Coaching Services

Residents or Fellows who are struggling to achieve acceptable scores and evaluations, who are having issues with professionalism, or who might be struggling in the learning environment overall can use this stigma-free coaching resource as an alternative to mental health care to address time-management, work-life balance, leadership development, study skills, test anxiety, understanding working with teams, personality and career fit or any non-mental health issue that could be impeding their progress.

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About Your Coach

Tim Atkinson
Tim Atkinson, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Director of Education, Internal Medicine
Instructional Educational Specialist, GME
Dr. Tim Atkinson has been in the higher education and government industries for over 25 years holding leadership posts from Director to Assistant Provost to President, and he served on the cabinet of two governors. His scholarship is based in Organizational Theory and Development. He is a trained coach, learning designer, and a Master Practitioner in the Myers Briggs Type Inventory. He is also certified in the California Personality Inventory and is a certified Appreciative Inquiry Facilitator. His B.S. is in Biology from Tennessee Tech, Masters in Education in Higher Education Administration from Peabody College at Vanderbilt University, and a Doctorate in Education in Higher Education Administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.