Blog | Thursday, July 26, 2018

Rules of intern year

10 Rules of Intern Year
1. Show up.
2. Do your best.
3. Listen to the nurses.
4. Don't lie.
5. Put the patient first.
6. Do fun stuff when you're off.
7. Cry when you need to.
8. Laugh out loud when you need to.
9. Eat lunch and take the stairs.
10. Care like it's yo’ mama.

July 1. One day down, 364 to go. You've got this, interns. And we've got you. Let's get it! #gohardest #bespecial #carelikeitsyomama #youarereadierthanyouthink

Kimberly Manning, MD, FACP, FAAP is an associate professor of medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia where she teaches medical students and residents at Grady Hospital. This post is adapted from Reflections of a Grady Doctor, Dr. Manning’s blog about teaching, learning, caring and growing in medicine and life. It has been adapted and reprinted with permission. Identifying information has been changed to protect individuals’ privacy.