Episode 34: From Toxicity to Empowerment Leading with Purpose and Wellness

Welcome back to another episode of the Sustainable Clinical Medicine Podcast!

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Janet Little, also known as Dr. Jan, who is an expert in understanding and improving sustainable clinical medicine.

Dr. Jan has previously conducted a workshop on Empathy On Empty for Physicians in our Charting Champions Program, and we are excited to have her back for another enlightening conversation.

In this episode, we dive deep into the personal journey of Dr. Jan, who has experienced the challenges of working in a toxic environment and the toll it can take on one's well-being. From gap jobs to finding fulfillment in working with veterans and coaching, Dr. Jan shares her insights and personal experiences as a physician leader and coach in the healthcare profession.

Here are 3 key takeaways from this episode:

1️⃣    Beyond Surface-Level Self-Care: Dr. Little emphasizes the importance of going deeper to find the root causes of our issues. Therapy or coaching, or a combination of both, can be instrumental in this journey of self-discovery and healing.  

2️⃣    Break Free from Sacrificial Leadership: As doctors, we often find ourselves sacrificing our own needs for the sake of others.

3️⃣    Seek Help and Break the Stigma: In the medical profession, there is often a stigma surrounding seeking help. Dr. Little encourages anyone feeling hopeless or overwhelmed to reach out for support.

Join us as we explore the path to sustainable clinical medicine and discover the strategies to create a fulfilling and balanced professional life. 


Meet Dr. Janet Little

Dr. Janet Little has practiced family medicine for 15+ years, is a trauma-informed resilience coach and group facilitator with 5+ years of experience, a motivational speaker, and the proud owner of Optimal Vitality MD, LLC.

As a leader, her compassion for healthcare providers led her to explore solutions for their complete well-being. She became known as the Doctor for Doctors. Today, Dr. Little serves workers on all tiers of the healthcare system. She is doing her part to repair a broken system by facilitating the healing of broken, burned out, and overwhelmed healthcare providers.

You can find out more on Dr. Janet Little at https://coach.drjanetlittle.com/ 


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