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  • Boundary Setting as a Physician

    Boundary Setting as a Physician

    Healthy boundaries are flexible boundaries. They are not so infinitely malleable that they end up meaningless, but they are also not so rigid that they don’t allow for situational variation.

  • Distinguishing Necessary from Unnecessary Think Pieces

    Distinguishing Necessary from Unnecessary Think Pieces

    A critique of the popular NEJM article by Dr. Lisa Rosenbaum, ‘Being Well while Doing Well – Distinguishing Necessary from Unnecessary Discomfort in Training’

  • Using Reframing Techniques as a Physician

    Using Reframing Techniques as a Physician

    We see ourselves and our circumstances differently depending upon how we frame them. We might not like any of them. But until we acknowledge that we are making a choice, we are giving away our power to change that choice.

  • Overcoming Alcohol Addiction in Residency

    Overcoming Alcohol Addiction in Residency

    We hope that Dr. D’s story can inspire others to seek help or treatment and encourage those who see physicians struggling to speak up and lend a hand.  

  • Self Compassion: Benefits for Physicians

    Self Compassion: Benefits for Physicians

    Research actually shows that physicians who are self-compassionate have lower levels of burnout, fewer symptoms of depression and anxiety, and lower levels of stress.

  • Practicing Self Compassion for Physicians

    Practicing Self Compassion for Physicians

    Do you have an overactive inner critic? A little (or maybe not-so-little) voice in your head that is eager to pounce on any misstep you make, amplify any mistake, berate you mercilessly for being less than perfect? These vicious self-judgments come with a high price, increasing the risk of depression, anxiety, burnout, and other stress…

  • What is Rethinking Residency?

    Rethinking Residency is a place for residents, current, former, prospective and their families, to emerge from the darkness that is residency training and come together to share their stories and insights.

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