My experience as an FY1 with Dr Emily Kelly

Dr Emily Kelly talks to us about her first year as a foundation doctor.

29 August 2023

Length: 20 minutes

Dr Emily Kelly talks to the MDU's deputy head of advisory, Dr Catherine Wills, about what she learnt as an FY1, including:

  • asking for help (1:42)
  • building a portfolio (5:06)
  • handing over (9.28)
  • dealing with difficult situations (10.55)
  • GMC registrations (15.01).

And much more, including getting to grips with day-to-day duties, on-calls, evening shifts and taking breaks.

About to start your first year as a foundation doctor? Learn more about our FY1 membership and sign up here.

This page was correct at publication on 29/08/2023. Any guidance is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.