Wayne Sotile, PhD
Founder, "The Sotile Center for Resilience and the Center for Physician Resilience, in Davidson, North Carolina"
Clinical psychologist Wayne M. Sotile, PhD is the founder of The Sotile Center for Resilience and the Center for Physician Resilience, in Davidson, North Carolina. As an international thought leader on physician behavior and resilience for high-performing health professionals, he consults widely with medical group practices, health care systems, and corporations interested in learning evidence-based strategies for deepening collaboration and collegiality and promoting team engagement while coping with change.
Dr. Sotile’s trail-blazing books The Medical Marriage (AMA Press, 2000) and The Resilient Physician (AMA Press, 2002) were pioneering calls for attending to physician and medical family wellbeing. Has published widely in the peer-reviewed medical literature, including featured articles in JAMA, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, World Neurosurgery, and Clinical OBGYN. His work is featured frequently in the national print and television media, including appearances on “Good Morning America,” “Dateline NBC,” “CBS This Morning,” and more. He has authored or co-authored ten books, including
• Thriving in Healthcare: A Guide to Choosing Resilience Over Burnout in Your Busy Life (with Gary Simonds, M.D., Huron Studer Group, 2019).
• Thriving Physicians: How to Curb Burnout and Choose Resilience Throughout Your Medical Career (with Gary Simonds, M.D.; Huron Studer Group, 2018).
Dr. Sotile has delivered more than 8,000 invited addresses and workshops to corporate and medical audiences, including invited presentations to the American Medical Association Leadership Conference, the International Conference on Physician Wellness, American Medical Association Alliance, VHA Chief Nurses Conference, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American Academy of Medical Administrators, and numerous meetings of medical and nursing specialty societies, hospital communities, and corporate audiences. He serves nationally as a consultant to health systems concerned about provider wellbeing, leader development, and teamwork.