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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

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

Effective Employee Contract Negotiation, with Dr. Jason Goebel

9/7/2020
You accepted a position at a new practice, you like your colleagues, and the work is fulfilling; everything is going great. However, before very long, the veil starts to come off; maybe this isn’t the perfect position you thought it was? What do you do now? How do you get out of your contact? What are your options? Dr. Jason Goebel, known in some circles as the Godfather of Contract Negotiations, found himself in a similar situation. On this episode of Prosperous Doc, our host Shane Tenny...

Duration:00:46:34

Non-Clinical Career Options with the Doctor's Doctor, Michelle Mudge-Riley, DO

8/24/2020
You go through years of medical school, residency, and training, focused on one goal – to finally become a doctor. But what happens when after everything you’ve been through, you feel like being a doctor isn’t your calling anymore? That you don’t feel the same fire or passion as you did on your first day of medical school? Are you confined to the medical industry or are there more paths available? In this episode of Prosperous Doc, host Shane Tenny speaks with Michelle Mudge-Riley, a.k.a....

Duration:00:31:09

How Podcasting Saved My Marriage, with Lara McElderry

8/10/2020
Loneliness and relationship troubles are common obstacles faced by medical students. These struggles are intensified for students during testing and test preparations, but the effects on family members can be severe as well, including loneliness, financial concerns, and extended partner separation. Today’s guest discovered an unusual way of combatting some of these obstacles: podcasting. In this episode of Prosperous Doc, our host Shane Tenny is joined by Lara McElderry, an English teacher...

Duration:00:32:29

HEART-ificial Intelligence and Physician-Patient Relationships with Dr. Brian Lima

7/27/2020
It’s not uncommon to see doctors whose lives revolve around their medical careers, especially those who are practicing a demanding subspecialty. These doctors have a tendency to define their lives through their profession, and, absent this role, would lose their sense of identity. However, being in ‘career mode’ 24/7 can be detrimental to your physical and emotional well-being. In this episode of Prosperous Doc, host Shane Tenny speaks to cardiac surgeon https://www.brianlimamd.com/ (Dr....

Duration:00:27:08

Finding Freedom and Balance as a Locum Tenens Doc with Nii Darko, MD

7/13/2020
There’s a common misconception that there’s only one path you can take in the medical field: graduate from med school, finish residency, get a job at a hospital, and save lives until the end. While plenty who have chosen this path are contented, there are others that do not share the same enthusiasm. Don’t worry if you’re part of the latter group! There is a vast world outside of medicine for you to explore while continuing to practice your profession. In this episode of Prosperous Doc,...

Duration:00:36:31

Taking Care of Doctors During COVID-19 and Beyond

6/29/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a great strain on the public health system, affecting not only the lives of patients and families who have contracted the virus, but also to healthcare providers. The additional precautions required of https://www.sdtplanning.com/financial-survival-guide-landing-page (healthcare workers) have become more exhausting, stressful, and intense, possibly contributing to the psychological burden and burnout. In this episode of Prosperous Doc, our host Shane Tenny is...

Duration:00:28:30

The Impact of Physician Coaching with Errin Weisman, MD

6/15/2020
Burnout, physician suicide, and other mental illnesses are issues the medical community continues to grapple with. Although there is greater awareness and recognition of these mental health problems than in the past, doctors are still find themselves afraid to speak up and seek help. (4:05) Despite these prevalent fears, some medical professionals are stepping up to provide resources to help each other out. In this episode of Prosperous Doc, our host Shane Tenny is joined by family medicine...

Duration:00:35:13

How the Physicians Foundation is Combatting Mental Health in Healthcare with Dr. Gary Price

6/1/2020
Several unique challenges are facing the medical profession today that often go unnoticed or unspoken. Thankfully, there are organizations like the https://physiciansfoundation.org/ (Physicians Foundation) who are helping shed light on these issues, bringing them to the forefront and sparking conversations in the community. The intention of these discussions is to generate solutions to promote physician wellness and improve the healthcare industry at large. Dr. Gary Price, president of the...

Duration:00:37:22

Women in Medicine and How Social Media Can Be Used in Healthcare with Shikha Jain, MD

3/23/2020
Despite the many advancements made in the field of medicine, there still seems to be a problem that has persisted over the years with minimal progress. It’s an issue that a lot of physicians aren’t aware of, but has greatly impacted the careers of their female colleagues – gender inequality. The healthcare industry seems to be stacked against women, where discrepancies exist and opportunities are not as available. Implicit and unconscious biases that contribute to this problem. 03:26 This...

Duration:00:39:52

Real Estate Loans and Other Lending Options for Physicians with Jason Watkins

3/9/2020
One of the biggest and major financial decisions that doctors and dentists face in their lives involves purchasing, building or renovating their own homes. A lot of preparation, time and money is involved in this whole process and it should not be taken lightly. But for those who have just finished medical school, plagued by student loans and supported only by a not-so-high wage, is it even possible to for a resident or those still undergoing training to purchase a house of their own? This...

Duration:00:32:52

How Health System Executives Can Address Physician Burnout with Dr. Kevin Mosser

2/24/2020
Being a doctor and practicing medicine is a noble profession. And when you ask a physician or medical practitioner, you used to hear about passion as the main reason why one should pursue this path in the first place. But sadly, the excitement and enthusiasm that is often associated with the practice is being heard less often. There is a lack of joy in the profession that’s prevalent among many doctors today, caused by burnout, among other things. Additionally, more practitioners moving out...

Duration:00:37:42

Dealing with Financial Infidelity in a Marriage

2/9/2020
Money is among the main causes of stress in a marriage. It’s a tough topic to talk about in many couples, whether you’re in the medical field or not. And the core issue isn’t money itself, but in how much you trust your partner when it comes to managing your finances. (01:39) One of the biggest problems that have affected couples is financial infidelity, wherein a spouse makes major money decisions in secrecy. If not addressed or prevented, this can have detrimental effects that impact a...

Duration:00:46:20