103 episodes

Stories and insights to help you thrive in a challenging world. From fighting burnout and trauma, to building resilient families and communities, we explore what’s possible when science meets the human spirit. Powered by the best experts in the world.

Road to Resilience Mount Sinai Health System

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 190 Ratings

Stories and insights to help you thrive in a challenging world. From fighting burnout and trauma, to building resilient families and communities, we explore what’s possible when science meets the human spirit. Powered by the best experts in the world.

    Thriving With Down Syndrome

    Thriving With Down Syndrome

    Down syndrome is a genetic condition that carries physical, emotional, and intellectual concerns. But with proper health care, and a dose of realistic optimism, patients and their families can live happy and fulfilling lives. Geneticist Elsharkawi, MD, maintains that collaboration among healthcare providers and an attitude of realistic optimism is key.
    Check out more episodes of Road to Resilience —as well as guest pictures, transcripts, and more— on the Mount Sinai website.

    Road to Resilience brings you stories and insights to help you thrive in a challenging world. From fighting burnout and trauma to building resilient families, we explore what’s possible when science meets the human spirit.

    • 23 min
    Life After Domestic Violence

    Life After Domestic Violence

    Intimate partner violence can involve various physical injuries —including repeated concussions and strangulations—as well as emotional abuse. And when you add in misconceptions and stigma, it’s a real resilience challenge. On this episode, Neurologist Kristen Dams-O'Connor, PhD, and domestic abuse survivor Elizabeth DeJesus discuss the effects of domestic violence — and how to rebuild a purposeful life in its aftermath. 
    Visit https://www.mountsinai.org/clinical-trials to see if you're eligible to enroll in a clinical trial with the Mount Sinai Health System.
    Check out more episodes of Road to Resilience —as well as guest pictures, transcripts, and more— on the Mount Sinai website.

    Road to Resilience brings you stories and insights to help you thrive in a challenging world. From fighting burnout and trauma to building resilient families, we explore what’s possible when science meets the human spirit.

    • 41 min
    When Hearts Attack

    When Hearts Attack

    The heart and mind are intertwined, as cardiologist Marc Miller, MD,  knows in treating and researching heart conditions. Recuperating from a heart attack, for example, requires modification of both medicine and lifestyle—and emotional resilience. The same goes for mitral valve prolapse, a heart disease that affects millions globally and for which Dr. Miller and his team are pioneering new research. 
    Visit https://www.mountsinai.org/clinical-trials to see if you're eligible to enroll in a clinical trial with the Mount Sinai Health System.
    Check out more episodes of Road to Resilience —as well as guest pictures, transcripts, and more— on the Mount Sinai website.

    Road to Resilience brings you stories and insights to help you thrive in a challenging world. From fighting burnout and trauma to building resilient families, we explore what’s possible when science meets the human spirit.

    • 26 min
    The Trials of Scientific Research

    The Trials of Scientific Research

    Genetics is an increasingly vital part of medical prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. But as findings increase, so do the challenges. Brian Brown, PhD, discusses the roles of resilience and perseverance in overcoming obstacles in scientific research. 
    Visit https://www.mountsinai.org/clinical-trials to see if you're eligible to enroll in a clinical trial with the Mount Sinai Health System.
    Check out more episodes of Road to Resilience —as well as guest pictures, transcripts, and more— on the Mount Sinai website.

    Road to Resilience brings you stories and insights to help you thrive in a challenging world. From fighting burnout and trauma to building resilient families, we explore what’s possible when science meets the human spirit.

    • 47 min
    The Brain & Body Under Social Stress

    The Brain & Body Under Social Stress

    Lessons in resilience may be found in all walks of life— who knew some of the best would come from mouse behaviors? Dr. Scott Russo leads the Center for Affective Neuroscience and the Brain Body Research Center at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. On this special edition of Road to Resilience,  Dr. Russo explains how his team's studies of resilience in mice are instructive in how humans may navigate stress and trauma.

    This episode is hosted by Jonathan Depierro, PhD, Associate Director of the Center for Stress, Resilience, and Personal Growth. Dr. Depierro is co-author of the third edition of the book Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges.
    Visit https://www.mountsinai.org/clinical-trials to see if you're eligible to enroll in a clinical trial with the Mount Sinai Health System.
    Check out more episodes of Road to Resilience —as well as guest pictures, transcripts, and more— on the Mount Sinai website.

    Road to Resilience brings you stories and insights to help you thrive in a challenging world. From fighting burnout and trauma to building resilient families, we explore what’s possible when science meets the human spirit.

    • 43 min
    The Challenges of Schizophrenia

    The Challenges of Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia brings both psychological and societal challenges. Medication can help but resilience, says psychiatrist Dr. Alexander Charney, is another key element of learning to live with the disease. In this podcast, Dr. Charney discusses the diagnosis and treatment of schizophrenia and other mental illnesses, and how to persist to their challenges. 
    Visit https://www.mountsinai.org/clinical-trials to see if you're eligible to enroll in a clinical trial with the Mount Sinai Health System.
    Check out more episodes of Road to Resilience —as well as guest pictures, transcripts, and more— on the Mount Sinai website.

    Road to Resilience brings you stories and insights to help you thrive in a challenging world. From fighting burnout and trauma to building resilient families, we explore what’s possible when science meets the human spirit.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
190 Ratings

190 Ratings

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Road to Resilience

One of the best podcasts I’ve ever listened to. Thank you.

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Polymath of the Soul

Amazing and astute compassion.

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Road to Resilience

Great podcast. Helps me cope with everyday life and offers new insights on living the best life possible.

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