发信人: guidewire (guidewire), 信区: MedicalCareer
标 题: some thought after faculty meeting
发信站: BBS 未名空间站 (Fri Jun 13 09:14:43 2008)
I just finished my last faculty meeting in my hospital as a chief resident.
we discussed the performance of all the residents individually, the
evaluation is from all perspective.
The things attendings concern about are basically the academic performance,
how do that resident interact with attending, we had an intern was criticized
for being timid, cause when he saw the attending in the hallway, instead of
say hello, he just took a detour and run away. attending does not know your
day to day activity, so they depends heavily on chiefs opinion how the
So make sure your chief likes you, it can make huge difference. we have an
intern may not be able to advance next year if I did not fight for him, telling
everybody how hard he is working and how good patient care he provides. so
the final decision is to advance him but keep close eye on him next year.
The very important thing is patient care, to be good knowledge wise,
technically and get work done are not enough. all the attending voice their
concern about the incoming chief, who is a very bright guy, with excellent
knowledge, and good leader, hard working and efficient. but, not having too
much patient toward the patients and family. in other words, he cares the
disease more than patients. that is bad. I can see the attendings are
It is really important to care about patients and treat them equally and with respect, no matter what their social economical status is. never argue with
patient no matter how much they offend you. it is really bad if you get complains from the patient or from the family.