Some of our delivery options include:
- We provide an experienced educator via virtual or in-person instruction to provide interactive and collaborative lectures.
- Presentations and didactic sessions. We can accommodate your schedule with flexible learning.
- Dinner presentations. No time in your lecture schedule for additional education? That’s okay, we’ll take you to dinner!
- Career fairs
We will work with you to design and deliver an education event that meets the needs of your program to maximize the value for your residents and fellows.
All topics are designed to be delivered as one-hour presentations but can be tailored to fit your available schedule. If you are able to accommodate more than one hour, we can cover multiple topics or provide a more in-depth look into a particular topic.
Our educational topics include:
CV Writing and Formatting
Drafting a CV is one of the first steps in preparing for your job search. Your CV offers a first impression to potential employers. Content, organization and formatting are essential. We can help ensure your CV stands out.
Job Searching and Working with a Recruiter
Not sure where or how to begin your job search? Want to know the best and easiest ways to find jobs? Are you weary of working with a recruiter or other hiring professionals? This session guides you through the most effective job search strategies, provides a timeline of when to do what, and explains what it’s like to work with a recruiter and other hiring professionals.
Resident Fatigue and Wellness
You are not alone in feeling overwhelmed and stressed as you complete your training. You are all so hard working, but sometimes it’s good to take a few steps back and focus on yourself. We will cover tips and tricks to manage resident fatigue and find a balance between work, physical and mental health.
Interview Techniques: How to Land Your Dream Job
Most people get nervous before interviewing. Don’t fret! We guide you through the entire interview process and provide tips and strategies for every step along the way. From phone to on-site interviews, in-state and out-of-state, we provide the tools to maximize your interview experience and help you land your dream job.
Understanding Employment Contracts and Negotiating Tips
Most residents and fellows have many questions when it comes to contracts. During this presentation we review and define many components and sections of an employment contract, explore different compensation models, discuss negotiating strategies and review how malpractice insurance works and what to look for. Our goal is to help residents and fellows gain confidence during the negotiation process by being well-prepared and knowledgeable about the many aspects of employment contracts.
Finances: Making Sense of Your Financial Future
We receive many questions about finances and financial planning strategies. This session introduces you to key concepts in financial planning. We discuss budgeting, risk management, preparing for retirement and investment strategies. Most importantly, we review financial mistakes to avoid when coming out of training.
Student Loan Forgiveness and Repayment
According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, approximately 84% of graduated medical students have student loan debt. Navigating the many student loan forgiveness programs and repayment options is certainly daunting. Let us walk you through the various forgiveness programs and repayment options that are available. We also discuss a thorough budget breakdown considering repayment scheduling to show you how repayment is possible without breaking the bank. Our goal is to provide peace-of-mind regarding your student loan debt.
Mistakes to Avoid During the Hiring Process and Post-Residency
Gleaning tips and advice directly from industry CEOs, recruiters and hiring professionals, we have compiled information from employers across the country to provide insights on what to do during the hiring process and post-residency, as well as key things to consider.
Career Planning 101: Preparing for Your First Job
One-hour session: Everyone needs to start somewhere. This overview will provide insight on the career planning timeline and allows time for reflection to tackle it head on. We will discuss CV and cover letter writing, as well as touch on job search techniques and options after training.
Two-hour session: With a focus on the career planning timeline, this comprehensive overview touches further on topics that you will encounter during your process. We will discuss CV and cover letter writing, job search techniques and interview techniques, and touch briefly on contracts. The longer session of Career Planning 101 is perfect for programs that have a block of time available.
Additional Career Planning Services
- Individual career coaching
- Assistance with job searching and opportunities
- Personalized CV review, guidance and editing
- Look out for networking opportunities in your area!
By introducing your residents and fellows to key concepts and guiding them through the career planning process, UHS can help strengthen the preparedness of your program participants, at no cost to you.
If you are interested in learning more about our program and would like to schedule an event, please contact our Residency and Fellowship Program Liaison, Maya Aborlleile, at [email protected] or 610-955-7210.