85: Giving and Philanthropy for Physicians with Dr. Recha Bergstrom

The Wealthy Mom MD Podcast with Dr. Bonnie Koo | Giving and Philanthropy for Physicians with Dr. Recha BergstromThis episode is such a fitting topic for Thanksgiving. We’re talking about philanthropy. Now, you’re probably thinking philanthropy is only for super-rich people. But my guest Dr. Recha Bergstrom is here to discuss this and we’re going to try and change your mind on that. Recha is a radiologist based out of Northern California, and we got connected by a mutual coach friend because of her knowledge of philanthropy and giving. 

One thing I’ve been trying to do in my business is give money to causes that I feel strongly about. However, I found myself overwhelmed by having to choose an organization, and even how to even make a donation, and Recha helped me greatly through this process.

Tune in this week to discover why you don’t have to be a billionaire to be a philanthropist. Recha is sharing how to decide where you want to focus your giving, and why there is no donation too small to make a difference.

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What You'll Learn from this Episode:

  • How Recha became a philanthropy educator for physicians.
  • Why you don’t need to be a billionaire to be a philanthropist.
  • How we unconsciously perpetuate a mindset that we don’t have enough money to give.
  • Where I struggled so much with picking a charity I really wanted to help.
  • How to decide whether an organization you want to help is reliable and in good standing.
  • What the Effective Altruism Movement is and how it helps you make the biggest impact with your money.
  • How to decide where you want to start your giving journey and how you can support the causes that matter to you.

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