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Pamela Wible, MD 
Dr. Pamela Wible is a family physician born into a family of physicians who had the great insight to tell her not to go into medicine. ... But here's why she's here—when she's not liberating doctors in this way or treating her own patients, she devotes her time to medical student and physician suicide prevention.
Website  |  Facebook  |  LinkedIN  Video… Why Doctors Kill themselves

Other Resources:
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Well-being and Burnout
Changes to physician licensure in Illinois
Hope for the Day
Do No Harm Film  |  Article about the film
Book:  Why Physicians Die by Suicide

Articles
Healthcare Professional Burnout Depression and Suicide Prevention
PRMS article on Physician Burnout
Physician Suicide Remains a Misunderstood Problem
Stepping back from the brink of burnout: How I'm tackling the epidemic of physician suicides
 

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