Physician Impairment and Rehabilitation: Reintegration Into Medical Practice While Ensuring Patient Safety: A Position Paper From the American College of Physicians.

@article{Candilis2019PhysicianIA,
  title={Physician Impairment and Rehabilitation: Reintegration Into Medical Practice While Ensuring Patient Safety: A Position Paper From the American College of Physicians.},
  author={Philip J. Candilis and Daniel Kim and Lois Snyder Sulmasy},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2019}
}
Physicians share a commitment to care for ill persons, including each other. When physicians become impaired and are unable to practice competently, they should seek medical help and assistance in caring for their patients. When they cannot or do not do so, the profession and individual physicians have a responsibility to safeguard the welfare of patients and assist colleagues in obtaining help. The American College of Physicians (ACP) has long distinguished impairment from the underlying… CONTINUE READING

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