News & Updates

My Response and Gratitude for the 2021 AMA Inspiration Award

I am grateful to the American Medical Association for honoring me this week with the AMA Inspiration Award alongside such brilliant Women in Medicine. The brief video with the award recipients is here. It has been my privilege and a heartwarming blessing to continue to support and advocate for my colleagues throughout the pandemic. I’m […]

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Improving the Workplace … and More!

This is a brief post to share a few updates, links to recent articles, and upcoming events. First, Gratitude! Earlier this year, I was one of five family physicians chosen to join the multi-specialty national WEL Alliance. As a WEL Scholar, I joined 49 other physician leaders for an 18-month immersion experience exploring three intertwined […]

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Join Us for Live CME in Women’s Health!

This summer, I’m working with the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) again to offer evidence-based CME covering health issues unique to women. Women’s health encompasses an ever-widening circle of issues, and family physicians are often the first point of contact for health-related moments throughout a woman’s life. Join us via livestream June 9-12, 2021 […]

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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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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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