As we dive into the spring semester, it’s important to address our mental health and evaluate our overall well being. This can be a particularly challenging time for medical students of all levels. First-year medical students are concerned on how they will be spending their last summer off, while the second-year students are prepping for […]
Let’s Destigmatize Therapy in Medical School
As medical students, we are trained on how to take care of a patient’s mental health; however, all too often we overlook taking care of our own. Some students may feel that prioritizing mental health shows weakness in a world where we are expected to seem “perfect.” As students, we strive to build our resumes […]
Why Do We Neglect Our Mental Health?
As someone who hopes to pursue a career in psychiatry, mental health is a topic that is very important to me, and I’ll be honest, mental health wasn’t always on my radar. It wasn’t until medical school where I truly began to see the value of taking care of your mind. So why do we […]