Category: Residency & Fellowship

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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 2 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Advice for Medical Students: Will Residency Be Better Than School?

Advice for Medical Students: Will Residency Be Better Than School?

The slow slog through medical school can take its toll. Some believe it is nothing more than piles of books, too many cadavers and sleepless night [...]
Tips for Applying to a Residency Program as an International Medical Student

Tips for Applying to a Residency Program as an International Medical Student

It can be hard to navigate applying to a US Medical Residency if you are an international student. We've brought you five tips to help you get the [...]
An Interview with 2nd Year Surgical Resident James Park

An Interview with 2nd Year Surgical Resident James Park

  Whether you're considering medical school, well into your undergrad, or trying to nail down a specialty, it's always beneficial to hear [...]
Does Resident Pay Accommodate Medical School Debt?: 2017 Salary Report

Does Resident Pay Accommodate Medical School Debt?: 2017 Salary Report

The Medscape 2017 Resident Salary and Debt Report has been released and it finds that the average resident salary has increased by $1800 over the [...]
Becoming A Doctor: Expectation vs. Reality

Becoming A Doctor: Expectation vs. Reality

Fans of Star Trek, the original series, may remember Dr. Leonard McCoy of the Starship Enterprise saying “Damn it, Jim, I’m a doctor, not a brickl [...]
4 Ways to Stay Motivated During Medical Residency

4 Ways to Stay Motivated During Medical Residency

Residency is like being in limbo. You're more than an intern, but technically still in-training. Staying motivated is the key to surviving this aw [...]
4 Radiology Certifying Practice Questions to Test Yourself

4 Radiology Certifying Practice Questions to Test Yourself

Any aspiring Radiologist knows that the key to passing the Radiology Certifying Exam is to study. The American Board of Radiology Certifying Exam [...]
Finding A Job After Medical School

Finding A Job After Medical School

So, you've graduated from medical school - congratulations! Now you need to focus your efforts on finding a job - not just any job - but the right [...]
6 Best Study Snacks for Optimal Retention

6 Best Study Snacks for Optimal Retention

It’s finally summer and time to get outside in the warm sun, stick your toes in the sand, and run around like you’re a kid again. Oh wait, you have to [...]
You know you’re in Medical School when….

You know you’re in Medical School when….

If you are in medical school you are probably bleary-eyed, exhausted and isolated from the outside world. You don’t know what the latest movies are, [...]
7 Feelings of Getting Matched to a Residency Program

7 Feelings of Getting Matched to a Residency Program

After several gruelling years of medical school, thousands of you will finally get that long-awaited email containing your future: your Residency [...]
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