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Author Peterkin, Allan D

Title Staying human during residency training : how to survive and thrive after medical school / Allan D. Peterkin
Edition Fifth edition
Published Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 199 pages)
Contents Body and Soul: The Risks, Challenges, and Opportunities of Residency Training -- Preventive Medicine: Choosing a Humane Residency -- Physician Heal Thyself: Taking Care of Your Body -- Staying Whole: Maximizing Supports and Finding Balance -- Protecting and Improving Personal and Professional Relationships -- One Size Does Not Fit All: Unique Concerns -- Whiz Kids: Teaching, Learning, and Leading with No Time -- Not Just a Job: Professionalism, Ethics Issues, and Legal Considerations -- Taking Care of Business: Managing Your Finances -- I'm Finally Done: Now What? Thoughts on the End of Residency -- Knowledge Is Power: Helpful Web Resources
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medicine -- Study and teaching (Residency) -- Canada.
Medicine -- Study and teaching (Residency) -- United States.
Residents (Medicine) -- Canada -- Life skills guides.
Residents (Medicine) -- United States -- Life skills guides.
Internship and Residency.
Stress, Psychological -- prevention & control.
Students, Medical -- psychology.
Vocational Guidance.
Genre/Form Life skills guides.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442662557 (electronic bk.)
9781442662551 (electronic bk.)