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How Practitioner-Patient Relationships Can Replace the Pill-for-Every-Ill Model

Jen Landa, MD illuminates the way to sweeping positive changes for both practitioners and patients

Ever feel like a terrible partner, lousy parent, and burnt out, missing-in-action member of your community?

Jen Landa, MD

Jen Landa, MD has escaped the pill-for-every-ill model and created partnerships with her patients to form lasting health. Explore the upside of breaking free from the allopathic model to enjoy better outcomes for practitioners and patients alike.

Dr. Jen Landa practices integrative medicine and dedicates her practice to bioidentical hormone therapy, customized nutrition, and integrative and Functional Medicine. After a decade working as a traditional OB/GYN, Dr. Landa realized she wanted more—for her patients and herself. Her extensive research and training in integrative and Functional Medicine opened a new door to wellness for herself and for her patients.

Dr. Landa is the Chief Medical Officer of BodyLogicMD, the largest nationwide network of physicians practicing integrative medicine, and she is an author, speaker, and educator. She passionately believes in the need for physicians and patients to be educated about hormone balance, nutritional supplementation, lifestyle risk factors, and the treatment options available for optimal health and wellness.

In this podcast:

03:43 Dr. Landa describes the critical junction that allowed her to pivot from a conventional medical practice to her current dream practice in personalized medicine

05:59 Dr. Landa shares how she stumbled on the personalized medicine framework and learned more about HPA dysregulation

10:53 Dr. Landa talks about the importance of “doctor, heal thyself” and discusses the grind of conventional medicine

14:03 Dr. Landa gives us an overview of how she gradually transitioned from the allopathic model to the dream practice she has now

20:11 Dr. Landa talks about how perfect balance is hypothetical and something she strives for each and every day of her life

25:42 Dr. Gottfried and Dr. Landa emphasize the importance of community and support when moving toward an integrative practice


Hosted by
Sara Gottfried, MD

Sara Gottfried, MD is a board-certified gynecologist and physician scientist. She graduated from Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and completed residency at the University of California at San Francisco. Over the past two decades, Dr. Gottfried has seen more than 25,000 patients and specializes in identifying the underlying cause of her patients’ conditions to achieve true and lasting health transformations, not just symptom management.

Dr. Gottfried is a global keynote speaker who practices evidence-based integrative, precision, and Functional Medicine. She recently published a new book, Brain Body Diet, and has also authored three New York Times bestselling books: The Hormone Cure, The Hormone Reset Diet, and Younger.

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