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”.

Wounds Under the White Coat

When was the last time you opened up about how your job was making you feel? I mean honestly got in touch with the emotions you were experiencing not just bitching about this or that and how nothing/everything changes? I see this as one area of improvement in the physician world. How many times do…

Take Control of Your Life by Figuring out WTF You Want (Blog #4 in series)

WHAT DO YOU REALLY WANT? I work and coach with physicians colleagues who do great, amazing feats. They help babies, children, teens, adults, pregnant women, trauma victims, critically ill,  mentally ill, and those who have cancer or are dying. They give medicines, perform procedures or surgeries, identity pathology, develop plans that if they didn’t, patients…

Why Am I So Miserable?

Do you find yourself anxious, upset, irritable on Sunday nights or the night before going into work? My friend, you are experiencing Sunday dreads. It is a symptom of a large problem. So, let’s just acknowledge that this IS NOT NORMAL even though it is common (In a 2013 poll from the career site Monster.com,…

Sunday Dreads Blog series

“Give me your description of that feeling you get the night before you work or go in for a shift.” I recently put this statement out to a few Physician Only Facebook groups I participate in as I want to help others with the Sunday Dreads (or another name is Sunday scaries). Here’s a few:…

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…