More than 900,000 Americans lose their doctors to suicide each year but doctors are finally beginning to talk about it.
by Neal Ungerleider (4th February 2016)
It's no secret that doctors often work shifts of more than 24 hours without time to adequately rest or eat. It's no secret either that many practicing physicians and medical students are tasked with punishing woekloads, and either blame themselves when something goes wrong or become frustrated at a work culture that is rapidly changing.
And for many in the medical community, there's another thing that's no secret. Physicians and residents have a high suicide rate....Full article here