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Table 1 Take-home point: factors negatively affecting resident well-being

From: A year in transition: a qualitative study examining the trajectory of first year residents’ well-being

Factor Description
Team support -Weak orientation
-Difficult to approach
-Unavailable
-Gives discouraging feedback
-Poor effort at teaching
-Unclear expectations
-Little interest in resident as a person
-Few or no social activities
Workplace demands -Long work hours
-Call stressors
-Patient care overwhelming due to complexity or number of patients
-Negative patient outcomes
Confidence and competency -Concerns that skills may fall short of rotation expectations
-Affected by frequently changing rotations
-Imposter syndrome
Learning opportunities -Less learning on service heavy rotations
-Few learning opportunities negatively influenced motivation
-Short staffing often contributing to scut work