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New ACGME, Am Society for Suicide Prevention and Mayo Clinic resources


ACGME, The American Society for Suicide Prevention, and Mayo Clinic have collaborated to provide suicide prevention resources. https://www.yahoo.com/news/3-leading-health-organizations-aim-reduce-suicides-physicians-150100402.html

Materials on the ACGME web site http://www.acgme.org/What-We-Do/Initiatives/Physician-Well-Being/Resources include:

  1. A four minute YouTube video, Making the Difference: Preventing Medical Trainee Suicide  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I9GRxF9qEBA
  2. A needs assessment for inventorying and designing a resident/fellow well being program for programs and institutions
  3. A toolkit to help programs and institutions respond after a suicide