Physician and Medical Student Depression and Suicide Prevention

December 09, 2016

News Type:  Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), and Mayo Clinic have launched an initiative to prevent physician and medical trainee suicide. They have introduced a library of educational resources for physicians and medical trainees, which includes a four-minute video that advises medical students, residents, and fellows on peer support and help-seeking, and a guide to help graduate training programs respond to a resident death by suicide.