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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & Its Effects on Medical Professionals

2019-11-01T17:13:12-04:00

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, also referred to as CBT, is a form of psychotherapy. It’s a short-term technique that goes beyond laying down on a sofa and talking about traumatic childhood memories. But can it help healthcare professionals perform better? Instead, the therapist and the client work together and create a plan that intends to help the patient overcome a myriad of psychological difficulties. With this approach, a person can become aware of and assume responsibility for their thoughts… the way they feel and their behavior. It’s the difference between waking up angrily to chirping birds and feeling good on a challenging day. Read on to learn more… Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)? [...]

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & Its Effects on Medical Professionals2019-11-01T17:13:12-04:00

Work-Life Balance: Hobbies Matter When Applying to Med School

2019-11-01T17:06:14-04:00

Many dedicated pre-med students take on the “work now, play later” philosophy. They assume it’s best to pay close attention studies and techniques and pay extra-curricular activities no mind. But the truth is… hobbies are key! Here’s why: When it comes to your medical school application, your hobbies are key to revealing your passions, communication skills and how you deal with stress. In other words, they show admissions committees that you appreciate and understand the value of work-life balance. This improves your chances of thriving in medical school. Work-Life Balance: Why Hobbies Are Key for Pre-Meds & Medical Students. Photo by Jopwell from Pexels. What Is Work-Life Balance? Essentially, work-life balance [...]

Work-Life Balance: Hobbies Matter When Applying to Med School2019-11-01T17:06:14-04:00

Death of Libby Zion: Changing the Shifts of Healthcare Workers Forever

2019-11-01T17:06:15-04:00

Heavy workloads given to residents and interns have been proven to affect work and cause medical negligence. What's the answer for residents and interns? There have been concerns as to whether the heavy workload given to residents and interns affects their work. Many cases have been reported of patients dying due to medical negligence. This negligence is caused by the residents and interns. Changes have been made over the years in regards to how many hours interns and residents can work. What caused this change? Many say it’s related to the death of New York patient Libby Zion. Read on… Death of Libby Zion: Changing the Shifts of Healthcare Workers Forever [...]

Death of Libby Zion: Changing the Shifts of Healthcare Workers Forever2019-11-01T17:06:15-04:00

Millennial Residents: Quality Training & the Fear of Physician Burnout

2019-11-01T17:06:17-04:00

Physician burnout is a very troubling issue in the medical industry. Many of today's doctors and millennial residents suffer from mental health problems that lead to troubled marriages, depression and suicides. What's the key? For Millennial Residents: The key is identifying the signs and keeping your eyes open for mental health issues. Photo by Piron Guillaume on Unsplash. READ: 3 Types of Residents You’ll Grow to Love (or Hate) During Med School Millennial Residency Training & Physician Burnout What is Physician Burnout? Physician burnout is classified as a psychological syndrome that can be expressed as a response to chronic occupational stressors. Back in the day, a resident would spend on average [...]

Millennial Residents: Quality Training & the Fear of Physician Burnout2019-11-01T17:06:17-04:00

Persist While Others Quit: Stay Out of the Burnout Zone

2019-10-31T20:49:40-04:00

During your time as a medical student, you may find yourself suffering from extreme anxiety. Your deal with difficulties that can become so overwhelming that you feel like just giving up. But if you want to achieve your goals of becoming a doctor, you must persist while others quit. Your life consists of countless hours of studying and demanding tasks you must accomplish. Learning how to become a doctor is rewarding, but it is also demanding. Persist While Others Quit: Stay Out of the Burnout Zone Persist While Others Quit: How to Avoid Burnout in Med School What is the burnout zone? It's essentially a time in your life [...]

Persist While Others Quit: Stay Out of the Burnout Zone2019-10-31T20:49:40-04:00

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