Gail Gazelle, MD, MCC

  • Physician Coach, Owner, & Founder Gail Gazelle MD

Education & Training

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University – Medical School – MD
  • Mt. Auburn Hospital – Residency – Internal Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School – Fellowship – Medical Ethics
  • International Coach Federation – Master Certified Coach (MCC)

Coaching Summary

Dr.  Gazelle is a part-time Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School as well as an Associate Scientist at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH.) Having coached over 500 physicians and physician leaders, she is a master certified physician coach (MCC.)

Prior to becoming a coach, Dr. Gazelle devoted herself to care for the terminally ill, as a hospice physician and educator. She is an enthusiastic mindfulness practitioner and educator, and a certified mindfulness meditation teacher through Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach.

Dr. Gazelle’s coaching has been featured in The Physician Leadership Journal, Harvard Institute of Coaching webinars, and American College of Physicians webinars. Her 2015 article Physician Burnout: Coaching a Way Out was one of the first articles on coaching in a medical journal. Dr. Gazelle is the author of the FREE 14-day mindfulness mini-course, The Daily Dose of Calm, and the 2013 Harvard Health Guide Mindfulness Support for Alzheimer’s Caregivers.   She has been featured on the NPR show “All Things Considered,” on CNN, and on Wisconsin and Michigan Public Radio. In addition to two narrative pieces in the New England Journal of Medicine, her work has been highlighted in such publications as O, The Oprah Magazine; Business Week; The Baltimore Sun; and American Medical News.