To the Editor As suicide loss survivors (ie, persons who knew and cared about someone who died of suicide), we read Isaacs’s Perspective1 with empathy and compassion. Sharing such a deeply personal experience with suicidality is courageous. Among the 3 of us, we have worked alongside at least 10 colleagues during our careers who have died by suicide. We agree emphatically with Isaacs that psychologically safe environments are critical to preserve our precious current and future physicians’ well-being.
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Leung TI, Chen CA, Pendharkar S. Seeking and Implementing Evidence-Based Physician Suicide Prevention. JAMA Intern Med. Published online June 29, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.1841
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