Strategies for obtaining your first professional job

It can be challenging and intimidating to identify, apply to, and interview for your first professional job after completing your medical training. In this podcast, Drs. Kyla Terhune and Avi Cooper discuss tips, tricks, perspectives, and strategies for optimizing the process of searching for and applying to a post-residency or post-fellowship job, with an emphasis on considerations specific to trainees in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. If you’re uncertain about how to approach your first professional job, this podcast can help make sense of a complicated and confusing process!

Speakers: Dr. Avi Cooper is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Program Director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program at the Ohio State University. Dr. Kyla Terhune is an Associate Professor of Surgery, the Vice President for Educational Affairs, and the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education at Vanderbilt University.

Host: Dr. Jeremy Richards is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

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