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May 9, 2023
Pioneering Med School Alumnae Reflect on Their Time at Jefferson
In 1965, Drs. Nancy Szwec Czarnecki, Amilu Stewart and Merle Edelstein were among the first women to graduate from the medical school.
April 19, 2023
Jefferson Investigates: AI for Parkinson’s, Immune Aging in HIV and Finding Better Care for Patients with Diabetes
Exploring computer learning to predict Parkinson's disease progression, how the immune system becomes exhausted in HIV, and how to offer patients better diabetes care.
November 1, 2021
How to Cope With Pandemic Burnout
Prolonged uncertainty and cumulative trauma are leaving many fatigued and stressed. Here are some tips from mental health experts for accepting change, managing anxiety and mental fog.
December 14, 2020
Our Year in Mental Health
In this collection of stories, The Nexus reflects on how the Jefferson community has come together to cope with the public health crises that upended 2020.
September 24, 2020
How to Recognize and Support Someone Who Feels Hopeless
Is someone you care about just down, or is it more serious? Jefferson mental health experts share warning signs of suicide that shouldn’t be missed, and how to reach out with a listening ear.
August 3, 2020
Confronting Racism in the Therapy Room
From microaggressions to advocacy, Dr. Shawn Blue talks about the challenges and responsibilities that come with being part of an underrepresented minority in the mental health space.
July 29, 2020
Grief and Prejudice – How Asian Americans Are Coping During the Pandemic
A Jefferson faculty member shares her family’s experience of grieving the loss of a loved one to COVID-19, while facing racial prejudice and stigma.
June 18, 2020
A History of Injustice – Coping with Racial Trauma
In the wake of police violence against Black people, a Jefferson mental health expert shares her own experiences of dealing with the emotional impact of racial trauma, and offers tips for coping with the anger, grief, and pain.