A firsthand account of mental health deterioration in the field of urology

“It was black, it was overwhelming, it was every day,” says William Lynes, MD.

In this video, William Lynes, MD, discusses the background for why he wrote “The Last Day,” an essay published in the Annals of Internal Medicine that details his experience with suicide. Lynes is a retired urologist from the Southern California Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Riverside, California.