Wayne M. Sotile, PhD

SotileWayne M. Sotile is the Founder of The Center for Physician Resilience, in Davidson, North Carolina. He is a national thought leader on physician well-being and work/life issues for contemporary medical families and healthcare professionals. Dr. Sotile consults with medical group practices and health care systems nationwide, teaching evidence-based strategies for deepening multidisciplinary collaboration and collegiality while coping with change. He the founder of “The Resilient Physician Newsletter,” is published widely in the peer-reviewed medical literature regarding physician burnout and work/life issues for medical families, and he has authored or co-authored nine books, including the landmark publications, The Resilient Physician, The Medical Marriage, and his latest, Building Resilience in Neurosurgery Residents: A Primer (with Gary Simonds, M.D.; 2015).

Dr. Sotile has delivered more than 9,000 invited addresses and workshops to corporate and medical audiences, including invited presentations to the American Medical Association Leadership Conference, the International Conference on Physician Wellness, the American Academy of Medical Administrators, the Federation of State Medical Boards, and numerous meetings of medical specialty societies and hospital communities. He also has served as a consultant to medical group practices and to hospital medical staffs throughout the country concerned about within-group and between-group collaboration in the wake of the changing healthcare landscape.

In addition to his speaking and consulting work, Dr. Sotile, a former faculty member of the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, also serves as a special consultant in physician leadership development for Carolinas HealthCare System and and as Clinical Assistant Professor at the Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Sotile earned a B.S. degree in psychology from Louisiana State University and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of South Carolina. He completed his clinical training in Medical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center.

For additional information, please visit www.Sotile.com or www.TheResilientPhysician.com.

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