The L Word: Maintaining Resilience in the Face of Pending Litigation
In October, I spoke alongside my colleague Dr. Gita Pensa in a joint conversation about maintaining resilience when facing the stress of pending litigation. We shared our experiences at FIX18, FemInEM’s annual ideal exchange.
This week, FemInEM has shared some of my reflections about our presentation on their blog, as well
Suicide Prevention Week
Hello, friends and family,
I want to begin February by extending warmth to anyone who may need it.
This time of year is cold and grey. Long winters— both literal and those trying times in our lives— are challenging and, often,
Response to Family Separation at the Border
Every day, we lose a physician. This is a public health crisis.
We can treat depression. Suicide is preventable. And yet, in America, we lose doctors on a daily basis. In their homes, in hospital chapels, in parking lots, on rooftops, they decide that the life of a physician is not one that they can bear.
Catch Dr. Sanson at FemInEM’s FIX18!
First, do no harm.
This is the oath we take with solemnity as physicians knowing that lives will be placed in our care. We accept this responsibility. We make a vow.
How Physicians Can Respond to Gun Violence
Dr. Sanson is honored to have been chosen to speak at the 2018 FemInEM Idea Exchange, a three-day conference on October 16th, 17th, and 18th in New York City.
Dear Future Doctors
Physicians are no strangers to the front lines of social change. We were among the ranks of those spearheading automobile safety, injury prevention, the fight against HIV, and in how our nation views and consumes cigarettes and alcohol.
There are children just beginning their academic lives who have already decided they want to join our ranks. Somewhere, a kindergartener has declared to her mother that she will be a doctor someday. She has the same calling—a life in medicine—that each of us had and chose to pursue. This dedication to easing the pain of others is beautiful but not without peril.