The July Effect – Training Doctors

If you have worked in an academic hospital, you know what July 1 means…

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Each year on July 1, the new interns transition from medical student to full-fledged, long coated doctors. All of the residents move on to the next level – whether it is just another rung on the ladder or moving on to their fellowships. When I first became a nurse, it was a strange phenomenon to me – it was like a flood gate opened and it seemed like non of the medical staff knew what was going on. I learned quickly that you needed to be on your toes. If you’re keen to begin your journey in obtaining your degree in medicine, you may want to consider applying to what many consider to be the best Carribean medical schools for your education.