Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD (Dr. Mari)

Healthy Living Tips for All!

A few years ago, I was proud to collaborate with the Florida Medical Association as they launched the statewide Healthy Living initiative to provide education and resources for physicians and patients. As always, it was a joy to work with their dedicated and supportive staff, and I felt honored to be asked to contribute to […]

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A Moment of Wellness: Why Match Day Matters!

Last month, medical schools throughout the United States celebrated Match Day — that joyful, long-awaited day when medical students “match” into the residency program where they will complete their education. For many students, it is indeed a joyful day, while thousands of their classmates are left to scramble to find a training program, since our […]

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Celebrating National Physicians Week!

This week, we celebrate the 6th annual National Physicians Week starting on March 25th through March 31st, 2021! This year’s theme is #ThisIsOurShot, which goes farther than the needed efforts to minimize the impact of COVID-19 and vaccinate our communities. This is also ‘our shot’ to continue to work together to improve the health care […]

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Celebrating Women in Medicine … and A Call for Advocacy!

What a year it’s been! As we continue to move forward during this time, it is so encouraging to feel supported and know you are not alone. That is how I felt when I saw this photo posted by the Florida Medical Association (FMA) to celebrate women in medicine. Seeing myself among superb physician leaders […]

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Join Us at the AAFP Physician Wellness Conference!

One of my favorite conferences of the year is coming up … I’m so excited! It’s always inspiring, equipping, and a lot of fun. And this year, it comes at the perfect time. We all need some refreshing, don’t we? Join us for a conference that is focused on YOU! I’ve been blessed to serve […]

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You are not alone

Having experienced signs of “burnout” 7 years into my 25-year medical career, I know what it’s like to feel demoralized despite superb training, loving your patients, and being deeply committed to your vocation. I get what it’s like to be up at night worried about your last admission, the 8-year-old with belly pain in the […]

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My Pandemic Poem: A video

A much awaited new year is finally here … yet, the way this week is going, to wish anyone a ‘Happy New Year’ seems a bit naive and uninformed. Shockingly, in the United States, it took six days for 2021 to top much of the anxiety the pandemic has caused, leaving us wondering what’s ahead. […]

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A Moment of Wellness: Lessons Learned

As I think back to previous New Year celebrations, never had I/we needed the hope of a New Year as in 2020. As I note in the next Moment of Wellness, Lessons Learned, the word ‘uncertainty’ describes much of our experience in 2020, and we gained proficiency at balancing life on its shaky ground. Shockingly, […]

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A Moment of Wellness: Best Kept Secret!

During this pandemic holiday season when celebrations require more creativity, the great outdoors is available to us daily as a beautiful, inspiring, and safer option that invites reflection and feeds the soul. In my latest wellness column published by the Florida Medical Association, I share about a surprising outing with my husband that included the […]

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Crafting A New Reality with Purpose

Stirring Hope. Igniting Faith. Inspiring Action. That is the purpose I chose for my original blog, which I started a decade ago. Looking back, it’s amazing how those carefully chosen phrases have fueled my teaching, writing, coaching, speaking, workshops, retreats, and all my work with physicians and medical teams for more than fifteen years. Before […]

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