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Hosted by Editor in Chief Lorenzo Norris, MD, Psychcast features mental health care professionals discussing the issues that most affect psychiatry.

Jul 2, 2019


Show Notes

In this episode, we revisit three of our best episodes on preventing suicide. In episode 46, Lorenzo Norris, MD, host of the MDedge Psychcast, interviewed Igor Galynker, MD, about how to assess suicide crisis syndrome. Dr. Norris is editor in chief of MDedge Psychiatry, and assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at George Washington University, Washington. Dr. Galynker is associate chairman for research in the department of psychiatry at Mount Sinai, New York.

In episode 42, Dr. Norris interviewed Caroline Bonham, MD, and Avi Kreichman, MD, about addressing suicidality in rural communities and strategies for enhancing resilience. Dr. Bonham and Dr. Kreichman work together at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. She serves as vice chair of the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the university, and he is an assistant professor there.

In episode 54, Sidney Zisook, MD, who directs the residency training program at the University of California, San Diego, conducted a Masterclass on the many causes of physician suicide and how this might be prevented. 

And stay tuned for our Dr. RK segment, where Renee Kohanski, MD, who talks about making mistakes while caring for patients and granting ourselves full and complete forgiveness. Dr. Kohanski has a private practice in Mystic, Conn.


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