Tag: moral injury

Tequilla Manning, MD (1 Posts)

Resident Physician Contributing Writer

Montefiore Medical Center


Tequilla Manning is a second-year resident in the Department of Family and Social Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, which is located in the Bronx. In addition to her residency training, she is pursuing a Master of Public Health through George Washington University. Her interests are in maternal and newborn care and healthcare disparities in underrepresented minorities. She has extensive international travel history and experience working with underserved populations. Her research interests are in women’s health, sex work, and LGBTQ.




A Cry for Help: Burning Out as a Resident Physician

During residency, do you ever stop to think why you wanted to become a doctor? What were your reasons? I wish I could remember mine. I could have pursued so many other careers. I used to be a director of a non-profit organization, helping individuals from low socioeconomic backgrounds attain technical skills. I do not recall being at my current level of mental, emotional and physical dysfunctionality while working that job.

In Defense of Resident Wellness (Part 2 of 2)

In my first post in this two-part series, I presented an argument for why physicians and administrators need to work together to develop small-scale interventions to bring meaning to medicine while we continue to push for larger systemic change. In this post, I will explore some effective (and some less effective) themes for interventions for residents.

Emily Levoy, MD Emily Levoy, MD (2 Posts)

Resident Physician Contributing Writer

University of Massachusetts Medical School


Emily is a third-year Internal Medicine/Pediatrics resident and Clinical Chief Resident at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She has undergone teacher training with the Center for Mindfulness and has applied her mindfulness training to her work in the hospital. She is interested in medical education, hospital medicine, and palliative care.