News & Updates

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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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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Humanizing Our World: Articles, Interviews, and More

Like all of us, I continue to live and work in the midst of this pandemic that’s disrupting pretty much everything. Yet, I find this time to be rich with opportunities for introspection as well as meaningful discussions about the things that matter most. As a wife, mother, sister, friend, physician, writer, speaker, and coach […]

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A SPECIAL HONOR at the CAPITOL … Preparing for COVID-19

I have served as Doctor of the Day at my State Capitol every year for quite some time, but 2020 was extra special. This year, I was honored to serve as Doctor of the Day once more but, this time, my husband also served as Pastor of the Day. He offered a powerful and inspiring […]

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Advocacy & Hope in the Days of COVID-19: An Interview

This week, I had another opportunity to advocate for my colleagues and the entire medical team on an interview with Brian Beute, who’s running for office and surprised me with a question about that, too! Most of our discussion revolved around COVID-19 and my advocacy at the local, state, and national level on behalf of […]

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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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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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