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Residency interview tips from a Chief Resident

I never realized before how much work goes on behind the scenes to prepare and conduct these interview days, but I sure do now. As a Chief Resident, I schedule residents to attend the applicant dinners, lunches, and tours, and to spend time with the applicants our lounge. This makes the actual interview days go by much [...]
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Tulane/BRG Resident Sues The Hospital: Former Medical Resident Sues for Abuses

Industries / Medical : Health Care Renewal (3 years ago)

My own medical internship was downright abusive in terms of sleep deprivation, treatment of interns as chattel by the Chief and some particularly nasty attendings, and the behaviors of some residents who were determined to return th... Read Post

The transition from chief resident to attending

Industries / Medical : Kevin MD Medical Weblog (last year)

During my year as a chief resident, I have the privilege to attend on the general medicine service for 8 weeks. I recently completed 4 weeks and, as expected, found myself in an entirely new realm of patient care and accountability.... Read Post

Getting into residency: 5 tips for a dynamic personal statement

Industries / Medical : Kevin MD Medical Weblog (2 years ago)

It’s that time of year when third year medical students are grappling with anxiety as they prepare their residency applications.  Those uncertain feelings of ambivalence can only be assuaged by a successful “match.”  Critical to rec... Read Post

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