An Interview with Dr. Arlene Chung

Welcome to the Brown University EM Podcast and our Visiting Professor Series, featuring resident interviews with guest lecturers on their careers, their expertise, and their advice for emergency medicine residents.

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In this episode of the Brown Emergency Medicine Podcast Series we interview Dr. Arlene Chung, one of our own residency graduates and a leader in the world of Wellness. Dr. Chung is the Associate Residency Director at Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai and holds numerous leadership positions promoting well-being.


Arlene S. Chung, MD, MACM

Associate Program Director

Mount Sinai Emergency Residency Program

Wellness and Resilience Expert

In this episode of the Brown EM Podcast we hear how Dr. Chung rose to become one of the most prominent names in physician wellness. She addresses the issues of physician burnout, physician suicide and discusses some current initiatives designed to foster a supportive culture and maintain resiliency. Find out what Dr. Chung views as some of medicine’s biggest hurdles and hear her advice for tackling them throughout your career.


Faculty content and audio editor: Dr. Kristina McAteer

Technical support: Dr. Thomas Ross and Dr. Tim Boardman

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