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MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR INTERNSHIP Suheab Maghrabi, MBBS, MSc
What is a Medical Internship? 12-months period. Rotations. Pass/ Fail. Transition period. The skills you gain and develop in this period will stay with you for the rest of your career.
Doctor !, embrace your role. Behave, Dress, Think like one. Main goal is to learn how to manage patients. Know your patients and prepared to present them at any time. Remember that you are taking care of people, be the doctor you want to take care of you.
Be on time. Punctuality is an important quality of a doctor. First to come, last to leave. If running late, call and explain.
When you make a mistake Don’t hide it. Be Honest, and NEVER lie! Fix it.
Know the basics of the rotation you're in Physiology/ Anatomy. Approach. Management of simple cases.
Ask for feedback At the end of the rotation. Be wise who you ask.
Smile Its not going to be easy, sometime stressful. Don’t complain, or participate in gossips. Take it easy and smile.
Keep in touch with family and friends Support system, keep you sane! Keep a link with reality!