Does your group suffer from burnout and lack of connection?

Is your group struggling with leadership on one hand and guidance on how to juggle their work- life balance on the other?

Do you want to give them tools and techniques that will improve their communication and leave them totally transformed?

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Dr. Starla Fitch is a dynamic, enthusiastic speaker, whether speaking for a TEDx talk on connection to thousands, a keynote to inspire faculty, a lecture to encourage medical students or a workshop to improve hospital staff burnout. She has received rave reviews at her workshops at world class spa resorts, where the audience includes everyone from teachers to architects.

Invite Dr. Fitch to guide your team to connect with their mission and improve productivity and workplace satisfaction!


Dr. Starla Fitch’s Speaking Topics Include:

  • The 4 Step Plan from Burnout to Balance
  • Less Juggling. More Joy.
  • The 3 Secrets of Work-Life Balance
  • Happy People Don’t Explain Themselves
  • The Road to Resilience
  • How To Love Medicine Again
  • The Importance of Connection

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After listening to Dr. Fitch speak, audiences are able to:

  • Improve productivity and morale for themselves and others
  • Gain insight in communication skills
  • Approach work-life balance more effectively
  • Recognize burnout in themselves and others
  • Learn actionable steps to improve burnout and gain resilience
  • Achieve more success in their lives through the power of connection
  • Reduce employee turnover through engagement

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People Are Saying:

  • “Starla Fitch was a true inspiration for the family medicine faculty at our SIU departmental retreat last spring. Her stories touched our hearts and our spirits. She helped us start the discussion regarding physician and team burnout and how we can begin addressing and preventing it. Starla’s insights are so practical and timely for the stressors we face as part of the complex healthcare system. She reminds us of the compassion that brought us to this field and of our need to connect and support one another.” Janet Albers, M.D., Chairperson, Family & Community Medicine, Residency Program Director, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • “Your talk at TEDxFargo was impactful and moving. I’ve since asked myself, ‘Am I really seeing this person?’”Briana Scearcy
  • “Just as Starla writes, we need to really look at the reasons we choose medicine. What I want everyone to do is find your unique, authentic self and not live a role or life imposed upon you by others.”Bernie Siegel, M.D., New York Times best-selling author of Love, Medicine & Miracles
  • “For many physicians, the magical intimacy of the doctor-patient relationship is little more than a distant memory. For all this, however, there is a way out, from a medical insider who’s been in the trenches and knows how to speak from her heart. Thank you, Dr. Starla.”Larry Dossey, M.D., New York Times best-selling author of Healing Words
  • “Starla Fitch’s purpose to help health care professionals move from burnout to vibrant vitality comes through loud and clear.”Steve Sisgold, Author of What’s Your Body Telling You?
  • “I have seldom seen our students as engaged as they were with your presentation. You have a wonderful facility for touching an audience, a warm and supportive presence, and a genuine gift for erasing the barriers between speaker and listeners. The kind of interaction your talk generated rarely happens — we are all in your debt.Thanks for giving so freely of yourself. This is important work you are doing, and you are doing it with wisdom, with humor, and with grace.”Phillip Davis, Associate Provost, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • “Dr. Fitch was able to take us out of the chaos that is the medical field, and ask us to remember why we went into this profession in the first place. She asked us to step back and look for balance in our lives between the important work we do by running medical practices, and cherishing the time we spend with family and friends. Through humor and life lessons, Dr. Fitch left us energized and ready to take on the world again.”Lynn Wolff, FACMPE, Medical Group Management Association
  • “Dr. Fitch was a motivational and inspirational speaker. This was a particularly useful session in preparation for the rigors of residency.”Senior medical students at Medical Humanities Lecture Series

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