Resources

Hazardous Affairs Resources on Professionalism

Federation of State Physician Health Programs

Tennessee Medical Foundation (TMF) - The mission of the Physician's Health Program (PHP) is to protect patients through identification, intervention, rehabilitation, and the provision of advocacy/support for physicians impaired by addictive disease, mental or emotional illness.

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commision (EEOC). Facts about sexual harassment.

Federation of State Medical Boards

FSMB Policy: Addressing Sexual Boundaries:Guidelines for State Medical Boards Section

Hippocratic Oath - Original, classic and modern versions.

ABIM Foundation. Medical professionalism in the new millennium: a physician charter

American College of Physicians Ethics Manual.

 


Professio​nal Health and Wellness Resources

VU SOM wellness site

Vanderbilt Work/Life Connections

University of Toronto GME wellness site

Canadian Physician Health website: http://ephysicianhealth.com/

NIDA Center of Excellence for Physician Education

Mental Health and Substance Abuse:

1. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
2. National Institute on Drug Abuse

 
Resources to help educate:
1. Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse: (AMERSA) (click on educational materials)
2. Project Mainstream (click on resources)

On-Line Training Resources for Physicians:

Training on Buprenorphine:

AAAP-sponsored PCSS Videos 
BUP Practice Trainings

 


Vanderbilt Faculty Wellness Resources

The Faculty Wellness Committee

Mission: To educate faculty and residents in professional wellness issues and prevent lapses in professionalism.

Chair: Charlene M. Dewey, M.D., M.Ed., FACP

Web Page: https://medsites.mc.vanderbilt.edu/cph/faculty-wellness-committee

 


Faculty and Physician Wellness Program Work/Life Connections EAP

Mission: To provide psychological support to all Vanderbilt University faculty, housestaff, spouses and partners.

Director: Mary Yarbrough, M.D., M.P.H.

Manager: Jim Kendall, LCSW, CEAP

Medical Director: A. J. Reid Finlayson, M.D.

Web Page:  http://worklifeconnections.vanderbilt.edu

 


Vanderbilt Comprehensive Assessment Program for Professionals (VCAP)

Mission: To provide high quality professional assessments and monitoring for physicians.

Director: A. J. Reid Finlayson, M.D.

Program Coordinator:  Ron Neufeld, BSW, LADAC

 


Center for Patient & Professional Advocacy (CPPA)

Mission: The CPPA's mission is to make healthcare kinder and safer.  We aim to promote patient and professional satisfaction with healthcare experiences and restrain escalating costs associated with patient dissatisfaction. We pursue our mission through the CPPA's inter-related functions of research, teaching, and intervention services.

Vice President for Patient and Professional Advocacy: William O. Cooper, M.D., M.P.H.

 

The Center for Professional Health

Mission: Focused on education, training and remediation of physician’s professional conduct.

The following courses are offered: 
  • Prescribing Controlled Drugs
  • Maintaining Proper Boundaries
  • Program for Distressed Physicians
  • Hazardous Affairs On Line Course

Co-Directors: Charlene M. Dewey, M.D., M.Ed., FACP and William H. Swiggart, M.S.

CPH Web Page