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Beyond “Heal Thyself”: Physicians as Patients – An Uneasy Role

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“In its position paper addressing physician impairment and rehabilitation (1), the American College of Physicians (ACP) Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee thoughtfully considers the imperfectly marked path that physicians are asked to tread: identify impairment, provide access to care, ensure patient safety, and
rehabilitate. These are the responsibilities of physicians as professionals (monitoring oneself and one’s peers) and as leaders (supervising highly trained persons).”