The ultimate survival guide for medical students, interns, residents and fellows, Staying Human during Residency Training provides time-tested advice and the latest information on every aspect of a resident's life -- from choosing a residency program, to coping with stress, enhancing self-care, and protecting personal and professional relationships.Allan D. Peterkin, MD, provides hundreds of tips on how to cope with sleep deprivation, time pressures, and ethical and legal issues. This fifth edition features new, leading-edge information on enhancing personal resilience, planning one's career, pursuing leadership roles, and using new technologies to maximize learning. Presenting practical antidotes to cynicism, careerism, and burnout, Peterkin also offers guidance on fostering more empathic connection with patients and deepening relationships with colleagues, friends, and family.Acknowledged by thousands of doctors across North America as an invaluable resource, 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.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Allan D. Peterkin
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Imprint: University of Toronto Press
Edition: 5th Revised edition
Dimensions: Width: 15.20cm , Height: 1.20cm , Length: 22.70cm
ISBN 10: 1442613645
Publication Date: 17 June 2012
Audience: College/higher education , Professional and scholarly , Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly , Professional & Vocational
Publisher's Status: Active
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'Staying Human During Residency: How to survive and thrive After medical School, by Allan Peterkin, is the roadmap that attempts to ease transformation. It's filled with useful tips for first year medical students through chief residents.' -- Benjamin Lemelman The New Physician vol 61:05:2012
Allan D. Peterkin is a practising psychiatrist and an associate professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Community and Family Medicine at the University of Toronto, where he also heads the Health, Arts, and Humanities Program www.health-humanities.com
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