Michael F. Myers, MD


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Written with Glen O Gabbard, MD, this practial handbook discusses not only common illnesses and problems seen in doctors but also the many biopsychosocial treatments that are indicated.
Written with Carla Fine, author of the best-selling No Time to Say Goodbye: Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One (Broadway Books/ Doubleday 1999).
Intimate Relationships in Medical School is for anyone studying the medical sciences who is married or in a committed relationship.
"Easy to read and full of illuminating insights, How’s Your Marriage is the most helpful home repair kit imaginable.”
--Maggie Scarf, author of Unfinished Business: Pressure Points in the Lives of Women, Intimate Partners: Patterns in Love and Marriage, and Intimate Worlds: Life Inside the Family
A unique book written by a psychiatrist clinician about the intimate relationships of physicians.

Events

UPCOMING:

Toward preventing physician suicide: It takes a village. Psychiatry grand rounds with Matthew Goldman, MD and David Muller, MD. SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Brooklyn, NY. September 13, 2017.

Preventing physician suicide: What you can do to save a life. Psychiatry grand rounds. Montefiore Medical Center. September 14, 2017.

Physician Wellness. Atlantic Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Keynote address. Charlottetown, PEI. Canada. September 16, 2017

Preventing suicide in medical students. PsychSign. Yale University Medical School. September 23, 2017.

Wellness in dental students. Webinar. American Student Dental Association. September 26, 2017.

Keeping well: Facilitating and deterring factors. Keynote Address. ISMMS GME Conference. New York, NY. October 25, 2017

Bereavement after suicide: recognition, therapeutic strategies and self-care. Keynote address. Metrohealth Bereavement Conference. Cleveland, OH. October 27, 2017.

Physician burnout and depression. Grand rounds. Bayonne Medical Center. Bayonne, NJ November 17, 2017.


Previous:

Stigma: its pernicious effects on health professionals. Canadian Dental Society of Anesthesiology Meeting. Toronto, ON Canada. March 25, 2017

We’re human too: psychological and psychiatric vulnerabilities in dentists. Canadian Dental Society of Anesthesiology Meeting. Toronto, ON Canada. March 25, 2017

Talking about our own mental health. Workshop. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. May 20, 2017

Critical issues in the treatment of suicidal physicians. Workshop Chair and presenter. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. May 20, 2017

When a resident dies: impact on the family and what we can do to assist. Symposium presenter. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. May 22, 2017

Toward preventing physician suicide: what you can do to save a life. Grand rounds Department of Family Medicine. SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Brooklyn, NY. May 31, 2017

Stress, burnout, depression and suicide in physicians: strategies for prevention and psychological growth. Grand rounds. Department of Hematology/​Oncology. SUNY Downstate Medical Center. August 11, 2017

Creative Writing After Suicide Loss. Workshop with Carla Fine. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Bereavement Conference. Chicago IL. September 10, 2016

Physician Health 101: Watching Out for Burnout, Depression and Suicidal Behavior in Ourselves and Each Other. 2016 Postgraduate Assembly Providence St Joseph Medical Center Santa Monica CA September 17, 2016

Doctors' Intimate Relationships: Optimizing Healthy Work-Life Balance. 2016 Postgraduate Assembly Providence St Joseph Medical Center Santa Monica CA September 17, 2016

Toward Preventing Physician Suicide. Paper presented International Conference on Physician Health. Boston MA. September 19, 2016

When You Lose a Loved One to Suicide. Address with Carla Fine. University of Manchester National Annual Suicide Bereavement Conference. Manchester England. September 28, 2016

Clinician Suicide: What You Can Do To Save a Life. Panel presentation with Dr Mort Silverman and Carla Fine. US Psych Congress. San Antonio TX. October 23, 2016

Physician Suicide: What You Can Do to Save a Life. Nevada Psychiatric Association. Las Vegas, NV. February 17, 2017

Physician Suicide: An Update. Grand Rounds.Cooper University Hospital.
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. Department of Psychiatry. Camden NJ. January 19, 2016

Physician Suicide: What You Can Do To Save a Life. Brian Buss Lecture. Oregon Psychiatric Physicians Association Annual Meeting. Portland OR. February 13, 2016

Coping with the death of our patients: how we can grow through loss. Lecture. Oregon Psychiatric Physicians Association Annual Meeting. Portland OR. February 13, 2016

When a clinician dies by suicide. Pre-Conference Panel. American Association of Suicidology Annual Meeting. Chicago IL. March 30, 2016

Creative Paths to Healing. Writing workshop with Carla Fine. American Association of Suicidology Annual Meeting. Chicago IL March 31, 2016

When Physicians Die by Suicide: Insights of Those They Leave Behind. Workshop with Carla Fine and Judith Feldman. American Association of Suicidology Annual Meeting. Chicago IL March 31, 2016

Physician Stress, Burnout and More: Restoring Mental Health Resilience in Today's Medical World. Reading Health System. Reading PA. April 25, 2016

Physician Burnout. Grand Rounds. Huntington Hospital. Huntington NY. May 5, 2016

PTSD in Psychiatrists. A Hidden Epidemic. Workshop. Annual Meeting American Psychiatric Association. Atlanta GA. May 16, 2016

Psychiatrists Who Have Survived the Suicide Death of a Loved One: Their Insights. Workshop. Annual Meeting American Psychiatric Association. Atlanta GA. May 17, 2016

Physician Suicide: Toward Prevention. Symposium. Annual Meeting American Psychiatric Association. Atlanta GA. May 17, 2016

Stigma: Its Pernicious Effects on Health Care Professionals. Psychiatry Grand Rounds. Coney Island Hospital. Brooklyn NY May 25, 2016

Promoting Mental Health Resilience & Success in Medical Trainees & Faculty . Trinitas Regional Medical Center. Elizabeth NJ. December 17, 2015

Stigma: a call to arms. Address at HAVEN health professionals meeting. Connecticut. November 6, 2015

Stigma: its pernicious effects on ailing health professionals. Address at HAVEN health professionals meeting. Connecticut. November 6, 2015

Promoting good health and function in residents and fellows: what you can do? Lecture at Flushing Hospital Medical Center. July 24, 2015

Creative Paths to Healing. Writing Workshop with Carla Fine. American Association of Suicidology Annual Meeting Scientific Sessions. Atlanta GA. April 16, 2015

Creative Paths to Healing. Writing Workshop with Carla Fine. American Association of Suicidology Annual Meeting. Healing After Suicide Day. Atlanta GA. April 18, 2015

Physician Suicide. Grand Rounds. Psychiatry. SUNY Downstate Medical Center. April 22, 2015

Physician suicide: what you can do to save a life. Presentation to House of Delegates Medical Society of the State of New York. Saratoga, NY. May 1, 2015

Variables in How Suicide Impacts Treating Professionals. Level of Training, Type of Suicide, Notoriety of the Victim, and Threat of Malpractice Suit. Symposium. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Toronto ON. May 17, 2015

PTSD in Psychiatrists. A Hidden Epidemic. Workshop. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Toronto ON. May 18, 2015

Psychiatrists Who Have Survived the Suicide Death of a Loved One. Their Insights. Workshop. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Toronto ON. May 19, 2015

Patient Suicide in Residency Training. Symposium. Discussant. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Toronto ON. May 20, 2015

Writing a Path to Healing: A Creative Expressions to Loss Workshop. With Carla Fine. The Samaritans. New York, NY. April 17, 2014. Admission Free. Registration details: http:/​​/​​samaritansnyc.org/​​writing-a-path-to-healing/​​

Promoting Mental Health Resilience and Success in Medical Trainees and Faculty. Psychiatry Grand Rounds. Harlem Hospital Center. New York, NY. April 25, 2014

Physician Heal Thyself. Workshop participant. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. New York, NY. May 3, 2014

Patient suicide in residency training. Symposium participant. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. New York, NY. May 3, 2014

Suicide by a patient. Case conference. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. New York, NY. May 4, 2014

Creative ways of healing from suicide loss. Chair and moderator. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. New York, NY. May 5, 2014

Last glimmer of day. A film about the death of a physician by suicide and its lasting legacy. Chair and moderator. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. New York, NY. May 6, 2014

Facilitating a group for doctors after a physician colleague has died by suicide. Workshop. 2014 AMA CMA BMA International Conference on Physician Health. BMA House. London, England. September 16, 2014

Advances in Suicidology: What We Know and Don't Know. Keynote Address. Second Annual Suicide Prevention Conference. Milwaukee WI. November 14, 2014




Physician Suicide and Resilience: Diagnostic, Therapeutic and Moral Imperatives. Keynote Lecture at Conference "Physician Suicide. Past and Present". Keele University. North Staffordshire, England. April 1, 2014

Remembering our past: a beacon for today and tomorrow. Opening keynote address. Canadian Conference on Physician Health. Calgary, AB. November 15, 2013

Promoting mental health resilience and success in medical trainees and faculty: an overview. Psychiatry Grand Rounds. New York Presbyterian Hospital/​​Columbia University Medical Center. New York, NY. July 19, 2013.

Physician Suicide. Grand Rounds. Department of Psychiatry. New York Medical College. October 22, 2013

When residents behave badly. Workshop participant. Annual Meeting of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training. Fort Lauderdale, FL. March 9, 2013

Psychiatrists who have survived the suicide death of a loved one. Workshop moderator. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. May 18, 2013

Coping with the suicide death of a patient. Case conference. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. May 19, 2013

Patient suicide during residency training. Paper presentation for symposium Losing a Patient to Suicide: the Ripple Effect. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. May 20, 2013

Psychiatric residents and the creative process. Workshop presenter and moderator. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. May 21, 2013

Treating medical students and physicians. Workshop participant. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. May 22, 2013
Preparing for retirement. Invited lecturer. New York State Society of Anesthesiologists. New York, NY. December 16, 2012

Physician suicide: an update. Grand Rounds. Department of Psychiatry. Tufts Medical Center. Boston, MA. November 16, 2012

Medical marriages and other intimate relationships. Plenary presentation and breakout sessions. Second Osler Symposium. San Diego, CA. October 22, 2012

Losing a patient to suicide and the issues for survivors. Presentations with Carla Fine. Iowa City Crisis Center and University of Iowa. October 9-10, 2012

Physician mental health. Workshop participant. Institute on Psychiatric Services Annual Meeting. New York, NY. October 6, 2012

Suicide and its aftermath. Keynote address. SPAN Idaho's 12th Annual Suicide Prevention Conference. September 13, 2012

Losing a patient to suicide. Seminar with Carla Fine and Dr Frank Campbell. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia. May 6, 2012

When physicians die by suicide: what can we learn from their loved ones? Workshop Chair. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia. May 6, 2012

"Here One day". A film about bipolar disorder and suicide. Chair. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia. May 6, 2012

Treating medical students and physicians. Seminar with Drs Leah Dickstein, Penny Zigler and William Lawson. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia. May 7, 2012

Ethics and medical leadership. Symposium presenter. Ethical leadership issues for program directors in psychiatry. American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia. May 7, 2012

Creative paths to healing. Workshop with Carla Fine. American Association of Suicidology Meeting. Baltimore. Md. April 20, 2012

The Doctor is in. Session with survivors. American Association of Suicidology Meeting. Baltimore. Md. April 21, 2012