Career Resilience & Fulfillment

Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Healthcare Consultant?

If you’re a physician leader or a physician who’s achieved results in either medical management, practice management, change management, EMR implementation, physician-hospital relations, or wellness creation, then you have specialized experience that healthcare organizations, large corporations, group practices, and employer groups are keen to tap into. Some of you have been thinking about doing consulting, […]

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Dr. Francine Gaillour in AMA News Article About Life Coaches for Physicians

I am delighted to report that I was interviewed for an article in the October 8 issue of the American Medical Association News:  “Game Plan for your future:  Life coaches help call the plays” You need to be an AMA News subscriber to access the article, but we are in the process of obtaining a […]

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Doctors Who Expand Their Career Learn New Ways to Be Healers

Many physicians are attached to a definition of “doctoring” and “healing” that must include “I wear a white coat and see patients.” The reality is most physicians are limiting themselves and falling short of their true capability to reach many more lives and influence the health and habits of their community.

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Doctor, Is it Time for You to Take a Sabbatical?

Imagine this: spending a year in southern France writing that book that’s been rolling around in your head; spending nine months completing a certificate program in acupuncture and Chinese medicine; volunteering with Doctors Without Borders and providing medical services in Indonesia; traveling around the world in 80 days with your spouse and children; staying home […]

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What Gets You Closest to Your Physician Career Goal?

Of all the stuff you keep yourself busy with, what really is going to propel you forward toward your BIG GOAL? Can you eliminate the clutter, the to-do list (or at least re-prioritize) so the SINGLE one strategy can you focus on for a solid week or two in order to get you launched to a new level along your journey toward your BIG career goal?

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Are You Too Old for Physician Career Expansion?

In the past two weeks I heard the question “Am I too old to make a career change” from four different people in my personal and professional circle! And then on the heels of these comments, I happened to catch an intriguing interview about Johnny Cash, about the poignancy of his musical work in the […]

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A Daring Doctor Challenges Physicians To Rethink Report Cards

Here is a fuzzy photo of me with my Platinum program client and good friend, Dr. Fred Tobis, a former interventional cardiologist from Seattle, and now healthcare consultant. We look casual but we’re really hard at work strategizing about a project he has going. Fred is an expert in bringing medical staff and administrative teams […]

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Is “Freedom” Your Definition of Physician Career Success?

… A discussion with one of my mentors, coach and counselor Dr. Beverly Brashen, inspired me to rethink the definition of career fulfillment. Beverly combines the unlikely duo of Raja Yoga and computer-based biofeedback in her work with executives who go through her Peak Peformance training … by Francine R. Gaillour, MD, MBA, FACPE, Executive […]

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Physician Career Change Formula: It’s Not too Complicated

Here I am with my Platinum Program client, Dr. Dianne Ansari-Winn, an anesthesiologist from Denver. We just enjoyed a long lunch break on the patio of the Flying Star restaurant (one of my favorites) in Corrales, New Mexico. Dianne flew to New Mexico for her Platinum program kick-off. My Platinum clients start out with a […]

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Physicians and Networking: How Even Shy Doctors Learn to Venture Out

Do you have a network of allies who support you, give you leads on resources or opportunities? Here’s how to be a better networker: Join me Tuesday, September 11, 2007 for our monthly Physician Success Circle Career Development Institute Success Training Teleseminar where I’ll discuss a networking strategy that is NOT random Brownian motion at […]

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Daring Doctors Become Speakers

    Here is my Platinum Program client (in the inset and on the TV monitor), Dr. Doug Fullington, a busy and thriving Internist from North Carolina, and that’s me watching a video of the speech he recently gave at his home hospital to RAVE reviews. Way to go, Doug! I expected nothing less from […]

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Physician Career Transition and Leadership Greatness: What You Need to Know

  We had a great teleconference on July 31, addressing the topic of “tapping into your full potential” as a physicians. During this 60 minute teleconference, I shared a high-level outline of the following “need to know” essential insights based on the work I’ve done with dozens of physicians who have embarked on the journey […]

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