Physicians Anonymous

Dominic Corrigan MD (Pseudonym)

Coach

addiction; 12-steps; disciplinary; career change; coach; psychiatrist; values; motivation; international

About the coach

Psychiatrist with 20 years experience; Research Doctorate; Physician Coach; Worked clinically in 5 countries and healthcare systems. Overachiever. Hit addiction/depression/burnout/suicidal near miss. Glad to be alive. Priorities are now family, community, LIFE-work balance.  I have special experience working with doctors with disciplinary or addiction issues; international medical graduates; and career transition, change. Started my own Coaching Practice and am living my best post-medical life.

Professional background

MBBCH, MD, MRCPsych. 20 years in medicine (life sentence). 

Chairman of various medical professional orgs. 25+ peer-reviewed papers. 3 textbook chapters. 1 marriage, 2 kids. Overachiever.

Moved into biotech consulting and physician coaching in a (now) wonderfully balanced portfolio career.

Personal background

Husband with 2 teenage kids; I work a 12-step program which has been a life-saver. I am in a program of spiritual development. Sit on charity boards.

Selected qualifications

  • Certified Psychiatrist [no longer practicing]
  • Life Coach
  • 12-step sponsor

Helping

  • Practicing physicians
  • Residents
  • Medical students
  • Other health care practitioners

Key words

addiction; 12-steps; disciplinary; career change; coach; psychiatrist; values; motivation; international

Free 30-minute introductory meeting