Cheri Shumate, ACC, PDC, has been coaching since 2012 and became an ICF credentialed coach in 2015. She coaches physicians who are experiencing stress, burnout and job dissatisfaction and want to find balance for their lives, rediscover their core values and enjoyment in their work.
There are so many passions that drive what I do – there are so many reasons why I feel my destiny is to serve others; in the end, life is too short and if I can help one person manage life to live it to the fullest, then I’ve done my job.
Dr. Judith Holder is the founder and executive director of Unique Pathways Coaching and Consulting Services, PLLC: Inspiring You to Be Your Best (www.uniquepathwayscoaching.com) in Durham, North Carolina. Her niche areas are executive, leadership, performance, communication and personal development for physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and corporate executives. Dr. Holder is an executive coach-psychologist who is versed in change management, leadership development, performance management, communication effectiveness, and in the competing stressors confronting medical and corporate cultures and workforces. Dr. Holder’s passion is to empower leaders, teams and organizations to maximize their potential. She uses her clinical and coaching skills to collaborate with leaders and managers in the people skills needed to lead effectively, and the psychosocial factors impacting employee sub-optimal performance and well-being. Further, Dr. Holder conceptual and designed a workshop training, after many decades of coaching and consulting with professionals, the P.A.C.E. Coach-Like Approach for leaders, managers, frontline supervisors and solo contributors who are interested in learning a simple yet effective approach to have a coach-like approach with employees and increase their interpersonal effectiveness.
Joy is a certified coach with the International Coach Federation and a certified physician development coach. Her over 30 years’ healthcare experience in both community-based and academic medical centers provides real world knowledge of the challenges facing physicians and health care leaders today.
Dr. Sara Miller is the founder and president of True North Coaching, established in 2002. She is committed to helping hospitals provide compassionate care, by holding on to one of its most valuable resources, physicians. She was one of the first and few who specialized in working with physicians who have disruptive behaviors. Dr. Miller also has extensive experience in coaching physicians who are disillusioned or dispirited, and those moving from clinical positions into medical directorships. She was trained in Authentic Happiness, under Martin Seligman, the father of Positive Psychology.
Ken Miller is a Physician who has Board Certifications in Psychiatry, Psychiatric Administration and Management and NeuroPsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology. He has served in many Medical administrative roles over his 32 years of practice and is a certified Physician Development Coach with the Physician Coaching Institute.