SSVMS has compiled the following articles, podcasts, and videos discussing medical student burnout, stress, depression, and general wellness.
If you are in need of urgent assistance, call 911.
Additional Resources Include:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24/7 Phone Line: 1-800-273-8255, This is a free and confidential line. UC Davis School of Medicine Suicide Ideation & Crisis Information
24/7 Phone Line: (530) 752-2349, You may call anonymously.
California Northstate University College of Medicine
Resiliency Consults for Medical Students
With medical school comes extreme stress and a heavy workload. If you are feeling overwhelmed, try scheduling a Resiliency Consult with a licensed and vetted psychologist or life coach for a discounted rate. All participating providers are located in various locations in the Sacramento Region and are familiar with the stress and burden of medical school and the medical field. To view a list of providers visit the Vetted Providers page.
Arts and Humanities in Medical School: A Solution to Physician Burnout?
How to Avoid Burnout | Med School Tour
Jenny Le, VLOG Series
How Med Students Avoid Burnout
Here’s How Poetry Saved my Life in Medical School
For additional Burnout resources please visit our Joy of Medicine Physician Wellness Library.
Doctors and teachers could team up to reduce stress in schools
Medical Student Promotes Wellness at Feinberg Through Research, Advocacy
Northwestern Medicine News Center
One Medical Student’s Mission to Erase the Stigma of Depression
Michigan University Health Lab
These tips on the little things can ease the big stressors
AMA Wire School Tips
An Open Letter to My Little Sister in Medical School
Romila Mushtaq, MD
Dr. Quinn Capers, IV discusses his path #BlackMenInMedicine, and the present landscape of medical education
How to get through Medical School
Vlog Series by Sanjae Spencer
How to Survive Medical School Without Becoming a Patient
Anthony Youn, MD
Humanism Increasingly Important in a Changing Health Care Landscape
Richard Lev, MD
Tales from the Clinic: From Theory to Practice
The Short Coat Podcast (By Medical Students, For medical Learners of All Kinds)
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Time Management Hacks
Brendan Murphy, Staff Writer
AMA Wire Mentors
Mentors in Research: Making All the Difference in Your Academic Career
Drs Nana-Sinkham & Abbate
Division of General Internal Medicine Podcast
A Medical Student’s Reading List
Standford Medicine Scope Blog Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science
Delivering Doctor Amelia: The Story of a Gifted Young Obstetrician’s Error and the Psychologist Who Helped Her
Dr. Annabel Tilson Novels (4 Book Series)
The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly: A Physician’s First year
When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi & Abraham Verghese
**These resources may help individuals improve personal wellness but do not imply SSVMS endorsement or affiliation.