Grievances of Post Graduate Residents in Their Training: An Observational and Cross-sectional Study

Hussain Ahmad Khaqan

Department of Ophthalmology, Post Graduate Medical Institute, Ameer-ud-Din Medical College, Lahore General Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Aamna Jabran

Department of Ophthalmology, Post Graduate Medical Institute, Ameer-ud-Din Medical College, Lahore General Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Hafiz Ateeq Ur Rehman

Department of Ophthalmology, Post Graduate Medical Institute, Ameer-ud-Din Medical College, Lahore General Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Atia Nawaz

Department of Ophthalmology, Post Graduate Medical Institute, Ameer-ud-Din Medical College, Lahore General Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Laraib Hassan *

Department of Ophthalmology, Post Graduate Medical Institute, Ameer-ud-Din Medical College, Lahore General Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Muhammad Ali Haider

Department of Ophthalmology, Post Graduate Medical Institute, Ameer-ud-Din Medical College, Lahore General Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Muhammad Usman Zia

Post Graduate Medical Institute, Ameer-ud-Din Medical College, Lahore General Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Ahmad Fauzan

Post Graduate Medical Institute, Ameer-ud-Din Medical College, Lahore General Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Purpose: To evaluate the problems of residents during their residency.

Materials and Methods: To locate and assess all relevant literature, we employed systematic review as a search approach, utilizing punctilious and unambiguous methodologies. We initiated by stipulating key terms and selecting appropriate databases for your literature search. To find replicable and reportable publications from high-quality peer reviewed journals, we used Google Scholar, PubMed, and Research Gate. A manual literature search, snowballing, and obtaining expert advice were some of the other search tactics employed to find items of relevance.

Conclusion: While working in residency, the residents experience a lot of problems like work place harassment, gender discrimination, insults, grueling working hours, poor infrastructure of training programs, struggling parenthood and lack of time to relax.

These and many other personal issues affect the professional performance of the residents and in turn affect the treatment outcomes of the patients.

As a conclusion, there must be healthy working relationships between the residents and their supervisors. There should be meetings at intervals which should focus on sharing the problems going on in the personal and professional lives of the residents and the issues that are affecting their work. The supervisors must consider the genuine issues and try to rectify them if possible.

Keywords: Residents, harassment, residency, supervisor


How to Cite

Khaqan , H. A., Jabran , A., Rehman , H. A. U., Nawaz , A., Hassan , L., Haider , M. A., Zia , M. U., & Fauzan , A. (2023). Grievances of Post Graduate Residents in Their Training: An Observational and Cross-sectional Study. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 29(10), 29–34. https://doi.org/10.9734/jsrr/2023/v29i101793

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