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Reduce Your Stress and Jumpstart Your Professional Development During Residency 

Reduce Your Stress and Jumpstart Your Professional Development During Residency

IMpower provides essential nonclinical resources to help you thrive during residency. New content is added monthly from experienced internists and prominent podcasters.

Take IMpower for a free test drive through February 29, 2020. Join ACP now to get full access to this exclusive, members-only benefit.


What to Read

What to Read and How to Study During your Internal Medicine Residency

During residency, trainees rapidly expand their clinical knowledge to help them excel in patient care and in passing the boards. Internal Medicine Residency Program Director Bernadette Miller, MD, FACP, of the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine explores the role memory encoding and retrieval play in studying and outlines six steps to creating an effective study plan.

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Additional Resources

Know Your Colleagues

Know Your Colleagues, Know Yourself: Checking in on Mental Health

Burnout impacts approximately half of residents and depression and depressive symptoms are seen in more than a quarter of residents. To help residents recognize a colleague in need and check in with themselves, Liz Lawrence, MD, FACP, shares ways to identify colleagues who may be in distress and how you can reach out to offer help. She also explores the importance of checking in with yourself and offers strategies to help prevent and address personal distress during residency.

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Supervising Interns

Supervising Interns & Managing Teams

During PGY2 residents take on new and exciting leadership roles within their program and their medicine teams. To help residents thrive in PGY2, Juergen (Jay) Kloo, MD, shares key tenets for being a team leader, best practices for setting a rotation up for success, strategies for managing the day-to-day matters of a team, and tips for providing effective feedback and modeling professionalism.

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