Episode 4

Practice Leadership

by OBGYN Business Institute | November 24, 2022

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This podcast is geared toward anyone interested in growing their practices and looking to practice ownership at some point. In this episode, Naren Interviews Dr. Rachel Miller, an authority in leadership coaching, to share about practice leadership.


Dr. Rachel Miller is a board certified Obstetrician & Gynecologist, a Certified Executive Coach, an author of “How to Succeed as a Healthcare Leader,” a Co-Host of the OB-GYN Business Podcast, as well as a Dr. John Maxwell Leadership Coach, Speaker, and Trainer. Through her company, Pocket Bridges, LLC, she helps healthcare leaders and executives to lead their systems feeling confident and empowered to decrease physician burnout, improve provider engagement, and enhance leadership skills. She is a Genos International Emotional Intelligence Practitioner and uses these assessments with her coaching. Most recently, she has a new program, “Leader as Coach”, that equips leaders with the knowledge, tools, techniques, and frameworks to facilitate effective coaching in leadership.

Dr. Miller is a fellow of the ACOG Cefalo Leadership Institute and a member of the International Coaching Federation. 


  • 00:00:50 – Introduction to the new Co host – Dr. Rachel Miller
  • 00:06:37 – Why most Physicians don’t think of them as leaders
  • 00:07:15 – Management vs leadership? Ability to Influence others!
  • 00:08:05 – Practice leadership: how to have it, why you need it
  • 00:09:44 – Absence of trust by Pat Lencioni ; American author
  • 00:12:43 – Leadership is about influencing others
  • 00:15:45 – What makes a successful healthcare leader?
  • 00:20:58 – Knowing yourself & Emotional intelligence
  • 00:33:16 – Coaching and mentoring: Methods leaders can use to develop talent


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