Rank #1: Eulogy to 10,000 doctors
500 doctors gathered in NYC for a 2-day event culminating in this memorial march to eulogize the tens of thousands of doctors we’ve lost to suicide—and to demand justice.
Rank #2: Doctor revived after suicide. Here’s what he says. (and what I say)
In this podcast, I share insights from a doc who barely survived his suicide attempt plus simple ways to prevent the next suicide. Listen in. You may save a life.
Rank #3: How to be inspirational
A medical student recently asked for my guidance on inspiration and keeping a positive attitude amid so much pain and suffering. He wondered how I “willingly drink in the most heart-wrenching of fodder, yet exude even larger volumes of love.” So on today’s mentorship call, I’ll share how to be inspirational.
Rank #4: Dr. Wible interviewed on physician suicide
After her keynote "Finding your bliss—beating physician burnout," Dr. Wible is interviewed on our doctor suicide crisis and how we can change medical culture.
Rank #5: Top 10 lies doctors tell themselves
Here's how doctors routinely undermine their capacity to help their patients—and themselves.
Rank #6: I hate myself. I don’t deserve to be a doctor.
Dr. Wible answers a letter from a medical student who suffers from Impostor syndrome, a condition in which high-achieving individuals are unable to internalize their accomplishments and they fear being exposed as a fraud. Remember: Nobody knows what they’re doing when they start medical school.
Rank #7: Physician PTSD—Are you a victim?
Dr. Pamela Wible and Sydney Ashland discuss the top 5 factors that lead to physician PTSD, a common yet underreported condition among medical doctors.
Rank #8: Should I pay & should I go to medical school?
How to know if medical school is the right path for you. Plus free session with mentors Dr. Pamela Wible and Daniel Herzberg who can help you figure out what to do next.
Rank #9: What depressed doctors do (when nobody's looking)
What do depressed doctors do? They have affairs, drink alcohol, smoke pot, steal prescriptions, binge-eat crap, scream, suffer silently, exercise obsessively, and die by suicide. Here's why.
Rank #10: How to say no for people pleasers
People pleasers are dangerous. They actually end up hurting people. Don’t be TOO NICE anymore. Please.
Rank #11: Should I go to a brand-name medical school?
Is it worth it to attend a brand-name medical school? Here's why I chose a less-prestigious school and why I love my decision.
Rank #12: Doctor's suicide an 'inconvenience' for patients
Jon Azkue, a Chicago-area doctor, died by suicide just before completing his training. I first reported his death a few years ago. This is a follow-up story on his suicide. What really happened to Dr. Azkue? And why? In this podcast I break the silence on one doctor’s suicide.
Rank #13: 10 signs it’s time to quit your job
Here are 10 warning signs that will help you determine if it's time to quit your job. If you can relate to any of these, please quit now.
Rank #14: What doctors (secretly) need from patients
Discover the top 5 things doctors need from patients (& what patients need from doctors). It's not what you think.
Rank #15: Meet the happiest nurse practitioner in Alaska
Christine Sagan opened her clinic in a broom closet. She says, “I never thought in a million years that hundreds of thousands of dollars would be just rolling in.” Here’s how she did it . . .
Rank #16: 7 steps to financial freedom
I grew up studying my physician parents (a pathologist & psychiatrist). I quickly learned psychology dictates our financial health. Here are 7 strategies to success to matter your profession.
Rank #17: Finding your bliss—beating physician "burnout"
Wildest keynote! Singing and dancing across stage with 4000 doctors in Las Vegas. Rowdiest audience EVER! Interrupted by clapping 13 times and laughing all the way through! 100% funnest talk I’ve ever delivered. ENJOY . . . and the quick 3-minute colonic cleanse for "burnout" is revealed!
Rank #18: Three things I say to a suicidal physician (or anyone who is suicidal)
Dr. Pamela Wible reports on the three simple things she says to suicidal physicians (these strategies apply to anyone who is suicidal). 1) I don’t say anything. I listen without judgement. 2) Then I say, “You are not alone.” 3) Finally, I say, "Call me anytime." For additional details read her article "What I say to suicidal physicians" and her book, Physician Suicide Letters—Answered.
Rank #19: Physician Suicide Letters—Answered (FREE Audiobook)
This FREE audiobook (the unabridged recording of Physician Suicide Letters—Answered by Pamela Wible, M.D.) is read by the author and is dedicated to all medical students, to every child who has ever dreamed of being a doctor, and to all those who have lost their lives in pursuit of healing others. PLEASE SHARE WIDELY. You may save a life.
Rank #20: How to fall in love with your electronic medical records
How doctors can finally love the EMR (or go back to index cards)