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Special report: suicidal ideation among American surgeons.

Shanafelt TD, Balch CM, Dyrbye L, et al. Special report: suicidal ideation among American surgeons. Arch Surg. 2011;146(1):54-62. doi:10.1001/archsurg.2010.292.

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February 2, 2011
Shanafelt TD, Balch CM, Dyrbye L, et al. Arch Surg. 2011;146(1):54-62.

This study found that 1 in 16 surgeons reported suicidal ideation in the previous year with a strong relationship between such ideation and perceived depression, burnout, and a recent medical error.

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Shanafelt TD, Balch CM, Dyrbye L, et al. Special report: suicidal ideation among American surgeons. Arch Surg. 2011;146(1):54-62. doi:10.1001/archsurg.2010.292.