Building a Sense of Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Whether it be discussing a novel therapy, a challenging diagnosis, grief over a patient’s death, or simply the best way to accomplish one’s career goals, being a part of a well-developed community is essential for every trainee. Fellowship (and really all medical...

Identifying Mentors for New Trainees

Mentorship is defined as a support to the individuals to establish their own learning goals. Mentors empower mentees to envision their learning path, develop necessary skillsets, maximize their potential, and enrich performance. The fundamental goal of fellowship...

Social Media for Physicians: Seven Tips for Success

Engaging in social media allows us to connect with junior and senior colleagues, exchange clinical and research experiences, and attract potential collaborators. It also allows us to teach and educate, free of charge, to an audience that would not be within reach if...

Pearls of Fellowship Orientation: A Perspective From Two Programs

July…the start of a new cycle. Thinking about it can bring up feelings of angst and trepidation for both PDs and incoming fellows, especially this year with fellows whose only experience with the program may have been on their virtual interview day. How can we best...