of the dean, provost, and president. Also, as we will see below, the publications, grant awards, and national offices that an individual accumulates on his or her curriculum vitae (CV) allow one to climb the pro- 32 ABOUT AN ACADEMIC CAREER motion and tenure ladder.

But now I am tired of being away from home, and yet I know that I must establish my national reputation if I am ever going to be promoted. THE ACADEMIC JOB DESCRIPTION 27 ᭿ “I don’t like the hierarchy, the lack of democracy. We used to vote on everything in practice. It was a democracy. This [academic medicine] is more like the military. Autocratic. ” About Realistic Expectations Recently, a colleague received an e-mail message and sent it on to me. The author is a pediatrician in private practice seeking an academic job.

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