Interview with Dr. Jill Wener
Today’s guest found a new passion and learned how to offer help for burned-out physicians, as a result.
Jill obtained her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine. Then she completed an Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Washington Medical Center, in Seattle.
She worked as a hospitalist and Director of Education in her division at a Chicago area academic center. Unfortunately, she also developed significant levels of frustration and overwhelm. In our interview, she describes how she discovered a way to reduce her feelings of overwhelm. Subsequently, that took her career in a new direction.
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Today, Dr. Jill Wener explains how she found and fell in love with Vedic Meditation. After beginning her daily meditation practice, the stress and burn out she was experiencing melted away. Later, she discovered that she could help others by teaching them how to meditate.
Jill Provides Help for Burned-Out Physicians
Jill started teaching meditation to provide help for burned-out physicians. Over time, she became a clinician wellness expert. Now a nationally-renowned expert in physician wellness, Jill has published several articles on KevinMD.
She leads physician wellness programs around the country. And she lectures at the national level on stress and the benefits of meditation and tapping. She has also been interviewed on TV and radio, and on numerous podcasts.
In addition to her online and in-person meditation and tapping programs, Jill leads meditation retreats all over the world. She is the co-founder and Chief Wellness Officer of the TransforMD Mastery Retreat for Women Physicians. She also hosts the Conscious Anti-Racism podcast.
During the interview, Jill explains the healing benefits of meditation and tapping. She also describes the transformation she has experienced, and of others she has helped.
I feel as though I have just barely scratched the surface with Dr. Wener. You can learn more by following the links below. You can also find Jill on social media on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter. As she mentioned, she has a page just for physicians at jillwener.com/for-doctors/.
Remember, too, that Jill is a Mentor for the Clinicians Career Cooperative, an online forum where you can learn about dozens of nonclinical and unconventional careers for clinicians from 15 career experts. It's another way that she finds to offer help to burned-out physicians.
Look for the Category called Clinician Wellness to reach out to Jill in the Cooperative. The low monthly membership fee is slated to increase in January 2021 so sign up now if you want to lock it in.
Links for Today's Episode:
- Conscious Health Meditation + Wellness – Dr. Jill Wener's Website
- Jill Wener's Doctor's Page
- TransforMD Mastery Retreat for Women Physicians
- Conscious Anti-Racism Podcast
- Jill Wener's LinkedIn Page
- Jill Wener's Instagram Page
- Clinicians Career Cooperative
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