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Be part of a community of people who share your interest in staying wholehearted in the midst of hard and sometimes heartbreaking work. I invite physicians, clinicians and health care professionals, and anyone interested in reconnecting passion to purpose to create a culture of well-being and belonging.

This newsletter is my way of sharing inspiriting quotes with reflective questions, as a refreshing interlude in your otherwise busy life. Every so often I share news related to physician well-being and my book Resilient Threads.

I am also fierce about self-care and well-being for medical students, residents and physicians — indeed, for all of us no matter our profession. That’s why I co-authored a new Oath to Self-Care and Well-Being on behalf of a national task force addressing the epidemic physician burnout, depression and suicide.

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An award-winning physician, speaker and facilitator whose work seeks to transform the heart of patient care and medical education. Author of Resilient Threads.
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