If you are a psychiatrist who tends to look on the bright side, you may find the results of a new physician survey to be relatively good. Psychiatrists report the lowest level of professional burnout and the lowest level of burnout severity across various specialties. But just how good is relatively good?
Harold Bursztajn, MD, recounts the story of his parents’ survival of the liquidation of the Lodz (Poland) ghetto … how they met, fell in love, married-- and managed to survive where nearly 200,000 others perished. Ultimately, this is a story in which courage and love triumphed over evil. We invite you to watch.
Had the National Rifle Association (NRA) had its way and Bill 432 had been voted into law in Florida, physicians in that state would have been prohibited from asking their patients whether they have access to firearms.
United Press International recently reported that construction workers in Hall, Austria have exhumed what may be turn out to be grim remains of the Third Reich’s Action T4 program that sought to exterminate mentally and physically disabled men women and children.
If surveys conducted by physician recruiting companies accurately reflect current trends in the job market, the news is very good for psychiatrists—and less promising for many patients with mental health disorders.