Work with me

Interested in working together? Here are a few ways I can help.

First, a little about me.

I'm Vanessa Calderón, MD

I'm a first-generation Latina, Master Coach, and Board Certified Emergency Medicine physician, with over 20 years of leadership experience, including med exec and national board experience. I'm the National Wellness and Resiliency Director for a national multi-specialty physician organization and a serial entrepreneur. I'm the founder and CEO of The Journey, an international comprehensive coaching program for smart, ambitious women.

Learn more here.

Work with me


How to Be More Effective Without Burning Out

(even if you procrastinate and have imposter syndrome)

What you'll learn:

  1. Secret 1: What's actually getting in the way of your productivity (HINT: It's not what you think)

  2. Secret 2: How to make practical changes that actually stick (No matter how rigid your schedule is or how perfectionistic you are)

  3. Secret 3: The 4 Simple Steps to Increase Your Effectiveness (plus, you'll learn how to start using it now!)

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The Journey

The Journey is a comprehensive coaching program for smart, ambitious, high-achieving individuals who identify as women. The Journey is an inclusive space and welcomes people of color and diverse backgrounds.

Inside The Journey, you'll learn how to become more effective and get more done without stress and burnout, so that you have more time for the things you love.

You will also overcome the following issues many high-achieving women experience:

  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Burnout
  • Time Management

Learn more about The Journey here:


Business Accelerator Mastermind

The BAM uses business fundamentals, contemporary neuroscience, and ancient wisdom to accelerate your business success. You get direct guidance and coaching that will get your business, side gig, or program off the ground, profitable and sustainable.

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Individual 1:1 Coaching

My individual coaching programs are for busy men and women professionals with tight schedules who prefer an intimate and tailored approach. Prior clients have included physicians, lawyers, CEOs, directors, among others.

I use my 20 years of leadership experience and my background as a Master Coach to create a personalized experience for my coaching clients.

My Approach:
I am a trauma-informed coach with over a decade of coaching experience.  I use contemporary neuroscience and ancient wisdom to help my clients create sustained results. My approach includes, but is not limited to:

  • Cognitive behavioral psychology
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Positive psychology
  • Habit building science
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Somatic¬†psychology¬†

Topics include:

  • Burnout
  • Wellness
  • Career Transitions
  • Leadership

For more details, schedule a consult call here:


Corporate events

Speaker and Group Facilitator

I have extensive background as a speaker and group facilitator, including: facilitating leadership events, spearheading national conferences, and organizing wellness retreats. 

I am available for:

  • National Conferences
  • Wellness Retreats
  • Medical Staff Events, including Wellness Events
  • Grand Rounds
  • Corporate Wellness Events
  • Women in Leadership Trainings
  • Physician Leadership Trainings

Schedule a call to discuss your needs here:


The Empowered Brain

Using contemporary neuroscience and ancient wisdom, I help you be more productive and less stressed while you pursue your life's purpose. You'll learn how to let go of guilt and self-doubt so you can show up with confidence everywhere you go. No more questioning if your idea is good enough to share or if it's worth it to speak up. All that self-critical B.S. stops now. Listen in as masterful educator and Harvard grad physician, Dr. Vanessa Calderón, shares the latest research in contemporary neuroscience and actionable tips to accelerate your personal and professional growth.