Psychiatrists make a difference because they can apply medical knowledge and understanding to the treatment of the mentally ill in a cultural competent manner. There is untold richness in diversity in being a psychiatrist and each year more and more medical students are choosing a career as a psychiatrist.
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Building a Career in Psychiatry
This two-part guide will help medical students, residents, fellows, and early career physicians successfully prepare for career transition points. Find information on important non clinical topics that are infrequently included in undergraduate or graduate medical curricula.
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