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On Call: A Doctor’s Days and Nights in Residency

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2006 - Spring


by Emily R. Transue, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press) While a resident at the University of Washington, Transue, Yale College Class of 1992, wrote about her patients as a way to guard against burnout and share her experiences with friends and family. This collection of stories conveys the atmosphere of overwork, exhaustion and insecurity in which a resident works, as well as Transue’s compassion for her patients.

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