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Overdose deaths during pandemic may be linked to mental healthcare access

According to experts, difficulties in accessing mental healthcare could be linked to excess deaths due to drug overdoses during the pandemic. On Monday, the Bipartisan Policy Center and the polling firm Morning Consult released a survey of 2,200 adults that found many faced significant barriers in accessing mental healthcare. This follows a newly released study… Read More »

High Levels of Distress in Pregnant and Postpartum Women During the Pandemic

There have been multiple studies over last year showing increased anxiety and depression in certain populations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  It is clear that some members of the population may be more susceptible to psychological distress than others.  Because pregnant and postpartum women face unique challenges in the context of the COVID-19… Read More »

Congratulations on getting accepted into medical school during an unprecedented application cycle

As a fortunate incoming medical student, I would like to congratulate my future physician colleagues on getting accepted into medical school during an unprecedented application cycle. This piece is dedicated to the members of the class of 2025. Like you, I worried about matriculating into the class of 2025 on top of all the challenges… Read More »