The Mind of Medicine: A Different Healthcare Conversation

Behind the Mask: A Physician’s Story of Addiction and Recovery and the Powerful Lessons We Must Learn

November 17, 2021 Donna Gabriel, MS / Adam Hill, MD Season 1 Episode 8
The Mind of Medicine: A Different Healthcare Conversation
Behind the Mask: A Physician’s Story of Addiction and Recovery and the Powerful Lessons We Must Learn
Show Notes

During this emotional episode, Donna talks with Dr. Adam Hill, a palliative care physician, about his personal journey through depression, addiction, and recovery. They also discuss the importance of destigmatizing mental health challenges faced by clinicians and the power of normalizing these kinds of conversations. 

During this episode, you will learn about:

  • What it is like to be one of the millions of clinicians dealing with mental health challenges
  • The importance of normalizing conversations about clinician mental health and what can be achieved within those safe spaces
  • The dangers of promoting perfectionism in medical education and the power of vulnerability 

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Music and lyrics: Nancy Burger and Scott Weber.