In this difficult time, the Foundation, PHP and LifeGuard staff members are committed to meeting your needs virtually. You may reach us the following ways…

Foundation Staff: Phone: (717) 558-7750 or (800) 228-7823 and Email: foundation@pamedsoc.org 
PHP Staff:
Phone: (866) 747-2255 or (717) 558-7819, Friday (emergency calls only) Phone: (717) 558-7817, Fax: (855) 933-2605 and Email: php-foundation@pamedsoc.org
LifeGuard Staff: Phone: 717-909-2590, Fax: (855) 943-3361 and Email: info@lifeguardprogram.com 

Additional resource: Face COVID – How to respond effectively to the Corona crisis by Dr. Russ Harris

PHP Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ
If you have questions regarding the Physicians' Health Program's services, or resources, please contact us. For your convenience, we have made a FAQ document readily available for you.

Specific areas covered within our frequently asked questions resource include:

  1. How large of a problem is chemical dependency among physicians, and how long does it usually take physicians to recover?
  2. What kinds of problems will the PHP accept and can we be sued for reporting a physician?
  3. What are the benefits of the PHP and is there any cost?
  4. If a person is referred to the PHP, does this threaten his or her license?
  5. Is the PHP affiliated with the State Board of Medicine and how does the PHP work with the board?
  6. Why should we have a Medical Staff Health Committee and who should be on the committee?
  7. Because of the need for confidentiality, how will committees know the status of a physician in the program?
  8. How can the Employee Assistance Program best relate to the Medical Staff Health Committee and the PHP?

Contact Us
Mon.-Thurs., 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: (866) 747-2255 or (717) 558-7819
Fax: (855) 933-2605 
Email: php-foundation@pamedsoc.org

Friday (emergency calls only) Phone: (717) 558-7817