Burn-out is defined in the International Classification of Disease-11 as an “occupational phenomenon” caused by unmanaged, chronic stress. There are three major symptoms: Feeling physically… Read More »Recognizing and Avoiding Burnout in Graduate School
Note: In an emergency, please call 911 or the following: UHS: After-Hours Medical Emergency: 410-955-4331. After-Hours Psychiatric Emergency: 410-955-1892. JHSAP: 443-287-7000, option #1. Prevalence of the… Read More »Peer Health Navigators: A Listening Ear
Shruti Anant, an incoming medical student, reflects on finding balance in medical school.
The experience of medical school can be intense and overwhelming for many students. Here, a medical student shares how he takes mindful moments to help him through stressful situations.
Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) may be an unusual physical phenomenon, but to some, it is also a delightful and cost-free way to help improve mental health and self-care routines.
Many of us have likely experienced recent high blood pressure. Whether it’s from well-meaning but very inquisitive relatives, or the winding lines at the airport,… Read More »The Relationship Between Age and Blood Pressure: Another Way Your Lifestyle Can Impact Heart Health
Toxic stress is everywhere. As a pediatrician in Baltimore City, I acknowledge the elephant in the exam room at nearly every appointment. Abuse. Neglect. Domestic… Read More »Mental Health on the Reservation: Native American Teens and Toxic Stress