A year in transition: a qualitative study examining the trajectory of first year residents’ well-being

@inproceedings{Hurst2013AYI,
  title={A year in transition: a qualitative study examining the trajectory of first year residents’ well-being},
  author={Christopher Hurst and Deborah Kahan and Mariela Ruetalo and Susan Edwards},
  booktitle={BMC medical education},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND It is generally understood that trainees experience periods of heightened stress during first year residency, yet there is little information on variations in stress and well-being over the transition period or those factors that contribute to these variations. This qualitative study explored the trajectory of well-being described by first year residents in the context of challenges, supports and adaptations over time. METHODS In-depth interviews were conducted face-to-face with 17… CONTINUE READING

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