Other Organizations' Statements

 

 

American Medical Women's Association Physician Mental Health Initiative 

October 2020
Position Statement
Humans Before Heroes is a new initiative of the American Medical Women’s Association launched in conjunction with the 3rd National Physician Suicide Awareness Day aimed at decreasing barriers to care for physicians by advocating for the reframing of mental health licensure questions on applications to comply with the American with Disabilities Act, and to avoid probing for health information.


American College of Emergency Physicians Joint Statement on Supporting Clinician Health in the Post-COVID Pandemic Era

June 2020
Position Statement
American College of Emergency Physicians Joint Statement on Supporting Clinician Health in the Post-COVID Pandemic Era

 

 

 


American Society of Addiction Medicine Public Policy Statement on Physicians and Other Healthcare Professionals with Addiction

February 2020
Policy
The American Society of Addiction Medicine Physician Health Policy Statement Released Feb 2020, Physicians and Other Health Professionals with Addiction.

 


American College of Physicians Physician Impairment and Rehabilitation: Reintegration Into Medical Practice While Ensuring Patient Safety: A Position Paper From the American College of Physicians 

June 2019
Position Statement
American College of Physicians position paper on physician impairment and rehabilitation.

 


 

American Psychiatric Association Position Statement on Inquiries about Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders in Connection with Professional Credentialing and Licensing

July 2018
Position Statement
American Psychiatric Association Position Statement on Inquiries about Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Disorders in Connection with Professional Credentialing and Licensing