A Gene for Alcohol Dependence? (2 min) Scientists may have narrowed down on a gene that seems to allow some people to metabolize alcohol more quickly, which may lead to a higher likelihood of dependence. What does this mean for how we manage this condition going forward?
Contributor: Francesca CiminoNovember 28, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: / / /
jama-icon The Art of Constructive worrying Aiming for perfection generates a toxic by-product: we avoid admitting mistakes. Working toward a different culture is probably the answer.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 15, 2018Topics: / / / Keywords: / /
medium_logo_detail The first time I hated a patient a raw reflection on internal and external conflict in medicine
Contributor: Francesca CiminoApril 2, 2018Topics: / / / / / / Keywords: / /
jama-icon Intervention to Promote Physician Well-being, Job Satisfaction, and Professionalism: A Randomized Clinical Trial This small RCT supports the value of facilitated small group curriculum in improving meaning at work and reducing depersonalization.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangMarch 1, 2018Topics: / / /
emrap-icon Suicide Risk in Physicians This 26-minute podcast explores the burden of medical trainee/physician suicide and discusses barriers physician face in seeking help.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangMarch 1, 2018Topics: / /
How one program achieved resident wellness, work-life balance An overview of a general surgery training program's response (Balance in Life program) after one of its graduates committed suicide.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangFebruary 26, 2018Topics: / / /
Measuring a doctor's performance: personality, health and well-being This editorial discusses the individual and system complexities affecting physician performance and calls for improved remediation processes within the British health system.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangFebruary 26, 2018Topics: / / / / /
mscp-logo Do Physicians Health Programs Increase Physician Suicides? Log-In required (registration is free). Dr. Pamela Wible is a family physician who has herself struggled with suicide, and is now an expert in medical student and physician suicide prevention.
Contributor: Jennifer ChangFebruary 2, 2018Topics: / / /
Washington-Post Why Doctor's Kill Themselves
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJanuary 28, 2018Topics: / / / / Keywords: / /