Hazardous Affairs Resources on Professionalism
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.
Professional Health and Wellness Resources
Canadian Physician Health website: http://ephysicianhealth.com/
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:
Vanderbilt Faculty Wellness Resources
Mission: To educate faculty and residents in professional wellness issues and prevent lapses in professionalism.
Chair: Charlene M. Dewey, M.D., M.Ed., FACP
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.
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
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.
Mission: Focused on education, training and remediation of physician’s professional conduct.
- 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.