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Conversations with MIT Medical

Health & Wellness Podcasts

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.

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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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.

Twitter:

@mitmedical

Language:

English


Episodes

Provider Profile: Francine Schwartz, M.S.N., A.G.P.C.N.P.-B.C.

8/3/2022
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.

Duration:00:05:32

Sex and Anxiety

7/7/2022
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.

Duration:00:11:00

Provider Profile: Meet Audrey Novchich M.S.N., F.N.P.-C

7/6/2022
MIT Medical's Primary Care Providers (PCPs) include physicians and nurse practitioners. They are family practitioners for patients of all ages, pediatricians for children, specialists in internal medicine 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 Family Nurse Practitioner and Primary Care Provider Audrey Novchich, M.S.N., F.N.P.-C

Duration:00:08:22

Birth Control Options at MIT Medical

4/7/2022
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 Medical patients, discuss important factors to consider when...

Duration:00:17:49

Provider Profile: Meet Israel Molina, M.D

10/25/2021
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 MIT Medical.

Duration:00:11:42

Provider Profile: Meet Chukwueloka Obionwu, Jr., M.D

9/8/2021
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, and primary care provider at MIT Medical.

Duration:00:08:11

MIT Optical, a Full-Service Optical Store For The MIT Community

6/10/2021
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 activities.

Provider Profile: Meet Rosemarie Roqué Gordon

2/19/2021
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.

Track it: Using Data for Self-Care

2/19/2021
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.

Imposter Phenomenon

2/12/2021
Dr. Maryam Khodadoust discusses the Imposter Phenomenon.

Duration:00:13:00

Digital Detox and Self-Care

12/23/2020

Duration:00:11:55

Mindfulness Revisited

11/13/2020
Erik Marks discusses mindfulness, stress reduction, and self care.

Duration:00:12:52

Perfectionism

11/13/2020
Dr. Maryam Khodadoust discusses perfectionism and the potential dangers that can arise when striving for it.

Duration:00:11:20

LGBTQ-Centered Care at MIT Medical

10/13/2020
Dr. Jenny O'Brien discusses LGBTQ services at MIT Medical.

Duration:00:10:20

Why Choose Group Therapy?

8/27/2020
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.

Duration:00:12:17

COVID-19: Food For Thought

7/10/2020
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.

Duration:00:11:05

CBT Strategies to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

7/10/2020
Dr. Maryam Khodadoust discusses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy strategies to reduce stress and anxiety.

Duration:00:15:20

Midwifery at MIT Medical

6/8/2020
Jennifer Shark discusses Midwifery at MIT Medical.

Duration:00:14:23

Provider Profile: Melissa Mackel

5/17/2020
Dr. Mackel discusses her career path and what let her to become a primary care provider at MIT.

Hacking Your Potential: How to Successfully Work with Challenges

5/15/2020
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.

Duration:00:10:44