THE STRESS OF RESIDENCY – RECOGNIZING THE SIGNS OF DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE IN YOU AND YOUR CO-RESIDENTS Mark S. Hochberg, M.D., Russell S. Berman, M.D., Adina L. Kalet, M.D., Sondra R. Zabar, M.D. and H. Leon Pachter, M.D. Department of SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineMarch 24, 2012
Do our residents know the signs/symptoms of stress: depression and suicide?
Can these learners recognize these signs/symptoms in themselves and colleagues?
Can our SPICE* professionalism curriculum effectively teach these concepts – and have the knowledge retained by the residents?
*Surgical Professionalism and Interpersonal Communication Education
If over a period of 2 weeks have you or a fellow resident:
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stress environment with little