How do I support my partner during residency?
Ways to Survive Residency as the Spouse of ResidentDuring Residency – be realistic about your expectations. Believe that your spouse is “still in there” Keep yourself busy. Do not undervalue your role on the “team” Lean on your community. Avoid the comparison game. Prioritize your relationship the best you can.More items •Feb 16, 2019
Is it hard dating a resident?
Dating, in general, is challenging but dating a resident physician during their residency years is completely different. They are at the hospital very early in the morning and not home until late at night, and it can be very frustrating when you want to see your partner but cant because of their residency.
How do you survive a residency?
Ten strategies for staying human during residency trainingAim to maintain an “internal locus of control.” This means that you seek to control what you can, rather than passively accepting everything that happens to you. Draw a “self-esteem pie”. Seek support. Dont neglect the body. Know your rights.More items •Aug 20, 2014
How busy are medical residents?
Residents work 40–80 hours a week depending on specialty and rotation within the specialty, with residents occasionally logging 136 (out of 168) hours in a week. Some studies show that about 40% of this work is not direct patient care, but ancillary care, such as paperwork.
Do you get paid during your residency?
Not All Are Equal. Whilst Victoria and NSW pay their Resident doctors approximately the same rate of pay. And includes a suite of additional benefits which are not given to doctors in NSW.