Posts in Work-Life Balance

2017 MSTP Retreat at Montgomery Bell State Park

Shawn Barton (G3)
July 25, 2017

The annual MSTP retreat was held on June 24th at Montgomery Bell State Park. The weekend was filled with scientific talks, a white coat ceremony for those starting their graduate phase of training, and the sorting the new M1 class into their respective advising colleges. New this year, however, was the addition of a central theme of student wellness for the retreat. The importance of student and physician wellness was addressed by this year’s keynote speaker, Dr. Ray Kotwicki, a psychiatrist affiliated with Emory University. 

MSTPets: Part 5

Rachel Brown (G1)
July 25, 2017

Here’s an ode to our furry (or not so furry) friends who have helped us study for anatomy practicals, kept us company while we wrote our papers and thesis dissertations, and welcomed us home after a long shift on surgery.

MSTPets: Part 4

Rachel Brown (G1)
June 28, 2017

Here’s an ode to our furry (or not so furry) friends who have helped us study for anatomy practicals, kept us company while we wrote our papers and thesis dissertations, and welcomed us home after a long shift on surgery.

Professor Katherine Hartmann at the 2017 Physician-Scientist Speaker Series

Danny Sack (M1)
May 30, 2017

Professor Katherine Hartmann at the 2017 Physician-Scientist Speaker Series When she returned to her lab at Johns Hopkins after a month-long clinical rotation during her MD-PhD training, Dr. Katherine Hartmann found a note explaining that her lab was closing and she had funding for three more weeks of work. From that chilling anecdote on, when Dr. Hartmann addressed a group of MSTP students on Thursday, May 4th for the 2017 Physician-Scientist Speaker Series, we were all ears.

Festivals in Nashville

Brad Reinfeld (M2)
April 5, 2017

There is a lot more to Nashville than just country music and cowboy hats. Here is just a selection of monthly activities that showcase Nashville’s vibrant food, music, and culture.

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