Tag Archives: federation of state physician health programs
I’ve just published another piece on KevinMD about physician health program. You can find it here. I conclude the piece with the following: Change is overdue. Physicians who need help for mental health issues or substance use disorders need to … Continue reading
The British Medical Journal (BMJ) recently printed a piece highlighting many of the problems with state Physician Health Programs (PHPs) that I have been writing about for several years. You can find the BMJ piece here: http://bit.ly/29dtSFC I am so … Continue reading
I have a new piece out in the AMA Journal of Ethics about physician health programs. You can find it here.
Most states have physician health programs (PHPs), and physicians who are referred to them are generally bound to do whatever the PHP tells them in order to continue practicing medicine. Thus, PHPs wield a lot of power. The problem … Continue reading