“This is … a unique opportunity for our incoming residents to not only learn the way the health care system is going to change, but also to shape and mold it,” says associate program director Tyree Winters, DO.
Mona Masood, DO, founded Physician Support Line, (888) 409-0141, a free and confidential peer support service for physicians to discuss stressors with volunteer psychiatrists.
Doctor Mike and Jen Caudle, DO, talk about the importance of vetting information and share advice for DOs on breaking bad news.
“We were at the forefront of the wave of giving people an opportunity to get tested early, and then quarantining them to try to flatten the curve,” Eugene Allen, DO, says.
Mindful yoga also significantly improved patients’ anxiety and depression levels.
“There’s a lot of confusion about when you need to get evaluated. Of course, that can be even more challenging for someone who’s uninsured or homeless,” says Richard Bryce, DO, a family physician in Detroit.
After treating patients with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the New Jersey hospital where he worked, emergency physician Frank Gabrin, DO, 60, died from the disease on March 31.
“The vibe in the ED is definitely different than I’ve ever experienced,” says Alexis Cates, DO, an emergency physician in Philadelphia.