Events

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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Family Physicians: Join Us at the Virtual FAFP Summer Forum!

This month, I’m looking forward to several  opportunities to gather virtually with physician colleagues for fellowship, learning, and fun! I am thrilled to return as one of the speakers at the Florida Academy of Family Physicians Summer Forum. As the last presenter, I will close out the weekend by considering shifts in mindset and skills […]

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Virtual AAFP Nat’l Conference, FM Residents & Med Students – Join Us!

Yes, the pandemic goes on and, yet, we can still meet, have fun, and learn together … virtually! So, I hope you’ll join us July 30 – Aug 1, 2020 for one of the best family medicine conferences of the year! I am thrilled to be one of the speakers and will teach a timely […]

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Mitigating Stress During a Pandemic: Webinars to Empower Heroes

During this unprecedented time, I am grateful to be called upon to support my colleagues in the midst of tremendous stress, anxiety, and uncertainty. Although the challenge we face in health care is tremendous, our resilience, professionalism, and commitment to our vocation — coupled with healthy boundaries, discernment, and sound infection control practices — will […]

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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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Medical Students: Show Off Your Talents!

“You’re Not Alone, Doc!” That is the message I want to help spread, especially to medical students, residents, and young physicians who are new to our challenging yet deeply rewarding profession. Over twenty-five years in medicine, I’ve learned the importance of community. Physician isolation is more common than it used to be, and grassroots organizations […]

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A River of Physician Wellness: Join Us in April!

From the Beach to the Desert to San Antonio’s River Walk! Are you a physician in need of inspiration, fellowship, and some R&R? Are you looking for a meaningful conference that won’t stress you out but will leave you rested and refreshed? I know what you’re thinking … this is obviously not a physician conference. […]

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From Surviving to Thriving: Let There Be Light!

What a joy it was to travel to Minnesota last week to make new friends, learn from fellow experts in wellness and burnout prevention, and provide the closing keynote at a physician wellness conference! It was lovely to be greeted by the daughter of a physician friend from  Florida. She drove me around breathtaking landscapes, […]

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From Surviving to Thriving: Join Us in December!

I am thrilled to be traveling to Minnesota the first week of December. Yes, you read that right; it will be awesome to visit Minnesota this winter! I used to live in Wisconsin and have wonderful memories of driving to Minnesota to visit the Mall of America, one of our children’s favorite destinations at the […]

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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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