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Residency Program Insider, October 5, 2018

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“If you apply for a residency and the residency director asks why you took a year off and you say, ‘Because I was depressed,’ you’re not going to get the residency."

-Sidney Zisook, MD, distinguished professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, explains why residents may be reluctant to take time off for mental health reasons during a presentation on physician depression, burnout, and suicide at the 42nd annual NAMSS Conference and Exhibition.
 



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