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Jordan Voght

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“Paging Doctor Internet”

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July 4, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes Mental Healthcare in a more accessible landscape: Online The Idea of Promoting Mental Health in the Patient’s Most Comfortable Environment Why is it necessary for a psychiatrist to have a patient visit an office? Why not convene in the patient’s home? Why place them in an unfamiliar, alien environment? Even the most charming psych offices […]
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“You Are Not Crazy, They Are”

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April 29, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes When considering mental illness and the way society views it, you must understand that this problem has been ongoing since the dawn of time. Over the last two or three decades, how it is dealt with has changed, but there remains a ton of room for improvement. What is “the norm?” Culture can be defined […]
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Balancing Theory and Clinical Practice

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March 13, 2020
Reading Time: 3 minutes Navigating the Wards AND the Boards as a third-year medical student. Welcome to the Jungle  During medical school, one is constantly bombarded with information and statistics that are often irrelevant by the time graduation rolls around.  This phenomenon is very similar to social media literature in the sense that it seems to be outdated the […]
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Managing Parents’ Reactions to Pediatric Encounters

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February 29, 2020
Reading Time: 3 minutes Insights from my experiences when dealing with the parents of pediatric patients. Intro Of the myriad of different challenges and new situations encountered by a third-year medical student, one of the most difficult for me so far has been seeing my first-time patients in physical or emotional pain. It is never easy to see another […]
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The Fascinating Relationship That Kids Have With Pain

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February 7, 2020
Reading Time: 3 minutes My clinical experience and observations with pediatric pain and tolerance. If you’ve ever been around a child or an adolescent that is truly sick or in significant pain, you can attest to how difficult it is to handle.  As a medical student, I am not ashamed to say that I was not adequately prepared for […]