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Physician suicide at epidemic levels in USA, India →

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Today a physician told me she lost 3 colleagues to suicide in the last 2 months. 

Loma Linda Hospital just lost 3 young doctors to suicide in 6 months. 

Mount Sinai had 3 docs jump in less than 2 years—from the same building.

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My eulogy to Dr. Deelshad Joomun →

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Tonight we gather as a community. Each of us to shine our light on the most recent suicide. On the life of a brilliant, loving, kind woman. A woman who dedicated her very life to helping and healing others. As a doctor.

Dr. Deelshad Joomun was not just a doctor.

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

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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 am having a hard time understanding why there are not flowers by where she passed.

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