A new law aims to address the mental health crisis among healthcare workers–but barriers to care persist
MAY 16, 2022 – A lot more change is needed to ensure we take care of those who care for us. Read more from Jennifer and Corey’s latest Fortune Op-Ed on what is required to improve the culture of medicine.
President Biden Signs
Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes’ Foundation Signature Bill into Law
MARCH 18, 2022 – Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act Becomes First-Ever Bill to Address Mental Health Care Options for Medical Professionals
Dr. Lorna Breen’s Family: Doctors Shouldn’t Be ‘Punished’ for Seeking Support
Fox News Op-Ed
Dr. Mammen, Feist: Simone Biles’ courageous actions will have lasting effect on medical profession, more
US News and World Report Op-Ed
How to Help Doctors Get Mental Health Care: Change the System
The Washington Post
Burned out by the pandemic, 3 in 10 health-care workers consider leaving the profession
The sister of Dr. Lorna Breen, who died by suicide in the early days of the pandemic, says she thinks the stigma around doctors and nurses speaking up about their mental health struggles is one of the reasons Dr. Breen died.
Family of ER doctor who died by suicide is working to save other health care workers
An opening statement to the U.S. House’s Energy and Commerce Committee from Foundation President & Co-Founder, J. Corey Feist.
What are barriers that prevent those in the health care workforce from getting mental health treatment?
J. Corey Feist, JD, MBA
J. Corey Feist, JD, MBA is a health care executive with over 20 years of experience. Corey is the Co-Founder of the Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes’ Foundation. He holds his Masters in Business Administration from the UVA Darden School of Business, his Juris Doctorate from Penn State Dickinson School of Law and his Bachelors degree from Hamilton College.