What is driving physicians to the edge of despair?
For people who deal with life and death daily in our work, you would think suicide among us physicians would not be an option. Sadly, it is — and not necessarily a new reality. Let me explain.
Sometimes we agree to do something and can never quite envision where that road may lead.
Here’s an example: For several years, I had written a pedestrian medical column for a respected Midwestern newspaper. Straightforward, …