Physician Health Services
Physician Health Services (PHS) is a non-profit corporation founded by the MMS that provides confidential consultation and support to physicians, residents, and medical students facing concerns related to:
- Substance abuse
- Behavioral or mental health issues
- Physical illness
PHS also provides a safe environment where physicians can talk to other physicians about the stress and demands of modern medical practices. Issues often relate to:
- Stress of managing a practice
- Coping with a competitive work environment
- Financial pressures
- Dealing with administrative burdens
- Work-family balance
Physician Health Monitoring Associate: Working with PHS physician directors, the Physician Health Monitoring Associate will manage a caseload of monitoring clients with health-related issues, and confer with stakeholders invested in the well-being of the client, to support and maintain the health and professional viability of the client.
Upcoming Events: The Rhode Island Medical Society's Physician Health Program will host "Senior Physicians: Addressing Age, Ability and Acumen," a day-long seminar, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, RI, on Friday, September 30. Learn more (PDF).