Category: Residency & Fellowship

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Try These Family Nurse Practitioner Practice Questions

Try These Family Nurse Practitioner Practice Questions

Here are some free Family Nurse Practitioner practice questions from the AANP FNP & ANCC FNP BoardVitals question banks. Family Nurse Practit [...]
What Inspired You to Become a Doctor?

What Inspired You to Become a Doctor?

Inspiration is defined as “a sudden brilliant, creative or timely idea”- not things that align with medical school. It’s safe to say that no one lau [...]
Applying Your Past Experiences to Your Medical Training

Applying Your Past Experiences to Your Medical Training

We all come from different backgrounds. I remember my incoming medical school class at Penn State consisted of a wide range of individuals—some th [...]
Resident Edition: What Inspired You to Become a Doctor?

Resident Edition: What Inspired You to Become a Doctor?

Inspiration comes in many different forms, but for medical residents, it is usually in the shape of a human being who loomed large somewhere in th [...]
Part II: Private Practice or Academics or Both?

Part II: Private Practice or Academics or Both?

We’ve already discussed the differences regarding private practice and academics, but the ultimate question any medical student and resident asks [...]
Documentation & Coding Concepts While in Residency

Documentation & Coding Concepts While in Residency

First and foremost, clinicians should never purposely upcode/downcode, upcharge/downcharge, or falsely code/document when it comes to the renderin [...]
Should (Orthopedic) Residents Consider Pursuing a Fellowship?

Should (Orthopedic) Residents Consider Pursuing a Fellowship?

You hear it all the time, “You should do a fellowship. Everyone does a fellowship.” Most reports estimate more than 90% of orthopedic residents en [...]
From Residency to Attendingship: Tips for Success

From Residency to Attendingship: Tips for Success

I still remember Match Day like it was yesterday. And just over ten years later, here I am a full-fledged attending, having been in practice for thr [...]
Try Your Hand at these Pediatric Cardiology Board Review Questions

Try Your Hand at these Pediatric Cardiology Board Review Questions

  Are you preparing for the Pediatric Cardiology Board Exam? It can be overwhelming to get started. A great way to identify personal weakn [...]
Owning the Residency Training Process – You Get Out What You Put In

Owning the Residency Training Process – You Get Out What You Put In

Whether you matched your top choice or your #10 choice for residency, you will learn to appreciate several critical points that are vital to your [...]
Part I: Private Practice Versus Academic Medicine

Part I: Private Practice Versus Academic Medicine

As Benjamin Franklin once said, “Failing to plan is planning to fail.” While potentially cliché, I've seen this statement holds true in medicine. Thro [...]
4 AGPCNP Free Practice Questions for the ANCC Exam

4 AGPCNP Free Practice Questions for the ANCC Exam

Just started studying for your Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Board Certification Exam?  Whether you've been reviewing for mont [...]
Physician Health Part I: Doctors and Sleep, Reality & Consequences

Physician Health Part I: Doctors and Sleep, Reality & Consequences

Welcome to our 3-part series on doctors and their well-being - or lack of it. In Part I, we are going to focus on doctors and sleep. Part II will [...]
Tips on Filing Taxes for Medical Students and Residents

Tips on Filing Taxes for Medical Students and Residents

It’s tax season and that means medical students and residents are asking many questions about what is, and is not, deductible on their 2018 tax fi [...]
Match Day: The Emotional Rollercoaster

Match Day: The Emotional Rollercoaster

There are Triple Threat Wrestling Matches, keyword matches, and even a book of matches, but if you are reading this chances are the Residency Matc [...]
The Best Match Day Songs Feat. The Who, Rebecca Black, Linkin Park

The Best Match Day Songs Feat. The Who, Rebecca Black, Linkin Park

So you made it through med school. Between the endless studying, countless tests, and sleepless nights, your stress levels have been through the r [...]
Resident Match: What if You Don’t Match?

Resident Match: What if You Don’t Match?

If everyone is running around celebrating and you got news that you didn't match to any resident programs you applied to, it is not the end of the [...]
Leadership Skills Prepare Med Students for the World

Leadership Skills Prepare Med Students for the World

Medical students are trained in the intricacies of patient care, chronic disease, infections, diagnosis skills, and much, much more. Leadership sk [...]
See If You Can Answer These 4 Ophthalmology Board Review Questions

See If You Can Answer These 4 Ophthalmology Board Review Questions

Are you looking at preparing for your Ophthalmology Board Exam? ;) Don't go into it blind, try your hand at these 4 ophthalmology board review que [...]
Work-Life Balance: 5 Ways to Have a Life During Residency

Work-Life Balance: 5 Ways to Have a Life During Residency

As medical students and residents, we become accustomed to living our lives in year increments. Four years for medical school, three to five years [...]
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