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Episode 113: How to Retain Women Physicians By Investing in Community, Support & Leadership Dev.

Updated: Jun 20

Today's guest, Dr. Luisa Duran is a board-certified Endocrinologist practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area and co-founder of Pink Coat, MD an innovative, digital platform designed to help women physicians thrive.

After silently suffering from physician burnout within her first five years of clinical practice, learning of her colleague’s near-death experience following severe physician burnout, seeing thousands of other women physicians struggling alone, and hearing her young daughter say she wants to “become a physician,” Dr. Duran was propelled to collaborate with industry experts to provide solutions to burnout so that she and her colleagues may thrive. Pink Coat, MD’s safe community and curated programs have helped countless of women physicians and are hailed as “life-saving,” “life-changing,” “extraordinary,” “deeply moving” and “trailblazing.”

A graduate from Brown University, Brown Medical School, she completed her Internal Medicine residency at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, affiliate of Stanford University and her Endocrinology fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle. She authored How to Thrive as A Woman Physician, is a sought-after keynote speaker, and passionate about diabetes care. Luisa is profoundly grateful for her supportive husband, family, and friends, and her three young children, who inspire her every day to make the world a better place!

We are honored to have Dr. Duran with us to discuss the topic : "How to Retain Women Physicians By Investing in Community, Support and Leadership Development"

Key takeaways:

  • How did burnout manifest for you, and how were you able to transform your own burnout into a joyful and successful life and clinical practice?

  • What are some unique ways in which women physicians suffer from burnout vs. their male colleagues?

  • How does Pink Coat MD help women physicians thrive in our current healthcare system?

  • What key factors help organizations retain women physicians, and also help them transition into leadership roles in healthcare?

  • How does knowing your core values create a successful leadership foundation and healthier work-life integration?

Listen to the complete podcast to hear the discussion.

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