Soul Search with Dr. Meredith Lake. Short Distance Relationships: Strangers. In the second part of Dr. Meredith Lake’s Short-Distance Relationships series, she explores moments of connection – and disconnection – with strangers. Clinical psychologist Dr Christine Runyan tells us how the pandemic – and the loss of our interactions with strangers – has affected our neurobiology.

Finance for Physicians. It’s Ok Not To Be Ok. In this episode of the Finance for Physicians Podcast, Daniel Wrenne talks to Christine Runyan, co-founder of Tend Health, which brings a team of clinicians to the intersection of clinical care, health professions, and technology. Christine understands and views clinician well-being through the lens of a psychologist.

On Being. What’s Happening in Our Nervous Systems? Dr. Christine Runyan explains the physiological effects of a year of pandemic and social isolation — what’s happened at the level of stress response and nervous system, the literal mind-body connection. And she offers simple strategies to regain our fullest capacities for the world ahead.

Harvard Business Review. Back to Work: Calm Body, Calm Mind. The Anxious Achiever covers why anxiety about adjusting to life and work after the pandemic is normal, and how to address it.

UMassMed. Mental health concerns rise as COVID fatigue deepens. Dr. Christine Runyan, PhD, discusses COVID fatigue, how it’s impacting health care providers and others and how to cope.

Dhaani. The best way of self-care is community care. Featuring Dr. Christine Runyan and Dr. Joan Fleishman.

Frankly Speaking with Dr. Frank Domino. Surviving Burnout: Caring for Ourselves. Clinical psychologist Dr. Christine Runyan discusses the various self-care methods to help healthcare workers overcome stressors related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to describe the potential future impact of the COVID-19 crisis on this population.


KnowYourHealth. The Prevalence of Anxiety & Depression During the Pandemic with Dr. Christine Runyan. Dr. Sanjiv Chopra, professor at Harvard Medical School discusses the prevalence of anxiety and depression in normal times vs. during the Covid-19 pandemic with Dr. Christine Runyan, professor of family medicine and community health at UMass Medical School.

NBC News. Doc to Doc: Coronavirus conversation with Dr. Christine Runyan. Watch on Facebook Live.


CNN. Here’s how you can combat COVID-19 ‘brain fog.’ Clinical psychologist Christine Runyan says our ability to manage stress has shrunk but offers simple ways to recover some in peace in this pandemic.



Voice of America. Many Americans Anxious About Returning to ‘Normal’ After Pandemic.

MassLive. Mental health professionals warn of ‘COVID fatigue’ as stress from pandemic forces assault of body’s nervous system.

Psycom Pro. Frontline Practitioners: Turning Toward the Suffering May Be the Only Way Out.



Medical Education Online. Impact of a family medicine resident wellness curriculum: a feasibility study.

Family Medicine. Making Sense of Family Medicine Resident Wellness Curricula: A Delphi Study of Content Experts.

Southern Medical Association. Addressing Mental Health Needs among Physicians.


Additional Mentions

Telegram. Faculty Forum: Addressing mental health issues remains difficult.

Aging Well. Recovering from the tumultuous year.

OMT. PTSD: A Nation Suffering From Continued Trauma.

Dropbox’s Work In Progress. Advice to the anxious for eventually meeting in-person again.

New Hampshire Public Radio. How Do We Recover from a Year of Anxiety and Grief?

The World We Make 2021. The Next Decade of Well-being with Vivek Murphy.

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