Thriving in Scrubs is a podcast series that comes from our research into how physicians develop resilience. We learned that resilience grows as doctors in training grapple with challenges and make connections between their professional aspirations and their personal values, deepening their engagement with the work as they find their identity in the work and… Continue reading What is Thriving in Scrubs?
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, but it's always a good time to think about this issue and how it impacts physicians. We talked with Garseng and Lila, two psychiatrists-in-training who have devoted themselves to exploring how our minds and emotions work. Listen to more of their reflections in their own podcast, The Work Room.… Continue reading Episode 3.5: Physician Mental Health
Life in medicine is always looking ahead at the next milestone, the next hurdle, working towards the next achievement. What does looking at our lives this way do to how we see the present? As we look towards the end of another year in the medical calendar, we share some conversations we had as a… Continue reading Episode 3.4: Hurdles
Doctors are often called to medicine as a way to express their personal values with their work. We talk about medicine a calling based on improving the lives of others. Nicole, a urogynecologist with an MBA and experience in different health delivery systems talks with us about those times when the business of medicine clashes… Continue reading Episode 3.3: Values Clash
Perseverance, achievement, and getting things done are valorized in medicine. Learning how and when to take breaks is an essential part of sustaining engagement and doing good work. We speak with a palliative care social worker, about her experience working at the front lines during the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic, and how we can… Continue reading Episode 3.2: Gimme a Break
Boundaries are essential guideposts for our wellbeing. But they can be tricky to set and uphold - especially in a high-pressure culture like medicine. Joining us on this episode is Alan, a child and adolescent psychiatrist and expert in the science of well-being, who shares his experiences with and tips for working with boundaries. https://open.spotify.com/episode/3wA8zG6i2CKYRxXYeT85x4