Featured Articles & Podcasts


Beyond “Heal Thyself”: Physicians as Patients—An Uneasy Role
by Jeffrey H. Samet, MD, MA, MPH; Jane Liebschutz, MD, MPH

Physician Impairment and Rehabilitation: Reintegration Into Medical Practice While Ensuring Patient Safety: A Position Paper From the American College of Physicians 
by Philip J. Candilis, MD; Daniel T. Kim, MA, MPH; Lois Snyder Sulmasy, JD; for the ACP Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee 

Physician Suicide 
by Joy Albuquerque MD MSc, Sarah Tulk MD MSc

Top Doctor Opioid Addict – Recovers and Returns to Medicine   
by Kayla Webley Adler

Interaction Between PHPs and Training Programs: Disruptive Behavior in Residents  
by Donald A. Misch, MD

Investing in Physicians' Well-Being is Just Good Business  
by Tanya Albert Henry

Physician Health and Professional Secrecy  
by Philip J. Candilis, MD, DFAPA

Physician Health Programs and the Social Contract  
by Philip J. Candilis, MD

An Outsider Looks at PHP Care Management  
by Robert L. DuPont, MD

Ulliance Re-awarded the Health Professional Recovery Program RFP

2016 Performance Enhancement Review Guidelines


PHP 30 Years of Change
For 30 years the Pennsylvania PHP has provided confidential support and advocacy to those who may be struggling with addiction or physical or mental challenge.  

A Hard Pill to Swallow
Along with host Brian Fortenberry, Dr. Stephen Loyd discusses his intimate struggle with opioid addiction. For three years, Dr. Loyd was addicted to painkillers while working as a physician. In one hand, he had everything anyone would want in life. In the other, a handful of pills. He discusses how finding the Tennessee Medical Foundation helped get him out of addiction.

Confessions of a Recovering Addict
In this powerful episode, Dr. Bob shares his personal story with Brian. Dr. Bob has struggled with alcohol and drug addictions since his early youth all the way through medical school and well into his practice.

MPAP Legacy Video
Listen to those whose lives and careers have been restored - Montana Professional Assistance Program  - Providing Confidential Caring Help for Healthcare Professionals in Distress.

Physician Suicide  
A CMAJ Podcast