May 24, 2022

Margit Burmeister publishes first large-scale study assessing depression during residency training in China.

Using large sample sizes from China and the US, the data show that the first year of residency is a stressful time and may lead to a marked increase of depression. Tailoring interventions may be important to develop further improvements to the mental health of training physicians in both the US and China. 

Read the full article, "Prevalence and risk factors for depression among training physicians in China and the United States" in Scientific Reports.

Margit Burmeister, Ph.D.

Margit Burmeister, Ph.D.

Associate Chair and Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
Director, Bioinformatics Graduate Program
Research Professor of Michigan Neuroscience Institute
Professor of Psychiatry and of Human Genetics