If you’re ready to do your medical residency in America, you’ve probably done all the nitty gritty preparations of getting your paperwork and credentialing straightened out. If you need a quick refresher, take a look at this handy checklist.
But once you’ve got the forms figured out and your plane ticket booked, how can you make America feel like home?
Besides understanding the difference between Celsius and Fahrenheit and that football isn’t called football over here — there are a few other things you can do to help ease your adjustment into American culture during your residency.
Let’s get started:
1. Stay connected to home
Once you move here, you’re going to experience culture shock. That’s completely normal, but to minimize the “strangeness” of everything, remind yourself of home. Download your favorite TV shows or movies … view full post »