In response to a Journal of Addiction Medicine article about Physician Health Programs, ASAM Acting President Dr. Stuart Gitlow asks in President's Blog what makes recovery rates in the general population somewhere in the 40-50 percent range. Physician Health Programs typically have recovery rates in the 80-90 percent range.
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The Journal of Addiction Medicine article is authored by two ASAM Members, Drs J. Wesley Boyd and John R. Knight of Harvard Medical School and examines Physician Health Programs. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, publisher of Journal of Addiction Medicine, issued a press release about the article yesterday.
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Click here to read the Physician Health Program Journal of Addiction Medicine article.
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