Aiding burnout: Physicians Foundation President Gary Price, MD, discusses the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act

Physician burnout was an existing problem that grew worse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Physicians Foundation President Gary Price, MD, discusses burnout, mental health resources and the importance of the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act.

Physician burnout was an existing problem that grew worse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Physicians Foundation President Gary Price, MD, discusses burnout, mental health resources and the importance of the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act. Congress has approved the act and President Joe Biden signed it "to reduce and prevent suicide, burnout, and mental and behavioral health conditions among health care professionals." The Physicians Foundation also promotes Vital Signs: The Campaign to Prevent Physician Suicide. National Physician Suicide Awareness Day is Sept. 17 each year and there are 6 Actions You Can Take to help doctors dealing with burnout.