How to Be a “Great Intern”
Last Updated: October 1, 2018
Throughout the course of your internship (postgraduate year one, or PGY-1), you will:
- Save lives and witness them end
- Deliver life-changing news, both good and bad, to countless families
- Serve in the front lines as the face of your department, your hospital, and your specialty to patients and their families
- Learn more than you thought was possible
A number of challenges await you, as well: you just graduated from medical school, but you are expected to expertly manage complex patients....