A Different Aspect of Medicine

By: Kristin Sandoval Preceding my elective experience I was asked to write down a couple of learning goals to expound upon after as a reflective assessment of my experience. I approached this task as if it were a typical medical student requirement in that I chose topics that were of interest, but could also be … Continue reading A Different Aspect of Medicine

What Helps Me Manage Depression

By Rachel Caspar, MD My first responsibility as a physician is to take care of myself. I cannot care for my patients until my own needs are met. ¬†After experiencing depression as a medical student, I now recognize burnout as a life and death issue. I use a number of practices to prevent recurrence by … Continue reading What Helps Me Manage Depression