31 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

    • Medicine

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.

    Calm Through Chaos

    Calm Through Chaos

    An ICU nurse in New York City talks about the experience of treating COVID-19 patients, and explains how nurses in her unit are banding together to meet an unprecedented challenge.

    • 17 min
    The Only Way Out is Through

    The Only Way Out is Through

    As the number of coronavirus patients in New York City continues to climb, Brendan Carr, MD, Chair of Emergency Medicine for the Mount Sinai Health System, talks about the tough decisions he’s facing, and how he’s coping with enormous pressure to save lives.

    • 13 min
    The Body Heals the Mind

    The Body Heals the Mind

    Trisha Meili, better known as the "Central Park Jogger," talks about how focusing on the present moment and returning to running helped her bounce back from a traumatic brain injury.

    • 32 min
    Modeling Courage

    Modeling Courage

    Transgender activist Mahogany Phillips walked away from a successful career as a male model to focus on her transition. Later, she helped win low-income New Yorkers the right to gender-affirming surgery. In this interview, she talks about bullies, gender dysphoria, and how surgery has helped her feel comfortable and safe in her body.

    • 24 min
    “I Made a Decision to Live”

    “I Made a Decision to Live”

    Grievously injured on Sept. 11, 2001, Lauren Manning became a national symbol of resilience as she fought her way back to health. In this special interview, she talks about how pity and pain fueled her determination to heal.

    • 19 min
    Facing Climate Change

    Facing Climate Change

    Environmentalist Karenna Gore goes beyond carbon emissions to the root causes of climate change and talks about how framing the crisis as a moral issue can help us adapt and mitigate its worst effects.

    • 28 min

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Road to Resiliance

Excellent series. Thoughtful, well prepared interviews. Carefully selected guests. Tight editing. Important topic. Broad relevance. Kudos to all involved.

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Overcoming Challenges

I experienced an unexpected injury and was looking for a podcast to help me cope and move forward. This podcast has helped in not feeling alone in overcoming a health challenge. Thank you!

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