Tag - residency

How to Land a Fellowship after Residency

Just when you thought you were safe it’s that time again; where we start to think about How am I going to pay those loans back? What fellowship do I want to apply to? How can I get that fellowship when I am competing against so many people in my class? Well, I am here to help you with just...

Paperwork For New Interns

It’s officially 2 months until I don the white coat and after a decade of higher education be called with that lofty title, Doctor. You’d think I’d be spending my time reading about diseases, figuring out my approach when talking to patients and preparing for the onslaught of new...

Interview: Insight from the Pharmacy for New Interns

During wards and even in medical school I always heard the phrase the “health-care team”. A team-oriented approach is vital for the patient’s well-being and finding career success in medicine. The paternalistic, sovereign physician working alone into the night is a thing of the...

8 Points For Matching into Ob/Gyn as IMGs

This advice is geared towards international medical graduates (IMGs), but I’m sure it can be helpful to others. I found it hard to find specific IMG information for Ob/Gyn applicants so I hope this can be a help to someone! These are in no particular order: My favorite thing about OB/GYN...

HY Advice for First Year of Residency

Congratulations on matching! All the years you’ve waited to finally start applying your knowledge, finally start making money, and to finally throw away that short coat that has cadaver stains on it is here.  Intern year can be intimidating. You may be thinking to yourself...

7 Tips for Residency Interviews

It’s mid-January and by now I’ve been to the majority of my interviews. They’ve stretched from New York City all the way to the Midwest and each program I’ve visited has had it’s own unique flavor. A couple of months ago one of the things on my mind was creating a...

A Simple Timeline for Residency Applications

Starting fourth year of medical school a paradoxical sense of relief and worry washes over you at the same time. Relief that Step 1, Step 2 CK and CS are done–so no more studying for a while! Worry because of the looming question, what happens next? The excitement of this next chapter in...