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What I wish I knew in residency about taking feedback

Feedback is essential to every resident physician’s growth. Internal medicine resident Alisse Singer, MD, unlocks how to take it constructively.

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Residency Life
Thriving in Residency

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Give Indian Health Service physicians a head start on loan forgiveness

With high medical student-loan debt, doctors entering Indian Health Service face low pay. AMA calls for improving their access to loan forgiveness.

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Medical Residency Personal Finance
Thriving in Residency
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Move USMLE Step 3 to pass-fail to boost residents’ well-being

Licensing exams place big burdens on resident physicians. AMA calls for changes to Step 3 and COMLEX Level 3 to help save residents time and money.

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USMLE® Step 3
Thriving in Residency
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How to make a long-distance relationship work in physician residency

There are duty-hour limits in residency, but there’s no need to put geographic limits on your romance. There are even some perks to long-distance love.

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Medical Resident Wellness
Thriving in Residency

Making the Rounds

Get the latest advice, interviews and discussions on the most important topics affecting the lives and careers of medical students and residents.

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What I wish I knew in residency about succeeding as a PGY-2

Internal medicine resident Lauren Crowther, MD, will enter her third year of residency soon. She offers hard-won advice for residents starting year two.

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Residency Life
Thriving in Residency
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4 expert tips on conducting research as a resident physician

A former residency program director and a fellow who made waves with his research offer insight on how residents can get direction to succeed as researchers.

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Research During Residency
Thriving in Residency
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45% of residents feel undervalued. Here are 3 ways to fix that.

When it comes to showing resident physicians they are valued, it is not all about pay. Small changes can add up big for residents’ well-being.

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Medical Resident Wellness
Thriving in Residency
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Managing medical student-loan repayment

Get tips for managing your medical student loans and understand your options for repayment and public student loan forgiveness.

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Medical Residency Personal Finance
Thriving in Residency
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Repaying student loans with SAVE: What resident physicians should know

The Biden administration has launched the Saving on a Valuable Education (SAVE) repayment option. Is it right for resident physicians?

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Medical Residency Personal Finance
Thriving in Residency