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#55: Help for Anxiety

11/15/2018
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Episode Notes Lara talks with physician spouse Ashley Brown about the challenges of dealing with anxiety, the importance of sharing our feelings with others, and some strategies for retraining our brains to think differently. About Ashley Ashley Brown is a 32-year-old mother of two boys, Harvey and Gabriel, and is married to a doctor. Ashley grew up in a small town in Montana where she never imagined she would be married to a doctor. She received a BA in Accounting and passed the...

Duration:00:30:53

#54: Gift Etiquette for Doctors

11/8/2018
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Episode Notes Lara discusses gift etiquette do's and dont's for physicians and their spouses with Karen Hickman, a social etiquette expert and nationally recognized speaker and writer who was married to a physician for many years. Click here for the Holiday Shopping Guide For Physician Families Want to enter the $500 luggage giveaway? It's right here! About Karen Hickman Karen Hickman is passionate about raising the civility quotient in America today. She is an expert in the most...

Duration:00:25:47

#53: Mealtime with Physician Families

11/1/2018
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Episode Notes Lara has a fun conversation about food with Robin Corry, a good friend Lara met during her husband's residency in Wisconsin. Robin and Lara discuss the challenges of planning meals around a busy physician's schedule, dealing with picky eaters, and how sharing a passion with your spouse can make a marriage stronger. About Robin Robin Corry is a wife of a physician and a mom to 3 kids who loves to cook for herself and her family. Throughout their 18 years of marriage, whether...

Duration:00:44:04

#52: Be Their Number One Fan!

10/25/2018
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Episode Notes For complete show notes as well as a transcript, or to see additional resources, click here. Lara talks with Jamia Ponder about her experiences of raising three kids and moving several times, including to a foreign country, as her husband continues to pursue his dream of becoming a physician. About Jamia Jamia Ponder encompasses over eight years of experience with a multi-faceted career path. She is a Lifestyle Coach challenging medical students and wives to holistically...

Duration:00:37:10

#51: Cancer is Never Convenient

10/18/2018
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Episode Notes Lara talks with physician spouse Gayle Smith about her experience of dealing with cancer early in her marriage and how she and her husband made adjustments to persevere through various challenges and keep their marriage strong. About Gayle An accomplished traveler, an experienced and successful businesswoman, a devoted wife and a mother to two beautiful fur-babies. All of these descriptors represent Gayle Smith. Despite humble beginnings, she has leveraged two degrees in...

Duration:00:37:37

#50: Commitment, Knowledge and Flexibility

10/11/2018
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Episode Notes Lara shares some of her thoughts about the book "The Birth Partner" by Penny Simkin and how the principles of supporting a partner during a stressful situation can apply to supporting our spouses during the stressful times of their medical journey. About Lara Lara McElderry is the podcast host and founder of Married to Doctors. Her and her husband got married before he decided to start down the medical path. For the past sixteen years, they’ve struggled and triumphed through...

Duration:00:19:35

#49: The Realities of Family Planning

10/4/2018
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Episode Notes Lara talks with Pamela Savage, a counselor and mom who is married to an emergency medicine physician about the unpredictable challenges and realities of planning and starting a family during medical training. About Pamela Pamela Savage is a work at home mom to Sweet Baby Raymond and forever-puppy, Buddy. She is married to a handsome, adventurous ER doc whose work schedule drives her nuts. Pamela is a counselor, yogi, runner and writer who has lived in Morocco, Philadelphia...

Duration:00:45:08

#48: Are We Raising Spoiled Kids?

9/27/2018
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Episode Notes: Lara talks with Physician Family financial advisor Ben Utley about how to best prepare our children to thrive as adults and make smart financial decisions. About Ben Utley: Ben Utley believes it's our job, as parents, to prepare our kids for the challenges and opportunities of the real world. As a husband, father of two daughters and Certified Financial Planner™, he is passionate about helping physician families become financially stable so their kids can feel safe and...

Duration:00:38:23

#47: From Music Teacher to Physician

9/17/2018
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Episode Notes Lara talks with Angela Kalcec, who sits on the Board of Directors of the Advocates of the American Osteopathic Association, about the resources available to medical spouses and about Angela's own medical journey when her husband decided to become a physician after years of teaching music. About Angela Angela Kalcec currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Advocates for the American Osteopathic Association and the Advocates of the Michigan Osteopathic Association. Most...

Duration:00:23:46

#46: Improving Your Emotional Intelligence

9/13/2018
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Episode Notes Lara talks with Dr. Shakila Angadi, a dentist and a certified social and emotional intelligence coach, about how physicians and their families can better avoid burnout and unnecessary stress. About Dr. Angadi Dr. Shakila Angadi is a dentist and a certified social and emotional intelligence coach. As a wife to a pediatric anesthesiologist and mom to a very active 6-year-old, she is loving the journey of finding balance and peace in her life. As a self-proclaimed recovering...

Duration:00:45:52

#45: Love and Time: A World War II Story

9/6/2018
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Episode Notes Lara shares a story from her aunt's experience of being separated from her husband during World War II and explains how time doesn't always equal love in relationships. About Lara Lara McElderry is the podcast host and founder of Married to Doctors. She and her husband got married before he decided to start down the medical path. For the past sixteen years, they’ve struggled and triumphed through the MCAT, medical school, residency, and fellowship with several twists and...

Duration:00:21:11

#44: How to Make Changes When You're Feeling Stuck

8/30/2018
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Episode Notes Lara and certified life coach Andrea Liebross discuss how to keep your personal goals on track when your spouse's medical journey leaves you feeling stuck. About Andrea Andrea is a Possibilities Coach who works with women who are married to busy, professional spouses and take on the primary role of Household CEO, regardless of whether or not they work in or outside the home. Her mission is to empower smart women to see things from a fresh perspective and to discover the...

Duration:00:33:39

#43: Affairs in Physician Marriages

8/23/2018
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Episode Notes Lara talks with marriage and family therapist Yasman Mostajeran about the relationship characteristics that often cause affairs, how to avoid attachment issues, and how to regain trust in a relationship that has suffered a betrayal. About Yasman Yasman is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist-Associate, Certified Sex Therapist-Candidate and Gottman Level 3 trained psychotherapist in Houston, TX. Although most of Yasman’s clients are couples, she works with individuals and...

Duration:00:36:43

#42: Persevering in Your Own Way

8/16/2018
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Episode Notes Lara talks with Dr. Ashlee Klevens Hayes, a pharmacist married to a physician who worked hard to establish her career while also making some sacrifices to make her marriage strong. Lara and Ashlee discuss the challenges of long-distance relationships and the residency Match, and how perseverance looks different for everyone. About Dr. Hayes Dr. Ashlee Klevens Hayes, PharmD/MHA is the founder of Rx Ashlee, a coaching program that helps healthcare professionals transition into...

Duration:00:26:18

#41: Interview with the White Coat Investor

8/9/2018
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Episode Notes In this episode Lara discusses marriage, finances, and owning your decisions with Jim Dahle, M.D., creator and host of the popular "White Coat Investor" podcast and website. About Dr. Dahle James M. Dahle, MD, when not out skiing, mountain biking, or rock climbing with his wife and three children, practices emergency medicine in suburban Utah. As a medical resident, he grew tired of being ripped off by unscrupulous financial professionals including mutual fund salesmen,...

Duration:00:44:28

#40: Medicine: The Third Partner in Your Relationship

8/2/2018
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Episode Notes Lara and Sarah Epstein, author of the Amazon bestseller "Love in the Time of Medical School," discuss communication in medical relationships and how medicine can sometimes feel like the third person in our marriages. About Sarah Sarah Epstein is a marriage and family therapy intern, international speaker, and author of the #1 Amazon bestselling book “Love in the time of medical school: Build a happy, healthy relationship with a medical student”. She dated her husband Brian...

Duration:00:35:24

#39: The Ups and Downs of Being Married to a Surgeon

7/26/2018
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Episode Notes Lara has a conversation about the good and bad of being married to a surgeon with Megan Sharma, author of the upcoming book, "Memoir's of a Surgeon's Wife: I'm Throwing Your Damn Pager Into the Ocean." About Megan Megan Sharma is an author and writing professional originally from Seattle, Washington and recently transplanted to the Midwest. In 2015, the same year she moved cross-country (again!) and became a mother, Megan traded her 9:00 to 5:00 for calling the shots in her...

Duration:00:25:08

#38: Making a House a Home

7/19/2018
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Episode Notes In this episode Lara shares some memories from all the different houses she lived in during her husband's medical training and how she has tried to make each house a home. About Lara Lara McElderry is the podcast host and founder of Married to Doctors. Her and her husband got married before he decided to start down the medical path. For the past sixteen years, they’ve struggled and triumphed through the MCAT, medical school, residency, and fellowship with several twists and...

Duration:00:34:05

#37: Embracing the Realities of Being Married to a Doctor

7/12/2018
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Episode Notes Lara talks with Donna Rovito, editor of Physician Family Magazine, who shares some of her experiences of being in a medical marriage for over 30 years and how the medical profession has evolved over time. Lara and Donna also discuss the importance of support for physician spouses and the best marriage advice Donna says she ever received. Physician Family Community Facebook Page Transcript and full show notes About Donna Donna Baver Rovito has been navigating life in a...

Duration:00:48:24

#36: Second Chances

7/5/2018
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Episode Notes Lara talks with Joyce Bass about her experiences of being married to an ObGyn physician, and how she chooses to deal with prejudice and misconceptions. About Joyce Joyce stays busy working different part-time jobs and raising her children. She also enjoys making jewelry and you can see her work here at Lisa and Baleigh. For complete show notes and a transcript please visit www.marriedtodoctors.com Stay up to date with the latest from Married To Doctors!

Duration:00:21:26