Who are physician peer supporters?
Peer supporters are your colleagues. They are volunteer faculty and house staff who have been trained in techniques that have been shown to be beneficial.
How confidential are the conversations?
Peer supporters do not discuss your situation or share your conversation with anyone. One exception to confidentiality is a concern for your safety.
What does the peer supporter know about my situation?
The peer supporter will be given your name and contact number. By receiving this, they know you were involved in some type of adverse even, but no other information is shared. Their focus is on you and your well-being, not the event.