Wellness of Medical Professionals

Medical Professionals: Depression, Burnout, Suicide, Human Rights

COMS has initiated a plan to provide support and services to physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who are challenged in coping with the demands of current practice To accomplish this, the COMS Executive Committee has invited the Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland to present their successfully developing Wellness program on February 6 to our membership (see Events)..

The Oregon Coalition for Healthcare Professionals Enhancement

Donald Girard, MD, Vice Chair of the Oregon Medical Board, summarizes the initiative of the Board to assist medical professionals.  To ensure complete confidentiality, he recommends that medical societies adopt and develop their own programs.