In the News/Media Highlight

There is an increasing national awareness regarding physician wellness and burnout/moral injury. Below you will find some articles of interest.

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The views and opinions expressed in this collection are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the positions of SUNY DOWNSTATE.

Why doctors kill themselves

By TED MED Talks



The Business of Health Care Depends on Exploiting Doctors and Nurses

One resource seems infinite and free: the professionalism of caregivers.

By Danielle Ofri

The Healing Power of Self-Disclosure in Physicians

"Individuals with lived experience are people who have suffered from a psychiatric illness, often with suicidality, and have made the brave decision to go public—to talk about it, to write about it, and to selflessly help others."

By Michael Myers

The Key to Orienting Incoming Residents and Fellows

The take-home message for those readers who are charged with orienting new doctors to their department or institution? Include their peers as much as you can.

By Michael Myers

Keck Checks: Not-Quite-Mandatory Counseling

The first time seeking help is the hardest.