"If you're burned out at work, you can't be your best self."
– Erika del Pozo, MOT, OTR/L
MEET ERIKA, MOT, OTR/L, FOUNDER & CEO
Born and raised in Miami, Erika is an ‘OTpreneur,’ educator, podcaster, professional speaker, and presenter. Her painful experiences with burnout working in healthcare inspired her to create a brand and community to uplift healthcare professionals and change the industry. She has turned her pain into a journey of holistic wellness, personal growth, and creating enriching experiences for herself and her community.
Erika’s fun facts:
Virgo Sun, Capricorn Moon, Aries Rising
Chronotype: Dolphin meets Bear
Second generation Cuban-American; fluent in Spanglish
Current obsessions: plants, kombucha, high top sneakers
Erika del Pozo, MOT, OTR/L holds a BA in Dance and Master’s in Occupational Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. Erika has practiced in outpatient pediatrics for five years and also has experience working with older adults with progressive neurological conditions. Erika created a modified-dance curriculum for adults with Parkinson’s Disease in Boca Raton, FL in 2016. Erika served as an adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern University for three semesters, collaborating with Dr. Lambdin-Pattavina to teach Occupational Analysis and Human Interactions.
Erika’s special interests include promoting work well-being and burnout prevention in healthcare. She is CEO and founder of Joy Energy Time, a business dedicated to empowering healthcare professional to grow in their wellness practices and to become #ChangemakersInHealthcare and advocate to improve the industry. She is also the creator and co-host of the Burnt Out to Lit Up Podcast, a holistic wellness show for healthcare professionals.
Erika has worked with several distinguished continuing education agencies, creating short and long evidence-based courses around holistic and multi-level approaches to address burnout and mental health in healthcare. She has also presented her course at both the state and national level occupational therapy conferences. Erika has recently accepted a role as an educator for MedBridge Education.
Erika del Pozo, MOT, OTR/L Speaker Reel
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