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Welcome to the official podcast of Women in White Coats®! On this podcast, our CoFounders and Physician Life Coaches, Drs. Amber Robins and Archana Shrestha aim to uplift and empower women doctors as they discuss career, life and family while also delving deeper into topics addressed on our blog. They will help you realize that you are not alone and will share with you the keys to a more fulfilling life as a woman doctor. So listen in and join the tribe!

Women in White Coats Amber Robins, Archana Shrestha

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

Welcome to the official podcast of Women in White Coats®! On this podcast, our CoFounders and Physician Life Coaches, Drs. Amber Robins and Archana Shrestha aim to uplift and empower women doctors as they discuss career, life and family while also delving deeper into topics addressed on our blog. They will help you realize that you are not alone and will share with you the keys to a more fulfilling life as a woman doctor. So listen in and join the tribe!

    Ep #152: Contract Negotiations for Physicians in 2023 with Resolve CEO Kyle Claussen

    Ep #152: Contract Negotiations for Physicians in 2023 with Resolve CEO Kyle Claussen

    How confident are you when it comes to contract negotiations? If the thought of it makes your head spin, this episode is for you! In this episode, Dr. Archana Shrestha discusses negotiating your salary as a physician in 2023 with guest Kyle Claussen. You’ll come away more confident with a few specific things to keep in mind or try in the future of your career.

    Kyle is the CEO of Resolve and has spent the last decade advocating for physicians in their employment contracts. Thousands of physicians utilize Resolve’s data, tools, and expertise each year to ensure they are being treated fairly in their employment contracts. Kyle is married to an Ophthalmologist, has 3 kids, and a dog.



    Key Takeaways

    [03:06] Mistakes physicians make when reviewing contracts

    [09:43] Do physicians have more leverage to negotiate in 2023?

    [13:30] Kyle’s biggest tips for women physicians  

    [18:27] What Resolve is and how it helping physicians 



    Check out Resolve and get 10% off Resolves services by clicking here

    Be sure to use the following code at check out to get the 10% off discount:  WWC10

    More than half of women physicians are feeling burnout right now and we want to help you discover what’s at the heart of it. Take our brand new quiz to help you discover the root cause of burnout for you and what to do about it! Take the quiz here: https://womeninwhitecoats.com/quiz/

    This Podcast is not approved for credit by CMEfy, however, you may reflect on how this Podcast applies to your day-to-day and engage to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ via point-of-care learning activities here: https://womeninwhitecoats.com/podcastcme


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    • 23 min
    Ep #151: 4 Habits We Learned in Med School that Sabotage Weight Loss For Women Physicians with Dr. Archana Shrestha

    Ep #151: 4 Habits We Learned in Med School that Sabotage Weight Loss For Women Physicians with Dr. Archana Shrestha

    In this episode, our CoFounder Archana Shrestha shares with you the 4 habits that we learned in med school that sabotage weight loss efforts for so many women physicians. She also breaks down for you some mindset shifts that need to take place to achieve lasting weight loss and invites you to check out her FREE 3 Day Mini Course called “Secrets to Lasting Weight Loss that We Didn’t Learn in Medical School” to learn how you can achieve lasting weight loss in a way that actually works for your busy lifestyle as a physician. 

    To get your free ticket to the mini course simply click the link below or go to MamaDocsSchool.com

    https://www.mamadocsschool.com/a/2147524894/s9VyMbex

    Key Takeaways

    Dr. Archana shares her background and fitness journey

    What exactly is emotional eating?

    Why it’s okay to need help (even as a physician!) 

    More than half of women physicians are feeling burnout right now and we want to help you discover what’s at the heart of it. Take our brand new quiz to help you discover the root cause of burnout for you and what to do about it! Take the quiz here: https://womeninwhitecoats.com/quiz/

    This Podcast is not approved for credit by CMEfy, however, you may reflect on how this Podcast applies to your day-to-day and engage to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ via point-of-care learning activities here: https://womeninwhitecoats.com/podcastcme




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    • 23 min
    Ep #150: All High Achieving Professionals Have Coaches, So Why Don't You? with Dr. Archana Shrestha

    Ep #150: All High Achieving Professionals Have Coaches, So Why Don't You? with Dr. Archana Shrestha

    The medical industry is truly lagging in tapping into the power of life coaching compared to other industries. But what we know is that coaching works to move the needle on physician burnout and is one of the most effective proven interventions we have to help physicians achieve better wellness and overcome emotional exhaustion. 

    In this episode, our Cofounder and Chief Wellness Officer, Dr. Archana Shrestha shares the data on what works and how you too can be a part of a program like the ones mentioned in these studies. Every physician, especially women physicians, need a life coach and in this episode you'll learn exactly why and the surprising cost of doing nothing about burnout. 

    Ready to say good-bye to burnout for good? We have just a few spots left in our life-changing ⁠Physician Wellness and Empowerment Program⁠. It's a live and on-demand 12-week curated program to take time-squeezed women physicians from “burning out” to “burning bright” finally living the life and career you want. THIS is the proven Physician Wellness and Empowerment Program we always wished existed. Essential high-impact steps you need to finally take control of your life and career. Click here to learn more: ⁠https://womeninwhitecoats.com/empowerment/⁠

    Is work causing you to feel stressed and burnt out? We have a FREE training where we teach 3 steps that actually work to get you out of overwhelm and exhaustion and feeling more confident and balanced. Check it out here:⁠ https://womeninwhitecoats.com/3stepstraining/⁠

    This Podcast is not approved for credit by CMEfy, however, you may reflect on how this Podcast applies to your day-to-day and engage to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ via point-of-care learning activities here: ⁠https://womeninwhitecoats.com/podcastcme


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    • 20 min
    Ep #149: What Your Spouse Wants But Isn't telling You with Dr. Kate Mangona

    Ep #149: What Your Spouse Wants But Isn't telling You with Dr. Kate Mangona

    The title says it all! There are unique challenges sister docs face in marriage, whether your marriage consists of one or two people in medicine. In this episode, Dr. Archana Shrestha interviews Dr. Kate Mangona, both a physician and expert when it comes to marriages in medicine. Dr. Mangona shares the answers to several common questions sister docs ask when struggling to have the marriage they want and need.

    Dr. Kate Mangona is a board-certified pediatric radiologist, supportive physician’s wife and mother to three little girls and a mini poodle. Kate hosts the Medicine, Marriage & Money podcast and leads Medicine, Marriage, & Money Coaching Programs where she helps married physician parents spend less time arguing with their spouse, and more time reigniting the sparks once felt during their honeymoon. She empowers physician mothers to stop stewing in anger, defensiveness, and resentment so they can create more time for love, vacations, & even investing! 

    Key Takeaways

    [06:27] The most common struggles in marriages 

    [13:22] How does burnout affect a marriage? 

    [16:40] What your spouse wants but isn’t telling you 

    [20:38] How to “win” every marital argument 

    [24:27] How do you fall back in love with your spouse? 

    Check out Dr. Mangona’s website here: https://www.medicinemarriageandmoney.com/?page_id=5

    Join her Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2688468788067010/

    Listen to her podcast: Medicine Marriage & Money

    Find her on Instagram and Facebook under Kate Mangona MD

    More than half of women physicians are feeling burnout right now and we want to help you discover what’s at the heart of it. Take our brand new quiz to help you discover the root cause of burnout for you and what to do about it! Take the quiz here: https://womeninwhitecoats.com/quiz/

    This Podcast is not approved for credit by CMEfy, however, you may reflect on how this Podcast applies to your day-to-day and engage to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ via point-of-care learning activities here: https://womeninwhitecoats.com/podcastcme


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    • 31 min
    Ep #148: Why Women Doctors Forget Their Worth with Dr. Archana Shrestha

    Ep #148: Why Women Doctors Forget Their Worth with Dr. Archana Shrestha

    Do you feel like you are constantly having to convince others that you are good doctor? Are you equating your salary or how many patients you see per hour to your worth as a doctor? Listen in to this episode with our Co-Founder, Dr. Archana Shrestha, as she looks at the misleading things we use to determine our worth, which influences the love and compassion we give (or don't give) ourselves. You are a good doctor and this episode will help you to see all the reasons why!

    As an emergency physician, certified life coach, bestselling author, speaker and entrepreneur, Dr. Archana speaks with a lot of experience, both personally and professionally with fellow sister docs she has coached on wellness and empowerment as a woman in medicine. She is passionate about helping sister docs love what they do and find balance in their personal lives.

    More than half of women physicians are feeling burnout right now and we want to help you discover what’s at the heart of it. Take our brand new quiz to help you discover the root cause of burnout for you and what to do about it! Take the quiz here: ⁠https://womeninwhitecoats.com/quiz/⁠

    This Podcast is not approved for credit by CMEfy, however, you may reflect on how this Podcast applies to your day-to-day and engage to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ via point-of-care learning activities here: ⁠https://womeninwhitecoats.com/podcastcme


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    Ep #147: Working Abroad: Women Physicians in the U.S. Foreign Service

    Ep #147: Working Abroad: Women Physicians in the U.S. Foreign Service

    Today’s episode is all about women physicians in the U.S. Foreign Service and what a career taking care of diplomats looks like. CoFounder Dr. Archana Shrestha interviews Dr. Ayan Ahmed Noor, currently working in Washington DC, and Dr. Dawn Osterholt, who joins in from The United Arab Emirates. These sister docs work as physicians for the U.S. Foreign Service and share their personal experiences of what it’s like to work for the Foreign Service and Department of State.

    Dr. Ayan H. Ahmed Noor joined the Department of State in 2010 as a Regional Medical Officer (RMO). She came to the Department with 15 years of clinical and public health experience. Prior to joining the State Department, Dr. Noor’s background included working in international disaster relief in post-conflict countries such as Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, and South Sudan. Dr. Noor is accompanied in Washington by her spouse, a Federal Civil Service employee with the Federal Aviation Administration, and their two boys.

    Dr. Osterholt is a Regional Medical Officer for the U.S. Department of State. She is a Physician Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. As a U.S. Foreign Service Diplomat, she is in her third tour and has spent the past 5 years providing high quality healthcare in a variety of locations across the globe to members of the U.S. Federal Government, from U.S. Secretaries of State to entry-level officers and their family members. Prior to joining the State Department, she was the Medical Director of a Federally Qualified Health Center in rural Virginia. She is married with 2 children. Together they enjoy skiing, cooking, and bicycling.

    Key Takeaways

    [03:23] How Dr. Noor got started in the Foreign Service

    [07:16] The types of patients and illnesses encountered on a daily basis

    [11:05] What Dr. Noor views as the hardest part of the job

    [14:00] How Dr. Osterholt is treated as a woman physician overseas

    [19:13] What it’s like for her children living abroad

    Learn more about working for the U.S. Foreign Service: https://careers.state.gov/career-paths/worldwide-foreign-service/specialist/medical-

    and-health/

    https://doscareers.yellogov.com/app/collect/form/OmuP0sRU9mYctaEZP-NPrQ

    Check out the profile for the Bureau of Medical Services Careers on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DOSCareersMED/, Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/doscareersmed/, and LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/usdos-med/

    More than half of women physicians are feeling burnout right now and we want to help you discover what’s at the heart of it. Take our brand new quiz to help you discover the root cause of burnout for you and what to do about it! Take the quiz here: https://womeninwhitecoats.com/quiz/

    This Podcast is not approved for credit by CMEfy, however, you may reflect on how this Podcast applies to your day-to-day and engage to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ via point-of-care learning activities here: https://womeninwhitecoats.com/podcastcme


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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

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22 Ratings

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Such a great podcast to help us really see what’s possible if we tap into the value and power we have as women physicians!

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