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2018 Visionary Woman in Medicine—Michelle McPherson, MD →

Many people in Currituck County don’t have a doctor.

So when local resident Michelle McPherson’s newborn daughter became deathly ill, she packed her up in the car and drove hours away for help. Once her daughter’s condition stabilized, Michelle decided to fix the doctor shortage in her North Carolina hometown.

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Top 10 lies doctors tell themselves →

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Pamela Wible: Today I’m sitting here with Sydney Ashland, an expert in physician mental health, who has worked with doctors for decades helping them overcome negative thinking patterns. And we’re going to dive into the top 10 lies that physician’s tell themselves.

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Plastic surgeon applies for job at Chick-fil-A. Gets declined. →

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I just got off the phone with Paul, a highly-sough-after plastic surgeon in New York.

“I don’t want to be a doctor anymore,” Paul says. “What else can I do? I have lots of restaurant experience. I’ve worked in 15 restaurants during my life. It’s not easy but I could do it.

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Physician retreats: how doctors heal →

This past week I held my 14th physician retreat. To promote intimacy, I generally allow no more than 40 attendees at any one retreat. This retreat was unusual in that I only invited a handful of graduates from prior retreats—all successful solo doctors in their ideal clinics. In their own words .

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Are you an employee, business owner, or entrepreneur? →

Entrepreneur? Pamela Wible

Are you (by nature) an employee, a business owner, or an entrepreneur? Listen to this podcast to find out now:

Hate your job? You may be in the right profession, but wrong position for your personality. Want to love your life and career?

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Meet the happiest nurse practitioner in Alaska! →

Christine Sagan opened her clinic in a broom closet. She says, “I never thought in a million years that hundreds of thousands of dollars would be just rolling in.” Here’s how she did it . . .  (download/listen to MP3 below):

Christine Sagan: I’m Christine Sagan.

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How to be inspirational →

Inspired Happy Doctors

How do you keep yourself energized and motivated? How do you inspire other people to be excited and enthusiastic? How do you get patients with self-inflicted illness (like smoking and overeating) all jazzed up about changing their lives? A medical student recently asked for my guidance on inspiration and keeping a positive attitude amid so much pain and suffering.

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Town loves doctor. Gives her free rent, cookies and $100,000 check! →

Listen to the above interview extracted from our physician teleseminar and discover how this small-town doctor got free rent, a plate of chocolate-chip cookies, and a $100,000 check!

Meet Dr. Mary Ellen Hoffman—the happiest doctor in New York!

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Top 10 fears that hold doctors back →

Top 10 fears that hold physicians back

In this podcast I interview a dear friend and therapist, Sydney Ashland, who shares the top 10 fears that hold doctors back.  Learn how to overcome your fears and boost your self-confidence in this 45-minute segment extracted from our physician teleseminar today: (brief written synopsis below)

What prevents us from being the doctors we always imagined?

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Port Angeles doctor opens ideal clinic—designed by patients →

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It’s like a scene from a fairy tale—a dream come true for the patients of Port Angeles, Washington. And the heroine of this tale is Dr. Lissa Lubinski, a family doc with a plan to open the first ideal clinic designed by patients on the Olympic Peninsula. 

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10 signs it’s time to quit your job →

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Attention all nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, midwives, doctors and anyone else in health care: here are the top 10 warning signs that it is time to quit your job. The first three are mine. The rest are from colleagues. If you recognize anything on this list,

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How to say NO (for people pleasers) →

How to say NO to people pleasers

People pleasers are dangerous. They actually end up hurting people. Don’t be too nice anymore. Here’s how I recovered—and you can too! Listen in . . .

Check out the letter I just received:

Hi Pamela, I’m slowly making changes,

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A doctor’s love letter to a doctor →

Doctor's Love Letter

My Dearest Love, Fiancé, Partner, and Best Friend,

I want you to know just how much I love you. I genuinely love you with every ounce of my body and soul.  🙂

But I worry about you. You’ve been beaten down. 

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Need a mentor? Here’s how to find one. →

Need a mentor?

If you don’t have a mentor or you’re not sure you’ve got the right mentor, read on . . . (and listen to the expanded podcast above).

The right mentor will help you manifest your goals in record time. The wrong mentor may undermine your best laid plans.

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My best advice for physicians in 3 minutes →

Last week I spoke at a residency retreat. A surgery resident asked for my big take-home message. Here it is (and this applies to everyone on the planet not just medical students and physicians).

Remember the dreams you had as a young adult. If you’re a medical student or physician,

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