Conversations with MIT Medical

Conversations with MIT Medical

Conversations with MIT Medical is a monthly series of 10-minute interviews with members of MIT Medical’s staff on a topic of importance to the community of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Topics range from travel vaccines and sexual health, to concerns about the affordable care act and how to cope with a lack of sleep. Curious about whether or not a specific primary care provider is the right one for you? One of our podcasts could help you decide.

Episodes

February 19, 2021
MIT Medical's Primary Care Providers (PCPs) include physicians and nurse practitioners. They are pediatricians for children, specialists in internal medicine and family practice for adults, and specialists in adolescent medicine and family practice for young adults.

But how do you know which of our many providers is best for you? Today we are speaking with Rosemarie Roqué Gordon, MD, MPH, Pediatrician at MIT Medical.
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Many of us track our diet, exercise, and sleep patterns, but what other data should we consider as we manage our health and wellness? How often are we reaching out to others and socializing with friends? How does our anxiety level fluctuate throughout the week? Listen as Eric Marks discusses options for tracking data for self-care.
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February 12, 2021
Dr. Maryam Khodadoust discusses the Imposter Phenomenon.
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December 23, 2020
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November 13, 2020
Dr. Maryam Khodadoust discusses perfectionism and the potential dangers that can arise when striving for it.
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November 13, 2020
Erik Marks discusses mindfulness, stress reduction, and self care.
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Dr. Jenny O'Brien discusses LGBTQ services at MIT Medical.
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Psychologist Dr. Sejal Patel discusses group therapy, the benefits and opportunities it can provide for students—particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic—and the options available at MIT Medical’s Student Mental Health and Counseling Services.
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Eating Disorders Specialist Christina Brothers, LICSW, discusses how our relationship to food has changed during COVID-19 and the challenges these changes can present for those with eating-related issues.
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Dr. Maryam Khodadoust discusses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy strategies to reduce stress and anxiety.
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Jennifer Shark discusses Midwifery at MIT Medical.
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Listen as MIT Medical Psychiatrist Dr. Rheinila Fernandes discusses self-care, embracing your strengths, and letting go of goals of 24/7 perfection. 

Learn more about Rheinila Fernandes, M.D.
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MIT Medical Psychologist Dr. Xiaolu Hsi discusses ways to reach outfor support as we self-isolateduring the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of sleep, and other tools for stress management. 

Learn more about Xiaolu Hsi, PhD

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Leslie Langston, LICSW, discusses mental health and treatment for people of color.
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What is procrastination? Why do we put off tasks that wereally need to get done? Listen as MIT Medical Psychologist Dr. Maryam Khodadoust encourages us to get curious about what's behind our decision to delay as a first step in breaking the habit. 

Learn more about Maryam Khodadoust, Psy.D.
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Erik Marks, MSW, discusses mindfulness and self-care.
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Members of the MIT Traditional Health Plan are required to select an MIT Medical primary care provider (PCP). And, students are strongly urged to select a PCP at MIT Medical as well.

Our PCPs include physicians and nurse practitioners. They are specialists in internal medicine and family practice for adults, pediatricians for children, and specialists in adolescent medicine and family practice for young adults.

But how do you know wh...
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Members of the MIT Traditional Health Plan are required to select an MIT Medical primary care provider (PCP). And, students are strongly urged to select a PCP at MIT Medical as well.

Our PCPs include physicians and nurse practitioners. They are specialists in internal medicine and family practice for adults, pediatricians for children, and specialists in adolescent medicine and family practice for young adults.

But how do you know wh...
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September 10, 2019
Anthony Van Niel, MD, covers FAQs surrounding the use of antidepressants, including alternate treatments, medication interactions, and how long one should be on an antidepressant regimen.
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Dental Hygienist Kathleen Sullivan discusses MIT Medical's Dental Service, insurance coverage, and payment options for employees and students.
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