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Find Your Purpose As a Way to Prevent Burnout

June 20, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT


Join AMWA for a discussion about avoiding burnout by identifying and following your passion. 

Drs. & entrepreneurs Kellie Stecher, Marshall Kuremsky and Sophia Yen will share their stories and will focus discussion on how to identify what has meaning for you personally and how you can enhance your engagement with that meaning in the context of your job or outside it.

Program sponsored by the AMWA Leadership Council


Kellie Stecher, MD is an OBGYN and Co-Founder and President of Patient Care Heroes, as well as the Governor of the 7th district of the American Medical Women’s Association, and advisor to multiple other companies focusing on patient and staff safety, and mental health. She has won the Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine’s Top Doctors’ Rising Star award for the last three years. She was recently runner up for The Sharp Index: Physician Well-being Leader of the Year. She also won a silver Anthem Award. Her work has made her an invaluable contributor to both local and national publications, news, and podcasts. Her focus is on advocacy and policy change, centering around safety and equity. She is the author of the book, Delivering, which is out now. The book is meant to empower women, mothers, working women, women in healthcare, and to inspire change.


Marshall Kuremsky, MD is Co-founder of Beyond Physician and Partner, LOUD Capital EmergeOrtho. He is a practicing orthopaedic surgeon, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and speaker who co-founded a company rooted in helping physicians earn, learn and grow (Beyond Physician).  Dr. Kuremsky has spent his professional life serving others and in doing so, recognized a need beyond clinical medicine not only for himself but for others within medicine.  His experience both in and out of clinical medicine can resonate with many physicians.

Sophia Yen, MD, MPH is the CEO and Co-Founder of Pandia Health, birth control delivery. She has a passion for making women’s lives easier, preventing unplanned pregnancies, and educating women about #PeriodsOptional. She graduated with a B.S. from MIT, M.D. from UCSF Medical School, and M.P.H. from UC Berkeley in Maternal Child Health and serves as a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Stanford Medical School. She is a Reproductive Health Specialist and co-founded 3 non-profit organizations/projects in her endeavors to improve the lives of women: The Silver Ribbon Campaign to Trust Women,, the “full” campaign = = Female Founded, Female Led, a B2C campaign to get consumers to choose Female Founded, and Female Led, all things being equal. Dr. Yen co-founded Pandia Health because she believes no one should suffer from “pill anxiety” – the fear of running out of birth control and the stress of having to obtain birth control each month.


June 20, 2022
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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