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

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

Having a Successful Residency

October 2, 2014

Image Credit: Kiran Foster     Your medical residency is a crucial and busy time of your life. Often, your responsibilities and duties can feel overwhelming—leaving you with worries that you may not be making the most of the experience. As big as your residency-related tasks and obligations might... Read More

Evaluating Physician Job Offers

September 25, 2014

Image Credit: Nick Page     As you get closer to graduation from your residency or fellowship program and prepare to transition to physician practice, you are likely to receive a variety of physician job offers. Choosing between these offers can be a tough task, especially when combined with... Read More