What Successful Residents Do

December 31, 2014

Image Credit: com_salud     Whether you’re transitioning from med school to residency or currently working toward completing your residency, you’ve probably set yourself the goal of making 2015 a successful time in your career. While there are broad strategies you can adopt to set yourself up for your... Read More

Managing Your Med School Debt

December 26, 2014

Image Credit: Simon Cunningham     In a survey by Merritt Hawkins, three out of four final year residents reported having some amount of student loan debt. Over half of the respondents reported that the debt exceeded $100,000. When faced with six-digit debt, it’s easy to feel stressed and... Read More

The “Business Side” of your Medical Career – Tips for Graduating Residents

November 20, 2014

Image Credit: Alexander Stein A medical education teaches you a lot; you are, after all, responsible for maintaining people’s lives and well-beings. However, there are lessons you may not learn that are crucial in determining whether you have a successful career. In a 2011 survey of final-year medical residents... Read More

Dealing with depression during residency

November 6, 2014

Image Credit: Lloyd Morgan     An inescapable fact of being a medical professional is that you will be subjected to stress, be it from the medical procedures you perform or a less than ideal situation with one of your patients. During residency, you’re especially likely to face stressful... Read More

HIPAA and Social Media

October 16, 2014

Image Credit: jfcherry     There’s a lot of value social media offers physicians, fellows, and residents—from connecting with peers across the globe to educating patients on health issues & maintenance strategies. Successfully using social media to boost your professional success involves adopting the right strategies and avoiding some... Read More