The “What I Wish I Knew” series of articles is a service of CPNP’s Resident and New Practitioner Committee. Articles are intended to provide advice from experts for students, residents, and new practitioners. Articles are not intended to provide in-depth disease state or pharmacotherapy information nor replace any peer-reviewed educational materials. We hope you benefit from this “field guide” discussing approaches to unique problems and situations.
So you want to start a residency program? Before logging-on to register for the Match and attending the Midyear Clinical Meeting in December, here are a few considerations when starting (or expanding) a new residency program. Here are three questions to ask yourself as you embark on this endeavor.