“I knew that 1 in 10 of those healthcare workers was thinking life is not worth living”
Dr. Marie Bismark is a public health physician, health lawyer, health services researcher. She is now an advanced trainee in psychiatry and serves on the Board of Directors of several health sector organizations including The Royal Women’s Hospital. She has previously completed a Harkness Fellowship in Healthcare Policy at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Bismark has published widely on the interface between clinician wellbeing, patient safety, and healthcare regulation. Marie is the lead author of the recently published book: “Experiences of Health Workers in the COVID-19 pandemic: In Their Own Words”.
Dr. Bismark joins Explore The Space to discuss providing inpatient mental health and addiction care to people admitted with Covid, the importance of rebuilding trust with marginalized people, and writing a book about raw experiences of healthcare workers in their own words and the friction between an overworked healthcare workforce and the need for restorative rest
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“Experiences of Health Workers in the COVID-19 pandemic: In Their Own Words”.
Paper on health workers with near daily thoughts of suicide
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