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Monthly Archives: March 2024

Addressing the Risk Factors of Physician Suicide

Physicians work in extremely demanding and stressful environments. While this is acknowledged on the surface, not enough progress has been made to provide physicians the support or help they need in addressing their own mental health or the risk factors associated with suicide in physicians. While the culture surrounding physician health is changing by reducing the stigma of mental health conditions and putting policies in place to help physicians get the medical care they need, more needs to be done to protect our physicians.  The risk factors for suicide in the medical profession are incredibly high. Long hours of treating […]