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Starting as a Newly Graduated Radiologist: Survival Tips From Experienced Experts

Published:March 30, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.03.004
      The actual transition from being a resident (or fellow) to being an independent radiologist is a major step. Newly graduated radiologists need to prove that they can work independently and handle clinical workloads [
      • Cronan J.J.
      My first job: the transition from residency to employment—what the employer and employee should know.
      ]. However, these required skills are not the main focus of current radiology residency programs. Therefore, residents may not be well prepared for their first job as a radiologist [
      • Cronan J.J.
      My first job: the transition from residency to employment—what the employer and employee should know.
      ]. Besides workloads, newly starting radiologists may also encounter many other new challenges.
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