Succeeding in Medical School

IN FOCUS: GET READY FOR RESIDENCY

Do you have a handle on your debt? Are you protecting your human capital? These are vital questions as you enter residency.

Financial outlook for PGY-1s: 3 points to take home

As a medical student transitioning to residency, you will prepare professionally for the next phase of your career by bolstering your knowledge. In a similar vein, it is wise to prepare for the next phase of your life financially by understanding your fiscal picture. Learn more about handling debt, budgeting properly and protecting your human capital.

Success in residency, romance aren’t mutually exclusive

Strong personal relationships are a direct contributor to residents’ personal well-being. Maintaining those relationships, particularly romantic ones, can be at odds with the demands of residency. Learn from three physicians who have successfully sustained long-term relationships during their residency.

The opening days of residency can be overwhelming and isolating. Finding a support system among your peers can help you thrive.

Strong support system is key to your well-being as a resident

You matched! Now here’s what to expect when you’re interning

Residents under strain can benefit from a coach in their corner

Work-life balance remains residents’ biggest challenge: survey

Missing from many residents’ lab test orders: healthy skepticism

Student Finances

Looking ahead to residency? 5 key financial moves to make

Prepare now for one of residency’s biggest hurdles: Sticker shock

Financial plans on track? Residents, see how you compare

6 points to keep in mind when seeking and securing mentors

Essential tips for surviving the 24-hour shift

Life hacks for medical residents: One fellow’s collection