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"The Art of Medicine" explores the arts, business and clinical aspects of the practice of medicine. Guests range from a CPA who specializes in helping locum tenens physicians file their taxes to a Rabbi who shares secrets about spiritual healing.

"The Art of Medicine" explores the arts, business and clinical aspects of the practice of medicine. Guests range from a CPA who specializes in helping locum tenens physicians file their taxes to a Rabbi who shares secrets about spiritual healing.

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United States

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"The Art of Medicine" explores the arts, business and clinical aspects of the practice of medicine. Guests range from a CPA who specializes in helping locum tenens physicians file their taxes to a Rabbi who shares secrets about spiritual healing.

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@drwilner

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English

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Episodes

The Art of Medicine, Episode #24, How COVID-19 Kills

1/10/2021
Show Notes November 6, 2020 Many thanks to Maureen Czick, MD, a locum tenens anesthesiologist and author of an intriguing publication that explores the role of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) in the pathophysiology of COVID-19 (Czick et al. 2020). Dr. Czick shared how locum tenens returned “agency” to her life, which allowed her to spend more time with her family and pursue other interests, such as writing. We also discussed her recent paper, which illustrates how RAS dysfunction...

Duration:00:26:20

The Art of Medicine, Episode #23, Sinking Your Teeth into Real Estate

12/27/2020
Show Notes November 6, 2020 Jeff Anzalone, DDS Many thanks to Jeff Anzalone, DDS, for sharing his hard-earned wisdom about passive real estate investing during this 20-minute interview. Just two months before starting his first job, his new employer canceled the contract without explanation. Jeff found himself $300,000 in debt, saddled with a mortgage, and faced with supporting a young family. Jeff had to resort to one of his previous professions to pay the bills, mowing the neighbors’...

Duration:00:23:01

The Art of Medicine, Episode #22, World Brain Death Project

12/13/2020
Many thanks to Gene Sung, MD, Director of Critical Care at LAC-USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, for discussing his recent paper "Determination of Brain Death"—The World Brain Death Project. This monumental work took five years to complete and includes input from experts in 45 countries (JAMA 2020;324(11):1078-1097). The paper proposes uniformity of the clinical definition of brain death. Dr. Sung related that his academic interest in brain death began many years ago as a medical student...

Duration:00:16:01

The Art of Medicine, Episode #21, Expert Tips for Buying Your First Home

11/29/2020
Show Notes In this 20-minute episode, Memphis real estate agents Dianne and Bruce Milner offer tips for physicians looking to buy their first home. With 40 years of experience between them, Dianne and Bruce discuss the importance of finding an agent with whom you can comfortably communicate. Other topics include how to establish a realistic budget for your new home, work within a realistic timeline, avoid PMI (private mortgage insurance), the criteria lenders use to determine loan...

Duration:00:21:05

The Art of Medicine, Episode #20, This is Your Brain on Food

11/15/2020
Episode #20, November 15, 2020 Uma Naidoo, MD Many thanks to Uma Naidoo, MD, for joining me on this 20-minute episode of “The Art of Medicine with Dr. Andrew Wilner.” Dr. Naidoo is Director of Nutritional and Lifestyle Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, Cambridge, MA, nutritionist, chef, and author of “This Is Your Brain on Food.” Dr. Naidoo explained that while growing up, she was surrounded by adults who cooked and enjoyed food. While still a child, she learned to bake. With...

Duration:00:19:22

The Art of Medicine, Episode #19, Sugar Mountain and Pandemics, an interview with author Alfred Alcorn

11/1/2020
Show Notes Today is September 29, 2020, and we are still in the midst of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. As of today, more than 1 million people have died from COVID-19, 200,000 of them in the USA. I felt compelled to speak with Alfred Alcorn, a well-known author from Massachusetts. Mr. Alcorn wrote a prescient novel, Sugar Mountain, about a devastating pandemic, published in 2013, long before anyone had heard of SARS-CoV-2. Before devoting himself to writing full-time, Alfred Alcorn graduated...

Duration:00:21:27

The Art of Medicine, Episode #18, Cybersecurity Update

10/18/2020
Show Notes Dennis Leber Recorded September 17, 2020 Introduction Dennis Leber, Chief Information Security Officer (CISIO) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Memphis, TN, joined me for this interview about cybersecurity. Dennis developed his cybersecurity expertise with a stint in the Marines, followed by 14 years in law enforcement. Looking to develop his career, Dennis discovered that cybersecurity addressed his desire to "serve and protect" and his interest...

Duration:00:25:29

The Art of Medicine, Episode #17, "The Transformation"

10/4/2020
Many thanks to James Gordon, MD, for joining me on this episode of "The Art of Medicine" to speak about his book, “The Transformation.” Dr. Gordon is a psychiatrist at Georgetown University and the Founder and Director of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington, DC. Several months ago, I was invited to write an article on Dr. Gordon’s mind-body skills groups for physicians dealing with the stress of COVID-19. As part of that assignment, I participated in several of his online...

Duration:00:22:17

The Art of Medicine, Episode #16, Interview with an Artist

9/20/2020
Anita White is an artist whom I first encountered several years ago while working locum tenens at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN. I was so impressed with her work that I commissioned her for the cover of my latest book, "The Locum Life: A Physician's Guide to Locum Tenens." Anita began drawing daily while still a teenager. When her husband Josh developed a chronic illness requiring frequent trips to the hospital, she chronicled these visits in her sketchbook. Anita...

Duration:00:19:12

The Art of Medicine, Episode #15, Psychiatric Repercussions of COVID-19

9/6/2020
Show Notes Many thanks to Paul Hill, MD, for discussing the psychiatric repercussions of COVID-19 on “The Art of Medicine with Dr. Andrew Wilner.” Dr. Hill works at the same hospital as I do in Memphis, TN, and we are both faculty of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).* Dr. Hill explained that COVID-19 might have deleterious effects on people with chronic psychiatric disorders by limiting their access to care and community. For example, people with substance abuse...

Duration:00:23:43

The Art of Medicine, Episode #14, Dr. Weisberg explains what happens, "In the End."

8/23/2020
Show Notes Many thanks to my friend Michael Weisberg, MD, for joining me on “The Art of Medicine Many thanks to my friend Michael Weisberg, MD, for joining me on Episode #14 of “The Art of Medicine with Dr. Andrew Wilner.” Dr. Weisberg is a full-time gastroenterologist working in Plano, TX, but somehow finds time to write. On today’s program, we discuss his second novel, "In the End."A couple of years ago, I interviewed Mike about his first novel, "The Hospitalist," on ReachMD.com. During...

Duration:00:18:52

The Art of Medicine, Episode #13, The Hows and Whys of Spiritual Healing

8/9/2020
Show Notes In Episode #4, Rabbi Jeremy Simons and I broached the topic of spiritual healing. The response to that program was so enthusiastic that I wanted to further the discussion. Rabbi Abraham (Abie) Schacter was kind enough to join me on “The Art of Medicine with Dr. Andrew Wilner” to share his insights. Rabbi Abie is Director of Spiritual Care at the Memphis Jewish Home and Rehabilitation Center in Memphis, TN, and also a Board Certified Chaplain. He grew up in Yonkers, NY, went to...

Duration:00:19:43

The Art of Medicine, Episode #12, How to Practice the Medical Arts

7/26/2020
Recorded April 18, 2020 Many thanks to Paul Gross, MD, a family practice physician and Editor-in-Chief of “Pulse.” Pulse is an online, weekly publication that addresses the medical humanities through works of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and photography. The journal's full name is “Pulse Voices from the Heart of Medicine,” and it appears at www.pulsevoices.org. Dr. Gross started the magazine because of the disconnect between the science he learned in medical school and its application to...

Duration:00:28:13

The Art of Medicine, Episode #11, Legal Aspects of Biomedical Research

7/12/2020
Episode #11 Recorded April 17, 2020 I want to thank Clint Hermes, JD, for speaking with me about his work with biomedical research regulatory matters. We talked about his legal training at Harvard Law and how he became interested in this field. He’s worked at two academic medical centers, including St. Jude in Memphis, Tennessee. He is now an attorney with Bass, Berry, and Sims. Clint works with different entities that require legal assistance with regulatory matters when conducting...

Duration:00:21:07

The Art of Medicine, Episode #10, Interview with a Physician Recruiter

6/28/2020
Episode #10, recorded April 16, 2020. Many thanks to Andy Fadenholz, a physician recruiter at RosmanSearch, Inc., for joining me today. Andy specializes in placing neurologists and neurosurgeons. We discussed the advantages of using a recruitment firm that specializes in a specific market and is aware of all the subspecialty areas within that specialty, such as an academic role, EMG specialist, neurohospitalist, neurointerventionalist, or outpatient-only neurologist. Andy mentioned that his...

Duration:00:21:32

The Art of Medicine, Episode #9, How COVID-19 Changed Locum Tenens

6/14/2020
Episode #9 Recorded April 15, 2020 Many thanks to Justin Allison of Ero Staff, a locum tenens staffing company, for joining me on the Art of Medicine. From his vantage point in Northern California, Justin discussed the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on his locum tenens business. While the availability of outpatient positions has decreased, the demand for hospitalists, intensivists, and pulmonary specialists has skyrocketed. Due to the urgent need, compensation has even increased. We...

Duration:00:21:10

The Art of Medicine, Episode #8, The American College of Medicine Fights COVID-19

5/31/2020
Recorded April 17, 2020 Many thanks to Robert McLean, President of the American College of Physicians, and a practicing rheumatologist, for joining me on “The Art of Medicine with Dr. Andrew Wilner.” Dr. McLean explained the active role the ACP has taken during the COVID-19 pandemic to support physicians and direct public policy. The ACP has made recommendations to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding reimbursement of phone visits and decreasing prior...

Duration:00:34:09

The Art of Medicine, Episode #7.5, Nonclinical Careers and COVID-19

5/24/2020
Many thanks to Michelle Mudge-Riley, MD, for speaking with me on this bonus episode of “The Art of Medicine with Dr. Andrew Wilner.” Michelle is the founder of PhysiciansHelpingPhysicians and has worked for 18 years to help physicians discover and pursue nonclinical careers. According to Michelle, one of the consequences of the Coronavirus pandemic is an uptick in physician interest in nonclinical careers. Last year, Michelle held a very successful in-person conference with over 80...

Duration:00:13:40

The Art of Medicine, Episode #7, Dr. John Jurica and Dr. Andrew Wilner discuss locum tenens

5/17/2020
In this episode #7 of The Art of Medicine with Dr. Andrew Wilner, John Jurica, MD, an expert on nonclinical careers, interviewed me about locum tenens. John’s familiar with my book, “The Locum Life: A Physician’s Guide to Locum Tenens.” We had a lot of fun and talked for over an hour! I started by defining locum tenens, explaining “The Locum Life,” and how to get your first assignment. We discussed the pros and cons of becoming an independent contractor, the role of a staffing agency, and...

Duration:01:19:05

The Art of Medicine, Episode #6, Dr. Andrew Wilner interviews Johanna Fox, CPA, CFP

5/3/2020
In Episode #6 of the Art of Medicine, Dr. Andrew Wilner interviews Johanna Fox, CPA, CFP, the founder of Fox and Company CPAs. Johanna runs two sister companies-one provides accounting the other offers wealth management services. A few years ago, I discovered Fox and Company CPAs while browsing the popular financial blog “The White Coat Investor,” where Johanna acts as a moderator. As a disclosure, since then, I’ve worked with Laura Clifford, CPA, an accountant with Fox and Company CPAs,...

Duration:00:16:20