Errin Weisman DO

Errin Weisman, DO is a life coach, podcaster and fierce advocate for wellness in medicine. She faced professional burnout early in her career and speaks openly about about her story in order to help others, particularly female physicians and working moms, know they are not alone. Dr. Weisman wholeheartedly believes to be a healer, you must first fill your own cup. She lives and practices life coaching and medicine in rural Southwestern Indiana, loves her roles as farmer’s wife, athlete and mother of three.You can find out more about Dr. Weisman on her podcast Doctor Me First, her website truthrxs.com or hang out with her on social media @truthrxs. Her podcast is “Doctor Me First”.

Physician Wellness and the EHR Inbox

I just read and want to share a great article from Health Affairs entitled Physicians’ Well-Being Linked To In-Basket Messages Generated By Algorithms In Electronic Health Records. (I appreciate free open access education so 2 thumbs up to Health Affairs for offering this article FREE. Get the article here in PDF form)As federal meaningful use…

Self-Care Doesn’t Fix Systemic Burnout

Don’t get me wrong, self-care IS very important. But no amount of mindfulness, yoga, healthy eating, stress management, life coaching you do (and this is coming from a professional life coach), it will not change burnout and suicide rates long-term unless there are fundamental changes in the culture of healthcare and the systems we, as…

Podcast Review: The Future of AI with Kai-Fu Lee

I was recently listening to one of my favorite podcasts, The Ted Interview with Chris Anderson, and listened to one particularly awesome episode where Anderson spoke with Kai-Fu Lee on the future of AI (take a listen HERE). I was intrigued because I’m an avid sci-fic reader and now love experiencing technology that writers would…

Recognizing the Dementors in your Life

Remember the last time you felt like all your joy and happiness had been sucked out of you? That, my friend, is a brush with a Dementor. Yes, I’m a book dragon (not a book worm…too wimpy) and love the YA genre. So, the Harry Potter series hangs high on my top read list. ‘Dementors…

A Look into Medical Tourism

Recently I was scrolling through the AOA Morning Brief email when the headline, “THOUSANDS OF AMERICANS ARE CROSSING THE BORDER INTO MEXICO EVERY YEAR TO GET AFFORDABLE MEDICAL TREATMENT” from Newsweek caught my eye. I was first introduced to “Medical Tourism” as part of a medical missions trip to the Philippines in 2004. A few…

The Real Gift List Your Medical Graduate Actually Needs

I recently saw an article by the American Osteopathic Association online publication, The DO, entitled 6 gifts for Osteopathic Medical School Graduates that made me want to scream. The list include a new stethoscope, scrubs, smart watch, compression socks, a pillow that covers your head, meal delivery service and home decor gift card. Though these…

Hi, I’m your Doctor and I Curse

“So…you have to take down the cuss word on your home page.” This came from a business consultant I spoke to recently. She wanted to review my business, website, offerings, etc in order to assess my strengths and weaknesses with the work I’m doing in life coaching and coaching in healthcare. Ultimately, she wants to…

Call Me Dr. Golden Goose

According to a 2019 Managed Healthcare Executive survey, consumer experience slotted in the number one priority spot, collectively followed by: improved data analytics, market growth, talent acquisition, new service innovation, health plan innovation, and operational efficiency. Where the hell is Physician Wellness???? Physician wellness in 2019 MUST be a top priority, hands down, no questions…