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Apr 28, 2020

Episode Length: 33:29

Author: Jarvis-Selinger et. al.

Publication: Understanding Professional Identity Formation in Early Clerkship: A Novel Framework Acad Med. 2019 Oct;94(10):1574-1580.

Purpose: When do you feel you ‘became’ a doctor? Much of the literature on identity formation suggests that this happens sometime during early residency, when trainees are immersed in the workplace with some autonomy.

Voting for Methodology and Impact: 27:13

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