Browsing: Wellness

At some point along the pathway to becoming a physician - or a better physician - we must pause and ask ourselves, "What am I learning from the hidden curriculum?"
Completing an EM intern year during the pandemic was...daunting. Along with seeing so much sadness these past months, every day I wonder – did I matter? Did I make a difference?
July marks a turning point each year, as new interns arrive in programs throughout the country, newly graduated residents launch the next phase of their careers, and medical students take the next ste
The impact COVID-19 has had on our personal and professional livelihood cannot be taken lightly. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have focused our efforts on protecting our patients, our loved
If there's one anxiety-provoking day in a young physician's life, it's Match day.
Physician suicide was already double the national average pre-COVID. Before social isolation, before PPE fatigue, before our jobs became even harder. One of the biggest problems with stress is that we
How can you safely get outdoors? What do you need to plan to stay safe? How can you spend time in the wilderness responsibly? What impact can you have on the health of our planet and its future after
Are you among the growing number of trainees opting not to wait to start a family? This is your journey, but remember you are dragging all of your peers and supervisors along with you when you embark
Imagine you have a patient who reports symptoms of depression. After ruling out other causes, you turn to treatment that addresses their mental health and any underlying psychiatric illness - but you
There has never been a time when a novel virus that ravaged the world was sequenced, studied, and understood down to its genetic makeup so quickly in the entire span of humanity's existence.