Resident & Student Health
How Johns Hopkins helps ease the stresses of residency
A famous name in U.S. health care is taking on this persistent challenge with a combination of wellness efforts and systems-oriented fixes.
Missing from many residents’ lab test orders: healthy skepticism
Pathologist: Unnecessary ordering of laboratory tests a matter of too many options on the menu and too little discernment among physicians-in-training.
Empowered residents can help transform medical care
Innovative GME programs let residents take quality improvement lead. A new report details that and other emerging trends in residency training.
Redesigning the Gas Lounge: How residents changed their space
During a busy hospital day, medical residents use the on-call room to relax. As part of a physician wellness program, residents surveyed their peers to plan improvements to their lounge.
Preventing burnout in residency programs: Mayo Clinic's unique approach
The Mayo Clinic employs a program to reduce stress and prevent burnout in medical residents through art and meditation. Award-winning program illustrates that physicians don’t just care for patients, they have to care for themselves.
Medical residents battle opioid epidemic in Massachusetts
Medical residents at Boston hospitals led the way to gain access to the prescription drug monitoring program. This tool helps them reduce prescription opioid misuse and provides more informed care to their patients.
Learning from patient death: One residency program's solution
Medical residents don’t receive a lot of training in how to handle end-of-life care. One program helps residents deal with the emotional impact of a patient’s death. Sees improvement in perception of support and coping.
How a student network sparked a stronger med school curriculum
Students are exploring creative ways to share project ideas and collaborate with faculty to transform physician training. Here’s how one student leveraged his peer network to help pilot a new curriculum and spur future student innovation.