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The Physician Philanthropist! 

Find out how to maximize your positive impact and benefits with intentional giving.

Learn to use the power of your money, no matter the amount, to support the changes you want to see in the world.

Because every way you put your money out there is putting your power out there. And every dollar counts.

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What we do

We provide clear and actionable steps, to make sure your money is doing what you want.
Through education - including online courses, free resources, blogs, podcasts and limited 1:1 consulting - we can help you amplify the impact of your money.
We can also make it easy by doing all the work for you - with the Physician Philanthropy Impact Fund.
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The Power of Money

Make your own philanthropy plan - maximizing your potential benefits and the positive impact on causes you care about most.

Understand the basics of impact investing and ethical consumerism.

Included in your purchase:

  • Lifetime access to this 4-week course.
  • A comprehensive walk-through of everything you need to know about charitable giving, tailored specifically for physicians.
  • A simple and effective step-by-step, self-paced workbook to plan and execute your charitable giving.
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 Impact Investing for Doctors

Discover how to use the power of your money to create both profit and purpose.

Included in your purchase:

  • Lifetime access to this 4-module course.
  • A comprehensive walk-through of what you need to know about Impact Investing, tailored specifically for physicians.
  • Expert guest insights from a finance industry specialist and award-winning Impact Investor.
  • A simple and effective step-by-step, self-paced guide to starting Impact Investing.


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The Physician Philanthropy Impact Fund

One of the great benefits of our fund is this - we make it easy for you.

If there is a specific cause you care about, but you don't have the time to figure out where to donate, or evaluate and compare organizations - we are here to help.

Join our fund and you can amplify the power of your charitable donations in 3 simple steps:

  1. Choose a cause.
  2. Donate.
  3. Get a tax receipt.

Unsure about which causes to choose? We can help with that as well. 


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"(Recha) is so incredibly knowledgeable and I really, really appreciate her help and guidance."

- A.L., MD

Recha Bergstrom, MD

 Founder of The Physician Philanthropist



I'm Recha, a practicing radiologist in Northern California and the founder of The Physician Philanthropist.

I am passionate about providing education, guidance and  opportunities for physicians to help develop effective philanthropy plans with the greatest possible personal, community, and worldwide impact.

My goal is to help physicians like you be the change you want to see in the world, and feel empowered and inspired to learn even more ways to live your values.

Feel free to contact me at [email protected] about anything — questions, comments, collaborations, or opportunities. 

"Together we can do so much good!"

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"Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world.

For, indeed, that’s all who ever have."


- Margaret Mead



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