Housemillionaires: the race to meet up with the N1Million housemanship saving target.

  It would be rare to find one medical student, near graduate, who does not have this plan as regards the one year of housemanship. It would be considered being directionless or in fact, with no future ambition if it is not at the back of your mind that the housejob year is the year …

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House: The One Year We Lived at Work 9.

I was reminded by Dr. Adedotun that I did not rate Surgery department. My apologies. Surgery rotation rating Percussion: 5 Hands-on-skills: 4 Patient satisfaction: 8.5 Morbidity and mortality: 6 (Non)Toxicity of learning environment: 5 Total: 59%   I am back… I know this series should have resumed a long time ago but you won’t blame …

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Support systems and defense mechanisms in the medical profession 2

  I got quite a lot of awesome responses yesterday following the write-up on this topic. Apparently, housejob was a tough time that, according to a dear friend, requires having more than one different coping mechanism per department so that if one fails, you are not left hanging. And I totally agree. What happens the …

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Support systems and defense mechanisms in the medical profession

  With the past episodes of “House: The One Year We Lived at Work”, I am certain most readers would wonder, so, how do these ones not lose it? How do they go through all these physical, emotional, definitely financial and psychological turmoil for years and still keep their heads on their necks?   How …

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