Why do People Commit Suicide?

March 25, 2015 #doctorstress #doctorsuicide #workplacestress #suicideprevention #SAVE I have to admit that this one was hard to write. The statistics are overwhelming. The stories I’ve been reading are very compelling - and sad. Even someone as powerful (scary?) as Tony Soprano knew that there would be repercussions if it came out that he was … Continue reading Why do People Commit Suicide?

When Nurses Need Nursing

Nurses in a busy NICU were studied recently, over a period of 14 months. The study was looking to ascertain the amount of stress nurses experience, and gather possible coping strategies.

Studies, numbers, facts (and several opinions) about Physician Burnout

Monday, March 2, 2015 In the last Blog Post (you can read it here), we talked about a year’s worth of personal experience, with the promise of facts coming next. Below are a few facts, and a few thoughts/ideas/opinions sprinkled in. Recently, when a friend of mine discovered I was developing an interest (dare I say "passion?") in … Continue reading Studies, numbers, facts (and several opinions) about Physician Burnout