How to Treat Doctors During a Pandemic

Michael F. Myers, MD, talks about his experiences treating medical professionals during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Medical professionals have been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Aside from running physical risks, they are also at risk for developing mental health problems. In this Mental Health Minute, Michael F. Myers reports on caring for physicians, nurses, and medical students during this difficult time.

Find out more about Dr Myers and his experience with public health crises, including the HIV/AIDS epidemic, in his new memoir, Becoming a Doctors’ Doctor.

This is the final installment in a 3-part video series from Dr Myers. You can watch his earlier videos here and here.

Dr Myers is professor of Clinical Psychiatry and recent past Vice-Chair of Education and Director of Training in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.