Author | Pamela Wible, MD

Articles

How to Grow a Happy Doctor

April 08, 2016

Clinician mental health advocate Pamela Wible, MD, has drafted The 10 Commandments for Medical Educators. Your comments welcomed.

TEDMED Talk: Why Doctors Kill Themselves

March 24, 2016

At TEDMED, medicine's version of TEDTalks, Dr Pam Wible talks in earnest about physician suicide--and how to stop it.

Three Young Doctors Jump to their Deaths in NYC

March 14, 2016

A young doctor writes of the horror she felt at learning about the apparent suicide of a medical resident who lived in her building.

How to Do a No-hands-on Physical in 3 Minutes (or Less)

February 29, 2016

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.

Why are mental health questions still allowed on physician job applications?

February 09, 2016

A physician says she has lied on job applications about treatment for postpartum depression. Is that really necessary?

Physician Suicide Letters-Answered

January 13, 2016

The title of her upcoming book, these words also describe a personal mission for Pamela Wible, MD.

Discouraged? Depressed? Suicidal? Watch This.

January 06, 2016

Physicians and students speak out about how to step back, even step out if you need to, and reimagine your passion for healing.

AMA interview with Dr. Pamela Wible at TEDMED 2015

November 23, 2015

AMA VP Christine Sinsky, MD, interviews Dr Wible about physician suicide, barriers to mental health care for physicians, and potential solutions.

Physician Burnout: The 57-Second Solution

September 21, 2015

Is there an alternative to practicing "churn-and-burn" medicine? Yes, says Dr Pamela Wible, and she will explain.

Depressed doctor: “I’m angry and frustrated and lost.”

September 16, 2015

"I have lost my joy and my soul is sad. I never used to feel this way about medicine." Dr Pamela Wible offers her Rx.