The Arnold P. Gold Foundation is committed to doing its part to combat the increasing rates of depression and suicide among all clinicians.
Physician burnout is on the rise, and now affects more than half of U.S. doctors. Declining satisfaction with work-life balance, high rates of depression, and an increased risk for suicide are some of the challenges facing many physicians today, from medical training through their careers. These problems are associated with suboptimal patient care, lower patient satisfaction, decreased access to care, and increased healthcare costs.
This webpage is intended to provide our visitors with a variety of clinician wellness resources, practical methods to approach this topic, and an opportunity to exchange thoughts.