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5 Steps to Prepping for Your New Residency Match

By |2019-11-01T17:06:14-04:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Residency Resources|Tags: , , , |

Yaaayyyy… you’ve been matched to a residency! But now, instead of taking a deep breath and enjoying the fruits of your med school labor, you’re worried about your next move. So, now what? Your residency match is the next phase in your medical student career. And just like everything else so far, there are tasks you must complete to prep for your new residency. Let’s discuss the top five… one by one. 5 Steps to Prepping for Your New Residency Match 5 Tips to Effective Residency Prep for Future Doctors Looking for effective ways to ensure you’re ready to start your new residency like a pro? Check out these top five [...]

Death of Libby Zion: Changing the Shifts of Healthcare Workers Forever

By |2019-11-01T17:06:15-04:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Medical News, Residency Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

Heavy workloads given to residents and interns have been proven to affect work and cause medical negligence. What's the answer for residents and interns? There have been concerns as to whether the heavy workload given to residents and interns affects their work. Many cases have been reported of patients dying due to medical negligence. This negligence is caused by the residents and interns. Changes have been made over the years in regards to how many hours interns and residents can work. What caused this change? Many say it’s related to the death of New York patient Libby Zion. Read on… Death of Libby Zion: Changing the Shifts of Healthcare Workers Forever [...]

USMLE Failure Myths: Can You Still Land a Good Residency?

By |2019-10-31T21:10:15-04:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Residency Resources|Tags: , , , |

There are many myths about how failing USMLE exams will affect your residency program application. The main myth being that if you fail, you may not land a good residency. It’s not the end of the road for you if you get a low score on a USMLE. There are many things you can do to remedy yourself. Found out what here… USMLE Failure Myths: Can You Still Land a Good Residency? Myth Vs. Truth: Residencies & the USMLEs Here are two common myths about the USMLEs: USMLE Attempts Myth: You will not get interviews from residencies if you take a USMLE exam many times. Truth: Many residency programs are [...]

Millennial Residents: Quality Training & the Fear of Physician Burnout

By |2019-11-01T17:06:17-04:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Residency Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Physician burnout is a very troubling issue in the medical industry. Many of today's doctors and millennial residents suffer from mental health problems that lead to troubled marriages, depression and suicides. What's the key? For Millennial Residents: The key is identifying the signs and keeping your eyes open for mental health issues. Photo by Piron Guillaume on Unsplash. READ: 3 Types of Residents You’ll Grow to Love (or Hate) During Med School Millennial Residency Training & Physician Burnout What is Physician Burnout? Physician burnout is classified as a psychological syndrome that can be expressed as a response to chronic occupational stressors. Back in the day, a resident would spend on average [...]

How Much Do Medical School Rankings Impact Residency Interviews?

By |2019-07-30T14:35:06-04:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Getting Into Medical School, Residency Resources|Tags: , |

Do medical school rankings really determine your chances of getting a residency interview? How much do they truly matter to your overall career? Let’s discuss how “they” come up with rankings for medical schools and how much they really matter. This is important… Who doesn’t want to attend the best school available to them? You took numerous pre-med courses in college. Your med school application is impeccable. Now, you want to go to a high-ranking school of medicine. But are medical school rankings really important? And if they are, exactly how important? Cox Family Medicine Residency Announces 2021 Class Who Produces Medical School Rankings and How? Here in America, we [...]

5 Common Questions Asked After Landing a Residency

By |2019-10-01T15:16:48-04:00July 5th, 2019|Categories: Residency Resources|Tags: , , |

As you continue your journey of becoming a doctor in the US, you need to know the best ways to prepare for your residency. Here are some very common questions medical students have about upcoming residency programs: Where to live? Government loan forgiveness Studying tips Prepping for tests 1. How do I find housing in the city of my residency? Residents can’t afford to take time off for reasons like transportation problems and bad weather. During your travels to the hospital, take time to notice roads close to the medical institution. Try to find an apartment along that route. If you use public transportation to get to the hospitable, research nearby buses [...]

How to Have a Successful Residency Interview That Gets the Job Done

By |2019-06-27T16:27:26-04:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: Residency Resources|Tags: |

Congratulations! You’ve finally made it to the residency interview process. All your years of hard work and dedication are finally paying off. Now it’s time to show the residency interviewer that you’re the right candidate for the job. But residency interviews are much more intense than job interviews in other industries. You must prove your interest and skills in a particular specialty match the program needs. So, here are some tips to help you get through the interview process while standing out above the competition. Make Sure Your Residency Application Is Strong You need to have a strong ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service) application to really stand out. That means getting high [...]

8 Tips for Choosing a Medical School That Meets Your Residency Goals

By |2019-06-27T15:33:37-04:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Getting Into Medical School, Residency Resources|Tags: , |

If you want to become a doctor in America, you must attend medical school. Each school has its own amenities and special programs to help you succeed as a future physician. The med school you choose could directly affect your chances of landing the residency of your choice. 8 Residency Tips for Med School Applicants So, how do you know which medical program is right for your future? What questions should you ask before indebting yourself to a long-term program? 8 Tips for Choosing a Medical School That Meets Your Residency Goals. Photo by Vidal Balielo Jr. from Pexels. Here are eight tips to help you make an educated decision [...]

Medical Student Specialties: How Can You Specialize in Diabetes?

By |2019-06-21T17:10:01-04:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: Clinical Rotations Resources, Residency Resources, Videos|Tags: , , , |

Are you a medical student interested in specializing in diabetes? Do you dream of helping people reverse Type 2 or take control of Type 1? Let’s examine three fields of study that specialize in helping patients manage this blood sugar disease. Valuable Tips & Resources to Help You Ace the USMLE Step 2 CK 3 Types of Doctors That Specialize in Treating Diabetes What is diabetes? It’s a disease that sets in when blood sugar, also known as blood glucose, becomes too high. Patients are prescribed a hormone created by the pancreas called insulin. This medication helps their systems produce glucose through foods. The glucose makes its [...]

Clinical Residency Interview Tips & Tricks for Future Doctors

By |2019-05-31T19:33:18-04:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Residency Resources|Tags: , , |

As an aspiring doctor, you dream of someday getting into the residency of your choice. Well, no one can really guarantee that. But we do have clinical residency interview tips to help improve your chances. Every future physician has a dream residency in mind. You need to make sure your application shines on the long list of qualified applicants eyeing your favorite residency programs in the USA. Clinical Residency Interview Tips & Tricks for Future Doctors. Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels 3 Different Types of Residency Interviews There are three main types of interviews you may encounter when searching for a residency: 1. Phone Interviews For a phone interview, the interviewer [...]


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