CU Anschutz's Dr. Betz: Care of suicidal patients takes humans, not just doctors

In 2019, nearly 31,000 people have died due to gun violence. Suicide by firearm represents nearly two-thirds of those deaths. As an emergency physician at CU Anschutz, Emmy Betz, MD, sees multiple patients with suicidal thoughts on every ER shift. “It’s a huge part of my job,” she said. In this podcast, Dr. Betz discusses her approaches and research into patient-centered injury prevention.