Antidotes to Burnout

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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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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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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Surprised by a Song: Gifts from a Study with Women Physicians

What a month July has been so far, and it’s not even halfway! This weekend has been a blessing, beginning with the first zoom session of our new book study for women physicians of Recapturing Joy in Medicine. We are coming together for mutual support, learning, and to empower one another — and what a […]

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“Burnout” in the Workplace: A Timely Paradigm Shift

My latest article in a peer-reviewed journal published today. As it turns out, it is extremely timely, as organizations and  businesses everywhere continue to adapt and seek to innovate during this global crisis. It is the perfect time to humanize the workplace — the theme of my article, which I submitted before the pandemic! It […]

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Your Daily Dose of Hope … in Song (Not by Me!)

Oh my goodness, this video just made my week! Throughout this pandemic, I have seen and heard so many inspiring songs, poems, art, and expressions of courage and love. I am thankful for each of them, and feel like we all need to see or hear at least one a day. Don’t you think? So […]

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A Physician and an Attorney Equip Physician Leaders

This week, I was honored to provide a webinar for physicians on behalf of the Florida Academy of Family Physicians. I am so proud that our Academy surveyed our members and is providing N95 and surgical masks to those physicians who need them — free of charge. Talk about Supporting Florida’s Family Physicians! Thank you, […]

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Recapturing Joy During a Pandemic: A Few Thoughts and a Poem

What an unprecedented time! We have all seen our lives completely disrupted by the COVID-19 global crisis in countless ways and, yet, I have seen my colleagues rise above the challenge and lead change with grace, and with the same commitment and heart of service that characterizes our calling. I am proud of you and […]

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Celebrating National Physicians Day During a Pandemic

Today is National Physicians Day! As I write about this interview to honor my physician colleagues and help protect them and our communities, so many faces keep going through my mind. I have connected by phone, email, or text these last two weeks with so many physicians to offer support, a listening ear, and ensure […]

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Next Stop: Grand Rounds!

I am excited to announce I’ve been invited by the Psychiatry Residency Program at UCF College of Medicine to present Grand Rounds on February 27, 2020. I will discuss physician and team wellness in a different context than you’ve likely heard it talked about. I’ll explain what I call the Triple Whammy and how it […]

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