Tag: doctor suicide

Doctor suicide: where are the vigils, cards & flowers? →

Two days ago a beautiful young doctor jumped to her death beside her NYC hospital. A resident in the victim’s building writes: “I first heard of this tragedy from your Facebook page. I am so disgusted by the silence. I

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Suicided doctor: covered up with a tarp—and silence. →

Yesterday afternoon another young doctor jumped to her death in NYC. She landed at the entrance of the building where she lived. Within less than an hour, I received the following emails about her. All published with permission. “Hello Pamela,

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What I’ve learned from 757 doctor suicides →

This article featured in The Washington Post and Chicago Tribune Five years ago today I was at a memorial. Another suicide. Our third doctor in 18 months. Everyone kept whispering, “Why?” I was determined to find out. So I started

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I just lost my son to suicide. What can I do? →

Dear Dr. Wible, I lost my beautiful son Evan to suicide four weeks ago. He was a second year internal medicine resident—a very smart, loving and funny man! He left a lengthy letter and in it he stated, “I do

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Dying by Karōshi 過労死 (excessive work death) →

Are you at risk of dying at work? Know your Karōshi Line. Learn how to protect yourself from an early death in this podcast. Listen in . . . “One of my best friends form medical school died a few

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