Tag: Wellness

Correlation between the psychiatrist shortage and mental health needs

You can’t turn on the television anymore without watching some news of suicides or shootings. It is clear that there is currently a severe mental health crisis in the U.S. This is not just speculation. According to a recent AAMC article, there is a higher demand for mental health treatment than there are trained professionals.

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Uber Health offers rides for patients in need

The popular car service, Uber, has recently tapped into the health care market. The company announced Uber Health this month – a desktop only platform for health care providers to get rides for patients where transportation may be a barrier to care.

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Dissecting media in medicine

The internet can be a powerful tool, but also a dangerous one given the breadth and depth of false information. Despite its intelligence, Google can’t replace a four-year medical degree.

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What it means to be successful outside of academics

Getting an A meant I was successful and getting any other grade else meant I was not. As a student, we are constantly overwhelmed with people telling us how to attain “success.”

Following someone else’s expectations can be destructive and counterproductive to your personal goals.

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Married to medicine

On Valentine’s Day this year, I spent 12 hours at school during the day (from 7 AM – 7 PM) and less than 5 hours with my boyfriend. At this point, it would be appropriate to change my relationship status to: married to medicine.

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