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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

Racial Bias Amongst Physicians: Ignorance is Not Bliss

Racial Bias Amongst Physicians: Ignorance is Not Bliss
   In the current climate today, the awareness of racial discrimination has risen in most communities. However, dealing with racial bias in medicine is a rare topic, and while few studies have been done to show that racial bias and micro-aggressions do exist and have an impact on the care of our patients, racial bias within the physician community is not widely discussed.   Though not a popular topic, racial bias does exist towards physicians of color. It may be perpetrated by fellow physicians, academia, medical administration, and medical organizations. The studies that have mentioned racial bias in respect to the...
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Southwestern Quinoa Salad

Southwestern Quinoa Salad
This healthy, spicy Southwestern salad features my favorite superfood - quinoa.  It's as easy as it is flavorful without adding a ton of unnecessary calories. Enjoy! Ingredients [For the Dressing] Juice of 8 limes Zest of 2 limes ¼ cup olive oil ½ tablespoon of salt ½ tablespoon of pepper ½ teaspoon of cumin ½ teaspoon of cayenne pepper 3 garlic cloves, minced ½ teaspoon of chili powder 1 teaspoon of sugar [For the Salad] 2 15 oz cans of black beans 1 green bell pepper, diced 2 red bell peppers, diced ½ bunch scallions, sliced thinly 1 bunch cilantro, chopped...
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Getting In Communication: An Access to Happiness

Getting In Communication: An Access to Happiness
  As physicians, we are a source for answers for our patients. People come to us looking to get their problems solved.  However, this can be a double edge sword when we ourselves need answers or support. Because we must wear many hats, we are at the helm of problem solving, and then when we are in need of support we sometimes feel that we are the ones who can (or are supposed to be able to) solve it for ourselves and BY ourselves.  This is the myth of all ages.  Getting in Communication can not only help us to...
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