A mom, full-time clinical Anesthesiologist and Site Director, Podcaster and blogger and a Master Certified Physician Coach, Dr. Asha Padmanabhan learnt early on the challenges working women physician moms face with trying to achieve their career aspirations and goals while making sure their families don't take second place.
She has held several leadership positions in her hospital, at the state and national anesthesia society level, and has been in leadership for over 10 years.
Having gone through the struggles of leadership herself as an 'Accidental Leader" while being an introvert, an immigrant and a woman of color, she found that most of the 'Leadership Skills' courses she took had a cookie-cutter approach based on Executive training. Although they were good for foundational skills like negotiation, communication and conflict resolution, they didn't teach her how to use her strengths to become the leader she knew she could be.
Being coached bridged that gap and led to her undergoing training and becoming a Physician Coach herself to help other women physicians who are where she was just a few short years ago.
She coaches early and mid-career women physicians to step into administrative and leadership roles by teaching them key components of effective leadership like self-awareness, self-management, effective communication skills and conflict resolution. And what makes her program unique and different is that she really focuses on utilizing each individual woman physician's strengths, behavior style and values to tailor how they can achieve their full potential without sacrificing home or family life.
Apart from her full-time career as an anesthesiologist, and her work as a Coach, she enjoys spending time with her family, travel, and food, preferably all three together!
Find her on her website: www.theleadershiprx.com
Or her Podcast: The Leadership Rx for Women Physicians
Or on Social media on Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn
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