Physician Suicide and Physician Health Programs: The Elephant in the Room

In Memory of a Doctor I knew

Disrupted Physician

“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes”

–Mark Twain

Patient-with-sign-1024x641-1 Physician Suicide–What to do When Your Doctor Dies Suddenly by Pamela Wible, M.D.

32-640x472 Physician Suicide 101: Secrets, Lies & Solutions by Dr. Pamela Wible, M.D

Physician Suicide 101:  Secrets, Lies & Solutions  By Dr. Pamela Wible, M.D. will hopefully serve as a stepping-stone to start discussing Physician Health Programs (PHPs) and their relationship to physician suicide.    (click on photo above to access article).

The current state-of-affairs is one of unrestrained  managerial authority and absolute power with no meaningful oversight, regulation or accountability.    Moreover, the authority bestowed on this group is both illegitimate and irrational.  The Federation of State Physician Health Programs is composed of American Society of Addiction Medicine “specialists” in “Addiction Medicine.”    The ASAM is not even recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties as a bona fide…

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Nurse turned patient, but not by choice. I was became a Registered Nurse in 1985 when I was 21 years old. That career was cut short the end of 1994 when I was unable to work anymore because of the illness M.E. or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. I have 3 adult children including twins, A daughter and 2 sons. View all posts by The Other Side Of The Stretcher

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