Episode: 13. Story slam: "Smelly cat"

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13. Story slam: "Smelly cat"
Long days as a resident and late nights in the hospital are both physically and mentally exhausting, but learning to have fun and growing from others' experiences can be the key to success. This week we hear a story from the University of North Carolina (UNC) - Chapel Hill School of Medicine Story Slam, themed "Humanity and Hilarity." The winner that night was Dr. Kenya McNeal-Trice, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatric Residency Program Director at UNC, who shared her story titled "Smelly Cat" about a particularly rough night when she was a senior resident on the pediatric ward.

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