Early Career Physician Mental Health and Wellness

A Clinical Casebook

  • Janna S. Gordon-Elliott
  • Anna H. Rosen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Liliya Gershengoren
    Pages 21-33
  3. Renee Saenger
    Pages 35-43
  4. Rebecca Fein, Anna H. Rosen
    Pages 45-55
  5. Janna S. Gordon-Elliott
    Pages 57-71
  6. Kristopher A. Kast, Jonathan Avery
    Pages 73-86
  7. David Hankins, Gwen L. Zornberg
    Pages 145-156
  8. Alyson Gorun, Julie Penzner
    Pages 181-192
  9. Charles W. Shaffer, Janna S. Gordon-Elliott
    Pages 205-221
  10. Janna S. Gordon-Elliott
    Pages 223-244
  11. Christopher R. Green, Janna S. Gordon-Elliott
    Pages 245-255
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 257-264

About this book


This casebook tackles the common psychiatric illnesses that physicians experience during these early stages of their careers.  The cases carefully present guidelines for assessment and management, along with clinical pearls and resources for further reference.  Written by experts in the field, the text is designed to be valuable for physicians engaged in medical education and training, and specifically for the psychiatrists who provide care for other physicians.  Each chapter includes a unique case and discussion.  Topics include: onset of a mood and or psychotic disorder, life transitions, trauma in care, physician suicide, anxiety, and other issues that are part of the experience of young adults developing their personal and professional identities. 


Early Career Physician Mental Health and Wellness is an excellent guide for all physicians interested in mental health and wellness, including psychiatrists, psychologists, training directors, hospital leadership, mentors, students, residents, and others.


Transition-age physicians Resident mental health Work-life balance in medicine Death of a patient Suicide in a classmate

Editors and affiliations

  • Janna S. Gordon-Elliott
    • 1
  • Anna H. Rosen
    • 2
  1. 1.Weill Cornell Medical College/New York-Presbyterian HospitalNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Weill Cornell Medical College/New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Westchester DivisionWhite PlainsUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-10951-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-10952-3
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