Act Honors Lorna Breen, MD

The Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act was signed into law in March 2022 by President Biden. The act is named for the late Lorna Breen, MD, a Columbia emergency medicine physician who died in 2020. The act will offer federal funding for mental health education and campaigns to protect the well-being of health care workers. President Biden was joined at the signing by Congressional representatives, the Health and Human Services secretary, and members of Dr. Breen’s family.