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Physician suicide: Overworked and feeling betrayed during the pandemic

One of the more critical issues impacting healthcare providers today is physician suicides, as discussed by University of Iowa professors Diane S. Rohlman, PhD, of the department of Occupational & Environmental Health, and Gerard Clancy, MD, clinical professor of psychiatry and emergency medicine and former president of the University of Tulsa at he OSHA Summer 2021 Healthcare Symposium. Suicide rates and mental health issues were already high in the medical field before the COVID-19  pandemic, which then added stress to already burdened physicians, nurses, and clinicians.

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