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?
Doctors and medical trainees often refers to their careers in medicine as a "calling." But when everyday life challenges this calling, how do those in the medical community continue to find meaning and inspiration in work? Jenny, an internal medicine resident, shares her story of finding and rediscovering meaning in medicine. https://open.spotify.com/episode/0i6SXTVFvZBnj0wLxziGeZ?si=YqwLe3KWR8GJ485i8qiBBg
In this episode we consider the other pandemic that plagues our society: systemic racial inequity and injustice. Rhonda, a pediatrician in New York City, talks with us about how to approach our efforts to learn and grow. https://open.spotify.com/episode/5R7XeWLCUqnY3haKMpSUBL?si=3z5ZCxyrS3uJ3-53N4W0Ew
As COVID-19 continues to affect lives around the world, we are united by stories of hope, bravery, and overcoming adversity. In this episode, Rosa, a physical medicine and rehabilitation resident, shares her reflections on what it has meant to her to work on the front lines in New York City during the spring peak of… Continue reading Episode 2.3: Unmasking the Ongoing Pandemic
July 1st: the day when everyone in medical training gets a new job. On this episode, we speak with Sasha, an OB-GYN resident, and Lea, a radiology attending, about how they have weathered the ups and downs of transitions at various stages in the medical life cycle. https://open.spotify.com/episode/0nBXruZQ1Qe4VUzqPU2Fv4?si=0LFyl0QIRnCufFnucdFpOA
News around the world tells the story of how the COVID-19 epidemic has changed all of our lives. But how does it feel for those working in the heart of healthcare? Gaby, a pulmonary and critical care fellow, inspires us with her bravery and clarity of purpose, and we consider how it feels personally to be sick,… Continue reading Episode 2.1: From the Front Lines