Being a Physicians is a Calling with Dr. Stephanie Freeman

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Being a Physicians is a Calling with Dr. Stephanie Freeman

Season 4: Turning Pain Into Passion
March 3, 2023

Being a Physicians is a Calling with Dr. Stephanie Freeman


Season 4: Turning Pain into Passion begins with my next guest Dr. Stephanie E. Freeman who is one of the nation’s most acclaimed ICU physicians. She is a board-certified Critical Care physician, a best-selling author, speaker, and consultant. In addition, she is THE expert in helping doctors discover alternative careers in medicine.

Dr. Stephanie consistently meets with physicians individually and in groups to discuss ways they can get “unstuck” in their careers. A compassionate, motivating, energizing, and resourceful physician, it is no wonder why Dr. Stephanie is known among her colleagues as “The Job Doctor”.

As Founder and Chief Medical Advisor of, Dr. Stephanie discusses real-world career strategies to help physicians “think outside the box” regarding their careers. By sharing advice on how to find alternative careers in medicine, Dr. Stephanie helps physicians practice medicine on their own terms.

Dr. Stephanie earned her Medical Degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and her Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Stephanie also completed a Geriatrics fellowship at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. She obtained her Master of Business Administration at Auburn University.

In this episode, we talk about:

·       Who or what was instrumental in her career and leadership journey?

·       Why representation matters

·       Why she feels being a physician is a calling that is sacred.

·       How she turned pain into purpose after being fired from her job

·       Her life and career as a locums doc

·       Three tips for dealing with adversity and challenges.

You can connect with Dr. Stephanie Freeman on IG and TikTok @drstephanieicu and on FB @drstephanie

If you’re ready to transition into a leadership role and make an impact in healthcare by supporting your colleagues, reducing healthcare disparities, and improving outcomes, schedule a discovery call with me at

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