Every year on March 30th we recognize our wonderful doctors, such as Dr. Jodi Ritsch! To honor her on this special day, Dr. Jodi tells us what inspired to be a doctor and why she loves her job:
"I decided to become a doctor when I was 10 years old and found out that girls could be doctors. I am the oldest of 5 and always enjoyed taking care of everyone. My mom was a nurse and enjoyed caring for patients and I loved science and math so becoming a doctor was a natural fit."
"I love being a doctor because I can partner with patients to improve their health. It is an honor and a calling to have the privilege to care for others. I started the Joyful Doc Clinic to help patients increase their own joy which is the ultimate in health."
We are so thankful for the joy you bring to our community, Dr. Jodi! 🦋
Dr. Jodi Ritsch is board certified in Family Medicine and Integrative Holistic Medicine. She’s a proud graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed her residency in Eau Claire. She previously cared for patients at Mayo Clinic Eau Claire and was also the distinguished Medical Director of Employee Wellness from 2012 to 2013. Dr. Ritsch has also attended more than 500 births in her more than 11 years of doing obstetrics. The Joyful Doc Clinic offers direct primary care with our holistic doctor at our clinics in Menomonie and Eau Claire, Wisconsin.