Mamta Gautam, MD, MBA, FRCPC, CPDC, CCPE, CPE is an internationally renowned psychiatrist, consultant, certified coach, author and speaker. Focused on Physician Health and Well-being since 1990, she is a pioneer in this field and is known as the “The Doctor’s Doctor”. Dr. Gautam is the founding director of the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine Wellness Program, served as the Expert Physician Advisor for the Canadian Medical Association Centre for Physician Health and Wellbeing, and currently chairs the Burnout Task Force at the Ontario Medical Association. In the past 2 decades, she has expanded her work to include Physician Leadership Development to better address system-level factors that impact physician wellness. All of her educational, clinical, research and administrative work aims to promote Physician Health and develop Physician Leadership. She has created podcasts and videos on this topic, and authored articles, book chapters, and 2 international best-selling books. She brings this knowledge and expertise to PEAK MD, through which she delivers keynote presentations and workshops, consults to healthcare organizations and coaches senior physician leaders internationally.
She is committed to advancing diversity in medicine, and leadership development for women in medicine. She has served as the Diversity Monitor at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. She has developed and co-leads Momentum, a 6-day retreat for women in medicine; and recently founded The Raft, an online platform for leadership development and community for women physicians.
She is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards for her innovative work to support her physician colleagues, and for her mentoring of women colleagues, and has been awarded Distinguished Fellowships in both the Canadian and American Psychiatric Associations.