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Preparing for a Career in Medicine

A Christian's Guide to Getting into and Surviving Medical School

by Kent Shih, MD

A Christian’s Guide to Getting Into and Surviving Medical School Do you know a young person who is contemplating medicine as a career? This would be an excellent gift for them, so they can see what will lie ahead if they continue on this path. The book contains both factual and practical information about life in medical school, intertwined with solid theological discussion. It gives instruction on how to improve grades and MCAT scores, how to discern God’s will about a career, how to prepare personally and spiritually for medical school, how to successfully navigate the interview process, and how to avoid the numerous pitfalls that wait to entrap them. Whether they continue in their present plans or decide that medical school is not for them, they’ll be sure to thank you for your input.

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  • Product Type

    Paperback

  • Page Count

    142

  • Item Number

    BK6143

  • ISBN Number

    978-0966680904

About the Author

by Kent Shih, MD

Dr. Kent Shih is an oncologist in Nashville, Tennessee and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Thomas Midtown Hospital and St. Thomas West Hospital. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice between 11-20 years. Dr. Shih accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 27 doctors at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital and one of 14 at St. Thomas West Hospital who specialize in Oncology.

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