Transition to Residency 101

Finished med school and on your way to residency? Get tips and information to navigate the opportunities (and decisions) that are going to come your way.

  • Is a Return of Service Program right for you?

    Is a Return of Service Program right for you?

    A program like this can help to ease the burden of repaying your loans — but only if you’re prepared to make a long-term commitment.

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    I’m a student: Why do I need a financial plan?

    Your journey in medicine could start getting expensive. Do you know how much everything will really cost? A financial plan can help you focus on what matters so you can do the best for your patients.

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  • Nutrition wellness

    Nutrition wellness

    PODCAST - In this episode, Morgan introduces Rebecca who, after speaking with local dieticians, nutritionists, and other experts in the field of health and wellness, shares some tips and tricks...

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  • Making the transition: Med student to resident

    Making the transition: Med student to resident

    PODCAST - In this episode, Morgan discusses Transitioning from Med School to Residency. It’s an experience unlike any other - an intense shift that accompanies a wide range of emotions and...

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  • We're going mobile!

    We're going mobile!

    onboardMD is getting ready to launch a new mobile app that will empower med students, residents and new-to-practice physicians across Canada...

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  • How to finance your first home purchase

    How to finance your first home purchase

                Buying a home can be both exciting and complex. It’s one of life’s biggest decisions and one of your biggest financial responsibilities. Having the right information can save you from...

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  • Med students: having a plan is key to avoiding money stress

    Med students: having a plan is key to avoiding money stress

    A solid financial strategy helps you spend and save wisely. If you’re a medical student, you understand that money stress can start early. These money worries can drive you to lose sleep, regret...

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  • Everything you always wanted to know about student lines of credit (but were afraid to ask)

    Everything you always wanted to know about student lines of credit (but were afraid to ask)

    Many people don’t understand what a student line of credit really is, let alone how to use it effectively.

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  • Travel hacks: One mile at a time

    Travel hacks: One mile at a time

    PODCAST - In this episode, Morgan discusses travel hacks - providing you with a few ideas, tips and tricks that may come in handy when travelling for business, pleasure, or even for your upcoming...

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  • Wealth management for female physicians

    Wealth management for female physicians

    Over my career, I've worked in the technology and financial services industries and my work with early career physicians here at MD means I interact with medical professionals.

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  • It's about to get interest(ing)

    It's about to get interest(ing)

    PODCAST - In this episode, Morgan discusses interest rates, debt and how leaving money on your student/resident line of credit is more similar to leaving an outstanding balance on your credit card...

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  • Strong on the pitch, student on the sidelines

    Strong on the pitch, student on the sidelines

    How playing soccer for Team Canada became a vital part of my medical education. As far back as I can remember, I’ve played soccer. I had pretty good grades in high school, and, after graduating, I...

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  • 5 social media etiquette tips for med students

    5 social media etiquette tips for med students

    Take these precautionary steps to protect your career — now, and in the futureWhether you're a medical student, a resident or in practice, social media has opened up a world of possibilities. You...

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  • Pay yourself first: A savings strategy that leaves more in your pocket

    Pay yourself first: A savings strategy that leaves more in your pocket

    Time and cash can be in short supply during the demanding years of med school and residency. When it comes to money, you may find it hard enough just to stay ahead of expenses. So how do you plan...

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  • Terrifying Halloween tales  (that only med students will be scared by)

    Terrifying Halloween tales (that only med students will be scared by)

    It’s only October, and you’re probably already feeling like the academic year has gotten away from you. All those promises to keep up with the material? Broken. Maintaining a healthy balance...

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  • Future Leaders Profile: Stephanie Gill

    Future Leaders Profile: Stephanie Gill

    As far back as she can remember, Stephanie Gill always had the same answer when someone asked her what she wanted to be when she grew up: a doctor.

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  • A story of football (soccer), medicine, and family

    A story of football (soccer), medicine, and family

    How life can shape you into a better doctor and a better human being.

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  • Future Leaders Profile: Jenna Smith-Forrester

    Future Leaders Profile: Jenna Smith-Forrester

    Quality improvement (QI) isn’t something that comes immediately to mind when students and young physicians think about how they can make a difference in the world of medicine.

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  • Can a young physician start a family and avoid debt?

    Can a young physician start a family and avoid debt?

    When Dr. B graduated from medical school in 2009, the young physician from Quebec faced many of the same issues as her cohorts: Pay off medical school debt or start investing? Rent or...

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  • Future Leaders Profile: Yaeesh Sardiwalla

    Future Leaders Profile: Yaeesh Sardiwalla

    The sense of trust between patients and doctors is something that Yaeesh Sardiwalla, a fourth-year medical student at Dalhousie University, thinks about a lot.

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