Hazardous Affairs Resources on Professionalism
Federation of State Physician Health Programs
Tennessee Medical Foundation (TMF) - The mission of the Physician's Health Program (PHP) is to protect patients through identification, intervention, rehabilitation, and the provision of advocacy/support for physicians impaired by addictive disease, mental or emotional illness.
US Equal Employment Opportunity Commision (EEOC). Facts about sexual harassment.
Federation of State Medical Boards
FSMB Policy: Addressing Sexual Boundaries:Guidelines for State Medical Boards Section
Hippocratic Oath - Original, classic and modern versions.
ABIM Foundation. Medical professionalism in the new millennium: a physician charter
American College of Physicians Ethics Manual.
Professional Health and Wellness Resources
Vanderbilt Work/Life Connections
University of Toronto Temerty Faculty of Medicine Wellness Support
Canadian Physician Health website: http://ephysicianhealth.com/
NIDA Center of Excellence for Physician Education
Mental Health and Substance Abuse:
1. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
2. National Institute on Drug Abuse
Resources to help educate:
1. Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse: (AMERSA) (click on educational materials)
2. Project Mainstream (click on resources)
On-Line Training Resources for Physicians:
Training on Buprenorphine:
AAAP-sponsored PCSS Videos
BUP Practice Trainings
Vanderbilt Faculty Wellness Resources
The Faculty Wellness Committee
Mission: To educate faculty and residents in professional wellness issues and prevent lapses in professionalism.
Chair: Charlene M. Dewey, M.D., M.Ed., FACP
Web Page: https://medsites.vumc.org/cph/faculty-wellness-committee
Faculty and Physician Wellness Program Work/Life Connections EAP
Mission: To provide psychological support to all Vanderbilt University faculty, housestaff, spouses and partners.
Director: Mary Yarbrough, M.D., M.P.H.
Manager: Jim Kendall, LCSW, CEAP
Medical Director: A. J. Reid Finlayson, M.D.
Web Page: http://worklifeconnections.vanderbilt.edu
Vanderbilt Comprehensive Assessment Program for Professionals (VCAP)
Mission: To provide high quality professional assessments and monitoring for physicians.
Director: A. J. Reid Finlayson, M.D.
Program Coordinator: Ron Neufeld, BSW, LADAC
Center for Patient & Professional Advocacy (CPPA)
Mission: The CPPA's mission is to make healthcare kinder and safer. We aim to promote patient and professional satisfaction with healthcare experiences and restrain escalating costs associated with patient dissatisfaction. We pursue our mission through the CPPA's inter-related functions of research, teaching, and intervention services.
Vice President for Patient and Professional Advocacy: William O. Cooper, M.D., M.P.H.
The Center for Professional Health
Mission: Focused on education, training and remediation of physician’s professional conduct.
- Prescribing Controlled Drugs
- Maintaining Proper Boundaries
- Program for Distressed Physicians
- Hazardous Affairs On Line Course
Center Director: Charlene M. Dewey, M.D., M.Ed., FACP
Course Director: Caroline Post Cone MSN, APRN, PMHCNS, BC