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3 Tips for Managing Stress- by BetterHelp

Many of us hear the word ‘stress’ every day, often multiple times per day. Did you know Americans are one of the most stressed out in the world? American stress levels are 20 percentage points higher than the global average (source: stress.org). Stress means different things for different people, but we can all agree that...

National Physician Suicide Awareness Day

As aspiring physicians, we are ready to take on the world. We’ve given up time with our friends and family, overcome a seemingly infinite number of hurdles, and have dedicated our lives to the pursuit of medicine.    Physically, emotionally, mentally, we are all in for our patients. This is the standard that we as aspiring physicians...

A Match Made in Cyberspace: Applicant Perspectives on Residency Application (2020-2021)

Authors: Shirley Chen, B.S.1*; Melanie Schroeder, B.S.2*; Natasha Topolski, B.S.3; Emelyn Zaworski, B.S.4; Kseniya Anishchenko, B.A.5; Shyon Parsa, B.S.6; Christina Zhu, B.S. B.A.7; Esther Bae, B.S.8; Whitney Stuard, Ph.D.9; Jay Patel, B.S.10; Shanon Quach, B.S.11; Sahar Panjwani, B.S.12; Thomas Kun Pak, M.D., Ph.D.13⇞   The COVID-19 pandemic caused a paradigm shift in the residency application...

Transgender Healthcare and Mental Health: Where We Are Today

By: Oscar Cazares, 2020-2021 AMSA WSL Programming Coordinator Oscar Cazares is a senior majoring in Psychology and Biology at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.   June 2021, Pride month, brought some great news to the LGBTQ+ community, as the U.S. Department of Education announced Title IX will now cover the prohibition of discrimination...