Clinical Challenges in Surgical Education: Thriving as a Surgical Intern

EP. 659Sep. 14, 202329:55
Surgical Education
Surgical Education
Surgical residency is hard. In some ways, intern year may be the hardest. We’ve been there. We’re a group of surgical residents formally known as the Collaboration of Surgical Education Fellows (CoSEF), a multi-institutional organization of surgical education research fellows working together to foster peer mentorship, networking, and scholarly collaboration. We’ve collectively reflected on our experiences as surgical interns across the country. Join Drs. Ananya Anand, Joe L’Huillier, and Rebecca Moreci as they discuss three tips for thriving as a surgical intern. 

–Dr. Ananya Anand, Stanford University, @AnanyaAnandMD
–Dr. Joseph L’Huillier, University at Buffalo, @JoeLHuillier101
–Dr. Rebecca Moreci, Louisiana State University, @md_moreci
–COSEF: @surgedfellows

Learning Objectives: 
Listeners will: 
– List CoSEF’s three tips for thriving as a surgical intern
– Challenge their definition of patient ownership
– Recall the “Golden Rule” of treating others how you want to be treated
– Appreciate the importance of self-care in surgical residency 

 L’Huillier, Joseph C. MD; Lund, Sarah MD; Anand, Ananya MD; Jensen, Rachel M. MD; Williamson, Andrea J.H. MD; Clanahan, Julie M. MD, MHPE; Moreci, Rebecca MD; Gates, Rebecca S. MD, MMHPE. Thriving as a Surgical Intern: Three Tips From the Collaboration of Surgical Education Fellows (CoSEF). Annals of Surgery Open 4(3):p e306, September 2023. | DOI: 10.1097/AS9.0000000000000306

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