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Oct 25, 2019

In today’s episode, we speak to Lara McElderry, the founder and host of the, “Married to Doctors,” Podcast. She shares what it’s really like to be married to a physician, the challenges physician spouses face and how they can protect and rediscover their own self-identity along the way.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How Lara met her husband and their journey into the medical field.
  • What are some challenges that spouses of physicians face?
  • How education disparity affects physician spouses.
  • How physician spouses can rediscover their self-identity.
  • Why Lara feels that life coaching is important for physicians and spouses as well.

Lara McElderry studied Family and Consumer Science and graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Masters Degree in Teaching. She has worked with youth and adults and has a strong interest in family dynamics. Lara has been navigating the medical world for the last seventeen years as she has supported her husband through medical school, residency, a specialty change, fellowship, as well as raising five boys. She is the founder and podcast host of, “Married to Doctors”. Her show is an interview based weekly podcast. Spouses of physicians share their stories and experts share advice as Lara leads a discussion asking personal and hard questions that explore the joys and challenges of being Married to Doctors.

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