PENNDULUM is a print and online magazine founded by resident physicians for the purpose of breaking the silence around important but rarely discussed topics in medicine. All articles and artwork are original pieces.

London Eye Ferris Wheel_Elaine Xu“London Eye Ferris Wheel,” photo by Elaine Xu, MD

Lisa Jacobs, MD, MBA – Child Psychiatry Fellow at Stanford University, founder of Penndulum
Danielle Couture, MD – 3rd year Psychiatry resident at the University of Pennsylvania
Behdad Bozorgnia, MD, MAPP – 4th year Psychiatry resident at the University of Pennsylvania

CHIEF DESIGN EDITOR: Christina Patrone – 4th year medical student at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons


COPY EDITOR: Sharon Lo, PhD candidate

This magazine is not a publication of the University of Pennsylvania. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the authors in their private capacities and do not in any way represent the views or opinions of University of Pennsylvania Health System, Psychiatry Residency, or Department of Psychiatry. We have taken all standard and reasonable measures to protect patient privacy. All vignettes are fictional or are amalgamations of many patients. Any likenesses are coincidental.