Many people in the process of medical training have a desire to help the underserved. Whether you're in medical school and want to do more to help those that need a little extra help, or are a pre-med looking to expand your exposure to medicine while you help the less fortunate, there are opportunities almost everywhere. However, oftentimes there isn't a program set up already that caters to what you would like to do. Fret not! With a little bit of work and determination, you can oftentimes create your own opportunities and programs that can have lasting effects.
Topics: Life Outside Medicine
Congratulations! You matched and are going to be spending your intern year at a transitional year (TY) program. For some this is an exciting prospect with the opportunity to finally act as a "real" doctor, while for others its just one more hoop to jump through to get where you want to go. Either way, you may have some questions about what to expect this coming year, so I've laid out a couple things to help guide you as you begin to prepare to transition into your transitional year (see what I did there? I’m so clever). Only one year stands between you and training in your chosen specialty. For some, this year is an
Topics: Transitional Years