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The Prosperous Doc Podcast (formerly the White Coat Wellness Podcast) is a show for doctors who are ready to improve their overall wellness in every aspect of life. In each episode we highlight real-life stories from physicians and dentists to inspire you to become a prosperous doc yourself and achieve personal, professional, and financial wellness. If you would like to know more about the Prosperous Doc show, find show notes, and learn more about our host, Shane Tenny, visit bit.ly/ProsperousDoc. SDT Disclosure: https://bit.ly/2Xc2mAU

The Prosperous Doc Podcast (formerly the White Coat Wellness Podcast) is a show for doctors who are ready to improve their overall wellness in every aspect of life. In each episode we highlight real-life stories from physicians and dentists to inspire you to become a prosperous doc yourself and achieve personal, professional, and financial wellness. If you would like to know more about the Prosperous Doc show, find show notes, and learn more about our host, Shane Tenny, visit bit.ly/ProsperousDoc. SDT Disclosure: https://bit.ly/2Xc2mAU

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United States

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The Prosperous Doc Podcast (formerly the White Coat Wellness Podcast) is a show for doctors who are ready to improve their overall wellness in every aspect of life. In each episode we highlight real-life stories from physicians and dentists to inspire you to become a prosperous doc yourself and achieve personal, professional, and financial wellness. If you would like to know more about the Prosperous Doc show, find show notes, and learn more about our host, Shane Tenny, visit bit.ly/ProsperousDoc. SDT Disclosure: https://bit.ly/2Xc2mAU

Language:

English

Contact:

(704) 557-9750


Episodes

Building Trusted Doctor-Patient Relationships Through More Effective Communication with Shelly O’Donovan

8/20/2021
After spending the first part of her career in political and governmental affairs for healthcare companies, Shelly O’Donovan noticed that there was a pattern to effective communication. These patterns separated the strong communicators who could accomplish agendas and climb corporate ladders from the communicators who didn’t achieve their goals. That observation sparked a passion for decoding communication and understanding what makes others tick. “I started to be interested in what those...

Duration:00:26:13

There is Strength in Scars: Creating Books With a Purpose with Dr. Maria Baimas-George

8/6/2021
As someone who started creating her own books when she was two, Dr. Maria Baimas-George believed she would grow up to become an author. When she fell in love with science and went on to medical school, Dr. Baimas-George found herself writing and drawing to de-stress. “Growing up, I loved English and I loved science, and now I feel like they are merging, which is wonderful,” Dr. Baimas-George says of her newfound side hustle. She’s a surgical resident by day, and an author and illustrator by...

Duration:00:33:43

From Clinician to Physician Leader: How to Positively Impact More Patients With Dr. Janelle White

7/8/2021
Dr. Janelle White had no idea what she wanted to do when she grew up until she watched a care team save her brother’s life. “Watching his recovery is what really motivated me,” she says. “That was a life-changing experience for me, to see how those physicians … [and] the entire care team — honestly saved my brother's life, and revived him. So that spurred my interest in medicine.” Dr. White accomplished her goal of becoming one such “miracle worker.” Still, it wasn’t until several years into...

Duration:00:36:14

Discussing the Hot Dental Market and How it’s Affecting Practice Valuations and Transitions with Doug Copple

6/18/2021
Despite not being a doctor himself, Doug Copple understands the challenges of running a medical or dental practice. He is a Partner at Bentson Copple & Associates, a transition company that assists orthodontists nationwide with practice valuation, partner location services, as well as negotiating transitions. In this episode of the Prosperous Doc ®, our host Shane Tenny, CFP® welcomes Doug to discuss changes in the dental market and what that looks like for private practices and future...

Duration:00:33:15

Why Venture Capital is the Right Side Gig for this Physician with Dr. Marshall Kuremsky

5/7/2021
Dr. Marshall Kuremsky knew he wanted to be an orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon since he was 12 or 13, but it wasn’t until four years or so into his practice that he took a keen interest in the financial and business world. That craving for knowledge, which had propelled him to success in medical school and at work, itched to be satisfied yet again. “I simply started to realize that I craved as much information, knowledge, and experience about business and finance as I could. I started to...

Duration:00:36:22

Practicing Self-Care as a Physician Isn’t Selfish, It Is Self-Preservation With Dr. Jillian Bybee

4/16/2021
Everyone has their breaking point, but doctors — especially in the era of COVID-19 — often feel like they have no choice but to push past their burnout. Dr. Jillian Bybee, however, decided to do something about it. “I was born and raised in a really hard-working family with a lot of perfectionism tendencies and some mental health issues like anxiety that probably were undiagnosed,” she says. “And I just achieved my way through school, through med school, through training. Kept going and...

Duration:00:33:45

The Ins and Outs of Medical-Legal Consulting With Dr. Armin Feldman

4/3/2021
Dr. Armin Feldman, like many medical professionals, is driven by a passion to help the sick and injured. After selling his rehabilitation clinics more than a decade ago, he knew he wanted to continue helping others but in a less time-consuming way than as a practicing physician. The answer: consulting attorneys as a traumatic head and brain injury medical expert. This path made sense based on Dr. Feldman’s expertise in this field, which had developed over nearly 40 years from a personal...

Duration:00:31:47

Cultivating a Growth Team: Steps to Building Your Own Practice with Andrew Tucker

3/19/2021
You might say Andrew Tucker was born to be an entrepreneur after growing up in a family of business owners. Today, as a tax attorney and CPA by training, he guides physicians and dentists who want to launch and run their own businesses. “There's something amazing about the entrepreneurship opportunities in the United States,” Andrew says. “But when people are coming into the idea of ownership, particularly from a trade where you're a doctor first or an accountant first or an attorney first,...

Duration:00:34:44

The Importance of Physician Mental Health with Dr. Michael Myers

3/5/2021
Dr. Michael Myers admits he was late coming into the psychiatry field. As a first-year medical student in 1962, one of Dr. Myers’s roommates, also a medical student, committed suicide. The stigmatization surrounding mental health and suicide was so profound that the school did not even acknowledge this student’s passing. It was then some years later as an internal medical resident that Dr. Myers saw, once again, the imminent threat of poor mental health amongst physicians. “It was through...

Duration:00:36:34

Taking Risks and Reaping the Reward With Dr. Scott and Heather Paviol

2/19/2021
Heather and Scott Paviol are one of the rare couples that can work together — and it’s because they each have strengths where the other has weaknesses. As an interior designer with an interest in leadership development and organizational performance, it was only fitting that Heather help her dermatologist husband open his new practice last year (even though he chose to do so during a global pandemic). “We were coming off easily our best year at Mooresville. I wasn't even accepting new...

Duration:00:38:37

How an MBA Can Help Doctors Discover Opportunities and Earn Passive Income

2/5/2021
Dr. Nithin Natwa wears many hats. He practices family care, and he's also a board-certified physician in sports medicine. He provided care to football players at Michigan State University during his fellowship and continues to take on athletes as patients. He even runs an https://www.instagram.com/fantasydocs/?hl=en (esports injury analysis Instagram account) for his almost 13,000 followers. He's also back in school, but this time for something entirely different: an MBA. Dr. Natwa returned...

Duration:00:36:28

How Lifestyle and Culinary Medicine Can Help You Thrive, With Dr. Colin Zhu

1/25/2021
For Dr. Colin Zhu, medicine runs in the family. Dr. Zhu's mother practiced Chinese medicine, an ancient practice that focuses on finding balance within the body. Now Dr. Zhu incorporates this philosophy into his own work. "She instilled in me how to look at the person, the patient, in a very holistic way. So, she instilled in me prevention, wellness, compassion, listening to the person. And so those were the values and skill sets that I've brought with me and that's the direction that I took...

Duration:00:32:21

How To Make the Most Out of Your Healthcare Employment Contract with Anu Murthy

12/28/2020
Healthcare attorney and practice consultant Anu Murthy wants to help physicians make the money they deserve — and keep making that amount, even during a global pandemic that’s furloughed and laid off many people. “There is inherent value in speaking to a healthcare attorney to understand the anatomy of the contract, the nuts and bolts, and primarily what are your rights under the contract?” Anu says. “But also what are your responsibilities under the contract? You may not be able to...

Duration:00:33:29

How To Make a Dental Practice Your Own with Dr. Ken Randall

12/14/2020
Dr. Ken Randall’s decision to go to dental school rather than medical school was largely inspired by a lazy vacation in North Carolina many years ago. Sick of seeing his grandson wake up at noon or later, one day Dr. Randall’s grandfather told the teen to be ready by 6:30 the next morning — so that he could help out at his grandfather’s practice. Almost instantly, Dr. Randall was hooked. “Basically from that day forward, any break that I had from school all throughout undergrad, I was in the...

Duration:00:35:33

The Perks of Value-Based Healthcare with Dr. Uli Chettipally

11/30/2020
Episode SummaryDr. Uli Chettipally once made the CEO of the company he worked for stop him mid-presentation because he dropped a figure that was so jarring: “50% of what happens in a typical U.S. clinical practice is unnecessary, ineffective, or dangerous.” This isn’t just Dr. Chettipally’s opinion, it’s a statement backed by much of his own research as well as others’ on the downsides of America’s most common business model of healthcare: the fee-for-service system. In this episode of the...

Duration:00:36:59

How Doctors Can Maximize Their Personal Brand with Dr. Ernesto Gutierrez

11/16/2020
Personal branding is a familiar concept for people in business or marketing, but is often a foreign concept to medical professionals. Whether you’re in practice or employed, your personal brand is your professional identity and making proper use of it can help you elevate your career or business. If people don’t know you exist, how will they find out about you? In this episode of the Prosperous Doc, our host Shane Tenny, CFP® welcomes Dr. Ernesto Gutierrez to discuss personal branding, how...

Duration:00:34:24

Facing Racism in the Medical Community with Dr. Aaron Brandt

11/2/2020
The last few months have brought intense focus to the topic of racism in the United States and around the world. The immediate circulation of media content has brought violent images of racial injustices to the forefront of our cultural attention. Here at the Prosperous Doc, we wanted to do our part to try and change the tone in our country around this. We know this is a emotionally fraught topic and we want to start by sharing a few words from our host, Shane Tenny, from this episode:...

Duration:00:44:59

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome in Medicine with Dr. Gail Gazelle

10/19/2020
You did the heavy lifting to become a doctor. The sleepless nights in medical school, the long hours of residency, the personal sacrifices to bring your dream to fruition. However, even at the pinnacle of this success, the little voice in the back of your head refuses to relent, ‘you don’t belong, you’re a fraud, how long before they find you out?’ Where does this voice come from? Why do I feel this way? Do my colleagues struggle with these thoughts? On this episode of Prosperous Doc, we...

Duration:00:30:42

Medical Malpractice: How to Thrive After Litigation, with Dr. Stacia Dearmin

10/5/2020
Shame and guilt are common emotions faced by health care providers when dealing with a malpractice lawsuit. These struggles intensify when physicians hear phrases such as “don’t talk to anyone about this” from their lawyers, leading them to feel isolated, depressed, or anxious. Today’s guest discovered an unusual way of combatting some of these stressful emotions: reading. In this episode of Prosperous Doc, our host Shane Tenny is joined by Dr. Stacia Dearmin, a pediatric physician who faced...

Duration:00:46:49

How Blockchain Technology Can Improve Physician Credentialing With Dr. Leah Houston

9/21/2020
In the modern digital world, we’re all accustomed to having our personal information online. From our ID numbers, credit cards, birth certificates, cellphone numbers, to, in the case of a doctor, the MD at the end of your name, whether you completed a residency or board certification, or have a license to practice medicine. When our credentials are in the hands of a third party, we can unknowingly set ourselves up for fraud, waste, and abuse. On this episode of Prosperous Doc, we welcome Dr....

Duration:00:32:51