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Oncology Overdrive

Jun 2, 2022

In this episode, George P. “Jeep” Naum III, MD, and Vanessa Naum, MBA discuss their journey to becoming relationship coaches, the often seen themes in relationships of physician couples and more.

  • Welcome to another exciting episode of Oncology Overdrive :13
  • About Jeep Naum :23
  • About Vanessa Naum 1:16
  • The interview 2:28
  • How did you end up where you are today? How did you end up in this space? 3:07
  • So, do you do the majority of your sessions over Zoom? Is it in person? Or have you modified with the pandemic? 10:05
  • Are there any themes that you see especially in physician couples? Do you think that there’s certain things you see more often in physician couples whether it’s a dual physician family or whether it’s one physician in the family? 11:10
  • How do you advise people to work through things like a lack of introspection from one partner to the other? 19:41
  • What do you do in those situations where there’s a difficulty in changing? 22:09
  • Discussion on the constant attack on marriage and causes for divorce 30:49
  • Jeep Naum’s one pearl 33:06
  • Vanessa Naum’s one pearl 33:57
  • How to reach the Naums 36:26

George P. “Jeep” Naum III, MD, is a physician, coach and author. Dr. Naum has been a physician for 31 years and a couples coach for 27. Since 2019, he and his wife Vanessa have been specializing in physician marriage coaching. As a married physician and coach, he has mixed his passion for coaching doctors and helping them find love and a deeper connection in their marriage and career life.

Vanessa Naum, MBA, is sex and relationship coach trained in a philosophy that is a holistic and loving approach to sex and relationship coaching that invites people to move beyond shame, clarifies their needs and boundaries, live emotionally connected and erotically embodied lives an experience the joy and satisfaction of great sex and authentic relationships.

We’d love to hear from you! Send your comments/questions to Dr. Jain at Follow us on Twitter @HemOncToday and @ShikhaJainMD. The Naums can be reached on Twitter @drjeepvanessa or at their website,


Jeep Naum reports no relevant financial disclosures. Vanessa Naum reports no relevant financial disclosures. Jain reports she is a paid freelance writer for Lippincott.