Resident Physician Blogs

Dr. David Sessford
Resident Physician Blogs

A Salute to Partners

Posted on May 30, 2018 by Dr. David Sessford

I’ve had a chance to reflect on some strengths and here’s some of the strategies I’ve used throughout my medical training to keep my relationship healthy.

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Dr. Alex Ragan
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It’s never too late to follow your passion

Posted on April 16, 2018 by Dr. Alex Ragan

So what on earth caused me to quit my job that day? Moreover, what would cause anyone to quit their secure, well-paid job without having a semblance of a plan in place? I think it was three things.

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Dr. Kiran Dhillon
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Reflecting on my CaRMS Experience: Couples Matching and Finding Community in a New City

Posted on March 13, 2018 by Dr. Kiran Dhillon

Residency is stressful enough as it is, but imagine trying to go through it alone and in an unfamiliar place.

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Dr. Casey Chan
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Open Letter to a Patient

Posted on February 14, 2018 by Dr. Casey Chan

I am a resident physician and this is my story. My 1,700 other colleagues and I are probably the first physicians you will encounter in an acute care facility almost everywhere in Alberta, 24/7, 365 days a week.

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Dr. Kendra Houston
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Five Minutes to a Better Me

Posted on January 15, 2018 by Dr. Kendra Houston

There will never be enough minutes in a day to accomplish everything we have set out to achieve. Dedicating five minutes to a task is an easy way to feel more purposeful and to feel like we are accomplishing small goals along the way.

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Dr. Kwadwo Mponponsuo
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Year in Review: Looking Back and Moving Forward

Posted on December 19, 2017 by Dr. Kwadwo Mponponsuo

For many, the end of a year is a time of reflection. As I look back on the year, fond memories of achievements and failures alike are brought forth.

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Dr. Mim Fatmi
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Human Connection: The Value of Listening

Posted on November 17, 2017 by Dr. Mim Fatmi

People are the way they are for a reason and everyone has a story. Put all the stories together and you get to see human connection in action—all we have to do is offer to listen.

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Dr. Joy Adekanmbi
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Life as a Physician/Mom

Posted on October 16, 2017 by Dr. Joy Adekanmbi

Having children is rewarding, fulfilling and busy, but it’s definitely worth it. I have to find time for the kids, celebrate, encourage and get involved in their activities. I also have to find time for my hubby amidst it all.

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