Category: residency

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When a Surgery Resident Gets COVID Pneumonia

27 Feb 2021

By Dr. Sara Parmiter I awaken fatigued with body aches, not abnormal for a surgery intern. No one would think twice about taking acetaminophen and going to work. That is how I justify it to myself no...

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Residents on the Front Lines in NYC

02 Aug 2020

By Tamar Nobel, MD  “In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or step back into safety.” - Abraham Maslow The darker sides of the COVID-19 pandemic have been well doc...

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Fellowship Interviews: COVID-19 Edition

08 Jul 2020

By Megan Delisle I never imagined fellowship interviews unfolding as they did this season. As efforts to “flatten the curve” escalated, emails regarding intentions to conduct all interviews virtu...

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A big difference in a small pond

29 Jan 2020

By Danielle Hashmi When I was applying for medical school and residency, I was certain that I would never have children during my training. Despite this original conviction, by the time that I was ge...

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Setting an Intention

28 Aug 2019

By Shree Agrawal  I am about two months into my intern year as a surgical resident. In anticipation of this transition, I have spent the last few months in nervous apprehension about the resp...