Dr. Yohannes Mengistu
From the rural district hospital to the bustling capital city, Dr. Yohannes Mengistu’s medical journey in Ethiopia has been nothing short of transformative. In this blog, join Dr. Mengistu as he shares the challenges, rewards, and insights gained while transitioning from a dedicated clinician to a healthcare leader. Discover the delicate balance between providing quality healthcare and driving improvements within Ethiopia’s fragile healthcare system.
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Now that the celebration of Match Day is over, we wanted to share some survival tips from Hannah Pye as you start contemplating the next phase in your journey. We especially love Tip #4 and want to remind everyone that the AMA Alliance is a great place to start when looking for a supportive community! […] Continue reading →
Medical Marriage Q&A: Developing Emotional Connection By Kim Blackham (Editor’s Note: In this week’s post, Marriage and Family Therapist and medical spouse Kim Blackham responds to a reader’s question from her September post on medical marriage.) Q: We have been married 16 years, have three kids, and have been in this medical life for 12 […] Continue reading →
Medical Marriage Q & A By Kim Blackham When my husband began applying for general surgery residency programs nine years ago, the concept of Facebook hadn’t even been conceived. We were still utilizing old-school dial-up internet, and much time wasn’t spent online because we had to disconnect in order to make phone calls. The social […] Continue reading →
Be Flexible and Avoid Resentment by Donna Baver Rovito Recently, a young intern’s wife expressed her frustration and despair to her new resident husband, during the fifth week of his internship, telling him that residency is so much harder than she’d expected, and that it’s difficult for her to handle their children on her own […] Continue reading →