Being a successful house officerBMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/sbmj.0510374a (Published 01 October 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:0510374a
- Anup Shah, Senior house officer in ophthalmology1
- 1Quern Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth
Being a good house officer is crucial to the efficient running of a firm and securing a good reference from your consultant for the future. These tips will help make the transition from medical student to fully functioning doctor go as smoothly as possible.
Get there early, whether it is for ward rounds, meetings, theatre, or teaching. Many consultants …