The Challenges of Medical Training

Guest Host:

Matthew Felling
The Challenges of Medical Training

The hours are grueling, the pressures enormous, the rewards ambiguous. Medical training has long been a tough, high-stakes grind, one that makes many new doctors question why they got into the profession in the first place. We talk to two...

The hours are grueling, the pressures enormous, the rewards ambiguous. Medical training has long been a tough, high-stakes grind, one that makes many new doctors question why they got into the profession in the first place. We talk to two doctors about the inner doubts and pressures they confronted, and how they overcame them.

Guests

Sandeep Jauhar

cardiologist; physicist; regular contributor to The New York Times "Cases" column; and author of "Intern: A Doctor's Initiation" (Farrar Straus Giroux)

Shubhada Hooli

Second Year Pediatric Resident at Children's National Medial Center in Washington DC.

Please familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct and Terms of Use before posting your comments.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.