Two happily retired physicians discuss coaching as a career.
00:00 Ob/gyn-turned-health coach
00:32 Transition to direct pay model
01:15 Health coaching CPT codes
03:30 Avoid being a “generic” coach with a defined niche
06:00 Teaching through storytelling
06:21 Opting out of high-overhead/high-volume model
06:40 The moment you knew you would be a doctor
07:52 How doctors earn more as scribes
08:00 Health coaching laws vary by state
09:00 Group coaching benefits
10:30 Are coaches practicing medicine without a license?
12:25 Cleveland Clinic health coaching corporate model
13:58 Benefits of detaching from the medical board
15:06 Advice for physicians disgusted with their careers
16:37 “If you don’t have a medical license, it’s not like your brain fell out of your head.”
17:10 Benefit of being a health coach—confidential mental health care
18:19 Get loans paid off as a health coach, teacher, even a park ranger!
19:03 Final words of wisdom—don’t choose suicide to escape medicine
19:40 You do not have to be a doctor to be a HEALER
20:06 “If I would have known what medicine would be like, I’d never have done it.”
20:28 Income potential as a health coach