Monash Healthcare Innovation Summer Scholarships Program: Apply Now!

Applications for the Monash Healthcare Innovation Summer Scholarships (HISS) Program for 2020/2021 are now open!

HISS is dedicated to educating future innovators within healthcare whilst generating projects and concepts with potential for tangible real world clinical outcomes.

After a pilot program over the summer of 2019/2020, MYMI are pleased to announce that HISS will be offered again over 2020/2021, in collaboration between MYMI, MIME and Monash Partners. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and a passion for healthcare innovation are invited to apply.

What’s in it for you:

  • Learn about Project Management, the Innovation in Healthcare Process and more.

  • Work within highly interdisciplinary teams and build your communication, collaboration skills and technical skills over 11 weeks.

  • Learn from, and connect with industry & clinical mentors.

  • Opportunity to work on continuing projects with potential for real world impact (FYPs, BMedSci, Honours and more) and funding

  • Scholarship funding at $4400

Check out some of our projects from last year: https://www.mymi.org.au/projects

Further information and link to apply: https://bit.ly/HISS-Info

 

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Dr. Keenan’s Guide to Dealing with Depression

Depression & Addiction:
According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), approximately one in five Americans suffering with a mood disorder like depression is also battling with alcohol addiction or some other type of chronic substance abuse.

Conversely, about 20 percent of all individuals addicted to alcohol or drugs also experience some level of depression, anxiety, or other mood-related disorder.

On their own, these issues can feel absolutely debilitating and dramatically lower your quality of life. But when they’re combined, the consequences can actually be fatal.

What is it about these two issues that makes them happen in unison? Dr. Keenan and Dr. Cohen explore the answers to that question and more in the article: https://www.inpatientdrugrehab.org/depression/

 

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