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Interview with Dr. Jessi Gold, MD!

Dr. Mirza sits down with Dr. Jessi Gold, MD, a worldwide recognized psychiatrist to discuss various topics, including the important of psychiatrists talking with, writing for, and working with the media to breakdown stigma.

A bit about Dr. Gold:

"Jessi Gold, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Wellness, Engagement, and Outreach in the Department of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis. She is a nationally recognized expert on healthcare worker mental health and burnout (particularly during the pandemic), college mental health, using social media and media for mental health advocacy, and the overlap between pop culture and mental health, including celebrity self-disclosure. She works clinically as an outpatient psychiatrist and sees faculty, staff, hospital employees, and their dependents, particularly their college aged kids. Dr. Gold is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. and M.S in Anthropology, the Yale School of Medicine, and completed her residency training in Adult Psychiatry at Stanford University where she served as chief resident.

Dr. Gold also writes for the popular press and has been featured in, among others, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, TIME, and Self. She writes a column for InStyle called “I’m A Psychiatrist And..” and is actively working on a book about healthcare worker mental health and burnout during the pandemic for Simon Element . She is also a member of the Expert Advisory Council for the ViacomCBS Mental Health Storytelling Initiative and Co-author of the Mental Health Media Guide."

For audio only, listen below!

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