Finally, finally, finally, I took my first vacation of intern year, and I can’t tell you how glad I am that I did! I desperately needed a break. Having all the major events in my life cancelled and starting residency straight away didn’t leave much time for relaxation or any fun. I decided to visit […]
Residency: Is It Possible to Have Fun?
Residency is hard. PERIOD. It doesn’t matter what specialty you decide to pursue; each program has its unique challenges and there’s a huge learning curve. In fact, you’re learning your trade over several years. It takes time and experience. But it’s not all bad! In fact, I really do enjoy residency. There are good days […]
Vacation in Residency: Making the Best of one Week
Time off in residency is quite literally termed “golden.” We have the “Golden Weekends” which means that you have both Saturday and Sunday off in addition to 3-4 weeks of vacation time depending on the program. So then how should one make the most of these days off? Well, it all depends on the specific […]