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Residency can be challenging as each new rotation has its own unique learning goals with specific skills/knowledge requirements. For example, in thoracic surgery every new resident who rotates on the service struggles with surgical lung anatomy and needs a refresher on the basic workup for a solitary pulmonary nodule. From a teaching perspective, it seem advantageous to make a few podcasts which are rotation specific to cover the basics and save the face-to-face time for interactive/engaging learning activites to reinforce and solidify the topics. What are your thoughts? How do you prepare residents to be successful on new rotations? Do you assign core reading/viewing topics per rotation? Do you repeat the same didactic topics each month for new residents?