Resilience Prescription

Dennis S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and President for Academic Affairs of the Mount Sinai Health System, is an expert in the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders. His work in depression has led to the discovery of new approaches to treat this challenging disease.

Road to Resilience

Welcome to Road to Resilience, a podcast series that features thought-provoking insight from renowned experts as they explain the science behind resilience. The experts detail how everyday people can learn to be resilient and become stronger in times of hardship. This monthly series identifies simple steps that people can apply to their own lives to respond to stress, grief, and trauma in healthy ways. Listen and discover what it takes to become resilient and bounce back when you're faced with life's greatest challenges.

The podcast series is based on the well-received book Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges, co-authored by Dennis S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Steven Southwick, MD, Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University. The book identifies 10 factors that can help people become more resilient. Defined as “The Resilience Prescription,” these factors, from reframing stressful thoughts to developing your own moral compass, can help individuals prepare for and recover from life's challenges.

Road to Resilience is available on Apple PodcastsSpotifyStitcher, and Google Play. New episodes of the series will be released on the last Wednesday of each month. For more information, visit


Dr. Charney’s and Dr. Southwick’s research into the biological, psychological, and social impact of trauma can teach you how to become more resilient.