Go Back To The Basics: Cardiac Surgery Trainees At The Time Of Covid-19.
Keeping up with the surgical training might be difficult during the time
of COVID-19 pandemic: with most of the health care resources dedicated
to face this reality, trainees can improve themselves deep diving in
scientific literature, study, Telemedicine and Social Media professional
platforms. Moreover, they might be directly involved in COVID patient
care, facing a still a still elusive disease with a high lethality rate.
Often the frustration of having no valid treatment and a poor
incisiveness on the natural course of the COVID19 could lead to a blue
mood or a burnout. Eventually, the natural adaptability and the survival
instinct prevail and teach us the real meaning of resilience. Every
trainee has to be prepared for the second phase, when the new normality
will force everyone to cohabit with the virus. Even the obvious teething
troubles, this could be the right moment for all the Residents to
“grow-up” and develop their own future Character.