Match Day & Residency

monthly budgeting for physicians

Why Monthly Budgeting is Critical for Physicians in Training

Stress around your personal finances can negatively impact your ability to put patient care first. Financial stress has been identified as the second highest cause of depression among physicians. However, you can alleviate money-related stress and distractions by creating and managing a budget, gaining control over your spending, and planning for the future. As a …

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medical residency costs

How to Cover Expenses During Medical Residency

How to Cover Expenses During Medical Residency Key takeaways:  Credit cards, borrowing from friends and family, moonlighting and personal loans are options to mitigate expenses during residency. All have their benefits and drawbacks. Personal loans from doctor-specific lenders can be a better alternative to expensive credit cards. Transitioning from medical school to residency can be …

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Residency Match Day

Residency Match Day 2023: What to Expect Before, During, and After

March 17 — aka Residency Match Day — is a major day for residents all over the country! Leading up to that day, you’re undoubtedly going to feel a mix of panic, excitement, anticipation, and stress. As doctors ourselves, we know first-hand how emotional Match Week can be. One way to ease the emotional turmoil …

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Medical resident salaries

How Much Do You Make in Medical Residency?

How Much Do You Make in Medical Residency? Once you finish medical school, it’s time to embark on the next phase of your career: medical residency. This hands-on experience is a graduate-level step towards becoming a full medical professional with a license to practice. The length of your residency depends on your specialization. Expect to …

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Career advice after residency

Career Advice After Residency

Congratulations! You made it through medical school and have completed your residency. Now what? As you take the first step toward planning your career as a physician, there are many considerations you need to make as you embark on your journey. Investigate Different Practice Options First, explore all your options as a new physician. Consider …

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Between Match Day and Residency

What Happens Between Match Day and Residency? We’ve Got Your To-Do List

Match Day is over—and you now know where you’ll be spending the next few years as a medical resident. It’s an exhilarating time! But also stressful, compounded by so many unknowns.  What happens in the months between now and starting your residency? What do you need to do? How can you ensure you’re prepared for …

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