The MedCommons provides resources and community for physician families as they navigate the unique challenges of supporting a loved one with a medical career.
As a physician spouse for more than 20 years myself, I know how tough this journey can be.
I created this community because I want physician families today to have a better experience than what we had as they go through medical school, training and beyond.
I felt particularly drawn to find a way to better support spouses and partners of medical residents, a time when people frequently report feeling the most lonely and isolated. After all, it’s tough moving somewhere new, where the only person you know works 80 hours a week.
Specialized life coaching for physician spouses can ease the transition, but residents and their partners often can’t afford to access it.
Here at The MedCommons, you’ll find a safe, inclusive space with the support and community you need as a physician spouse, including information and resources to navigate key decisions around: