Staying Human During Residency Training: How to Survive and Thrive after Medical School, Fifth Edition

University of Toronto Press, 17. apr. 2012 - 224 sider

The ultimate survival guide for medical students, interns, residents and fellows, Staying Human during Residency Training provides time-tested advice and the latest information on every aspect of a resident's life from choosing a residency program, to coping with stress, enhancing self-care, and protecting personal and professional relationships.

Allan D. Peterkin, MD, provides hundreds of tips on how to cope with sleep deprivation, time pressures, and ethical and legal issues. This fifth edition features new, leading-edge information on enhancing personal resilience, planning one's career, pursuing leadership roles, and using new technologies to maximize learning. Presenting practical antidotes to cynicism, careerism, and burnout, Peterkin also offers guidance on fostering more empathic connection with patients and deepening relationships with colleagues, friends, and family.

Acknowledged by thousands of doctors across North America as an invaluable resource, Staying Human during Residency Training has helped to shape notions of trainee well-being for medical educators worldwide. Informative, compassionate, and professional, this new edition will again show why it is required reading for medical students and new physicians pursuing postgraduate training.



Foreword to the Fifth Edition
Introduction to the Fifth Edition
The Risks Challenges and Opportunities of Resident Training
Choosing a Humane Residency
Taking Care of Your Body
Maximizing Supports and Finding Balance
CHAPTER FIVEProtecting and Improving Personal and Professional Relationships
Unique Concerns
Teaching Learning and Leading with No Time
Professionalism Ethics Issues and Legal Considerations
Managing Your Finance
Now What? Thoughts on the End of Residency
Helpful Web Resources

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Allan D. Peterkin is a practising psychiatrist and an associate professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Community and Family Medicine at the University of Toronto, where he also heads the Health, Arts, and Humanities Program

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