Thriving in Residency

A survey of medical residents indicates that paying off medical student-loan debt is the group’s top financial concern. With half of survey respondents saying they have med school debt of greater than $200,000, and 80 percent with a debt figure higher than $100,000, there’s little wonder as to why that concern is so pressing among new physicians.

3 mistakes to avoid on medical student-loan repayment

A survey of medical residents indicates that paying off medical student-loan debt is the group’s top financial concern. With half of survey respondents saying they have med school debt of greater than $200,000, and 80 percent with a debt figure higher than $100,000, there’s little wonder as to why that concern is so pressing among new physicians.

Survey reveals top 6 challenges faced in medical residency

For three in five medical residents, nonclinical concerns such as work-life balance, time pressures or debt represent their biggest challenge during in training. That compares with less than 40 percent of residents who say that traditional clinical matters such as the fear of making a serious mistake or concern about developing the skills they need to thrive in their chosen specialty.

4 keys for a physician’s first employment contract

12 roommates in medical residency? 3 housing options to consider

Learn about 2 big risk factors for medical resident burnout

Despite their critical role within our country’s health system, international medical graduates (IMGs) seeking to practice here are less likely to find a placement in the Main Residency Match than applicants who are matriculating from U.S. medical schools. These four tips can help with the IMG Match process.

IMGs: These 4 tips can help you succeed with Match

5 ways to manage federal medical student-loan debt

Love and learn: How to be a good partner during your residency

4 ways peer relationships differ in residency from med school

An adverse patient outcome—particularly one that results in death—is the hardest part of being a physician. It also presents a powerful opportunity for professional growth and reflection. Here are tips before presenting at a morbidity and mortality conference.

Presenting your first M&M conference? 5 things you need to know