It sounds like something out of Harry Potter, or maybe The Matrix: You open an envelope, and suddenly everything in your life changes.
Gavin draws on more than 25 years of experience in communicating about science, medicine and health policy. She focuses mainly on the research of the 640 health services wonks who belong to the U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, who work to understand and improve the safety, quality, equity and affordability of health care. As part of the Michigan Medicine communication team, she has lead responsibility for primary care and mental health topics. Twitter: @Karag
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.