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New RPA Subscribers-Only Content: Joint initiative launched to prevent, respond to medical trainee suicides

Residency Program Insider, January 27, 2017

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Over the years a number of studies have reported the rate of burnout, depression, and suicide among medical trainees and physicians to be higher than those in other professions. With that in mind, the ACGME, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), and the Mayo Clinic collaborated on an initiative to address this issue. The three organizations recently unveiled resources residency training programs can use to identify and help trainees at risk and respond to a resident suicide. Read more.



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