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The Curious Case of a Medical Oncology Resident
In August 2015, as I joined my medical oncology residency, the stress that a medical oncology residency brings along with it was well known. Some of them ended with the resident quitting the institution in search of greener pastures. The thought of such attrition in the past batches was more concerning than the actual daily experiences. The huge monetary fine attached was scary too. The reason for choosing an institute like ours was obvious. Being the most reputed oncology institute in the country and even having a good name abroad, work schedule was expected to be heavy. We wondered why would then someone take an extreme step of bidding adieu. As 2 months passed and none of us had left the course, we were set to create a new benchmark.
Received: 17 May 2019
Accepted: 09 July 2019
Article published online:
23 May 2021
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