Tag: physician health program

Doctors fear PHPs—why physicians won’t ask for help →

Doctors fear controversial program made to help them SEGMENT #2 in series—Doctor left destitute after seeking help from physician health program Reposted from NBC affiliate KSDK in St Louis, Missouri. Author: Investigative Reporter: PJ Randhawa, Erin Richey   Many say

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1103 doctor suicides & 13 reasons why →

 (Listen in above to a rerecorded keynote—due to a fire alarm during event—or read transcript of Dr. Wible’s presentation below) Michael Phillips MD: Good morning everybody. I want to introduce the lectureship and remind everybody who Gil was. Gil

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What depressed doctors do (when nobody’s looking) →

Do depressed doctors go to doctors? Do they even seek help? What do depressed doctors do when they’re not helping you? Doctors have affairs. They drink alcohol and smoke pot. They steal prescription medications. They binge-eat crap, scream, and exercise

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Do Physician Health Programs Increase Physician Suicides? →

How do we care for the people who care for us? As doctors, we’re immersed in pain and suffering—as a career. We cry when our patients die. We feel grief anxiety, depression—even suicidal—all occupational hazards of our profession. A recent

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