Federal legislation’s message to doctors: It’s OK to ask for help

Bipartisan congressional legislation named after a New York City emergency physician who died of suicide during the COVID-19 pandemic will help bolster the mental health infrastructure needed to support doctors and other health professionals who have worked tirelessly to save lives from the deadly respiratory illness caused by SARS-CoV-2.

My latest for the AMA, along with this story on a $20 billion round of CARES Act physician relief.