Because of the high suicide rate, most medical schools and hospitals now have mental health programs. This may include counseling services and support groups. The ACGME for many states has made learning about mental illness a part of continuing medical education.
While these self-help services are a nice thought, the crux of the problem lies within the toxic, self-sacrificing work culture.
So how can you succeed as a doctor, land your dream job, but preserve your mental health? From the very beginning, connect yourself with a counselor who has experience with healthcare providers. Establish care with a primary care