Category: residency

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It Takes a Village

27 Sep 2021

By: Ana Sofia Ore, MD MPH My journey away from home started before residency, when I moved to Boston to start my research training. I had fears of how welcoming the city would be to a hispanic woman ...

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Avoiding Bias in Letter Writing

08 Jul 2021

By Dr. Chantal Reyna It has been shown that implicit bias exists within letters of recommendation written for medical students applying for residency. In regard to gender, female applicants were more...

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Common Sense Karaoke: Tips and Tunes for Internship from Our Playlist to Yours

19 Jun 2021

By Sara Swango, Jeremy Kauffman, Erin Feeney If you are reading this and are a newly-minted surgery intern - congratulations! You’ve put in tremendous time and effort to arrive at this point and ac...

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A Reflection on My Intern Year

27 May 2021

By Joy Ayemoba Today I am fewer than six weeks from completing my intern year. Like many of my peers the transition from medical student to physician was a difficult one at best. The excitement to do...

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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...