“Physician, heal thyself” is terrible advice—we need to look after each other

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  • Keith MacLellan says:


    Thanks, Trina.

  • Dr Somba kivungu says:

    Very passionate and sad story let us remind ourselves of the Hipocratic oath by the father of medicine ‘be there for your colleague for he is your brother and sister’ Doctors too need a shoulder to lean lets provide that shoulder

  • Elena Shurshilova says:

    I am a psychiatrist who had over 800 new patients and not even one physician.
    Physician health program of my provincial medical association (Ontario) offered me one hour of free counseling when I was incredibly stressed . One hour for a busy community psychiatrist. Time for change. Physician health matters. A loss of physician’life carries a large detrimental impact on family friends and patient. Physician health program must be changed

  • Mel says:

    Thanks for this.


Trina Larsen Soles


Dr. Trina Larsen Soles is president of Doctors of BC.

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