Physicians as Humans: Physician Mental Health

Great article on perfectionism and medicine

Prehospital and Retrieval Medicine - THE PHARM dedicated to the memory of Dr John Hinds

In the competitive and paradoxically-isolating era of modern medicine and social media, we must reduce the stigma of not only mental illness, but also of occasionally being less than stellar. Improvements in work environment and lifestyle balance are key to improving the physician condition, but we must also endeavor to support each other with empathy and compassion for the benefit of our patients and our health care system.

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