Before You Start Your Residency Journey

Photo by Brigitte Tohm on Pexels.com Hi everyone, Many of you are about to start your first year of residency. I recently wrote an email to a reader who requested advice before beginning their first year. Please note this is coming from a family medicine resident. I believe this post may be relevant to other... Continue Reading →

Family Medicine Residency Updates…

Hello my readers! (Grab yourselves a coffee/tea because this is a lengthy post.) Happy Holidays! Hope you had a wonderful, safe and healthy time this Christmas break. Please stay indoors as much as you can and associate with your "circle". A Medical Monday post was overdue. I was to write one after my Psychiatry rotation... Continue Reading →

Medical Mondays: Internal Medicine

Hello everyone! Happy Thanksgiving to my Canadian folks. Hope you are doing well and staying safe & healthy. Sleepy me. First day of IM & first on-call day. Disclaimer: The views expressed here are my own and do not reflect the views of the program that I matched at. It has been a busy several... Continue Reading →

First month of family medicine residency.

Hi everyone! First month of residency is OVER. How did that fly by? In my program the first month is called "Bootcamp". It is a mix of clinic days, lectures/seminars, certification courses and just easing into residency. I very much appreciated it and enjoyed it to the max! Disclaimer: The views expressed here are my... Continue Reading →

FAQ Part 2

Hi everyone! I know this is supposed to be a Medical Monday post but I won't have time tomorrow. I have officially moved to my new city & I begin my first day at my family medicine residency program on Monday! Super exciting and I am also nervous! The agenda: pick up our ID badges,... Continue Reading →

Must Keep Going…

Hi my readers, Today was Match Day and congratulations to everyone who did match! May your dreams come true! Unfortunately I did not match. It really crushed me this morning as I was so certain my result was going to be a positive one. Since my move to B.C. things were going well and I... Continue Reading →

Sunday Randoms – Mixed emotions

Namaste my readers! Hope you're having a relaxing weekend. Today feels like a Sunday Random blog post kind of day, so here goes.... -> Pictures from our visit to the beach in Surrey, B.C. last weekend. It was beautiful! -> I'm in Ontario for the next few weeks. It's so snowy here! I flew back home... Continue Reading →

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