Grin and Bear It: An Exposé on Physician Mental Health
Dr. Chhatwal is active in the mental health community, advocating for her patients', colleagues, and profession through elected positions in regional and national organizations. This year, she serves as president of the Arizona Psychiatric Society and as the Early Career Psychiatrist Chair for the American Psychiatric Association Assembly.
Dr. Chhatwal completed psychiatry residency training at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, where she continues to serve as associate faculty. She further completed fellowship training in Integrative Medicine from the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine.
Echoing naturalistic healing disciplines, Dr. Chhatwal believes that the human body has the inherent capacity to heal itself when provided with a nurturing environment for the mind, body and spirit. Her treatment philosophy includes intervening early, providing holistic, culturally oriented, gender-affirming and evidence-based care.
- Describe the impact of the ongoing pandemic on mental health of physicians
- Examine structural and individual level factors that contribute to the current state of physician mental health
- Generate solutions and a way forward to making the profession healthier for practicing physicians
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