It sounds like something out of Harry Potter, or maybe The Matrix: You open an envelope, and suddenly everything in your life changes.
As Research & Policy Media Relations Manager at the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation (IHPI), Kara Gavin draws on 25 years of experience in communicating about science, medicine and health policy. Her responsibilities include creating compelling stories about discoveries made by the U-M Medical School's biomedical and mental health researchers, the findings and opinions of the 490 healthcare wonks at the U-M IHPI, and the innovative education available at U-M for future doctors and medical scientists.
The stress of the first year after medical school drives up thoughts of suicide to nearly four times the normal rate. But help might be as close as the smartphone in an intern’s white coat.