Addressing the psychological well being of physicians and sufferers, together with suicide threat

Addressing the psychological well being of physicians and sufferers, together with suicide threat


This Overcoming Limitations webinar discussion board will deliver collectively physicians with trade consultants on suicidal ideation and physicians with real-life expertise to debate lowering the stigma of looking for psychological well being therapy.

Audio system may even focus on sensible methods, actionable steps, and evidence-based sources for figuring out physicians and sufferers liable to suicide and connecting them to probably the most applicable care.

September 8, 2022, midday CT

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Daniel Miller, MD


Head of Medical Training and Behavioral Well being Integration, Solar River Well being

dr Miller is a main care doctor and Director of Graduate Medical Training and Behavioral Well being Integration at Solar River Well being, a New York State FQHC with 45 websites serving roughly 225,000 sufferers in New York’s Hudson Valley, Lengthy Island and New York Metropolis.

dr Miller additionally serves on the Nationwide Affiliation of Group Well being Facilities (NACHC) Board of Administrators and co-chairs the Committee on Service Integration for Behavioral Well being & HIV and co-chairs the NACHC Board Job Drive In opposition to Racism. He’s an assistant professor of household drugs at New York Medical School.

dr Miller’s medical pursuits have lengthy targeted on the interaction between our bodily well being and our emotional, social, and religious lives. Along with his household drugs coaching, he has educated in body-centered approaches to psychotherapy and therapeutic, together with Major Emotional Vitality Restoration (PEER) and Inside Household Techniques (IFS).

Christine Yu Moutier, MD


Chief Medical Officer, American Basis for Suicide Prevention

dr Moutiern is the Chief Medical Officer of the American Basis for Suicide Prevention and has first-hand data of the results of suicide. After her personal expertise and the lack of colleagues to suicide, she devoted herself to combating this main reason behind dying. As CMO, Dr. Moutier advocated a nationwide motion fueled by the AFSP’s mixture of academia and grassroots. Because the main personal funder of suicide analysis, AFSP seeks to translate analysis into motion for households, communities, well being professionals and coverage makers. With a long-standing dedication to survivors of suicide loss and people with lived expertise, and a nationwide chapter community, AFSP brings collectively a big, numerous group whose end result is authenticity, therapeutic, and hope.

dr Moutier has testified earlier than Congress, offered on the White Home, and offered congressional briefings on suicide prevention. She co-hosted CNN’s Emmy Award-winning Discovering Hope Suicide Prevention City Corridor, serves as a topic skilled each domestically and internationally, and stays devoted to the mission of saving lives and bringing hope to these affected by suicide.

Stephen O’Connor, PhD

Head of the Suicide Prevention Analysis Program, Nationwide Institute of Psychological Well being

dr O’Connor is the director of the Suicide Prevention Analysis Program within the Division of Companies and Intervention Analysis on the Nationwide Institutes of Psychological Well being (NIMH). dr O’Connor manages a portfolio of grants that features initiatives to determine suicide threat in adolescents and adults, and interventions to scale back suicidal ideas, suicide makes an attempt, and deaths. Earlier than becoming a member of NIMH, Dr. O’Connor performed analysis targeted on early intervention for survivors of tried suicide in trauma facilities; group-based therapy for suicidal veterans; a graded, collaborative strategy to care to scale back post-traumatic stress, melancholy, drug use, and suicide threat in traumatized hospitalized sufferers; and different well being service-oriented efforts to enhance the screening, evaluation, and therapy of people liable to suicide in each conventional and non-traditional behavioral well being settings.

dr O’Connor acquired his doctorate in medical psychology from the Catholic College of America and a postdoctoral fellowship on the College of Washington’s Harborview Damage Prevention and Analysis Middle.

Scott Pasichow, MD, MPH


Affiliate Medical Director of EMS, Southern Illinois College

dr Pasichow is an Emergency Medical Technician and ER Doctor at Southern Illinois College and is an lively advocate for the well-being of residents and physicians. He at present serves on the Emergency Medication Part Council within the AMA’s Home of Delegates and represents the Illinois State Medical Society on the Younger Doctor Part. Scott additionally serves because the American School of Emergency Physican’s Younger Doctor Counselor for the ACEP Council. He has acquired grants to evaluate attitudes to and use of parental depart in emergency drugs and is a robust advocate for parity and equality in use of depart throughout the Home of Medication.

dr Pasichow has additionally been vocal in difficult the stigma of the general public and medical regulatory companies associated to psychological well being therapy for physicians, sharing his personal experiences with nervousness, melancholy, and suicidality throughout the residency. His story will be present in ACEP Now journal and the AMA’s Transferring Medication Podcast and Medical Resident Collection. You could find him on Twitter at @SPMD16 and Fb at Scott.Pasichow.

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