Why am I telling you this?
- To begin to breakdown the stigma associated with both mental and physical illness
- To argue that we have a moral imperative to practice self care
- To let people who may be suffering or may encounter suffering in the future, that you are not alone, and that there are resources to mitigate/prevent suffering
- To get us thinking creatively about how we can begin to build a wellness program for our department
Weinstein, MD, MBE, FACS, FCCM, Michael S., "Surgeon Wellness" (2017). Department of Surgery Presentations and Grand Rounds. Presentation 93.