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Stay up-to-date on important topics and trends in the physician community with the MDAdvantage Podcast. A leading provider of medical professional liability insurance, MDAdvantage was built by physicians, for physicians. Our accomplished group of physicians, healthcare leaders, and legal and business professionals brings value through straightforward, reliable, and informed service. We champion for physicians’ professional and financial well-being because the ones who are always on call for us should be protected by people who are always on call for them.

Stay up-to-date on important topics and trends in the physician community with the MDAdvantage Podcast. A leading provider of medical professional liability insurance, MDAdvantage was built by physicians, for physicians. Our accomplished group of physicians, healthcare leaders, and legal and business professionals brings value through straightforward, reliable, and informed service. We champion for physicians’ professional and financial well-being because the ones who are always on call for us should be protected by people who are always on call for them.

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Stay up-to-date on important topics and trends in the physician community with the MDAdvantage Podcast. A leading provider of medical professional liability insurance, MDAdvantage was built by physicians, for physicians. Our accomplished group of physicians, healthcare leaders, and legal and business professionals brings value through straightforward, reliable, and informed service. We champion for physicians’ professional and financial well-being because the ones who are always on call for us should be protected by people who are always on call for them.

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Episodes

45 Advocating for Reproductive Justice

11/21/2022
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Glenmarie Matthews, MD, MBA, MS, Medical Director of the Family Planning Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Dr. Matthews is also Assistant Professor and Family Planning Specialist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Matthews speaks about why advocating for reproductive rights is so important to her. Other...

Duration:00:10:48

44 Creating a Better Tomorrow

11/15/2022
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with New Jersey State Senator Troy Singleton, who represents the 7th Legislative District. Senator Singleton offers insight into the role of state government in moving toward a brighter future, particularly when it comes to healthcare for all Americans, touching on his own roots in public service. Steve Adubato and Senator Singleton explore issues such as exorbitant healthcare costs, healthcare workplace violence and...

Duration:00:18:28

43 Concussions: Adapting to the Individual

7/28/2022
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Anthony Alessi, MD, a board-certified neurologist and Director of the NeuroSport program at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Alessi offers insight into what characterizes a concussion and how its definition and treatment options have evolved over time, touching also on advice for physicians treating this type of injury; other conditions with similar symptoms; the importance of relying on a physician for a...

Duration:00:12:52

42 Physician Impressions: COVID-19, Burnout and Beyond

6/15/2022
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Ronnie Bochner, MD, an obstetrician/gynecologist and President of the Medical Staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. Listen as Dr. Bochner speaks about his thoughts on the physician's role in the future of healthcare, the ramifications of shifting CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19 vaccinations, how burnout has impacted the careers of healthcare workers, and more.

Duration:00:12:54

41 100 Years of Care at Deborah Heart and Lung Center

5/8/2022
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Joseph P. Chirichella, President and CEO of Deborah Heart and Lung Center. Learn about Deborah’s history as an acute care specialty hospital focusing on heart disease and vascular care, how genetics factor into heart health, and much more.

Duration:00:11:36

40 COVID-19 2022 Update: From Pandemic Fatigue to Optimism for the Future

3/28/2022
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Ronald Nahass, MD, President of ID Care. Listen as Dr. Nahass speaks on his experience with COVID-19 over the last two years, updates surrounding a fourth dose of vaccine, how New Jersey’s community immunity has grown through the increase in vaccinated individuals, how he’s cautiously optimistic for the future with COVID-19, and much more.

Duration:00:20:57

39 Working Across the Aisle: Talking Healthcare & the Future for NJ Residents with Senator Vin Gopal

3/20/2022
Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Senator Vin Gopal about his responsibilities as the representative for New Jersey’s 11th legislative district. Sen. Gopal serves as the Senate Majority Conference Leader and was recently named Chairman of the Senate Education Committee. In this episode, Sen. Gopal discusses his accomplishments and future goals as a State Senator, the telehealth legislation that was signed into law in December 2021 and his efforts to bring civility and a bipartisan work ethic...

Duration:00:16:25

38 Spotlight on Cardiovascular Care with Richard Kovach, MD

3/13/2022
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Richard Kovach, MD, an Interventional Cardiologist at Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Brown Mills, New Jersey. Listen as Dr. Kovach speaks about the prevalence of hypertension and obesity in the U.S. that results in increased cases of serious cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Kovach also discusses the variations present in heart health as it pertains to men vs women, as well as in underserved communities, and how primary...

Duration:00:18:20

37 A Legacy of Serving New Jersey: Looking Back at the Career of Senator Christopher ‘Kip’ Bateman

12/9/2021
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato PhD, looks back at the career of Senator Christopher ‘Kip’ Bateman as he prepares to retire from the Legislature. Senator Bateman discusses his time and his accomplishments as a public servant and how he aims to continue to impact the lives of New Jersey’s citizens in the future.

Duration:00:13:27

36 Public Health Partnerships and Innovations in New Jersey

11/29/2021
Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with former New Jersey Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd, MPH, about her continued work to improve the state of public health in New Jersey. In this episode, O’Dowd explains her current role at Rutgers as the Executive Director of Health Systems and Population Health Integration at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, and Advisory Member of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Additionally, she speaks about stress and burnout among healthcare providers, the...

Duration:00:16:38

35 Orthopaedic Education: What Primary Care Physicians Need to Know about Common Hip Ailments

8/3/2021
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with William H. Rossy, MD, orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the management of all sports-related injuries at Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, PA. Dr. Rossy provides advice to primary care physicians on evaluating patients’ hip pain and when to consider conservative treatment versus referral to a specialist. Dr. Rossy also expands on his experience in treating patients utilizing hip arthroscopy and cartilage...

Duration:00:12:28

34 CancerCare: Aiding Patients and Families in Need

7/27/2021
Patients exploring cancer treatment options often find themselves asking lots of questions they’ve never had to consider before. CancerCare, an organization providing professional support services, aids advanced cancer patients who are asking questions about their future and the treatments available to them, taking into account their personal goals and priorities. In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Ellen Miller-Sonet, Chief Strategy and Policy Officer...

Duration:00:14:00

33 Aiding the Underserved: Understanding Health Access and Social Determinants at Scale

7/20/2021
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Eric Jahn, MD, the Senior Associate Dean for Community Health, Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, and Division Chief of Community Health at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Here, Dr. Jahn speaks about initiatives to improve access to care in medically underserved communities, as well as Project Echo —an international telementoring program helping providers better care for...

Duration:00:11:21

32 Social Determinants and the RWJBarnabas Health Beyond the Hospital Initiative

7/13/2021
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with DeAnna Minus-Vincent, MPA, the Senior Vice President and Chief Social Integration and Health Equity Strategist at RWJBarnabas Health. Here, Minus-Vincent explains the RWJBarnabas “Health Beyond the Hospital” initiative, which is designed to address patients’ social determinants of health. Additionally, you’ll hear about how social determinants impact a patient’s overall healthcare experience, how this initiative...

Duration:00:17:20

31 Medical Innovations in Tissue Engineering: Aiding Individuals with Meniscus Tears

7/7/2021
In this MDAdvantage podcast episode, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Charles J. Gatt Jr., MD, an orthopedic surgeon at University Orthopaedic Associates and Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Gatt and his research partner, Michael G. Dunn, PhD, are the creators of MeniscoFix™, an innovative piece of medical technology that holds the potential to help many individuals who suffer from meniscus injuries that frequently...

Duration:00:10:37

30 How Bioethics Impacts the Lives of Patients and Physicians

7/4/2021
With COVID-19 and vaccines continually dominating the conversation within the healthcare industry over the last year and a half, physicians and caregivers have found themselves not only facing new challenges, but also seeking answers to questions previously never asked of them. In this episode, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Bryan Pilkington, PhD, an Associate Professor at Seton Hall University and the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine. A researcher of bioethics, Dr. Pilkington expands...

Duration:00:16:35

29 Maximizing the Potential of Your Medical Practice

6/26/2021
Ensuring patients receive a positive healthcare experience isn’t solely the responsibility of physicians—every interaction with staff, before and after meeting with their doctor, all factor into the patient’s experience and opinion on a practice. As a veteran healthcare operations and revenue cycle expert, Pierre Scott, MBA, specializes in practice management, ensuring practices run smoothly and patients receive exemplary customer service. In this episode, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with...

Duration:00:17:22

28 Positively Managing Chronic Pain in Young Patients

6/10/2021
In this episode, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Katherine Bentley, MD, about how to manage chronic pain in young patients. Dr. Bentley, a pediatric doctor of Physiatry at the Children’s Specialized Hospital, describes their nationally recognized, multi-disciplinary chronic pain management program, including the treatment plan for chronic pain, the reassuring educational and support systems in place for patients and their parents, and the lengths care providers go to help young patients...

Duration:00:09:45

27 The Shared Responsibilities of COVID-19 Vaccines and Public Health Measures

6/7/2021
With vaccines becoming more available and health mandates lifting, a return to normalcy feels imminent—but we still have responsibilities to uphold to ourselves and to one another. In this episode, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Ronald Nahass, MD, one of the founders and the current President of ID Care, the largest physician group of infectious disease specialists in New Jersey. Hear about a variety of topics surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, from vaccine passports and the lowering of...

Duration:00:19:31

24 Difficult But Necessary Conversations: Palliative Care and COVID-19's Impact on Providing Relief

4/28/2021
While the role of palliative care physicians has always been an important one, the COVID-19 pandemic has cast a spotlight on just how integral these individuals truly are. With the number of difficult conversations rising in record numbers, the industry saw clearly how critical it was to have palliative care staff nearby to speak with patients and their loved ones. Jessica Israel, MD, Senior Vice President of Geriatrics and Palliative Care at RWJBarnabas Health, speaks with Steve Adubato,...

Duration:00:18:50