Deb Roman is a Board Certified Family Physician. She offers integrative medicine consultations and hands-on osteopathic medicine to individuals of all ages.
She integrates advanced training in nutrition, mindful practice and meditation, biodynamic osteopathy, yoga and integrative medicine into her work. She is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine.
She is the founder of Rediscovering Meaning In Our Work – a consulting and educational program with a focus on the well-being of physicians and medical school students. She teaches workshops, organizes retreat-like conferences, shares presentations, provides consultations to individuals and organizations and facilitates discussion groups.
Dr. Roman is a Meaningful Work Peer Consultant, offering consultations to physicians and other healthcare professionals who would like to work individually with a peer to explore ways to ease stress, cultivate well-being and practice medicine in a way that is meaningful.
She has organized the Idaho Physician Well-Being Action Collaborative, a multi-disciplinary group of healthcare professionals, to actively address system-level healthcare issues that negatively impact the well-being of physicians and patient care.
Dr. Roman founded Compassionate Communities, an inter-generational community healthcare movement, to promote cooperative responsibility for the health of our communities, advance health equity and inspire compassionate action.
She serves as facilitator for the Compassionate Connections Community Healthcare Forum, a Compassionate Communities initiative. These forums are opportunities for community members to come together informally to explore issues that impact the health of our communities, strengthen relationships and identify opportunities to enhance understanding, collaboration and community well-being.
Dr. Roman also facilitates The Art of Medicine medical school student discussion group and the Navigating A Pandemic Together discussion groups for physicians. She co-facilitates a Mindfulness and Meditation group for clinicians and their families, sharing meditations and current research on mindfulness and meditation. She is actively involved in physician well-being initiatives at local, state and national levels and was a founding member of the team that developed The Physician Vitality Initiative in Idaho, a progressive, comprehensive program that offers a confidential counseling service as well as a myriad of resources to physicians and other clinicians.
She contributes presentations to medical conferences nationwide, exploring cutting-edge ways to enhance clinician health and well-being, achieve personal and professional fulfillment and cultivate compassion in healthcare.
Dr. Roman also writes articles about evolving concepts in healthcare. Please visit finding-health.com for more information about her services.