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By Robert B. Taylor (Editor)

ISBN-10: 0387289569

ISBN-13: 9780387289564

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

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Physicians Practice 2004;14(7):34. Aucott JC, Como J, Aron DC. Teaching awards and departmental longevity: is award-winning the “kiss of death” in an academic department of medicine? Perspect Biol Med 1999; 42:280–287. 2 About an Academic Career Welcome to Chapter 2. In the first chapter, I discussed the process of deciding on an academic career. You will make the best decision only if you know as much as possible about the job you will be doing and the setting in which you will be working. This chapter tells about faculty positions, and Chapter 3 describes the setting—the academic medical center (AMC).

Outside Income One of the very nice benefits of academic practice is the opportunity to earn outside income. Possibilities include moonlighting, expert testimony, consulting honoraria, and royalties. In most institutions, outside income is yours to keep. A few parsimonious academic department chairs or deans claim one or more types of outside income as theirs. Moonlighting This may be the most problematic of the outside income possibilities. Your academic medical center or faculty practice group may prohibit off-campus work.

If I were in private practice, I would not have this opportunity. I probably wouldn’t be invited as 24 ᭿ ᭿ ᭿ ᭿ ᭿ ABOUT AN ACADEMIC CAREER an ‘expert’ to speak and I would not have the travel funds that my institution provides. “I find that I have more dependable personal time. Sure, I have some evening events that I have to attend. But when night call comes along, the residents take the first call, and I am consulted only for the complicated problems. Also, with a large faculty, we are able to spread the night call around.

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