Clinician mental health advocate Pamela Wible, MD, has drafted The 10 Commandments for Medical Educators. Your comments welcomed.
Pamela Wible, MD
Any doc can do it: First, do NOT touch the patient, but DO check all EHR boxes for ROS and PE; also, do be sure to Rx yoga.
A physician says she has lied on job applications about treatment for postpartum depression. Is that really necessary?
“Maybe (like me) you just want to know why our colleagues die by suicide at twice the rate of their patients” asks this family physician. Here: results from 4 “psychological autopsies.”
Being emotionally available and accessible is healing. Are you open to that part of medicine with your patients?
Most doctors are burned out, overworked, or exhausted. Physicians rarely ask for help.