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Suicide Prevention: Make mental health a priority

By Richard Juman, PsyD, TeamHealth National Director of Psychological Services, and Co-chair of the TeamHealth Clinician Resiliency Work Group While the month of September, National Suicide Prevention Month, comes to a close, the importance of focusing on your mental health continues year-round. There is a high rate of suicide and increasing rate of burnout among...

Recognizing Suicide Prevention Month

By Heather Owen, MD, TeamHealth Chief Clinical Officer, Emergency Medicine, and Co-chair of the TeamHealth Clinician Resiliency Work Group Last week, I opened one of my medical newsletters to find an article remembering physicians we have lost to suicide. It was a sobering reminder of what we already know – there is a high rate...

TeamHealth Helps Clinicians Find Balance and Support

According to Medscape’s 2018 national physician burnout report, 42 percent of physicians surveyed report feeling burned out in their current position. Burnout is defined by feelings of exhaustion, neglect and a lack of control. As a part of TeamHealth’s commitment to physical and mental well-being, we invest in programs to help lessen and aid clinicians with burnout incidents....

Clinician Burnout Podcast

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and the topic of clinician burnout and suicide is vitally important to the clinical community today. In this podcast, Dr. Rob Strauss, TeamHealth Vice President of Program Development, discusses clinician burnout with Dr. Robby Frantz, President of the TeamHealth West Group. Dr. Frantz shares his own personal experience with...