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Do No Harm: Exposing the Hippocratic Hoax, directed by Robyn Symon, 2018

  • Bradley LewisEmail author
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“Doctors take an oath to save lives but are taking their own at an alarming rate, trapped in a toxic healthcare system that puts their lives and their patient’s lives at risk in an epidemic that’s been covered up for decades—until now.” Do No Harm Press Release

Clinician well-being is essential for safe, high-quality patient care. However, clinicians of all kinds, across all specialties and care settings, are experiencing alarming rates of burnout. Among the most telling of statistics, more than 50 percent of U.S. physicians report significant symptoms… [including] emotional exhaustion and depersonalization (i.e., cynicism), and a low sense of personal accomplishment at work.” National Academy of Medicine Action Collaboration on Clinician Wellbeing and Resilience

Do No Harm,the new film by PBS producer Robyn Snyder, has its finger on the pulse of healthcare in the United States. It portrays the growing concern around physician, medical student, and healthcare worker burnout,...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gallatin School of Individualized StudyNew York UniversityNew YorkUSA

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