Guidance for Graduating Residents and Fellows: Finding Joy in Medicine on the Road Not Taken.
J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 Jan;16(1):106-107. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.07.023. Epub 2018 Aug 26.
Fishman EK1, Johnson PT2.
Since YouTube made graduation speeches available to everyone, we have watched many and find the best of them amazingly inspiring and thought-provoking. Whether it be the classic Steve Jobs at Stanford in 2005  or Admiral William McRaven at University of Texas Austin in 2014 , each speech tells the newly minted graduates about their unlimited futures. The discussion often focuses on challenges, not being afraid of errors or failures, and making a meaningful contribution to the world. With the graduation season upon us, we wanted to take the opportunity to share insights from our collective 60-year career in radiology with graduating medical trainees. So here is our unsolicited graduation speech, for anyone who cares to read it.