101- Depression in the Medical Profession


“Physician heal thyself.” But what happens when depression convinces you you’re not worthy of healing? Physicians face unique circumstances during their education, training and careers known to lead to depression; sleep deprivation, the stresses of life-and-death decisions, routinely facing human suffering and more. In this episode, Dr. Michael Weinstein, a trauma surgeon, candidly discusses his depression, the “revolution” needed in medical training, and the long road of recovery. In part two, we’ll hear more of his personal story.

Source by Giving Voice to Depression