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Michelle Mudge-Riley

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S3, Episode 41-The Complete Guide to Taking The Road Less Traveled-[Physican Fireside Chat] with Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley from Physicians Helping Physicians

The Freedom Formula for Physicians | How Doctors Cut Debt & Slash Taxes | Business Of Medicine | Financial Education

My name is Dave Denniston, your host. Welcome back my friends to the latest episode of The Freedom Formula for Physicians Podcast. Welcome back to our monthly fireside chat with a physician to get to know their journey, their joys, and their struggles with finances and outside of finances. My friends, in this show, I try and dig deep to find interesting people. As a matter of fact, our next guest was featured on the August 27th, 2016 episode of Dr. Nii Darko's podcast, Doc's Outside The Box. I was immediately drawn to this episode, as it was titled, "This doctor had it all, but didn't want it." She was top performer in medical school, and then got to the point of struggling with whether or not she wanted to be in clinical medicine. Fresh out of residency, she decided she not to. In this interview today, we’re going to talk about her journey and successful transition, because now she is helping other physicians do this as well. Please help me welcome Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley from Physicians Helping Physicians. Welcome Michelle!    In this podcast you will: Discover what led Dr. Mudge-Riley away from clinical medicine into helping other physicians who also want to escape clinical medicine. Be inspired on how taking the road less traveled can lead to the greatest successes. Gain knowledge on how Physicians Helping Physicians, Dr. Mudge-Riley's organization, develops customizable plans for each of their clients. Learn from Dr. Mudge-Riley's mistakes and acquire the right tools and protocol to protect yourself if you decide to also move away from clinical medicine. Resources mentioned in this podcast: Doc Outside The Box-Dr. Nii Darko's Podcast Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley's Docs Outside The Box episode Physician's Helping Physicians-Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley's organization For all the show notes, transcription and more, check out the podcast website at http://doctorfreedompodcast.com/ ----more---- ----more---- ----more---- Investment advice is only offered in jurisdictions where Centurion Financial Strategies, LLC (“Centurion”) is appropriately registered or exempt from registration. Our Form ADV Part 2 brochure can be obtained free of charge at https://adviserinfo.sec.gov by searching for our firm by name or its unique CRD number (316454). This podcast is not a solicitation to provide advisory services in any jurisdiction in which we are not appropriately registered or excluded from registration. The information, statements, and opinions contained in this podcast have been obtained from or are based upon information obtained from sources which we believe to be reliable, but we do not warrant or guarantee the timeliness or accuracy of any such information. This podcast is intended for informational purposes only and should not be construed as personalized investment, tax, or legal advice. Opinions expressed by any guest are their own opinions and do not necessarily reflect the firm’s views. You should carefully consider your unique financial circumstances and needs prior to making any investment in securities or purchasing any insurance products. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Investing in securities involves the risk of loss. Insurance products are backed by the financial strength and claims-paying ability of the issuing insurance company and may be subject to restrictions, limitations, and early withdrawal fees which vary by issuer. You should consider the charges, risks, expenses, and investment objectives of any insurance products before entering a contract.


27 Aug 2021

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How to Transition to a Non-Clinical Career With Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley

Doctors Changing Medicine

Most of us go through intense years of medical school, residency and training with one ultimate goal in mind - to become doctors. But what happens if, after all those years, you realize that becoming a doctor isn't your calling anymore? Are there options? Can you pursue something else and still be happy and fulfilled? In today's episode, I speak with Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley, a consultant, coach, and entrepreneur. She is the CEO and Founder of Physicians Helping Physicians LLC where she has spent the past 17 years assisting physicians and medical students with career strategy. Given that she was one of the early pioneers for physicians embarking on non-clinical careers, Dr. Mudge-Riley has helped hundreds of physicians with career transition and skills diversification. She explores some of the steps that can be taken to reduce our fears, address our mindset and expedite the process of finding a new calling. Some of the tactics she shares can be used to overcome the imposter syndrome, so you don't want to miss this episode!In a nutshell, we talk about:How Dr. Mudge-Riley created a non-clinical career for herself and some of the challenges she had to overcome.Why it's okay to go the non-traditional route as a physician.Getting out of your comfort zone and facing your fears.Some of the paths that any doctor looking to go the non-clinical route can take.Whether on not one can replace their income should they take the non-clinical route and some of the myths associated with it.How your imposter syndrome is preventing you from reaching your full potential....and so much more!Episode sponsor: If you’re ready to build a business that lets you live life and practice medicine on your own terms, check out the EntreMD Business School!Featured in the show:Dr. Mudge-Riley’s Website: www.phphysicians.comDr. Mudge-Riley’s Podcast: Physicians Helping PhysiciansMore from Doctors Changing Medicine:Join the Doctors Changing Medicine Community HEREYouTube Channel


9 Jun 2021

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Celebrating Episode 100 With Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley!

The EntreMD Podcast

I am celebrating the 100th episode in the passenger seat. This exclusive episode is a podcast takeover by Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley. If you ever thought of a question to ask me, then this is the episode for you! Dr. Mudge-Riley asks me profound questions that you may have wanted me to answer!In this episode, we dive deep into the background of how I became successful at what I do. Data shows only 39.9% of podcasts on Apple podcast were active as of December 2020. This episode will reveal my secrets behind the podcast.If you loved this episode of The EntreMD Podcast, I invite you to join the EntreMD Business School. It is the ONLY school of its kind that helps physicians become thriving entrepreneurs who make money, have impact, and have time for the things that matter. What You’ll Learn from this Episode:How I pulled off being consistent with this podcast.The top six things I do daily.The steps to take to keep balance in life.My vision for the podcast and EntreMD as a wholeFeatured on the Show:EntreMD Business SchoolEntreMD private Facebook groupDr. Michelle Mudge-Riley LinkedInPhysicians Helping Physicians


18 Mar 2021

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Sunday Special 09 - "The Road to a Successful Non-Clinical Career" with Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley

The Scope of Practice Podcast

Sunday Special 09 - Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley was one of the early pioneers for physicians embarking on non-clinical career.  Over the last 10 years, she has helped hundreds of physicians transition to non-clinical careers or start a part-time small business.  She's sharing her expertise on today's podcast episode.Are you thinking about starting a non-clinical career?Burned out from traditional clinical medicine?Struggling to find your place in the field of medicine?If so, join me on this magnificent journey with Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley.  We explore her faith, her conviction for serving people even when she's not a clinical practitioner, and her passion for helping people find their true calling.  Also, we'll delve deeper into concepts like evangelism, sharing your faith with your friends, and the powerful impact that vulnerability can have in your social group.  You won't want to miss this great interview with Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley! Email Dr. Brent Lacey for help with career or personal finance coaching.Free Resource: The Body of Christ - A 14-day devotional series for healthcare professionalsOne-on-one personal finance and business coaching: Click here and email me to set up a free consultation today!


7 Feb 2021

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Non-Clinical Career Options with the Doctor's Doctor, Michelle Mudge-Riley, DO

The Prosperous Doc

You go through years of medical school, residency, and training, focused on one goal – to finally become a doctor. But what happens when after everything you’ve been through, you feel like being a doctor isn’t your calling anymore? That you don’t feel the same fire or passion as you did on your first day of medical school? Are you confined to the medical industry or are there more paths available?In this episode of Prosperous Doc, host Shane Tenny speaks with Michelle Mudge-Riley, a.k.a. The Doctor’s Doctor, about her experience leaving clinical practice and how she’s helping other doctors do the same. She shares her story of leaving medicine and created a business by helping other doctors who’ve been through similar situations.A number of factors, both internal and external, can leave clinicians feeling like a failure for wanting to leave medicine. Because medicine requires a laser focus, doctors often fail to realize that there are a multitude of options available for people with their education and training. (9:25) She says, “Once you realize what's out there, you then realize how much more is out there.” (10:00)Not all doctors Michelle works with want to leave medicine, some are simply burned out and seeking change or supplemental non-clinical work. With that in mind, she shares some of the key indicators she uses to help doctors discern the right path for them. Michelle says “the most important thing is to hear their story and to talk with them and to provide a safe place for them to talk things out, because ultimately at the end of the day, each person sort of knows which path they need to take.” (15:07) Not everyone needs or wants to completely transition out of medicine – they just need to understand that other avenues exist and are available to them. (27:00)Michelle provides closing advise for anyone feeling lost in their career and considering leaving medicine, “there's no shame in looking at what's out there, what the options are. You don't have to make any commitments. But, the biggest and most important thing is,: don't lose confidence in yourself and you're not a failure.” (28:42)For more information on Michelle and her work, check out the Physicians Helping Physicians website. If you’re a physician exploring other options, sign up to attend the sessions at the all-virtual NEXT Conference.Financial Wellness TipIn this episode’s financial wellness tip, Will Koster discusses insurance as part of your financial foundation. It is imperative that you review your policies frequently to determine if they are still adequate for your current needs. Your home, life, and disability insurance, for instance, may not be sufficient compared to when you first purchased them early in your career. Re-evaluate them and make sure they’re in order so that the foundation of your financial plan continues to be stable and strong. To learn more check out our blog post Insurance Planning for the Good and the Bad.Prosperous Doc podcast by Spaugh Dameron Tenny highlights real-life stories from doctors and dentist to encourage and inspire listeners through discussions of professional successes and failures in addition to personal stories and financial wellness advice. Spaugh Dameron Tenny is a comprehensive financial planning firm serving doctors and dentist in Charlotte, NC. To find out more about Spaugh Dameron Tenny, visit our website at www.sdtplanning.com. You can also connect with our host, Shane Tenny, CFP at shane@whitecoatwell.com or on Twitter.CRN202208-269481


24 Aug 2020

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67: Get an Army of Physicians to Help Build Your Business or Secure Your Next Nonclinical Job with Michelle Mudge-Riley, DO

BootstrapMD - Physician Entrepreneurs Podcast with Dr. Mike Woo-Ming

No business was built by itself.  It takes a team of like-minded individuals to get behind one important mission.  So what if you had a team of doctors to help mentor you, without even leaving your living room? That’s what Dr Michelle Mudge-Riley has put together!  On this episode, you’ll learn her drive to help as many doctors as she can, teaching the principles that allowed her to leave clinical medicine and setting the scenes to establish the 2020 NEXT Conferences.  We also discuss what we’ve learned  in our combined 30+ years of mentoring physicians to non-traditional paths.  There’s a lot to digest here, and you won’t want to miss one single minute! 2020 NEXT Conferences (Physician Helping Physicians) - https://www.bootstrapmd.com/virtual/ (Add Coupon Code WOOMING20  to save an extra $50 off registration) OUR SPONSOR: Money Insights - Achieve Passive Income through Unique Wealth-Building Strategies Exclusive for Doctors - Get a Free Assessment to Learn More: https://bootstrapmd.com/money


30 May 2020

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Episode 36: Physicians Helping Physicians Make Career Transitions w/Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley

Next Level Physicians: Thriving Outside the Box

SHOW NOTES: This week next level entrepreneur and Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley and I took the conversation to another level as we had a special conversation about physicians helping physicians and she reveals what she is doing to help physicians who are interested in non-clinical careers this summer in July! Highlights from the conversation: Dr. Mudge’s Background ● Dr. Mudge was in pathology training as a pathology before transitioning in 2004 She loved medicine, but wasn’t sure clinical medicine was what she felt comfortable with. Back in those days, resources that now are available all over the internet weren’t there. That made her feel alone and lost. ● She then tried other jobs somehow related to medicine - which was the only work experience she had - and worked for a medical device company and hospital administration. Without marketing or administration knowledge, the outcomes weren’t exactly good. ● She started telling her story, and it got picked up by different news channels. Later, she was invited to speak in conferences about her experience. Not long after that, her clients started reaching out to her for coaching services. A Message For the Doctors that Feel Like they Outgrew Their Careers It’s a bit scary, because you may feel like you are turning your back into what you worked so hard for. You are not a failure, you are exploring other options. It’s valid to think about businesses that you’d like to start, careers that you’d like to explore. Spread your wings, because good things come with that. The Situation of Doctors Trying to Change Their Career Path ● No one is safe form how lost they will feel once they make the transition. Triple board certified orthopedics, surgeons, etc… ● Currently, there is what seems to be a mass exodus. Doctors are looking towards changing their career, and this doesn’t necessarily mean coming out of clinical, but just practicing on their own terms. ● What stops most of the people is fear. “What’s out there? Is there anything for me?” ● There are many different paths that people can take: Telemedicine, utilization review work, healthcare IT, pharma medical science liaison work, digital technology related or unrelated to medicine… How To Help Doctors During the Transition ● Preparing their minds for the journey: Most of physicians look only at the destination. Becoming a doctor was a journey, and most forget that. The transition will be journey too. ● It’s best to leave the competitive mindset behind: Striving to be as good as it gets is wonderful, but there’s no need to push others down. There’s enough bread for everyone. ● Confidence: Many will say that a transition is stupid, a waste of time, or a waste of medical training. There’s a reason someone decided to do the transition, and that should be the one thing on their mind, and their main motivation. Sign up for the Physicians Helping Physicians Conference by going to https://bit.ly/PhysiciansHelpingPhysiciansVC You can also follow Dr. Mudge-Riley on social media at: Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/mudgeriley/ Instagram handle @mudgeriley Twitter handle @mudgeriley Your Youtube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChOnpmPLNict5lHQuRnw_pA?view_as=subscriber Website Address www.phphysicians.com Podcast Name Physicians In Transition Podcast This Podcast is Sponsored by MED-E University. Learn more about starting your own non-traditional medical practice and get your 14 day Free Trial by visiting medeu.nextlevelphysicians.com 


25 May 2020

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79: Hope wtih Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley

Doctor Me First with Errin Weisman DO

Michelle Mudge-Riley DO, MHA, RDN, CLT is CEO and Founder at Physicians Helping Physicians and has been helping physicians find satisfaction and solutions with their medical careers. Today, we talk about her journey from pathology to coach, the transformational work she does and why hope is important. Hang with Dr. Mudge-Riley on her website Physicians Helping Physicians - FB - LinkedIn - IG - TW


28 Jun 2019

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Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley: It’s Never Been a Better Time to Be Confused About What You Want

Quit Happens | How (and why!) to strategically quit your job, leave your relationship, or part ways with toxic mindsets.

Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley has always refused to settle. In medical school, she realized patient care wasn’t for her…which was a difficult realization for someone on the road to becoming a doctor. Deciding NOT to settle for a job with patient care led her down a path through more schooling, then through a leapfrog job, and eventually on to what she does now - helping mid-career professionals make career transitions using the techniques she’d picked up along her journey. She points out that it’s a great time to not know what you want to do, as you no longer need another degree to do something different. She encourages thinking about ways to educate yourself outside of the debt-ridden educational system, and also points out that it has never been easier to go get experience in careers of your choice. And lastly, she helps professionals wrestle with the loss of identity often experienced when leaving a high-profile professional career - which often includes pointing out both that they can always go back, but also, reminding them to look at what they’re running toward…which is generally a happier, healthier work life. Check out the Physicians Helping Physicians conference in Austin this April!


12 Feb 2019

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KORE Women features Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley, who talks about her business and her journey

The KORE Women Podcast

Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley, DO, MHA, RDA, CLT is the CEO and Founder of Scout A Career, which is an education company providing support and resources to those looking at a second career or a career transition. She has spent the past 14 years assisting physicians and other mid-career professionals with career strategy. She also talks about her very unique journey of going all the way through medical school and then making the difficult decision to not be a medical practitioner. Her story is a must listen!   To learn more about Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley: https://scoutacareer.com/about/


18 Dec 2018