JULY 1ST-Rules of Engagement for Interns/Residents/Physicians-In-Training

JULY 1ST-Rules of Engagement for Interns/Residents/Physicians-In-Training

July 1st Rules of Engagement Congratulations to ALL who have just graduated and are about to embark on the journey of a lifetime! Job well done! I spent nine years in post graduate medical training (6 years general surgery, 2 years Plastics and 1 year Hand Surgery) and no one ever sat me down and said ‘Hey, these are the things that you must understand and do, so that you WILL succeed.’ I worked hard, made mistakes and learned many, many life lessons that have been essential in my professional and personal life. As a trainee and now as a mentor, I have, unfortunately, witnessed the professional, emotional and physical unraveling and/or demise of Docs-in-training for a variety of different reasons, but there are some personality traits and actions that have consistently resulted in distress, isolation and failure. Over the last 24 months I have been inundated with multiple resident physicians in distress and often times the issues have been longstanding, and by the time I have been contacted the damage is often irreversible. My hope is that these recommendations aid you on your journey and help you enjoy the process and SUCCEED. 1. Find a mentor. You ALL are venturing into a new realm of existence where the language and practices vary significantly. Your advisor will be able to provide recommendations and feedback regarding simple and complex issues-clinical, professional, personal and otherwise. Be intentional and ask to meet periodically to touch bases and check in on your progress. Utilize them to discuss progress, concerns and plans for the future. You’ll be surprised how much you will learn from...
A Welcome Addition To Our Web Family!

A Welcome Addition To Our Web Family!

We are honored that Chicks With MDs has been included in the Newsletter for ‘Your Fabulous go 2 Girls’, a full service event, management and consulting Firm.   This Versatile and Unique Corporation Focuses On: 1. Catering to Personal, Professional and Organizational Needs. 2. Specializing In Fund Raising, Business Management Consultation and Event Management. 3. Expertise in Self-Publishing for the New or Established Author.               Please check them out on Facebook, Twitter and their website,http://yourfabulousgo2girls.com/You won’t be disappointed!!! As Always, Be safe. Be well. Take care. Lisa Whitty Bradley, M.D., FACS CEO & Founder Chicks With MDs, LLC www.chickswithmds.com Your Go2 Girls Tasha Fuller  ...
Children’s Books and So Much More!  Author, Tasha Fuller

Children’s Books and So Much More! Author, Tasha Fuller

  This is our first Literary and Resource Post.  I wanted to share the work of an author, Tasha Fuller, because I was immediately drawn to the stories and artwork of her Children’s Books. And to add even more sweetness to the pie, we were even more smitten when we ordered the gift sets, that included beautiful and lush illustrations of the cover art of her three literary works.   The stories are engaging, visually stimulating and educational…..       Mommy I Want To Be A Princess.  Author: Tasha Fuller Illustrator: Racheal Scotland Great tale about a different kind of princess…..One who is compassionate, loyal and humble in the face of adversity and adventure.  A true journey of life’s ups and downs.      It’s Bath Time Baby.  Written by Tasha Fuller. Illustrated by Christiana Sandoval A cute tale of a toddler’s favorite pastime……scrubbing in the tub.  A bubbly story about bonding with our young ones and taking the time to make teaching about body parts fun!      Little Freddie’s In A Zone.  Written by Tasha Fuller. Illustrated by Andrew Smart   Awesome story of a kid’s journey through his love of sports and the ‘Icons’ who inspire him.     Job well done to the author, Tasha Fuller, and her illustrators,  Andrew Smart, Christiana Sandoval and Racheal Scotland, for bringing this vibrant tales to life.   Enjoy!!   For more great info and how to order these great books, please check out the websites below. You can also find the author on Twitter, Facebook and Amazon www.itsbathtimebaby.com https://www.amirasheart.com   As Always, Be safe. Be well. Take...