The following links are offered as informational resources only. 

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Medical Whistleblower Advocacy Network

http://medicalwhistleblowernetwork.jigsy.com/

An advocacy network designed to provide information, emotional and social support to all Medical Whistleblowers (those who report medical fraud, abuse, and neglect to government authorities).

Semmelweis Society

http://www.semmelweissociety.net

Non-profit physician advocacy organization that promotes due process protections for physicians undergoing peer review.

Semmelweis Society International, Inc.

http://www.semmelweiss.org

Website "created to assist all physicians, academicians, and healthcare providers who are falsely accused of misconduct in an effort to remove their clinical privileges based upon false allegations." 

Dr. Patch Adams and the Gesundheit! Institute

http://www.patchadams.org/

Lest any of us take ourselves too seriously...

It Gets Better Project

http://www.itgetsbetter.org/

Organization created to help reduce LGBT youth suicide -- in part by confronting bullying and prejudice, in part by helping young people facing harassment realize that life does get better, and in part by teaching all of us how to respect one another (and ourselves) in order to live better lives.

Ethical and Managerial Considerations Regarding State Physician Health Programs

2012 Commentary in the Journal of Addiction Medicine by J. Wesley Boyd, MD, PhD, and John R. Knight, MD, (J Addict Med. 2012 Dec;6(4):243-6).

Challenges in Regulating Physician Health, the Oregon Experience 

2011 Slide presentation by Susan T. Haney, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, at OSMAP and The Forum for Medical Affairs  annual meeting in Chicago, prior to American Medical Association House of Delegates 2011 meeting.

Canadian Association of Physicians with Disabilities 

Social forum that provides a national forum for discussion of mutual interest and concern to physicians with disabilities.

American Association of Physicians with Disabilities - new website under construction, coming soon...

This page last updated 9/24/2013.