Deciding Whether To Refer a Colleague to a Physician Health Program
J. Wesley Boyd, MD, PhD
Physicians should exercise caution in referring a possibly impaired colleague to a physician health program (PHP), given that PHPs work closely with their state medical societies or licensing boards but often receive little oversight. The AMA Journal of Ethics is a monthly bioethics journal published by the American Medical Association.
Source: Deciding Whether To Refer a Colleague to a Physician Health Program, Oct 15 – AMA Journal of Ethics (formerly Virtual Mentor)