Pre-Med News Roundup September 11, 2014

  • Why Do Doctors Commit Suicide? - A look at why residents and doctors are substantially more likely to commit suicide than the general population.  The answer: being willing to ask for help and talk about your struggles.
  • What Doctors Can't Do - A look at the role that community health workers - a relatively new addition to the American health care scene - can play in reaching underserved patients in both poor and rural areas.
  • When It's the Doctor Who Can't Let Go - A great article on the often overlooked role that palliative care can play in making a patient's life better, especially during the patient's dying days.