Tag: residency

Jennifer R. Bernstein Jennifer R. Bernstein (3 Posts)

Residency Program Manager Guest Writer

The New Inquiry


Jennifer R. Bernstein is a Seattle-based writer and co-founder of The New Inquiry. She has written essays and criticism for LARB, LitHub, Brooklyn Magazine, Racked, Pacific Standard, Catapult, and elsewhere. She is interested in literature, the arts, sex and gender, psychology, and medicine, among other subjects. She can be found on Twitter @jenniferrenu.




Battling Burnout and Our Quest for Perfection

Two months ago, I woke up one morning at 5:30 a.m., as usual. I played my gym motivation playlist in the shower, ate oatmeal for breakfast, and headed out the door, as usual. I swore at the car that swerved into the lane in front of me without signaling, as usual. An hour later, I pre-rounded on one of my favorite patients, a man with wide, childlike eyes who had a great deal of difficulty expressing his feelings.

Katharine Lawrence MD, MPH Katharine Lawrence MD, MPH (1 Posts)

Resident Physician Contributing Writer

New York University, Langone


Katharine Lawrence is an Internal Medicine resident at New York University School of Medicine, specializing in primary care. She received her BA in Anthropology from Vassar College, and her MPH from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She attended FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) in Miami, FL. As an advocate for the LGBT community, Katharine has spoken at the local, regional, and national level on the importance of incorporating LGBT health in medical education. Katharine’s writing has been featured in a number of publications and blogs, including Hektoen International, the AAMC AM Rounds, KevinMD, and In-Training.