Title

Ensuring a Smooth Transition for Trainees Returning from Parental Leave - A Guide for Program Directors

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Radiology

Publication Date

2021-06-06

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Health and Medical Administration | Medical Education | Radiology

Abstract

Transitioning from parental leave during radiology residency training can be a time of stress and uncertainty. However, there are ways that program directors can help make the transition smoother and less overwhelming. Trainees report numerous stressors upon returning from leave involving childcare, lactation concerns and logistics, and discrimination. Program directors can help alleveate these stressors by counseling trainees returning from parental leave and providing reseources and a supportive enviroment. This article provides a structured frame work with tool for programs directors to ensure the transition from parental leave back to training is a smooth one.

Keywords

Family leave, Parental leave, program director, radiology resident, well-being

DOI of Published Version

10.1016/j.acra.2021.04.018

Source

DeBenedectis CM, Jay AK, Jordan SG, Raybon CP, Robbins JB, Deitte LA. Ensuring a Smooth Transition for Trainees Returning from Parental Leave - A Guide for Program Directors. Acad Radiol. 2021 Jun 6:S1076-6332(21)00213-0. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2021.04.018. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34108116. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Academic radiology

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

34108116

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