Marcus Engel speaks from experience. After being blinded and severely injured by a drunk driver, Marcus overcame unimaginable obstacles to reclaim his life. Practical, poignant and powerful this life-changing story inspires health care professionals to re-ignite their passion for providing excellent patient care.

Healthcare Speaking EngagementsMarcus’ programs help audiences to:

  • Apply innovative techniques to treat patient challenges
  • Discover the small things that make a big difference in patient care
  • Celebrate the healing power of humor
  • Manage the not-so-caring aspects of the health care system
  • Rediscover the rewards of providing health care
  • Balance patient care and personal concern
  • Understand the unique issues surrounding trauma and loss

This remarkable story illustrates how health care providers sustained body and mind in the face of incredible trauma.


“The Other End of the Stethoscope”
Health Care Professionals and Support Staff

Want to learn the secrets to being the best health care professional? Marcus’ touching tale of trauma, hospitalization, and healing will provide insight from ‘the other end of the stethoscope.’ The value of excellent skills and the remarkable impact of health care professionals is honored and recognized. Heartwarming and hilarious, this program reminds health care professionals why they do what they do, and inspires dedication to excellence in patient care.

Marcus Engel Healthcare Speaker“Change the Things You Can”
Motivation, Inspiration

Ever switched from tears of pain to tears of laughter in the blink of an eye? You will with Marcus Engel’s one-of-a-kind presentation! After being blinded and nearly killed by a drunk driver as a college freshman, Marcus made the incredible decision to overcome his challenges and re-claim life. Through hilarious accounts of his hospitalization, rehab and college years as a blind student, Marcus plants memorable insights the audience can easily implement to achieve success personally and professionally.

“How Can I Help You?”
Excellent Health Care equals Excellent Customer Service

All customer service can be aided by the simple question, “How can I help you?” Marcus Engel knows this especially well. Being blind and traveling the country on business, he’s learned the fine art of communication between customer service personnel and, well, just about everyone! If you’re looking for ways to help create culture of communication within organization, Marcus’ program will show you insights you’ve probably never thought about – but you’ll never forget!!


“Marcus’ unique perspective and powerful insights assist health care professionals in reaching new levels of excellence in patient care.”

David Campbell, M.D., M. Ed.
President & CEO
Institute for Family Medicine

“Marcus’ inspiring keynote impacted our audience deeply. He is a delight to work with and helped us out so much on the front end with all his additional marketing efforts.”

Sally Spencer-Thomas
Director of Leadership Development
& Behavioral Health Promotion

Regis University, Denver, CO

“In over 20 years of nursing, I have rarely been so impacted by a speaker… you are an exceptional young man with a tremendous story to tell.”

Carol O’Flaherty
Association for Applied & Therapeutic Humor

“An eye-opening message with a compelling story, Marcus enlightens caregivers to the patient’s experience of trauma.”

Kathleen Passanisi, PT, CSP, CPAE
Speaker Hall of Fame

“All medical personnel will experience a transformation in their understanding and approach to the severely injured patient.
Marcus Engel Healthcare Speaking Engagements

Paul H. Ward, M.D. F.A.C.S.
Professor of Surgery Emeritus
Chief of Head & Neck Surgery Emeritus

UCLA School of Medicine