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.

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August 11, 2022
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 Kamau Karanja, MD, primary care provider (PCP) and family physician at MI...
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In this episode, we hear from Francine Schwartz. She will discuss her education background, her areas of expertise and specialties, and what she loves about working at MIT.
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July 7, 2022
Joanna Goldsmith is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at MIT Medical’s Student Mental Health Counseling Services and a certified sex educator. She is here to discuss sex and anxiety, and share resources for understanding and coping with one’s own anxieties around sex.
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Contraceptives and condoms can help protect you against pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). MIT Medical offers a wide variety of birth control options to fit your needs and offers counseling and insurance options to help you make the right choices.

A panel of family nurse practitioners and primary care providers (PCPs) from MIT Medical’s Primary Care Service explain the forms of birth control available to MIT Medic...
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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 Israel Molina, MD, primary care provider (PCP) and family physician at MI...
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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 Chukwueloka Obionwu, Jr., M.D., physician, sports medicine specialist, an...
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MIT Optical is a full-service optical store specializing in quality eyewear and frame repairs for the MIT community at a reasonable cost. We offer hundreds of eyeglass frames at heavily discounted prices, including major brands and designer frames from all over the world. We even have frames costing less than $100. We also offer a large selection of specialty eyewear for swimming, cycling, scuba diving, racquet sports, and other ac...
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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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