Progress isn’t always linear, and that doesn’t mean it’s failure.

NONLINEAR PROGRESS DOESN’T = FAILURE I typed these words in a note to myself last week as I was leaving a meeting with a mentor back in Virginia during a trip home. She asked how residency was going and I started to say “good,” but as the word left my mouth I realized it wasn’t

Set-Backs & Steps-Forward.

“Have you ever experienced burnout?” the program director asks me. “Of course,” I answer. “Tell me about it,” he says. I’m interviewing for a residency position in Emergency Medicine and I could just cry I’m so happy this question is being asked–and by a program director, no less. The notes section of my phone and