My advice? Be the one giving pushback
A piece of advice I would give to any younger physician, especially one who is just graduating residency, would be to expect a whirlwind ride into the realities of frontline medical practice.
It’s something that you are totally not prepared for in the controlled environment of education and residency training. A steep learning curve awaits you once you start practising medicine.
And one of the biggest things you will have to get used to, that you’ve likely been completely shielded from, is the difficult relationship that many physicians feel