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Dr. Maiysha Clairborne is a physician wellness and burnout prevention coach, an integrative family physician, an author, a speaker and the CEO of TheStressFreeMD.com.  In her private practice, Dr. Maiysha facilitates patients in achieving and maintaining optimal health mentally and physically through her integrated wellness programs.   Her repeated... exposure to and experience with treating exhaustion and stress related conditions in physicians and other health professionals in her private practice inspired her to turn her focus to physician coaching. More

Roasted Beets with Quinoa

Roasted Beets with Quinoa
    This simple dish of roasted beets and quinoa is packed with good-for-you ingredients, plus it will give you a power boost of protein and iron. Quinoa is one of the most protein-rich foods we can eat, and if you're cutting back on or eliminating meat from your diet then swap in more of this delicious grain. This dish is excellent served as a side or in a salad. We love it on a bed of lightly dressed arugula! Enjoy!! Serves: 4 Ingredients 3-4 medium beets, skins on 1 cup quinoa 2 cups water or broth Directions Preheat oven...
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How Dr. Mommies can Change the Culture of Medicine

How Dr. Mommies can Change the Culture of Medicine
I have only been in practice for 14 years, but I remember the exact reason for my first experience of burnout. Medicine was rigid, and for good reason as we deal with life or death on a daily basis. However, as I looked out into the working world there was no room for flexibility in the traditional primary care practice.  Complementary medicine was looked down upon.  Wanting to work part time was viewed as laziness. As a woman, there was always more to prove, and wanting a family was not encouraged (even amongst other female doctors).  There was no conversation...
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Why Women and Especially Dr. Mommy’s are at Highest Risk for Physician Burnout

Why Women and Especially Dr. Mommy’s are at Highest Risk for Physician Burnout
  Physician Burnout has become the new “buzzword” in the medical industry that is the catalyst for ongoing research and the implementation of new “pilot projects” in the academic world of medicine.  However, the research that is being done, is fairly (and predictably) narrow-minded when it comes to teasing out who really is at highest risk for these burnout, depression and even physician suicide. The research indicates that there are several risk factors for burnout including organizational functionality, specialty, age, job satisfaction, work-home conflict, work-life balance, and long work hours.  While the studies include that gender and race play a...
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