For Residents in Family Medicine

Category Archives: General

Tips for Senior Residents

As you enter the second or third year of residency you may be wondering “How do I convince these interns I’m a senior?!” Read more…

2020 #TipsForNewDocs

Pixie’s tips for new docs, to help July 1st interns with some general advice to survive the first year of residency.

Your First Attending Job

Not sure how to start looking for your first attending job? Wondering how to do it right? Is there even a right way? Let us help.

Check In with Yourself

Passion Planner's Self Care Reflection

Try this Self Care Reflection worksheet to take your emotional temperature and make a plan for a personalized “Self Care” emergency kit.

Wellness: Narrative Writing

Weekly Wellness

We’re encouraging you to write about your experiences during this Pandemic. How to get started? Join Laurel Braitman’s free ‘course’

Intern Prep Week Five

MS4 to Intern: Week Five

Week Five dives into infectious issues, pediatrics, miscarriage care and EIGHT bonus links of reading because FOAM was busy last week.

How To: Read EKGs

Hearts in background, "How to Read EKGs" overlying

We discuss a few resources to improve your EKG reading skills, from basics to daily practice.

#TipsForNewDocs

Curious about Twitter? Terrified of becoming an intern? Create an account and check out the #TipsForNewDocs tag!

How to: Ask Questions

How to Ask Questions

Unsure how to ask questions on the floor? Getting a lot of vague answers from senior residents or attendings? Read this post for some ideas on how to be more focused in your asking!

Welcome Class of 2023!

Welcome to Family Medicine!

Welcome to the newest almost-interns! We are so excited to welcome you to the best specialty on earth, the specialty that includes all ages and welcomes all identities. We are expert generalists, multi-spectrum jugglers. It’s pretty darn awesome. However, you’re entering residency at…