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The Career Rx Podcast for Doctors

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You know you're not alone. Many doctors are frustrated by bureaucracy, stagnation, and burnout. If you're stuck on a career treadmill and your hard work isn't getting you the results you deserve, you need The Career Rx! This podcast is about modern business, branding, social media, and digital platforms to help physicians advance their careers. Grow your practice, build a successful physician side gig, achieve academic promotion, become a physician entrepreneur, and even transition to a nonclinical career. From the author of The Social Prescription (social media for doctors) and the creator of The Rx Series (business, public speaking, professional branding, and digital marketing for doctors), this podcast will help you do more of the work you love (and less of what you don't) by teaching you both timeless and modern career strategies that you don't learn in medical school. Finally, enjoy career success on your own terms with The Career Prescription podcast for doctors and other healthcare leaders.

You know you're not alone. Many doctors are frustrated by bureaucracy, stagnation, and burnout. If you're stuck on a career treadmill and your hard work isn't getting you the results you deserve, you need The Career Rx! This podcast is about modern business, branding, social media, and digital platforms to help physicians advance their careers. Grow your practice, build a successful physician side gig, achieve academic promotion, become a physician entrepreneur, and even transition to a nonclinical career. From the author of The Social Prescription (social media for doctors) and the creator of The Rx Series (business, public speaking, professional branding, and digital marketing for doctors), this podcast will help you do more of the work you love (and less of what you don't) by teaching you both timeless and modern career strategies that you don't learn in medical school. Finally, enjoy career success on your own terms with The Career Prescription podcast for doctors and other healthcare leaders.

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United States

Description:

You know you're not alone. Many doctors are frustrated by bureaucracy, stagnation, and burnout. If you're stuck on a career treadmill and your hard work isn't getting you the results you deserve, you need The Career Rx! This podcast is about modern business, branding, social media, and digital platforms to help physicians advance their careers. Grow your practice, build a successful physician side gig, achieve academic promotion, become a physician entrepreneur, and even transition to a nonclinical career. From the author of The Social Prescription (social media for doctors) and the creator of The Rx Series (business, public speaking, professional branding, and digital marketing for doctors), this podcast will help you do more of the work you love (and less of what you don't) by teaching you both timeless and modern career strategies that you don't learn in medical school. Finally, enjoy career success on your own terms with The Career Prescription podcast for doctors and other healthcare leaders.

Twitter:

@drmstiegler

Language:

English


Episodes

#88 - What Physicians Do in Pharma: Drug Discovery and Development

1/18/2022
Think you might be interested in a career in pharma, but not quite sure how doctors work for pharmaceutical companies? Listen to this episode to learn about physician roles in drug discovery and development, and see if that might be a potential career path for you! In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: The phases of drug discovery and developmentHow physician expertises fit into each phase to make the biggest impact for patientsWhere your skills might fit into each type of role...

Duration:00:18:10

#87 - How to Get Started Finding a Nonclinical Job in Pharma

1/11/2022
Wondering how to start looking for a nonclinical career? Many doctors are interested in pursuing nonclinical careers but literally don’t know how to begin. If you’re wondering where to look, what to look for, and what really works, this episode is for you! Warning - this advice is not for the unmotivated, the excuse-maker, or those who expect opportunities to fall out of the sky. But if you’re action-oriented and ready to commit to the work, join me… In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll...

Duration:00:13:19

#86 - Getting a Job in Pharma Without Prior Experience

1/4/2022
Discouraged because all of the job postings seem to require a few years of pharma experience? Wondering how you’re supposed to get a job to get experience, if all of the jobs require prior experience? Although most job postings are written that way, many of them don’t actually require prior experience in pharma. It’s really a myth - and so important for physicians who want to work in pharma to understand. In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: Why you CAN get an industry job...

Duration:00:17:01

#85 - The Business of Clinical Medicine with Dr. Una

12/14/2021
Have you settled for “not bad” on your career journey? We focus on nonclinical careers and leadership topics on this podcast, but today I have an inspiring clinical treat for you - if you love clinical medicine but are struggling with what you are ‘supposed to do’ - get ready to listen to some career motivation! In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: How med school doesn’t prepare entrepreneurs - but business IS part of medicineHow to design a career you love while staying true to...

Duration:00:31:58

#84 - 3 Ways You Aren't Networking Today (But Should Be!)

12/7/2021
Sure, you’ve heard the advice: ‘you have to network’. And yes, you’ve heard ‘who you know is more important than what you know’ when it comes to career opportunities. But still, it seems you don’t know how to make your professional relationships help you advance. Does effective networking seem mysterious, elusive, or just not relevant? If you’d like to learn how to develop the right professional network - the kind that does help you get ahead - this episode is for you. In this episode of...

Duration:00:16:59

#83 - Never Give Your All and Quituitiveness

11/30/2021
Working hard without reward? Feeling like you’ve done your time, paid your dues, but still not getting the advancement or recognition you deserve? People tend to view effort as an investment that will pay off, and view quitting as ‘giving up’ rather than maximizing success. Maybe the opposite is true. If this sounds interesting, this episode is for you. In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: What it means to NOT give your allThe myth that hard work alone equals advancementThe art...

Duration:00:15:11

#82 - Do I Need Additional Training to Get a Nonclinical Job?

11/16/2021
Do you need to go back to school or seek out a new certification to land a non clinical physician job? Is an MBA required to become a physician leader or work in healthcare industry careers? So many doctors who want nonclinical careers are asking these questions. If you’re wondering if you need additional training to get a nonclinical job, this episode is for you. In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: 4 Questions to figure out whether you DO need another degree or more...

Duration:00:13:34

#81 - Reasons You Don't Hear Back After Applying For a Job

11/9/2021
What are the reasons you haven’t heard back after applying for a job? If you’ve recently submitted a resume and are on the edge of your seat waiting for a response, you’ll want to tune in today. Is it normal to not hear back from a job application? How long should you wait to hear back from an employer? Is there anything you can do when you don’t hear back after applying for a job? These are very common questions, and most people assume that not hearing back means they aren’t qualified. But...

Duration:00:17:57

#80 - Most Popular Networking Strategies for Nonclinical Careers (Encore Mashup)

10/15/2021
Are you a physician looking to transfer to a nonclinical career? Are you at a loss on how to get started the right (and most effective) way? If you’re ready for a crash course in networking, this episode is for you. In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: How to get your foot in the door to find non-clinical jobs as a physicianThe 7 allies that you need in your network and whyHow to get started building a deliberate networking strategyToday’s episode is a mashup of three popular...

Duration:00:48:44

#79 - Most Popular LinkedIn Strategies for Doctors (Encore Mashup)

10/5/2021
LinkedIn for doctors - why do you need it? Can LinkedIn help you get a nonclinical job? There are so many reasons doctors should use LinkedIn, but somehow, a lot of doctors don’t use LinkedIn. And because many doctors don’t use LinkedIn, they also don’t know how to use it well. I know the idea of taking on yet another social media platform can be daunting. So, if you’re looking for the most popular LinkedIn tips (LinkedIn tips that actually matter for physician careers) - this encore mashup...

Duration:00:41:05

#78 - Most Popular Resume and Career Change Advice (Encore Mashup)

9/28/2021
Wondering how to write a nonclinical resume for doctors? What should you write in a cover letter so you get noticed? How to get started with a career change? These are some of the most common questions I’m asked these days. So, if you’re looking for info on nonclinical resumes, cover letters, and career pivot advice for doctors, you’re in the right place. I’m putting some of the best advice on this popular topic from The Career Rx into one extended episode. In this episode of The Career Rx...

Duration:01:00:52

#77 - Tips for Speaking with Executive Presence

9/7/2021
Should you speak up in meetings? How do you speak confidently in meetings, or get over your fear of talking in meetings? Many aspiring leaders hesitate to speak up in work meetings, afraid of not having the right thing to say. And yet, your professional visibility and perceived leadership potential depends on this. If you know your thought leadership could use a boost, this episode is for you. In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: Presenting the right information at the right...

Duration:00:16:49

#76 - Three Huge Job Search Mistakes Physicians Make (But You Don't Have To!)

8/31/2021
Are you sabotaging your chances at a promotion or job search? Maybe you’re limiting or disqualifying yourself without realizing it. I always recommend reaching out directly to the folks who are in a position to advance your career, but proceed mindfully to avoid these very common mistakes! In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: How to talk about expectations of that new role Discussing salary, compensation, perks, and negotiablesHow you might be restricting yourself too much in...

Duration:00:15:40

#75 - From Surgeon to Healthcare Architecture Consultant (Really!) with Dr. Heena Santry

8/24/2021
Feeling like you’re not making the difference you were meant to make? If you’re looking for some inspiration to make those hard career decisions - this episode is for you. In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: Values and motivations in a medical career, and how academics isn’t always the most impactful way to make a differenceExactly how Dr. Santry made this dramatic pivot – step by step by stepLessons from her job search that you can apply to your own career path, including...

Duration:00:50:33

#74 - 8 Elements of an Effective Networking Strategy

8/17/2021
Do you want to know how to grow your network fast, especially if you want to take your career in a new direction, or to new heights? Think you have to get lucky to network, or be a natural extrovert? Many people are under the impression that networking is only for chatty extroverts who love small talk and easily manage to meet tons of people. But that’s simply not true. If you’ve had trouble building your network or leveraging your network for professional growth and actual results, this...

Duration:00:19:55

#73 - Facts and Myths About Physician Recruiters

8/10/2021
Ever wondered what recruiters actually do, and whether they can help you? Curious how recruiters help nonclinical physician job seekers, or if recruiters only help companies? If you’re not sure about responding to reaching out to recruiters, especially if you’re looking for a leadership or nonclinical role - this episode is for you. In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: The similarities and differences between the main kinds of recruiters and why it matters to youHow a...

Duration:00:57:54

#72 - Should You Take A Pay Cut for a Nonclinical Job?

8/3/2021
Is financial fear preventing you from making a career change? Do you wonder if you have to take a pay cut to leave clinical medicine? How much do nonclinical jobs pay, anyway? If you feel trapped by student loan debt or the perception that you won’t be able to make a good living as a nonclinical physician, but you desire to pivot into more fulfilling work - this episode is for you. In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: Myths and fears about pay cuts and nonclinical...

Duration:00:15:45

#71 - Healing from Medical Malpractice and Adverse Events with Dr. Stacia Dearmin

7/27/2021
Bad things happen in medicine. For too long, many physicians have felt alone and unsupported when - despite their best efforts - patients have a bad outcome. It’s a reason some leave the profession entirely. But this story will inspire you, and show an example of how this physician turned personal hardship into a new professional path. In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: How tragedy led to the creation of a valuable physician resourceLearning the niche and meeting the needs...

Duration:00:35:57

#70 - Stop Doing That ! (It's Not a Numbers Game)

7/20/2021
Is getting the job you want just a numbers game? Have you heard this - that if you just submit as many applications as possible, you’ll eventually get something? Maybe you feel you’ve already done that, maybe for a very long time, and it still isn’t working out? If you feel you’ve exhausted all your options, done everything you can, are totally frustrated, and ready to give up - this episode is for you. In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: Why successful applicants aren’t...

Duration:00:21:44

#69 - Writing a Medical Thriller with Physician Author Shira Shiloah

7/12/2021
Feeling conflicted between the path you’re on and a dream you’d love to pursue? If you’ve ever had a desire that seemed like a pipe dream - just a little bit unrealistic or out of reach - this episode is for you. In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: How this author went from hobby writing and rejection to all-in successShira Shiloah’s shift from repeated rejection to really making it happenThe catalyst that changed everythingToday’s interview with Shira Shiloah, an...

Duration:00:31:05