Are you tired of living your life on someone else’s terms? It’s time to take control and start living life on your own terms! Do not settle for a life that doesn’t fulfill you emotionally, spiritually or financially. 

The beauty of living life on your own terms is that you get to define what success and happiness mean to you. You can prioritize your passions and create a schedule that works for you. You do not have to follow societal norms or conform to anyone else’s expectations.  In this episode, I talk with Dr. Chelsea Turgeon, MD, former OB/Gyne resident, bestselling author, podcast host of Life After Medicine, and burnout coach.  

She shares her reason for leaving medicine and pursuing a life she designed for herself. As she said, “The world is a better place when we’re doing work that we enjoy. You’re allowed to enjoy work. Like just all of these pieces, all of these messages and these things I’m living out now that are so counter to what people in medicine are used to. That’s what gets me up in the morning, is just being able to shout all of that from the rooftops.”


From Scrubs To Suitcases: A Journey Of Leaving Medicine For Traveling And Coaching With Dr. Chelsea Turgeon Md &Raquo; Chelseaturgeon

Chelsea Turgeon is a former OBGYN. She dropped out during residency and has now built a six figure business as a career coach and digital nomad. She helps healthcare workers create a career that is aligned to their authentic selves. 

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Sapna Shah-Haque Internal Medicine Physician

Dr. Sapna Shah-Haque, MD is a board certified Internal Medicine physician. She was born and raised in Kansas, and attended medical school at the University of Kansas [KU] School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at KU-Wichita as well. After experiencing burnout herself, and watching other physician colleagues burn out, it became a passion of hers to look into different aspects of burnout. While the system does need to change, as it is broken, this podcast is a way to reach physicians and possibly shed light on what is not an isolated situation.