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Dec 14, 2018

In today’s episode, we chat with Dr. Erica Howe, the founder and creator of The Medical Educator. Listen is as she shares her story of creating her own medical education business that is 100% online so busy physicians can take her courses when they have free time. Also, don’t miss out on hearing all about her Women Physicians Wellness Conference coming in 2019 to the Cayman Islands and how you can be there too!

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How she got the idea for her business and started The Medical Educator.
  • How she uses her past experience to develop and grow her business.
  • Why she also developed her course for negotiation for clinicians.
  • How she came up with the idea for her conference: The Women Physicians Wellness Conference.
  • Why she feels it is important for women to take time out for themselves to recharge.

Erica Howe, M.D. is the founder and CEO of The Medical Educator, an online platform with the mission of providing online, on-demand courses for clinicians to improve their teaching skills and an annual professional development conference called the Women Physicians Wellness Conference

Dr. Howe is a board-certified internist who received her Bachelor of Science degrees in English and Biology and her medical degree at the University of Utah.  She completed her residency and chief residency at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana.  She began her practice at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.  While at Johns Hopkins, she was given the opportunity to develop curricula for the School of Medicine and the Division of Hospitalist Medicine and her passion for curriculum development and improving the teaching skills of clinicians was born.

Links we discussed in the show:

Quotes from Dr. Erica Howe:

  • “How could I provide this information to these excited educators where they could learn it anytime?”
  • “There are times that we need to have a conversation that is going to be a challenging one.”
  • “To take some time away from our busy lives to have those reflective moments.”

Special thank you to this week’s show sponsor: Larry Keller from Physician Financial Services!

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