Leigh Jennings, MD

December 15, 2015

In my last blog entry, I wrote about some common mistakes of aspiring writers. In Part 2, I offer some remedies.

October 22, 2015

In medicine, we are taught to figure things out on our own, and to some extent, to not ask for help. Writing, like any creative pursuit, does require time spent alone, but it also requires the support of others.

February 04, 2015

Clinical pearls from the Psych Congress annual meeting.

October 06, 2014

Promoting the physical dimension of mental illness may contribute positively to the way psychiatry is perceived.

April 29, 2014

The array of sessions and events at the APA can be dizzying. It is essential to have a plan and develop goals for what you hope to get out of the meeting.

January 29, 2014

Fascinating brain science, a shortage of psychiatrists, and changes in health care systems are creating exciting opportunities in the field.

December 03, 2013

As physicians, we don’t talk about self-care much. But perhaps we should.

September 26, 2013

The most recent duty hour restrictions implemented by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) have turned out to be controversial, if not downright unpopular.

August 29, 2013

Dr. Jennings, a psychiatry resident at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, reflects on the demands faced by women in their day-to-day roles.