Why building 'resilience' isn't the best way to protect doctors
DOCTORS ARE HUMAN TOO
A special series dedicated to ending the silence around the long-neglected issue of doctors’ mental health.
In this piece, rheumatologist Dr Maxine Szramka questions whether the focus on 'resilience' is the right way to go.
The word ‘resilience’ conjures up certain meanings: that no matter what is thrown at you, you can ‘handle it’; that you are tough enough