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PGY-1 Year will result in working with so many healthcare workers - co-residents, fellows, attendings, nurses, physical therapy, etc... The list is endless! Interns expect to interact with a wide range of personality types and backgrounds. Some workplace relationships may develop less seamlessly than others, especially in the setting of conflicts and disagreements.

- What are some best practices for meeting, working alongside, and improving patient care delivery with so many different healthcare workers?
- What tips do you have for working with attendings with whom you did not immediately get along with?
- Who were the 2-3 people in the workplace that helped you get through Intern Year, and how did you cultivate those relationships?