5 Tips for Future Physicians: Taming Your Ego for Ultimate Success

By |2019-04-17T16:47:47-04:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Medical Student Resources|Tags: , |

Every individual has an ego. Some egos are larger than others. And some are downright unrealistic. Are you a high-achiever dreaming of becoming doctor? Then, taming your ego is vital to your success as a med student an aspiring physician. None of us are born with an ego. It tends to develop quite quickly during childhood and matures during teen years. As adults, especially those in the business of helping people, such as healthcare professionals, empathy must outweigh egotism to provide quality care. Once your ego takes control, it’s pretty difficult to set it aside for the sake of others. Your arrogant attitude effectively drives your mental and emotional state, as well as [...]