893. Mental Health: Caring for the Medical Community

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This is a podcast episode titled, 893. Mental Health: Caring for the Medical Community. The summary for this episode is: <p>Mental health issues — burnout, depression, anxiety, and suicide — are multiplying in the medical community. And the stresses of COVID have only exacerbated what was already a worrisome trend.</p><p><br></p><p>In this takeover episode, <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/kellie-stecher-md/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Dr. Kellie Stecher</a>, Co-Founder &amp; President of <a href="https://www.patientcareheroes.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Patient Care Heroes</a>, shares what she has been doing to bring much-needed mental health resources and care to the heroes who care for us.</p><p><br></p><p>What we talked about:</p><ul><li>The effects of the pandemic on her OB/GYN practice</li><li>Supporting the mental health of the medical community</li><li>Advocating for gender equity issues and a safe reporting structure for harassment and bullying</li></ul><p><br></p><p><em>Heroes of Healthcare is hosted by </em><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/tedweyn/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><em>Ted Weyn</em></a><em>.</em></p><p><br></p><p><em>To hear this interview and more like it, subscribe to Heroes of Healthcare on </em><a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/heroes-of-healthcare/id1540162828" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><em>Apple Podcasts</em></a><em>, </em><a href="https://open.spotify.com/show/5ZXKezlIQctP8QDXOyWh4N?si=mUnzgJQESZe6HBNFCHGY-A" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><em>Spotify</em></a><em>, or wherever you listen to podcasts.</em></p><p><br></p><p><br></p>

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Mental health issues — burnout, depression, anxiety, and suicide — are multiplying in the medical community. And the stresses of COVID have only exacerbated what was already a worrisome trend.


In this takeover episode, Dr. Kellie Stecher, Co-Founder & President of Patient Care Heroes, shares what she has been doing to bring much-needed mental health resources and care to the heroes who care for us.


What we talked about:

  • The effects of the pandemic on her OB/GYN practice
  • Supporting the mental health of the medical community
  • Advocating for gender equity issues and a safe reporting structure for harassment and bullying


Heroes of Healthcare is hosted by Ted Weyn.


To hear this interview and more like it, subscribe to Heroes of Healthcare on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.