Dr. Prerna Mona Khanna is the recipient of the 2021 Women in White Coats Hero of the Year Award. She is a founding member of the Department of Homeland Security, and a quadruple board-certified physician and humanitarian worker who specializes in humanitarian aid as well as responding to disasters. She has volunteered providing medical care in more than 15 countries beginning with the Kosovo refugee crisis in 1999. Over the past 20 + years, she has volunteered to provide hands-on medical care after hurricanes, earthquakes, and terrorist attacks as well as after other disasters. In this episode she talks about the importance of public health, her passion for humanitarian work, and how those who interested in this field can start being involved.  She lets us in on how she came to this field, the logistics of this lifestyle, how this work impacts her. Above all, she explains how everyone can be a hero. 

We don’t want to see women doctors burn out. Instead we want to see them burn bright. That is exactly why we created the Women in White Coats Physician Wellness Program to help women doctors overcome feelings of burnout and overwhelm, rekindle their passion for medicine and create better work-life integration and more fulfilling relationships. We invite you to join us in a unique 3 month long journey back to yourself as we dive deep into the root of burnout and help you find more joy and fulfillment in all areas of your life. You’ll even earn CME! Click here to learn more

We just had our 2021 Women in White Coats Virtual Conference and Wellness Retreat and it was amazing! Women doctors left feeling uplifted and empowered and a part of our community while also earning 11.5 CME credits. If you missed it, don’t worry. You can still catch all the replays and earn CME by going to womeninwhitecoats.com/virtualcon.