• Physician Mental Health: Preventing Suicide and Building Resilience

    As part of AAFP’s Leading Physician Well-being certificate program, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention presented on Physician Mental Health: Preventing Suicide and Building Resilience. 

    Speakers:

  • Christine Yu Moutier, MD - AFSP Chief Medical Officer
  • Frank Clark, MD, FAPA – Medical Director of Adult Inpatient Services at Marshall Pickens Hospital at PRISMA Health-Upstate Greenville
  • At the completion of this session, learners will be able to:

    • apply knowledge of prevalence and risk for depression and suicide in order to identify those physicians and trainees most at risk
    • develop protective processes, policies and programs for preventing and addressing depression and suicide in physicians/trainees
    • develop strategies to dispel stigma and prevent barriers in seeking positive culture changes
    • consider individual as well as organizational strategies to prevent suicide and burnout 
    • and become familiar with how to approach a colleague when they might be struggling