Despite positive changes to doctors’ working conditions, the stresses have changed rather than disappeared
In the late 1970s, as a medical student in the United Kingdom, I attended a lecture from the then Dean of the medical school, Professor Neil Kessel. I recall him looking around at the 200 students assembled, and informing us that “Four of you will commit suicide”. That was, as I recall, the extent of our education about doctors’ health.
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