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Reserve your Jacuzzi room for our winter retreat →

Reserve your room ASAP if you plan to attend our winter retreat (Feb 8 – 12) on the gorgeous Oregon coast. All rooms are Pacific Ocean view. Choose either King Jacuzzi or Queen (both $166/hs including tax, $83 double occupancy) includes all meals—even delivered by room service to your Jacuzzi tub 🙂  Launch,

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Physician Retreats: Lessons learned from leading 20 retreats →

Hi I’m Pamela Wible and my dream was to be a small town family doc doing house calls and loving my patients. Yet I was funneled into all these assembly-line big-box clinics where I became depressed and suicidal. Then I did something kind of crazy for a doctor—I asked for help.

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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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Doctor’s secret: how I quit my job, lost 125 pounds & had a 4-day orgasm →

“Two years ago I did stand in front of this camera and I explained that I had arrived at Breitenbush and I had experienced a four-day orgasm. [October, 2014] I just experienced a four-day orgasm at Breitenbush Hot Springs at Dr. Pamela Wible’s retreat. [Fast forward October, 2016 and 125 pound lighter!] So how can I not come back for more of that?

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Yes! You can open your dream clinic—without completing residency. →

Hi, my name is Dr. Kat Lopez and I unfortunately know what you are going through if you are suffering in conventional medical training or a conventional treadmill medicine job. I was really afraid of going to residency because I had heard of the abuse that I would undergo.

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Don’t let your job suck the life out of you →

This is an urgent message for doctors and all health professionals. It may also apply to you. 

“If you are standing at the corner working on your charts or sitting in your bed working on your charts or you have a million things to do and you have chest pain and you can’t breathe,

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How to be a happy doctor (in less than 2 minutes) →

So you wanna be a doctor to “help people.” You paid big bucks for med school. Now your life sucks. It’s not your fault.

You need 3 skill sets to be a happy doctor. Med school provides only one—the technical skills. No human skills. No business skills.

The truth is: Med school trains you to be a factory worker.

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Our message of hope for medical students & doctors →

“I know there’s a lot of you out there that are feeling disillusioned. You’re wondering why did I spend all those years in medical school and training, why am I hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt. I hate this. I hate this profession. I don’t feel like this is me.

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Thanksgiving message of hope for doctors & medical students →

“To all my brothers & sisters in medicine—doctors, nurses, midwives, medical students, NPs, PAs, veterinarians, and anyone who devotes their life to healing others, YOU ARE APPRECIATED!! I am thankful to be sharing this planet with you . . . ” ~ Pamela Wible, M.D.

Here’s what some of your colleagues would like you to know:

“I know there’s a lot of you out there that are feeling disillusioned.

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Is medical school an anti-mentorship program? →

Medical School Mentors

“Medical school is a great anti-mentorship program. You meet a lot of doctors you’d never want to become.” That’s what med students keep telling me.

Mentorless medical students?

I had no idea. Until students started shadowing me. Many also volunteer at hospice and free clinics.

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Physician Burnout Is Physician Abuse →

Physician Burnout

Physician burnout is the latest trend among doctors. There are books, workshops, even special breathing exercises for physician burnout. Suddenly every other doctor I meet has burnout. And half of all med students have burnout before they graduate! WTF.

We enter medicine as inspired, intelligent,

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Open your clinic for $3,000—or less! I did. Here’s how. →

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“It may sound silly, but what are the bare-bones requirements to practice medicine? I plan to launch a small, low-overhead, cash-only practice, but I’m having difficulty finding a clinic or physician to model.”

No surprise that this doc who called me today is having trouble finding a role model.

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How I got 86% off my malpractice insurance. And you can too! →

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I’m a physician entrepreneur. In 1998, I opened my first clinic. My malpractice: $500/year. Then I tried life as an employed physician. Hated it. So in 2005, I opened my ideal clinic. Best. Job. Ever. My malpractice: $1230/year. Want low premiums? Here’s how I did it.

A quick tutorial.

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How to be a happy doctor →

How to be a happy doctor

I was a physician employee, many times for many hospitals and clinics. I’d stay a year or two, but eventually I’d quit. Then, in 2005, I opened an ideal clinic designed by my patients. Ten years later, I still love private practice. Why? I’m finally practicing medicine the way I had always imagined.

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Ideal Clinics: The Health Care Model That Works! →

Ideal Clinic Model

There’s a lot of complaining in health care. Here’s just a sampling of quotes from letters I’ve received this week:

Physicians:

“I’ve become so disillusioned with medicine. I don’t know who to talk to anymore or what to do with my life.

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