Going through medical school can be quite full on – there’s a lot of learning to do, and the exams can be pretty hefty. What’s important to recognise though is the effect this can have on your behaviour, especially in regards to patients.
It’s medical education on the plate at JAMA this issue, and this article compares the feeling of burnout with the rate of unprofessionalism – and as you’d expect, there’s definitely a correlation. Read more about it over here.
Read more about medical school life at JAMA – there’s an article on how doing medicine for your first rotation might give you better marks, plus articles on rates of depression. Definitely worth reading.
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