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How Medical Students Transition Into Resident Physicians

podcast April 28, 2023

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In this week’s episode of the Real Physician Reacts series we decided to open up the conversation and medical students and how to successfully manage the transition of going from medical student to resident physician.

In a physician’s career one of the biggest transitions they have to go through is becoming the physician they dreamed of being just several months after being just the medical student on the team.

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Several discussion points today;

  • Why do 4th-year medical students struggle to become good resident physicians?
  • The need to ask questions of yourself while learning to take care of others.
  • Learning to lean on the support of your senior physicians
  • My thoughts on what makes a good PGY-1 as a former Program Director
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