The Need for an Academic and Critical Analysis of the PHP “Gold-Standard”– Why the “New Paradigm” Should Concern all of us.

Disrupted Physician

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.” –Joseph Goebbels

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1. National Physician Health Program Blueprint Study Publications List

2.  Setting the Standard for Recovery: Physicians’ Health Programs



The Expansion of Physician Health Programs (PHPs) to Other Populations

The vast majority of people know little or nothing about Physician Health Programs (PHPs).  PHPs are essentially Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs)  for doctors.

Physician Health Programs (PHPs) are being called  the “gold-standard” and “new paradigm” for EAPs.    Claims of unparalleled success are being used to promote PHPs to other populations as a “replicable model of recovery.”

Drs. Robert Dupont and Gregory Skipper are promoting PHPs as “A New Paradigm for Long-Term Recovery”  claiming an 80% success rate in doctors.

An article entitled “What Might Have Saved Philip Seymour Hoffman,” claims PHPs “ought to be considered models for our citizenry” and the “best…

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