The Key to Handling Stress is Massive Egotism

James West, PhD

Why yes, the sky -is- always rose colored where I live.

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Are We in a Mentoring Crisis?

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD

Two out of every five trainees need more than what they're getting in terms of mentorship. It's time to figure out how to help them.

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Antidotes to Keeping Secrets When the Going Gets Rough

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Can we change the instinct to reject help even when confronted with crises that could disrupt or redefine our career paths?

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Just Breathe: Mindfulness Apps

Scott Gubala, MA, Arts Education

A source of tranquility in the palm of your hand.

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Balancing on the Edge

Gurjeet Birdee, MD

As academics, most of us are in overdrive—racing from meetings to emails, writing to teaching, and maintaining some semblance of a balanced life. Two fallacies about how we operate …

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Please, Just Say "No"

A Priori, PhD

I mean just “no” without the culture-of-busyness story of your hectic, heroic life.

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Alarming Statistics Reveal Mental Health Crisis in Our STEM and Medical School Trainees

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

What percentage of medical students do you think are depressed or suicidal? 5%? 10%? Go higher. Much higher. This week JAMA published a meta analysis and literature review out of Harvard revealing …

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Working at Home: Academics During the Plague Edition

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

It's time to do your weaponized bat experiments, people.

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Suicide Prevention in University Settings

Helen Bird

A toolkit of resources to create a suicide-safer community for academics in crisis.

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Science is Demanding Gordon Ramsay Quality at Ray Kroc Speeds

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD

"You Wanna Supersize That?" Is No Way to Approach Doing Science!

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