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Recapturing Joy in Medicine

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Written by a physician still navigating the dizzying reality of our healthcare crisis, this book inspires a proactive journey toward personal wellness, professional fulfillment, and a deeper sense of meaning. Fully informed yet not disheartened by modern hurdles, Dr. Sánchez confronts barriers and highlights what must be done to preserve the patient-physician relationship, restore our hearts, and rekindle the sacred in our profession.
“As physicians, we have more power than we exercise.” – Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD (Recapturing Joy in Medicine)
“My prescription for my colleagues is all about bringing the patient-physician relationship back to the center of all we do—as best we can, asking for the support we need, and ensuring we take good care of ourselves while caring for others. The book is practical, hopeful, and a call to action. I remind physicians of the sacrifices we made to become physicians and the privilege we have to care for our patients in what remains a noble profession.” – Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD …

ADDRESSING COVID-19

A Moment of Wellness Series

A Moment of Wellness series published through the Florida Medical Association to support physicians as human beings and leaders during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Follow the link to read the first in the series published in May, 2020.
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COVID-19: Addressing Stress Management & Navigating the Legal Implications (April 2020)

WEBINAR for the Florida Academy of Family Physicians: COVID-19: Addressing Stress Management & Navigating the Legal Implications (April 2020)
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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Advocacy & Hope in the Days of COVID-19 (April 2020)

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Advocacy & Hope in the Days of COVID-19 (April 2020) Advocacy for physicians and medical teams during the pandemic in light of the risks (some unnecessary, unreasonable, and in need of courageous advocacy!).
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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Celebrating National Physicians Day During a Pandemic (March 2020)

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Celebrating National Physicians Day During a Pandemic (March 2020) Video interview to advocate for the medical team and celebrate National Physicians Day in the midst of a pandemic (March 2020)
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DR. MARI'S

BOOKS

The Ultimate Girls’ Body Book: Not-so-silly questions about your body

This fun and informative book helps girls and the adults who love them navigate the joys and challenges of puberty. Written by two family physicians through Christian lenses, it answers girls’ top questions while helping them embrace who they are and see themselves through God’s eyes.
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The 3 Y’s of Faith: Keys to a fruitful walk with God

The stories, scriptures, and questions in this simple yet profound book will deepen your faith, lift your spirit, and draw you closer to the heart of God. Learn how living out the 3 Y’s (Yes, Yield, Yearn) frees us to love. Read it on your own or as a guided book study with a small …

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Walking with Jesus in Healthcare: A 120-day devotional to refresh your soul as you care for others

I wrote Walking with Jesus in Healthcare to inspire healthcare professionals and caregivers to stay close to God while caring for people. Written in bite-sized reflections mindful of full schedules, the book connects you with your purpose as you start each day. Short prayers ground your work while handpicked songs enhance each message and lift …

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Recapturing Joy in Medicine

To order, click one of the images: Written by a physician still navigating the dizzying reality of our healthcare crisis, this book inspires a proactive journey toward personal wellness, professional fulfillment, and a deeper sense of meaning. Fully informed yet not disheartened by modern hurdles, Dr. Sánchez confronts barriers and highlights what must be done …

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DR. MARI'S

INTERVIEWS

My Interview with Physicians Working Together (May 2020)

In this interview, I share some of my story and honor the memory of my beautiful mother. In the pandemic and beyond, we need each other. Do not isolate, and please seek all the support you need! Click here to read more and listen to the interview.
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A Moment of Wellness Series

A Moment of Wellness series published through the Florida Medical Association to support physicians as human beings and leaders during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Follow the link to read the first in the series published in May, 2020.
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COVID-19: Addressing Stress Management & Navigating the Legal Implications (April 2020)

WEBINAR for the Florida Academy of Family Physicians: COVID-19: Addressing Stress Management & Navigating the Legal Implications (April 2020)
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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Advocacy & Hope in the Days of COVID-19 (April 2020)

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Advocacy & Hope in the Days of COVID-19 (April 2020) Advocacy for physicians and medical teams during the pandemic in light of the risks (some unnecessary, unreasonable, and in need of courageous advocacy!).
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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Celebrating National Physicians Day During a Pandemic (March 2020)

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Celebrating National Physicians Day During a Pandemic (March 2020) Video interview to advocate for the medical team and celebrate National Physicians Day in the midst of a pandemic (March 2020)
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Interview: Where Our Power Lies

RADIO/VIDEO INTERVIEW: Where our Power Lies (Feb 2020) Radio interview (video) on WQBQ about physician “burnout” and how the business of healthcare impacts the practice of medicine and the patient-physician relationship.
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The Paradocs Podcast: Episode #52: Bringing Joy to Medicine with Dr. Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever

Podcast interview on The Paradocs Podcast: Episode #52: Bringing Joy to Medicine with Dr. Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever (June 2019)
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Facebook LIVE with American Academy of Family Physicians: Reconnecting with Your Purpose (Feb 2019)

Facebook LIVE with American Academy of Family Physicians: Reconnecting with Your Purpose (Feb 2019)
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Video as part of the Florida Medical Association’s statewide Healthy Living Initiative

VIDEO: Video as part of the Florida Medical Association’s statewide Healthy Living Initiative, which I was honored to help launch in 2018.
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Orlando Sentinel Article & Interview

PODCAST INTERVIEW and Article: Live interview with Orlando Sentinel and article about physician wellness, burnout prevention, and my book, Recapturing Joy in Medicine (Dec 2018)
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American Academy of Family Physicians: Reconnecting with Your Purpose

VIDEO INTERVIEW: My video interview with the American Academy of Family Physicians: Reconnecting with Your Purpose (April 2018)
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The Paradocs Podcast: Episode #15: Physician Burnout – Why & How to Save the Docs with Dr. Mari Sánchez Wohlever

Podcast interview on The Paradocs Podcast: Episode #15: Physician Burnout – Why & How to Save the Docs with Dr. Mari Sánchez Wohlever (July 2018)
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SOME OF DR. MARI'S

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

 Published by the Florida Medical Association

Sánchez Wohlever, A. “Beyond Self-Care: It’s time to hold healthcare organizations accountable for physician wellness.” Florida Medical Magazine. 2018;spring:19-22.

Sánchez Wohlever, A. “The Power of Physician Advocacy.” Florida Medical Magazine. 2019;fall:19-21.

Sánchez Wohlever, A. “Physician, Heal Yourself—Really.” Florida Medical Magazine. 2016;spring:25-27.

 

Published by the American Journal of Health Promotion

Sánchez Wohlever, Amaryllis. “Burnout” in the Workplace: Strategies, Omissions, and Lessons From Wounded HealersAmerican Journal of Health Promotion. May 2020 34:5, 568-571.

 

Published by the Florida Academy of Family Physicians

Sánchez Wohlever, A. “Jumpstart Your Heart: Volunteering as an Antidote to Burnout.” Florida Family Physician. 2018;67(3):10-11.

Sánchez Wohlever A. Resilience: A Physician's Friend or Foe?. Florida Family Physician. 2017;66(1):8-10.

Sánchez Wohlever A. “Reclaiming Medicine.” Florida Family Physician. 2016;65(3):16-17.

 

Published on MedPage Today’s KevinMD.com

Sánchez Wohlever, A. “The Power of Advocacy: How doctors can be empowered physicians.” Medpage Today’s KevinMD.com. June 2019.

Sánchez Wohlever, A. “Healing patients shouldn’t be killing doctors.” Medpage Today’s KevinMD.com. Jan 2016.

 

Published by Family Practice Management (American Academy of Family Physicians)

Sánchez Wohlever A. “A New Lexicon for Physicians: A Poem for Physicians who Care.” Family Practice Management. 2019 May-June;26(3):36.

 

ARTICLES ABOUT MY WORK (Abridged)

Physician Spotlight: Amaryllis Sánchez Wohlever, MD. Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine. May 2019.

Johnstone, Jordan. “‘Tis the Season to Burn Out.” Dec 2016.

Lin, Kenneth. “My favorite health and health care books of 2019.” Dec 2019.

Recapturing Joy in Medicine is one of Dr. Lin’s Top 10 Healthcare Books for 2019!

Schafer, Dave. “Why physicians need to be patient care advocates.” Physicians Practice, MJH Life Sciences. Sep 2019.

Silverstein, S. “Physician burnout – are you kidding me?Ophthalmology Management, Nov 2019.

An ophthalmologist recommends Recapturing Joy in Medicine to his colleagues.

Wood, Debra. “Rejuvenating and Enjoying Medicine Again.” Florida Medical Business Magazine. May-June 2019.

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My faith-based blog: a safe place to renew your soul and refresh your heart (since 2011).

EVENTS

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