July 20, 2018
Physician Burnout

Telltale Signs of Physician Burnout

Burnout is associated with any type of service work that requires high levels of creativity, problem solving, or mentoring. The term burnout was coined in the 1970s to describe detrimental psychological effects occurring as...
March 26, 2019
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How to Tell If Your Med Student Is Abusing Drugs or Alcohol

Studies indicate that substance abuse among medical students is growing and is more prevalent than previously thought. The stresses and high demands of medical school lead...
September 16, 2021
North Dakota Professional Health Program

13 Telltale Signs of Physician Burnout

The North Dakota Professional Health Program is dedicated to facilitate the rehabilitation of healthcare providers who have physical or mental health conditions that could compromise public […]
September 17, 2021
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Do you ever wonder if you may have a drinking problem?

As a practitioner, you probably have a preferred screening or diagnostic tool you use with patients to identify whether they’re dealing with an alcohol or...
September 18, 2021
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Did You Know? You Can Answer “No.”

Did you know? You can answer “No” to these questions when you renew your license with the North Dakota Board of Medicine if you’re participating with us at NDPHP (The North Dakota Professional Health Program)...
September 19, 2021
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Impact of Stigma

Science has proven that substance use disorders are a chronic brain disease that can be managed with medical treatment. It is NOT a moral failing or […]
September 20, 2021
North Dakota Professional Health Program

Protect Your Basic Needs to Cope During COVID-19

During these difficult times, physicians and other healthcare professionals are desperately needed during the global COVID-19 pandemic, putting a strain on our healthcare system as our […]
September 21, 2021
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The Difficult—but Necessary—Challenge of Referring an Impaired Physician

Impairment from alcohol or drugs is serious in any profession. For a physician who oversees the health and treatment of vulnerable patients, the risks are dramatically […]
September 22, 2021
North Dakota Professional Health Program

The Importance of Achieving Work-Life Balance

Yes, work-life balance is possible in medicine. That is the good news. You can have a personal life and a fulfilling career simultaneously. You went into […]