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National Physician Suicide Awareness Day
Shine a Light. Speak its name.
September 17, 2020

In order to address the issue of physician suicide, the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD), in collaboration with AAEM, ACEP, ACOEP, EMRA, RSA, RSO, and SAEM have come together to annually dedicate September 17th as National Physician Suicide Awareness (NPSA) Day. Read our Zero Vision Statement

NPSA lapel pins will be available for purchase in late August. Proceeds of sales will be donated to foundations who support this initiative.

To learn more and receive updates and information as it is released, please see below for more information.

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NPSA Feedback Form

If you participated in NPSA we would like to hear from you. Take a moment to complete this short feedback form.

NPSA Pin & Pen Purchase

Support this cause by purchasing an NPSA lapel pin and new this year, an NPSA Day 3 in 1 pen with flashlight and stylus!

NPSA sign up form

Stay up to date on information, news, and resources.
Organizations who support NPSA Day will have their logo to the bottom of this page. To add your organization's logo, please use this NPSA sign up form.

NPSA Day Starter Kit

Press Release | Logos | Be The One Media Kit | Instructional Videos & more

Physician & Resident Curriculum

Discover a variety of resources to guide you through NPSA Day

Blogs & Additional Resources

Posts from "The Vocal CORD" | Formal Messaging & Other Resources

Podcasts & Videos

Over ten podcasts and videos to watch and share.

Suicide Postvention During Residency Resources

This area contains Logistics, Communications, Support should you have an unexpected death.

Thank you to #NPSADay Supporting Organizations:
Supporting organization only agree to create awareness regarding physician suicide on this day at their discretion. There is no financial commitment or additional new relationship among any of the supporting organizations.

AAEM Logo        RSA Logo     AAEM LA Logo         

Suicidology Logo            

AMSA logo   ACEP Logo    


                 ACOEP Logo             ACOEP RSO Logo      

AFSP Logo     AADPRT Logo                            



               EMRA Logo    FCEP Logo     FeminEM logo  FLAAEM Logo                       


           HBI Logo     






         NH ACEP Logo      

 NYAAEM        NYACEP       

   NHS Logo              

Norman Regional   

                 PA ACEP         QPR                    

RI Dpt Health Logo                          

                 Suicide Prevention Hotline                       


     TX AAEM             Take 5   

VA AAEM        Vibrant