Resident Medical medical doctors Appreciation Week 2023

As part of Resident Medical medical doctors Appreciation Week, we caught up with a few UBC resident medical medical doctors to check additional about their experience by asking the subsequent question: “How has residency teaching educated your future observe?”

“Resident medical medical doctors help the education of medical school college students, conduct evaluation and strengthen properly being care as they put together to develop to be expert practitioners in fairly a couple of specialties,” says Dr. Ravi Sidhu, Affiliate Dean of Postgraduate Medical Education. “I am grateful for his or her dedication to serving and enhancing properly being of communities all through B.C.”

Mehar Kang

Psychiatry, Fraser

“I actually really feel very fortunate to have the flexibility to pursue psychiatry teaching in an age the place psychological properly being consciousness is rising. I definitely worth the probability to teach in a numerous range of hospital and neighborhood settings. Residency has emphasised fashionable, compassionate, and evidence-based treatment that locations victims and households first. I’m grateful to work alongside a ravishing employees of co-residents, staff, and allied properly being professionals who’re obsessed with instructing and advocating for biopsychosocial care.”

Yotakarhon Jonathan

Indigenous Family Medicine, Vancouver Island

“The Indigenous Family Medicine program has been an especially rewarding experience. As a Mohawk Bear Clan from Six Nations, I knew I wanted to work rurally, considerably inside Indigenous communities. This program has provided me the likelihood to see the vary that exists inside rural treatment by the use of the “choose your private journey” sort for placements. This has allowed me to get a approach of the areas I need to observe in and research from numerous of us. Along with learning the abilities wished for rural and distant treatment, I’ve had the privilege of meeting so many people inside completely totally different communities whereas seeing quite a lot of this beautiful place.”

Zach Sagorin

Regular Surgical process, Vancouver

“Residency teaching is informing all sides of my future observe. All through my time often surgical process I have been reworked by the generosity of my victims and the unbelievable privilege of providing surgical care to a wide range of victims and folks. Through my residency teaching I am rising the technical experience and knowledge to provide wonderful surgical care to my victims ultimately. I research from unbelievable surgeons and alongside fantastic co-residents, medical school college students, allied properly being professionals, and loads of others. I get to take part in treating most cancers victims, saving lives, and decreasing struggling every day. We have got the nice honour of caring for people as they recuperate and return to the neighborhood. Each single day I am reminded to be humble and reciprocate the honour my victims share with me.”

Dayle Ostapiuk

Teenager and Adolescent Psychiatry, Prince George

“My residency program has taken me to all 4 corners of British Columbia. My specific web site in Prince George has been fortunate to be residence to a mentorship neighborhood that is invested in furthering the psychological properly being of northern and rural communities. Every inside my web site and the upper UBC program, psychiatry residency has centered on flexibility, practicality and capitalizing on my learning by the use of connection to outreach, extra teaching by the use of subspecialists corporations and exposing me to my space of curiosity, Teenager and Adolescent Psychiatry. My program is invested in my success and I, in flip, have been able to focus on my pleasure, affected individual care.”

Alice Wang

Orthopedic Surgical process, Vancouver

“Working with quite a few populations which have quite a few musculoskeletal accidents and pathologies has been an eye-opening and rewarding experience. With each case, there’s always one factor new to check. Residency has confirmed the importance of teamwork and I am grateful to be in a program the place I am supported by my colleagues and staff. At this degree in my teaching, I am excited to proceed refining the abilities that may help data my future career as an orthopedic surgeon. I look ahead to pursuing a future observe the place I hope to proceed my pursuits in evaluation and instructing.”

Brad Stebner

Emergency Medicine, Kelowna

“Residency prepares you for observe by the use of learning circumstances and studying for exams and your knowledge base expands immensely. Nonetheless, I imagine crucial takeaways from residency that may inform my future observe are the teachings realized and handed down by the entire staff physicians I’ve had the pleasure of working with. Residency is an effective time to check from totally different physicians’ experiences, triumphs, and even challenges. I want to suppose that these lessons and the data that has been handed proper all the way down to me over the previous 5 years prepares me to be a rather a lot higher physician.”

Patrick Mckernan

Pediatrics, Victoria

“I found residency to be every most likely essentially the most fulfilling and most humbling part of medical teaching. The busy on-call schedule, journey, and steep learning curve can actually really feel overwhelming at events, nonetheless I was truly lucky to have a supportive affiliate, colleagues, and mentors in my program to stay grounded.Starting a family in medical school and residency moreover truly pushed me to hunt out strategies to nurture every my non-public {{and professional}} life and to know that these domains are inextricably linked. Shifting into neutral observe, I truly acknowledge the importance of nurturing all parts of your life.”

Svetlana Hadikin

Family Medicine, Kootenay Boundary

“Residency teaching is providing me with experiences that are solidifying my love of longitudinal family treatment. I most definitely worth the alternate options after I see the equivalent particular person in my family observe clinic who I had beforehand seen throughout the hospital setting; I take into account the continuity improves affected individual care and strengthens the affected individual/physician relationship. I’ve labored with many professional, collaborating lecturers and mentors, every specialists and family medical medical doctors, who’re serving to to refine my competence with procedures, psychological properly being care, and further. Lastly, I hope to provide a wide range of corporations in a rural family observe clinic to reinforce entry to medical deal with victims in an underserved neighborhood.”

Brian Hwanki Kim

Regular Inside Medicine, Vancouver

“All through my residency, I’ve witnessed the impacts of inequitable distribution of properly being corporations on victims dwelling with energy sicknesses. Efforts that singly addressed the multitudes of factors they’ve been experiencing, resulted in extra fragmentation and delays in care. Working alongside primary internists all through B.C. impressed upon me how well-rounded expertise in a wide range of medical disciplines can consolidate deal with victims with competing and complex medical desires. In my future observe, I am going to take the teaching that I have been privileged with and try to provide full and holistic care to victims dwelling with multi-system ailments.”