Massachusetts healthcare organizations have announced a groundbreaking initiative to eliminate “stigmatizing or invasive” mental health questions from physician credentialing processes in every hospital, health system, and local health plan in the state. This move, considered a first for the nation, is supported by major groups such as the American Medical Association (AMA), the U.S. Surgeon General, and the National Academy of Medicine. The effort aims to encourage clinicians to seek necessary mental health support without fear of intimidation. By late October, 26 state medical boards, including Massachusetts in 2018, had already altered licensure applications to remove intrusive mental health-related questions, as well as questions related to prior drug use. The Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) recently took a further step by unanimously approving reforms to the credentialing process. The initiative involves collaboration with various healthcare organizations, both within and outside the state, with the goal of setting a positive example for healthcare systems nationwide. MHA expressed confidence that the initiative will benefit both clinicians and their patients, contributing to the broader goal of mitigating burnout and eliminating stigma in the healthcare profession.