Best Practices for Chief Residents

Every Chief Resident wants his or her year to be the best it can be. The best for the program, best for patients, best for the residents, and best for the Chief. One of the most effective ways to set  the highest standards for your own program is to learn from what others have done before.
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Creating an Accountability Culture

Your year as Chief Resident or Senior fellow offers a wealth of opportunities for establishing life-long work habits and philosophies that can sustain a fruitful and successful medical career. One of the most important skills to cultivate is a commitment to a culture of accountability.
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Getting to Your Goals

Whether you’re taking on the position of Chief Resident in your program, starting a fellowship just starting your residency, or launching your medical career in a new practice you probably know exactly what you want to accomplish. Or do you?
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What Are Good Goals?

Throughout history great thinkers and average folk have asked two questions central to our successful existence: “Who am I?” and “What do I want?” Together, they pose a tricky riddle and many of us will likely live our entire lives without ever answering either one! But most of us would agree that one path toward solving the puzzle is to think about, articulate and set goals for our lives.
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