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Defibrillate Your Medical Career!

  • Rx For Sanity: Resuscitating passion for healthcare with creativity joy and laughterSuf­fer from Reten­tion Deficit Disorder?
  • Coop­er­a­tion & team­work flat-lined?
  • Staff’s enthu­si­asm for health­care fast approach­ing room temperature?

You need CPR for staff spirit—

 Resus­ci­tate JOY with team­work, empow­er­ment, & laughter!


Does your staff feel that they are pre­car­i­ously mul­ti­task­ing and rush­ing from one patient to the next?

–Is this good care?

–Is this a ful­fill­ing career?

What’s the right rem­edy for a healthy hospital?

Described as the love child of Patch Adams MD and ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic…

Gas­troen­terol­o­gist, speaker, author, & broad­caster Patri­cia Ray­mond MD pro­vides lively, spir­ited, inter­ac­tive learn­ing infused with music and laugh­ter. She is often joined by her music par­ody alter ego, the Divine Ms. Butt Med­dler (you may have heard her hit bowel bal­lad advo­cat­ing colonoscopy, “The Wind Between Your Cheeks”).

 Not just “Doc­tor Feelgood”…

Dr. Ray­mond wants to change the behav­ior and atti­tude of your staff, giv­ing them per­mis­sion to chal­lenge author­ity, ques­tion sys­tems, and take respon­si­bil­ity for their own job satisfaction.

Sound uncom­fort­able? You bet.


Don’t keep ignor­ing the ele­phant in the room; hire Dr. Ray­mond to dance on its back.

From now on, what will your staff say when…

  • A nurs­ing col­league keeps ask­ing for help but never reciprocates.
  • A patient is repeat­edly admit­ted due to poor compliance.
  • A physi­cian makes a belit­tling remark in front of patients or associates.

 “The mark of a suc­cess­ful orga­ni­za­tion isn’t whether or not it has prob­lems, it’s whether it has the same prob­lems it had last year.” ~ John Fos­ter Dulles

 Dr. Raymond’s treat­ment plan for your orga­ni­za­tion is for your staff to leave, think­ing “When I get back to the unit tomor­row, I’m going to do ___________.”

 Call or email today to bring a dose of san­ity to your health­care organization.

Resus­ci­tate Joy!


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Curriculum Vitae

Click here to down­load Dr. Patri­cia Raymond’s most up to date  Cur­ricu­lum Vitae

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