Carla J. Rotering

M.D., M.A.

Full-hearted coaching and mentoring for collaboration, excellence and integrity

Carla, a Pulmonary and Critical Care physician, is a leader, mentor and coach who is deeply committed to people–to their growth, upliftment, resilience and purpose as they strive toward the best version of themselves in their professional and personal lives. She supports mastery for individuals and organizations by employing both experiential and introspective processes. Carla delivers her guidance, and expertise with full-hearted enthusiasm, caring, wisdom and humor. Her life experience and trainings have offered her a deep appreciation for the role of coaching and mentoring as it contributes to evolving human potential and our shared ability to expand and grow toward collaboration, excellence and integrity.


  • Medical Director of Respiratory and Pulmonary Rehabilitation at both Banner Thunderbird Medical Center and White Mountains Regional Medical Center in Arizona
  • Former Chief of Staff and Director of Critical Care at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center where she also currently serves as Chair of the Physician Health and Wellness Committee and as Chair of the Ethics Committee
  • Physician mentor for medical students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix campus


  • Leadership and leadership development, mentorship, individual and organizational attentive communication, individual and organizational coaching and self-mastery
  • Conducts workshops, webinars and retreats, engaging people in actualizing their highest level of personal and professional performance and satisfaction

Certifications, Education and Achievements:

  • Crucial Conversation (VitalSmarts)
  • Emotional Intelligence (6secs)
  • Certification in Leadership Development (University of Santa Monica)
  • Coaching certifications from the University of Santa Monica (2013) and the international Supercoach Academy (2014)
  • M.D. from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, AZ
  • Pulmonary Fellowship at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ
  • Master’s Degree in Spiritual Psychology with Emphasis on Consciousness & Health (non-religious)


  • Founder, Consultant, Executive Coach – BoXcar International
“Dr. Carla Rotering is one of those rare people who I am certain was put here on this planet to make a difference.  She is a healer, not just of the body, but of the heart, the soul and the mind. Her work is revolutionary.” Steve Chandler, author of Reinventing Yourself

Read Carla’s Blog about pushing (your own) wild frontiers.