Mamta Gautam is a psychiatrist, executive coach, author, consultant, speaker, and President of PEAK MD, Inc., a company that specializes in Leadership Resilience, and keeping well professionals well. Her two main areas of expertise are Physician Health and Physician Leadership.
Dr. Gautam is a pioneer in the field of Physician Health and Wellbeing. An Assistant Professor at the University Of Ottawa Faculty Of Medicine, she has worked as a psychiatrist in Ottawa, Canada for over 25 years. Hailed as the "The Doctors' Doctor", physicians are the focus of her practice. Dr. Gautam founded the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine Wellness Program, which served as the template for Canadian Medical Association Center for Physician Health and Wellbeing. In 2008, she founded the International Alliance on Physician Health, realizing her dream of bringing together experts worldwide to collaborate on work in this area. Currently, she serves on the University of Ottawa ePhysician Health Advisory Committee, and the RCPSC Physician Health Working Group. She is leading a new initiative to create a regional physician wellness program to serve all physicians working in the Champlain LHIN in Ontario.
Dr. Gautam is also a recognized leader in medicine in Canada. She is a Past-President of the Federation of Medical Women of Canada, and a past President of the Ontario Psychiatric Association. She is on the faculty on several Physician Leadership Development courses in Canada and the US, and serves as a coach for physician executives, assisting them with leadership development and career transitions. Dr. Gautam is an internationally renowned public speaker, and a sought-after keynote speaker at medical conferences throughout Canada, United States, Europe and Australia. She has created and conducted over 1000 innovative seminars, and is the recipient of numerous awards for her pioneering work in physician health and physician leadership development.