Statistic Tuesday Week #1

Physician suicide is a profoundly distressing and often underreported issue within the healthcare industry. These individuals, who dedicate their lives to serving others, are disproportionately affected by mental health issues and burnout. According to a study published in JAMA Surgery, physicians have a 1.4 to 2.3 times higher risk of suicide compared to the general population. This alarming statistic serves as a wake-up call, urging us to confront the hidden crisis within the medical community.

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