1. Balancing Career and Wellness: Navigating Psychoneuroimmunology with Dr. Mary Rensel, MD Dr. Sapna Shah-Haque MD 24:11

When we navigate the tumultuous waters of a demanding career and personal life, how do we keep from sinking? Listen as Dr. Mary Rensel, a neuroimmunologist from the heart of Cleveland, joins us to unravel the complex tapestry of psychoneuroimmunology. She illuminates the mysterious ways our emotional states can command our immune system, offering a beacon of holistic wisdom for those battling neuroimmunologic disorders like multiple sclerosis. Dr. Rensel also shares the intimate details of her own voyage, balancing the storms of passion and fatigue in medicine whilst anchoring herself in family life. Her candid conversation steers us toward understanding the significance of boundaries and priorities in preventing the erosion of our well-being amidst life's relentless waves.

Though I am a physician, this is not medical advice. This is only a tool that physicians can use to get ideas on how to deal with burnout and/or know they are not alone. If you are in need of medical assistance talk to your physician.

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Sapna Shah-Haque Internal Medicine Physician

Dr. Sapna Shah-Haque, MD is a board certified Internal Medicine physician. She was born and raised in Kansas, and attended medical school at the University of Kansas [KU] School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at KU-Wichita as well. After experiencing burnout herself, and watching other physician colleagues burn out, it became a passion of hers to look into different aspects of burnout. While the system does need to change, as it is broken, this podcast is a way to reach physicians and possibly shed light on what is not an isolated situation.