How to Survive Residency

In a discussion filmed at the 2017 STS Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas, a panel of current cardiothoracic surgery residents share their tips and tricks for thriving during residency and fellowship. Amy Fiedler of the Massachusetts General Hospital is joined by Elizabeth Stephens of Columbia University, Hugh Auchincloss of the Massachusetts General Hospital, Gregory Pattakos of the Texas Heart Institute/ Baylor College of Medicine, and Kristin Sell-Dottin of the University of North Carolina Hospitals. The panelists discuss the different training pathways available to cardiothoracic surgery residents, identifying mentors, and how to balance clinical responsibilities with research.