Episode 16 – Dr Mamta Gautam

Inspiring Women Leaders

Episode 16 – Dr Mamta Gautam

December 21, 2022

Episode 16 – Dr Mamta Gautam

Dr. Gautam is an internationally-renowned psychiatrist, consultant, certified coach, author and speaker.

Focused on Professional Health and Well-being since 1990, she is a trailblazer in this field and is known as the “The Doctor’s Doctor”.

She holds leadership roles in several national medical organizations to advise on issue of Physician Wellbeing.

In the past two decades, she has expanded her work to include Leadership Development to better address system-level factors that impact the wellbeing of healthcare workers.

She has created podcasts and videos on these topics, and authored articles, book chapters, and two international best-selling books.

She brings this knowledge and expertise to PEAK MD, through which she delivers keynote presentations and workshops, consults to healthcare organizations and coaches senior medical leaders internationally.  


Dr. Gautam is committed to advancing diversity in medicine, and facilitates leadership development for women in medicine.

She has developed and co-leads Momentum, a six-day retreat for women in medicine; and recently founded ‘The Raft’, an accredited online platform for leadership development, peer support and community for women physicians.


She is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards for her innovative work to support and mentor her healthcare colleagues, and has been awarded Distinguished Fellowships in both the Canadian and American Psychiatric Associations. 

In this episode, Dr. Gautam and I chat about:

Her leadership roles 
Her leadership style 
Her leadership journey 
The leaders that helped her rise 
The challenges she faced on her journey 
How she navigated those challenges 
How she thinks you can become a strong and kind leader 
Her ‘take home’ leadership messages for the listeners, and 
What she is currently excited to be working on.

Dr. Gautam can be contacted via her website and via LinkedIn (

Please reach out to Dr Harrison for individual coaching and/or organisational training via [email protected]

His web address and social media profile links / handles include:

He has co-written a new online course entitled ‘How to be Assertive, Maintain Boundaries, and Say “No!”‘ which can be accessed instantly here for only £55/$66:

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