Executive Coaching for Physicians

“The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade; a calling, not a business…William Osler

Executive coaching for physicians concerned with performance, development and fulfillment at work, whether in the office or hospital.  Executive coaching often involves organizations as well as individuals and can improve the functioning of teams and whole organizations. 

Executive coaching is most often used by senior physicians and surgeons to develop their leadership style or other skills but the benefits of coaching are not  limited to senior individuals. It is also used to improve communication, enhance motivation and develop skills for all employees.

“Patrick is an excellent and highly skilled coach. He career as a surgeon has led him to have a deeply nuanced understanding of the physician minds and work environment. He is uniquely suited to working with physicians and achieving results. He has provided me a framework that I can use to make decisions about my career and return to often as I have insight into what I find energizing at work and what drains me… I return to teachings and conversations we have had often in my work with other physicians…I recommend Patrick without reservation and with the highest endorsement.” 

Family Medicine/California

Dr. Hudson is a Board Certified Coach (BCC) and can assist individual physicians, surgeons and organizations  improve  functioning, find solutions and and achieve their goals. He is licensed and can provide workshops worldwide for Everything Disc and The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team geared specifically to the needs of your healthcare organization’s needs. Dr. Hudson is an Everything DiSC partner.

Both men and women physicians can benefit from coaching but there is some evidence that women physicians may benefit more from coaching than their male colleagues. We also offer organizational coaching and workshops.


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Winters, R. (2013, October 7). Coaching Physicians to Become Leaders. Retrieved May 2, 2015, from https://hbr.org/2013/10/coaching-physicians-to-become-leader

Ananth, S. (2013, October 31). Emotional Intelligence: A New Requirement for Physicians. Retrieved May 7, 2015, from http://www.hhnmag.com/display/HHN-news-article.dhtml?dcrPath=/templatedata/HF_Common/NewsArticle/data/HHN/Daily/2013/Oct/ananth103113-6410005489


Coaching for Physicians

The Leader in Specialized Coaching for Healthcare Organizations and Physicians
Specializing in personalized, intensive coaching at our location or yours
We offer online e-learning with CME
References from our clients

Patrick A. Hudson MD, FACS, MA, MS, MALA, BCC,Board Certified Coach,
2900 Louisiana Blvd. NE Ste E-1, Albuquerque, NM 87110, USA    Telephone: 505-280-4284  

                        EverythingDiSCŪ Authorized Partner and EverythingDiSCŪ Certified Trainer                        
Listed as a resource for physician remedial education by the Federation of State Medical Boards.  
Dr. Hudson does not practice psychotherapy, counseling or psychiatry and works only as a coach.

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