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Live Webinar - Physician Wellness Series: Physician Suicide
Physician Wellness Series: Physician Suicide

Physician Wellness Series: Physician Suicide

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
8:00 - 9:00 pm CT

Moderator: Marlene DeMaio, MD, FAAOS
Faculty: Edward McDevitt, MD, FAAOS; Loice Swisher, MD, FAAEM

This webinar will present information on suicide demographics, identification of physicians at risk and signs of suicidal intent, and strategies for understanding and addressing this problem. Faculty will discuss personal and collective journeys dealing with suicide for increased awareness, empathy, and support to prevent suicide.

At the conclusion of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify the signs of suicide and the factors that may lead to it

  • Understand the possible causes for the increase in the numbers of physician suicides

  • Have a plan for yourself and others expressing suicidal ideation

The Physician Wellness Webinar Series is presented in collaboration with the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society and supported by Wright Medical Group N.V.


The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AOFAS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For more information on AOFAS accreditation and education policies, visit the Program Overview page.
Availability: No future session
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 CME (MD) Credit
1 CME (PA/NP/RN) Credit
1 CEU (AT) Credit
1 CE (PT) Credit
1 CME (DPM) Credit
1 CME (Other) Credit
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