Tag: residency

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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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“You Matched, Now What?”

22 Mar 2021

By Alicia Greene Congratulations! This is a moment that you will always remember. Many of you have dreamed about being a physician for several years. Not only are you going to be a physician, but you...

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The Jill of All Trades

13 Aug 2020

By Joy Alvarado I was once a general surgery enthusiast. I stood steadfast in my belief in the renaissance surgeon, and convinced many others that our nation was in dire need of a general surgery rev...

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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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Dear Intern

12 Jul 2020

By Ross Willis, PhD I was asked to write a #DearIntern blog post discussing how this year’s start of residency would be different from past years due to the COVID-19 situation we are facing. From a...

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Making It Work

27 Nov 2019

By Joy Alvarado It’s not on everyone’s mind as they contemplate going into a surgical residency, but it was on my mind: Could I handle the physical challenges of this new diagnosis under the ergo...