Interview Fatigue

Carter J. Boyd, MD, MBA
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As we continue to progress deeper into interview season, I wanted to take a moment to remind everyone of the importance of self-care and personal rejuvenation. After completing just one interview, you readily realize how completely exhausting residency interviews are. Compound this effect with virtual meet and greets and subsequent interviews, you can very quicklyContinue reading “Interview Fatigue”

Interview Question: What do you do for fun?

Carter J. Boyd, MD, MBA
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Do not be surprised if interviewers ask you what you do for fun. While programs want to assess the academic, research, and clinical qualifications you have as an applicant, they also want to get to know you. Most programs don’t want robotic residents. You will be interacting with the same attendings, residents, and fellows atContinue reading “Interview Question: What do you do for fun?”

The Benefits of Exercise in Medical School

I have valued exercise most of my adult life and found it particularly beneficial in medical school. While we all know this, it is important that I remind you of the benefits of regular exercise and its importance for your physical and mental well-being.  Making physical activity a part of your routine also establishes aContinue reading “The Benefits of Exercise in Medical School”