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The Power of Advocacy: My Article on KevinMD

By Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD (Dr. Mari) / 0 Comments

Today, an excerpt from my latest book, Recapturing Joy in Medicine, was published on KevinMD.com. The excerpt is from chapter 4, which is titled “Leading from Full Hearts.” In this chapter, I share personal stories that highlight the importance of investing in yourself throughout your training and career, not only as a leader but especially […]

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Physician Advocacy Ignites a Fire

By Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD (Dr. Mari) / 2 Comments

Some years ago, I traveled to Washington DC for a weekend of advocacy that turned out to be pivotal in my work for physicians and patients. Expecting to learn mostly by watching others, we spent several days learning from one another until the opportunity came to make a difference with policymakers right then. For several […]

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The Paradocs Podcast Features DPC Model

By Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD (Dr. Mari) / 1 Comment

Many physicians are exploring alternatives to the frustrating status quo in healthcare, with so many middlemen, inefficiencies, and regulatory burdens. Direct primary care (DPC) has emerged as an attractive model for physicians wanting more face-to-face time with patients, greater autonomy, and more meaning in medicine. Beyond these tremendous benefits, it turns out DPC practices are […]

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My Next Presentation: Join Us!

By Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD (Dr. Mari) / 0 Comments

Relax, Learn, and Enjoy the Sunshine! Join me and our colleagues next month, May 3-5, 2019, at the upcoming Family Medicine Spring Forum in Orlando, FL. I’ll provide a main stage presentation for physicians, residents, and medical students and discuss tested strategies that contribute to physician wellness and effectiveness. You will also learn how to […]

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Join Us at the Desert!

By Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD (Dr. Mari) / 0 Comments

From the Beach to the Desert! You thought that said dessert … no worries! I’m sure we’ll have a bit of dessert along with plenty of learning and fun this summer in Phoenix, Arizona. Join us for the 2nd ever Family Physician Health & Well-being Conference coming up June 5-8, 2019. I cannot wait to […]

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Antidotes to Burnout

You Can Do This!

By Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD (Dr. Mari) / 2 Comments

I just returned from one of the best conferences I’ve attended in 25 years in medicine. Hundreds of physicians gathered at the Sonoran Desert in Phoenix to grow together, recharge, and focus on ways to do better as physicians and as human beings in the chaos of modern medicine. This was a practical conference with […]

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Physician Spotlight with Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine

By Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD (Dr. Mari) / 0 Comments

This week, I was honored to be featured in the first article of a new series, Physician Outlook on Health, that highlights physicians active in advocacy for our patients at the state and national level. We have stepped out of our comfort zones to educate the public and empower one another to advocate for patient […]

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Connect with Your Purpose: A Video Interview

By Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD (Dr. Mari) / 0 Comments

Last year I was honored to be among the faculty and presenters at the first-ever AAFP Physician Health & Well-being Conference in Naples, FL. It was an inspiring, informative, and practical conference focused on supporting physicians so we may care for ourselves, our families, and the people we serve more effectively while also addressing inefficiencies […]

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A New Path to Joy in Medicine … Welcome!

By Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD (Dr. Mari) / 2 Comments

Connection.  Courage.  Hope. More than ever, physicians need all three. With more than 70% of physicians now employed (i.e., not independent), many of us are afraid to speak up in the workplace or too exhausted to do so, remembering what happened the last time we tried. We are or feel isolated. And for many reasons […]

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Leadership & Wellness Tips

When Physicians Gather: Unexpected Blessings

By Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD (Dr. Mari) / 2 Comments

What a weekend! I spent most of it with physician colleagues, reconnecting with old friends, making new ones, and sharing strategies and pearls about leadership and physician wellness from the main stage. I also enjoyed the opportunity to address residency program coordinators and had the unexpected blessing of reconnecting with someone from residency I hadn’t […]

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Faithful in Small Things: Inspiration for Living Well

Recapturing Joy in Medicine is Now Available!

By Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD (Dr. Mari) / 0 Comments

MEDICAL STUDENTS, RESIDENTS, FELLOWS, ATTENDINGS, FACULTY MEMBERS, and EVERY PHYSICIAN in PRACTICE: THIS IS FOR YOU! My latest book, Recapturing Joy in Medicine, is NOW AVAILABLE!!! It’s been a tremendous privilege to research, write, and work on this project for years, including pursuing further training (beyond being a Board-certified family physician) as a health and […]

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My Poem for Physicians: Thank You, Family Practice Management!

By Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD (Dr. Mari) / 0 Comments

In the May-June issue of Family Practice Management, one of the poems included in my latest book, Recapturing Joy in Medicine, was published. I am thrilled this poem has resonated with thousands of physicians across the country. I was inspired to write it after becoming a patient and experiencing the “other side” of healthcare. Like […]

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The Power of Advocacy: My Article on KevinMD

Today, an excerpt from my latest book, Recapturing Joy in Medicine, was published on KevinMD.com. The excerpt is from chapter 4, which is titled “Leading from Full Hearts.” In this chapter, I share personal stories that highlight the importance of investing in yourself throughout your training and career, not only as a leader but especially […]
Read More

Physician Advocacy Ignites a Fire

Some years ago, I traveled to Washington DC for a weekend of advocacy that turned out to be pivotal in my work for physicians and patients. Expecting to learn mostly by watching others, we spent several days learning from one another until the opportunity came to make a difference with policymakers right then. For several […]
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You Can Do This!

I just returned from one of the best conferences I’ve attended in 25 years in medicine. Hundreds of physicians gathered at the Sonoran Desert in Phoenix to grow together, recharge, and focus on ways to do better as physicians and as human beings in the chaos of modern medicine. This was a practical conference with […]
Read More

Recapturing Joy in Medicine is Now Available!

MEDICAL STUDENTS, RESIDENTS, FELLOWS, ATTENDINGS, FACULTY MEMBERS, and EVERY PHYSICIAN in PRACTICE: THIS IS FOR YOU! My latest book, Recapturing Joy in Medicine, is NOW AVAILABLE!!! It’s been a tremendous privilege to research, write, and work on this project for years, including pursuing further training (beyond being a Board-certified family physician) as a health and […]
Read More

The Paradocs Podcast Features DPC Model

Many physicians are exploring alternatives to the frustrating status quo in healthcare, with so many middlemen, inefficiencies, and regulatory burdens. Direct primary care (DPC) has emerged as an attractive model for physicians wanting more face-to-face time with patients, greater autonomy, and more meaning in medicine. Beyond these tremendous benefits, it turns out DPC practices are […]
Read More

My Poem for Physicians: Thank You, Family Practice Management!

In the May-June issue of Family Practice Management, one of the poems included in my latest book, Recapturing Joy in Medicine, was published. I am thrilled this poem has resonated with thousands of physicians across the country. I was inspired to write it after becoming a patient and experiencing the “other side” of healthcare. Like […]
Read More