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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

#96 - How to Choose The Right Sponsor for Your Career

4/13/2022
Have doubts about what it means to have a sponsor? Wondering how to go about getting the right sponsor? If you’re not getting the results you need from your sponsor, you really need to hear this. In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: Common mistakes and misconceptions about how to get a sponsorWhat an effective sponsor - sponsee relationship looks likeHow to identify potential sponsors, and what to do nextToday’s episode answers many sponsorship related questions and corrects a...

Duration:00:25:33

#95 - Nonclinical Resumes and LinkedIn with Career Change Expert Dr. Heather Fork

4/12/2022
Don’t take my word for it - the #1 most important thing to get right for any career pivot is your nonclinical resume and your LinkedIn profile. Dr. Heather Fork has been in the physician career transition business for more than 12 years, so she knows a thing or two. In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: Strategies you can implement today to optimize your LinkedIn profile and resumeInsights from a highly experienced physician career transition coachHow to eliminate the guesswork...

Duration:00:22:44

#94 - How to Evaluate a New Job Offer

3/29/2022
Expecting to or just received a new job offer? Wondering what to look for, and why you should even if you know you can’t change anything? If you’re not sure what to consider when reviewing your new job offer, this episode is for you. In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: Key issues around variable or incentivised compensationUnderstanding restrictive clauses, and what power you may be giving upClarifying company policy and manager discretion Today’s episode covers four key...

Duration:00:15:55

#93 - How to Leave Your Job

3/22/2022
Wondering the best way to tell your boss you’re leaving? Need a plan for a smooth transition out of your current company? If you’re ready to check the boxes on actions and precautions to take when leaving your job, this episode is for you. In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: 5 tips on how to leave your job and give your notice the right wayWhat’s NOT your responsibility while on your way outWhat to check about company policies and contracts before departingIn today’s episode,...

Duration:00:11:16

#92 - Meaningless Promotions - How to Know, and What to Do

2/15/2022
Do you think you might have been offered (or surprised with) a meaningless promotion? Are your responsibilities and title consistent with your compensation? Listen to this episode to find out more about “meaningless promotions” and how you can approach the situation if this happens to you. In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: The definition of a meaningless promotionPros and cons of accepting new work or better title without compensationConsiderations for your boss and for...

Duration:00:16:37

#91 - Physician Jobs in Pharma: Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance

2/8/2022
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 safety and pharmacovigilance, and see if that might be a potential career path for you! In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: The overarching goals of pharmacovigilance positionsHow safety is a key consideration across the entire medicine lifecycleFar from boring, drug safety is a fascinating and...

Duration:00:16:11

#90 - Physician Jobs in Pharma: Clinical Research and CROs

2/1/2022
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 clinical research and contract research organizations (CROs), and see if that might be a potential career path for you! In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: Physician pharma jobs with contract research organizations (CROs)What doctors do in pharmaceutical research and developmentHow to start a career in...

Duration:00:12:15

#89 Physician Jobs in Pharma: Medical Affairs

1/25/2022
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 medical affairs, and see if that might be a potential career path for you! In this episode of The Career Rx we’ll discuss: What a medical affairs physician does within the pharmaceutical industryHow this work helps science, physicians, and patients get what they needWhy medical affairs might be the right nonclinical...

Duration:00:13:32

#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