Intimate Relationships in Medical School is for anyone studying the medical sciences who is married or in a committed relationship. Michael Myers-an experienced psychiatrist and clinician- uses several case examples throughout the book which are composites from his practice. Through these and the author's suggestions and insights, the busy, committed medical student and his or her partner will increase their ability to confront and resolve misunderstandings.
Chapter 14: Looking Ahead to Residency
Looking Ahead to Residency
If you have started your last two years of medical school, you are probably beginning to think about residency—what field you might pursue and where you might apply to do your training. These are central and critical life decisions, and if you are in a relationship, you will be doing lots of talking with your spouse or partner. He or she may have lots of thoughts and feelings about what residency you are interested in, how much you seem to like or love that branch of medicine, how time intensive it is, whether or not you need to move from where you are living now to another city, and so forth. Lots of relationship variables will shape your ...