Francine Gaillour, MD, MBA, FAAPL, PCC
A professional coach for over twenty years, Dr. Gaillour is also founder and Executive Director of the Physicians Coaching Institute, a coach training organization.
Dr. Francine Gaillour has been on the leading edge of physician coaching for over twenty years. The author of the “Physician, Reinvent Thyself: A Self-Coaching Guide for Physicians,” Dr. Gaillour’s coaching process guides physicians to discover personal values, celebrate their unique strengths, and tap into their potential to become a force in their lives, their organization, and their community.
Observing that physicians present a unique dynamic when it comes to professional development and personal growth, Dr. Gaillour created a proprietary coaching process, the Physician Success Inquiry Method.™ Honed over more than twenty years of consulting, training and coaching hundreds of physicians in multiple forums, Dr. Gaillour’s approach has propelled many a “Daring Doctor” from unsure…. to unstoppable.
Dr. Gaillour’s insights on coaching, physician leadership, and cultural transformation have appeared in numerous national publications including Physician Executive Journal, Health Management Technology, Advance for Health Information Executive, Health Leaders, Physicians Practice, MGMA Journal, and HIMSS journal. She has been spotlighted as a physician coaching expert in Medical Economics, Modern Physician and the Leader’s Edge. Her insights have appeared frequently in AMA News and MD Options. Dr. Gaillour’s ezine, Daring Doctors, has influenced several thousand physicians for over a decade.
Recognizing the benefits of coaching for physicians well-being and leadership effectiveness, in 2008 Dr. Gaillour founded the Physician Coaching Institute, the first of its kind coaching school that trains healthcare professionals to coach physicians and advance practice providers. Her personal mission is to create a culture of coaching in healthcare.
Listen to a podcast interview of Dr. Gaillour where she shares her personal journey of becoming a physician coach, as well as her coaching philosophy, “The Three Dimensions of Physician Professional Fulfillment.”