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?
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
Imposter syndrome is something many medical trainees experience, yet it is rarely formally discussed. We talk to Mia, Lynette, and Hayley, three fourth year medical students, about their own experiences with imposter syndrome and how they’ve learned to both recognize and address it. We discuss that while imposter syndrome has the potential to distance us,… Continue reading Episode 2.6: Imposter Syndrome
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