Giving Thanks to Psychiatry and Society

Thanksgiving may be a time of stress, but Dr Moffic finds he has a lot to be thankful for.

Psychiatry & Society

Thanksgiving is a holiday with a history of mixed implications. Despite this, H. Steven Moffic, MD, wants to emphasize the good societal things to be thankful for this holiday season.

Dr Moffic is an award-winning psychiatrist who has specialized in the cultural and ethical aspects of psychiatry. A prolific writer and speaker, he received the one-time designation of being a Hero of Public Psychiatry from the Assembly of the American Psychiatric Association in 2002. He has recently been leading Tikkun Olam advocacy movements on climate instability, burnout, Islamophobia, and anti-Semitism for a better world. He serves on the Editorial Board of Psychiatric Times®.