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Success in Academic Surgery: Developing a Career in Surgical Education is a handy, portable text which offers practical guidance on developing a career within surgical education
Written by expert authors from around the world who are members of the Association for Academic Surgery
Success in Academic Surgery: Developing a Career in Surgical Education provides information on how to take advantage of leadership opportunities and includes pointers for further training
Success in Academic Surgery: Developing a Career in Surgical Education is a unique and portable handbook that offers careers advice and guidance to medical students, surgical residents, young faculty and others considering a career within surgical education.
Surgical education is a rapidly expanding area of surgical research and career interest, and as the Association for Academic Surgery (AAS) fall courses (www.aasurg.org) and international courses offer more and more specialty tracking there is a greater need for an accompanying textbook to supplement the material presented in the courses.
Success in Academic Surgery: Developing a Career in Surgical Education expands on some of the important issues related to surgical education highlighted in the AAS courses by addressing key areas such as how to acquire the skills necessary for success in this field, how to develop a research program in surgical education as well as offering guidance on applying for research grants, among other things.
SECTION I - LOCAL AND NATIONAL LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.- CHAPTER 1 – An Overview of Opportunities in Educational Leadership.- CHAPTER 2 – Opportunities in Medical Student Education.- CHAPTER 3 – Opportunities in Resident Education.- CHAPTER 4 – Opportunities in Simulation Centers.- CHAPTER 5 – Getting Involved at a National Level.- SECTION II - PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.- CHAPTER 6 – Getting Promoted as a Surgical Educator.- CHAPTER 7 – Leadership Courses.- CHAPTER 8 – Business Administration and Finance Courses.- CHAPTER 9 – Mentors and Mentoring.- CHAPTER10 – Training Opportunities in Medical and Surgical Education.- CHAPTER 11–Exploring Advanced Degrees.- SECTION III – RESEARCH.- CHAPTER 12 – Overview of Education Research.- CHAPTER 13 – Research Methods.- CHAPTER 14 – Research Funding.- CHAPTER 15 – Getting your work published.