We are finally in the last chapter of autonomy as one of three key underpinnings of psychological fitness for physicians – autonomy, relatedness, and competence. This week, I will attempt to tackle – imperfectly so – the unique situation of autonomy for residents and fellows. After all, trainees are not different in what supports their psychological health than attendings.
Autonomy of task/technique (i.e., supervision): Most discussions about autonomy for trainees...
My latest Vlog on exercise and movement as busy physicians.
Pro tip: Don't add it to your "should do" list - add it to your "I get to list" and then commit to it but allow flexibility and self-compassion.
Start low and build up slowly if it's been awhile.