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PTSD, Workplace Trauma Lower Among First-Year Residents During COVID-19
Is It Burnout or Depression? Expanding Efforts to Improve Physician Well-Being
Work-hours and depression in first-year resident physicians

University of Michigan Work-hours and depression in first-year resident physicians Video by Eric Shaw / October 28, 2022

Mental Health Stigma Among Doctors

New York Times Why So Many Doctors Treat Their Mental Health in Secret By Seema Jilani / March 30, 2022

Physician Work-Life Balance During a Pandemic

MPR Pandemic Had Greater Effect on Work-Life Balance for Female Physicians  November 29, 2021

Psychiatry Advisor Gender Disparities in Mental Health Among Physician Parents Increased During the COVID-19 Pandemic  By Mary Stroka / December 22, 2021

Harvard Business Review Why So Many Women Physicians Are Quitting  By Jessica Dudley, Sarah McLaughlin, Thomas H. Lee​ / January 19, 2022

Medical Education Supporting Residents with Disabilities

Chief Healthcare Executive Medical education programs must do more to support residents with disabilities  

By Ron Southwick Blum / January 12, 2022

Mental Health, Stress & Burnout Among Medical Residents 

New York Times 'Worry Burnout' is Real  By Dani Blum / December 16, 2021

Daylight Saving Time Change Toughest on Night Owls
Irregular Sleep Connected to Bad Moods and Depression

The Washington Post Good sleep means more than getting enough hours  By Pam Moore / April 30, 2021


RNZ Irregular sleep patterns linked to bad moods, depression  From Sunday Morning, 7:18 am on 14 March 2021


Daily Mail A lie-in at the weekend could actually make you GLOOMY  By Thea Jourdan /March 8, 2021


SCIENCE Alert There Could Be a Dramatic Hidden Impact of Not Having a Regular Bedtime  By David Nield /Feb. 24, 2021

Inc. Want to Be Happier and More in Control? Science Says Sleep Like This Every Night  By Bill Murphy Jr. / February, 2021

The Times Waking at a regular time keeps people in a good mood  By Katie Gibbons / Feb. 19, 2021

COVID-19 Exacts Emotional Toll on Doctors

The Washington Post Covid-19 only exacerbated a longer pattern of health-care worker stress  By Agnes Arnold-Forster and Samuel Schotland / April 29, 2021


The New Yorker What Fighting the Corona Virus Feels Like  By Dhruv Khullar / July 7, 2020

U.S. News COVID-19 Exacts Emotional Toll on Doctors  By Steven Reinberg / June 2, 2020

The Michigan Daily City or suburb, students’ mental health impacted by lengthy quarantine  By Sarah Payne and Magdalena Mihaylova / May 13, 2020


EurekAlert Study in Chinese doctors shows mental toll of caring in the time of COVID-19  American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) / June 1, 2020

Michigan Medicine - Global Reach U-M study: Depression incidence and factors among residents are similar in China and US  University of Michigan / June 14, 2022

BMJ Opinion Is there a place for politics in medicine?  By Elena Frank, Brahmajee K Nallamothu, and Srijan Sen / December 9, 2019


Reuters Major political events depress young doctors' moods  By Linda Carroll / December 11, 2019


MSN The decade that changed the way we think about mental health  By Lindsay Holmes / December 24, 2019

Depression in Docs Leads to Medical Errors and Vice Versa

Live discussion on periscope  By Seth Trueger and Angel N. Desai / December 3, 2019


BECKER's Depressed physicians tied to more medical errors  By Mackenzie Bean / December 2, 2019


Medscape Depression in Docs Leads to Medical Errors and Vice Versa  By Pauline Anderson / November 27, 2019

Why Women Leave Medicine

AAMC NEWS Why women leave medicine  By AMY PATUREL, MS, MPH, SPECIAL TO AAMCNEWS / October 1, 2019

It’s Time to Get Serious About Resident Wellness

AAMC NEWS It’s time to get serious about resident wellness  By Srijan Sen, MD, PhD / August 09, 2019

Technology Networks Top 10 Genomics News Stories of 2019  By Molly Campbell, Science Writer / Dec 12, 2019


The New York Times How Job Stress Can Age Us By Dhruv Khullar, M.D. / July 25, 2019


CMAJ News Stress of first postgraduate year leaves mark at cellular level for medical trainees By Carolyn Brown / June19, 2019

4 Factors that Contribute to Depression Among First-Year Physicians

BECKER'S 4 Factors That Contribute to Depression Among First-Year Physicians  By Emily Rappleye / January 23, 2019

Prevalence of Burnout Among Physicians
Young Doctors are Depressed. Here's How Fitbit Can Help.

CNBC Here's how Fitbit can help By Christina Farr/  August 23, 2018

This Medical Student Turned Her Depression Into A Movement

The Michigan Daily When Doctors become patients By Rachel LeungSeptember 20, 2018


Newsy Rahael Gupta is encouraging future doctors to seek help By Carrie C., Maren M., Vik N and Patrick T. / August 10, 2018

Effects of Sleep, Physical Activity, and Shift Work on Daily Mood
Work-Family Conflict and the Sex Difference in Depression Among Training Physicians
More Than a Quarter of Medical Students are Depressed, Suicidal

The Lancet A Journalist's Personal Story By Matthew Shaw / November 2016

The Biology of Physician Mental Health. Dr Srijan Sen of the ‘Intern Health Study’

The DOCTOR PARADOX The Biology of Physician Mental Health By P.Barrett / 17 July 2016

Healing Medicine’s Future: Prioritizing Physician Trainee Mental Health

AMA Journal of Ethics® Prioritizing Physician Trainee Mental Health Ethics talk / June 2016

Hospitals Scramble to Offer Mental Health Care for Depressed Physicians


The DOCTOR PARADOX Are Physician Burnout & Depression The Same? – Dr Douglas Mata Provides Insight

By P.Barrett / 24 July 2016


Medicine at Michigan Under Pressure: The Rise of Depression in Young Doctors By Lauren Crawford / Spring 2016


Altmetric  Depression and Depressive Symptoms Among Resident Physicians: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis


The New York Times  Silence Is the Enemy for Doctors Who Have Depression By Aaron E. Carroll / Jan. 11, 2016


NEWSWEEK Do Residencies Make Doctors-in-Training Depressed? By Stav Ziv On 12/8/15 at 3:31 PM


TIME Health  Young Training Physicians Suffer High Rates of Depression By Mandy Oaklander / Dec. 8, 2015


The Washington Post  Nearly a Third of New Doctors at High Risk for Depression By Lena H. Sun / December 8 at 11:21 AM



29% of Young Doctors Are Depressed


Media Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Intervention to Reduce Suicide Ideation in Medical Interns Nov. 4, 2015


NDTV Web-Based Tool Could Keep Suicidal Thoughts Away  Updated: November 20, 2015 16:02 IST


TECH TIMES New Web-Based Tool May Help Reduce Suicidal Thoughts


Psychiatry Advisor Internet-Based CBT Lowers Suicidal Ideation in Medical Interns November 09, 2015


MEDPAGE TODAY Help for Interns Considering Suicide By Eve Bender / 11.09.2015


The Michigan Daily Web Therapy Helps First-Year Medical Students Fight Depression By Sanjay Reddy / November 24, 2015

Internet-Based CBT Lowers Suicidal Ideation in Medical Interns
Portions of Physicians Who Suffer From Depression at Their Internship: 1/2
Depressed, Stressed Out and Breaking Up:

BECKER'S Hospital Review What This Top Researcher Learned From Medical Interns Spetember 9, 2015

LIFE / SUPPORT  Doctors are stressed, burned out, depressed ...... save the mental health of America's doctors
Suicide Rates Among Medical Students, Physicians
Drugs, Talk Therapy and the Brain
Well-Being May Be an Effective Predictor of Depression Well-Being May Be an Effective Predictor of Depression By Jen Wilson / July 30, 2013






USA Today Residents Make More Errors on Shorter Shifts By Janice Lloyd / 6:35 p.m. EDT March 25, 2013


Time Magazine Fewer Hours for Doctors in Training Leading to More Mistakes

Los Angeles Times Limiting Hospital Intern Shifts May Not Cut Errors By Monte Morin / March 25, 2013


Detroit Free Press Studies: Residents Make More Errors On Shorter Shifts By Janice Lloyd / March 25, 2013


CBS News Shorter Shifts For Medical Interns May Not Mean Fewer Mistakes By Michelle Castillo /  March 26, 2013, 12:23 PM


ABC News For Resident Doctors, Shorter Shifts Mean More Mistakes Published March 27, 2013 / Reuters


The Boston Globe Maybe An Exhausted Doctor Isn't So Bad After All By Kevin Hartnett  / April 4, 2013 11:21 AM

For Resident Doctors, Shorter Shifts Mean More Mistakes ?
Fewer Doctors-In-Training Are Prescribing Themselves Medication
Gene Variant Could Predict Chance of Depression ?

The New York Times On Road to Recovery, Past Adversity Provides a Map  By BENEDICT CAREY / January 3, 2011 


Time Magazine A Gene to Explain Depression By Alice Park / January 3, 2011

Los Angeles Times Depression Gene: its rise, its fall, its rise? By Rosie Mestel / January 3, 2011


ABC News Gene Variant Could Predict Chance of Depression By COURTNEY HUTCHISON / January 4, 2011 


Michigan Daily 'U' Researcher Confirms Link Between Stress and Depression BY SUZANNE JACOBS / January 11, 2011

This Might Hurt -- Depression Among Interns

Yale Alumni Magazine This Might Hurt By Carole Bass / Jul/Aug 2010



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