The doctor’s doctorA few months into my residency, a patient and her husband came to see me in clinic. The history revealed they had already sought the opinions of two internationally acknowledged giants in the field of retinal disease, one of whom was a department chairman. The answers they received on those visits had differed somewhat, so they were now coming to get the tie-breaking third opinion. “Thank goodness they have no idea I am just a first-year resident,” I thought to myself.
Residency Programs: Not Enough to Go Around
Residency Programs: Not Enough to Go AroundWhy are residency programs becoming harder to find?
How to Cope with Residency StressResidency programs are teaching young pharmacists how to cope with stress.
How residents are increasingly feeling burnoutBurnout may seem like a problem seen only in physicians later in their careers, but a recent report shows that burnout can be just as likely in those just beginning their careers. seeks to deliver exactly what residents is an educational website designed by ophthalmology residents for ophthalmology residents. The website states upfront, “You get no more and no less information than exactly what's needed.”
Quality improvement: Why residents should get involvedIn this blog post, urology resident Nirmish Singla, MD, discusses the hidden gains that quality improvement initiatives can offer. Read his blog post.
The urology match: Shaping the future of our fieldEvery year, September through January is both an exciting and anxious time for fourth-year medical students and urology residency programs alike. With the conclusion of the 2016 urology match season this past January, I felt the same exhilaration that I did just 3 years ago. This year, however, I had the privilege to reflect on the demanding application process from the lens of an interviewer rather than that of an interviewee. Read more from Nirmish Singla, MD
5 things interviewers look for in residency candidates
5 things interviewers look for in residency candidatesThis is part 1 of a 2 part series. Look out for Dr. Mali's, "Top 5 things candidates should look for in a residency".
Top 5 things candidates should look for in a residencyThis is part 2 of a 2 part series.
A New Year’s awakening: Life lessons from residencyYalda Afshar, MD, PhD, Contemporary OB/GYN's residency blogger, reveals her New Year's realizations and resolutions as she heads into 2015.