Resident dating med student
The darkest of these types of residents will even taunt the medical student’s worst fears by threatening the notion of giving you a bad evaluation if you’re not breaking your back to make their life easier.
This means that if you eat lunch before finishing scutwork for him/her despite the fact that you’re about to pass out from hypoglycemia, you are unworthy.
And you don't have to care about what happened to Patient Smith. I am sure that there are couples out there who don't know many details about the other person's job. Without someone having at least a basic understanding of what I do, I don't know where to start the conversation. Your resident will grow frustrated as he or she sees the doctor touching infected blood with bare hands.
You may not actually care about what happened to Patient Smith. Ask questions, sure, but starting with some base of knowledge makes things easier. Your resident will likely stop the show multiple times and try and explain to you why the surgical resident would never be called in to consult on the child with the stomach virus.
And for your information, it will always be your fault, thus it is easier not to argue and merely accept the blame and state that you will never do it again.
After a year and a half of clinical rotations in various hospitals throughout NYC, I have learned that every resident can fit in to one of three general categories.
In the comments, someone asked for a post with tips for non-medical people to keep in mind when dating residents.
If they are working a late shift or overnight, you win huge points if you offer to bring them food.
Thus, I must thank that resident for being a bad teacher and leaving me to learn things on my own.
The okay resident The last type of resident is markedly different than the others, but sometimes has traits of both extremes.