Clinical Presentation Skills:
How to be a Standout Applicant for Employment
By: Jonathan D. Rouse, DPM
PGY-3 Year...Freedom at Last! Right?
Your phone goes off in the middle of the night. You pop up immediately because you are a PGY-3 and you're used to this lifestyle now. You're just happy it's not a pager going off...until you see it's your junior PGY-1 calling. You pick up and they ask you how to order a medication in the EMR. Of course you're happy to help because you are nice and empathetic. You get it; you were once a PGY-1 trying to figure out how the heck to input orders in the system.
Your PGY-3 year starts, and the feeling of being near the top of the food chain is ephemeral as you realize that you soon need to find a real job while still completing your training. While nothing can replace great training and confidence, there are some preparations that can aid you in standing out against other applicants.
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