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The SurgeonMasters Podcast is for surgeons who wish to create a highly successful and sustainable practice that is lifestyle-friendly with less stress and frustration. Each episode focuses on learning, understanding and implementing effective habits that will allow you to create a thriving practice while still having time to travel, connect with your family, take care of your health, and pursue outside interests. Your host is Jeffrey M. Smith, MD a practicing Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon (Orthopaedic Traumatologist) who also assists other Surgeons to develop the critical skills needed to create a highly successful lifestyle-friendly practice which is physically, mentally and emotionally sustainable.

The SurgeonMasters Podcast is for surgeons who wish to create a highly successful and sustainable practice that is lifestyle-friendly with less stress and frustration. Each episode focuses on learning, understanding and implementing effective habits that will allow you to create a thriving practice while still having time to travel, connect with your family, take care of your health, and pursue outside interests. Your host is Jeffrey M. Smith, MD a practicing Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon (Orthopaedic Traumatologist) who also assists other Surgeons to develop the critical skills needed to create a highly successful lifestyle-friendly practice which is physically, mentally and emotionally sustainable.

Location:

United States

Description:

The SurgeonMasters Podcast is for surgeons who wish to create a highly successful and sustainable practice that is lifestyle-friendly with less stress and frustration. Each episode focuses on learning, understanding and implementing effective habits that will allow you to create a thriving practice while still having time to travel, connect with your family, take care of your health, and pursue outside interests. Your host is Jeffrey M. Smith, MD a practicing Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon (Orthopaedic Traumatologist) who also assists other Surgeons to develop the critical skills needed to create a highly successful lifestyle-friendly practice which is physically, mentally and emotionally sustainable.

Language:

English

Contact:

3125150309


Episodes

Cognitive Restructuring! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 58

5/26/2020
Jeff Smith welcomes Heidi Allespach, PhD, an Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine, Medicine & Surgery at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to the SurgeonMasters mini-podcast. Heidi is a clinical psychologist who has worked with graduate medical learners for more than 20 years. She devotes her time to enhancing surgeon wellness through their multidimensional behavioral medicine approach, teaching and working with surgery residents and surgeon faculty, as...

Coping Strategies! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 57

5/4/2020
Jeff welcomes to the podcast Associate Professor (Clinical) in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine, Dr. Kyle Jones. Kyle is also the author of Fallible: a memoir of a young physician's struggle with mental illness. In his newly released book, Kyle describes his experience as a physician dealing with severe anxiety and depression. As physicians, we focus so much energy on our patients - often without tending to our own mental health....

Leverage Your Strengths! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 56

4/22/2020
Jeff welcomes to the podcast general surgeon and certified Gallup Strengths Coach, Dr. Laura Grimmer, MD. Now, more than ever, it is important to focus on what we do best. First, determine some of your strengths. What do you do best? What do you do better than your colleagues? What comes easier to you? What does Laura suggest we do to leverage our strengths? Suggestion 1 - Learn your strengths. What are the things that come naturally to you? Suggestion 2 - Work on improving your...

Walk the Talk! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 55

3/10/2020
Jeff welcomes to the podcast CFO & Practice Administrator of Access Omnicare and the FORM Hand, Wrist & Elbow Institute, Amirra Besh. Amirra is also a strong wellness advocate and practitioner who has competed in more than 8 Spartan Races. In this episode, Amirra and Jeff talk about the importance of incorporating wellness in our overall professional environment and community to lead by example. This can happen in many ways. For example, Amirra’s medical practice pays for employees to...

Duration:00:08:10

Do No Harm! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 54

2/25/2020
Jeff welcomes to the podcast award-winning documentary filmmaker and physician advocate, Robyn Symon. Robyn directed the film Do No Harm which investigates the hidden epidemic of physician suicide, burnout, and the link to patient safety. The film follows the stories of several physicians in medical school, residency, and clinical practice working in our toxic healthcare environment. The goal of the film is to bring awareness to the high rate of physician suicides and to destigmatize mental...

Duration:00:09:24

Raise Your Voice! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 53

1/23/2020
Pump the brakes on your week and take 10 minutes to make your life as a surgeon just a little better… Jeff welcomes to the podcast SurgeonMasters collaborator and physician coach, Dr. Helane Fronek. Helane joins Jeff to offer her perspective on where we’ve been making a positive impact on burnout in medicine. Regardless of how we feel about the B-word, we have most everyone’s attention when we use the term... Burnout. Helane has been working with physicians for over 10 years - helping them...

Duration:00:09:59

Being Uncomfortable! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 52

1/2/2020
Pump the brakes on your week and take 10 minutes to make your life as a surgeon just a little better… Jeff welcomes to the podcast SurgeonMasters collaborator and physician coach, Dr. Errin Weisman. On this episode, Errin and Jeff talk about being comfortable with being UNcomfortable. Is there a new skill you want to learn or a hobby you want to pick up? Maybe there’s a physical habit you want to make routine, but it just hasn’t happened yet. Is there something you want but haven’t had...

Walk and Talk! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 51

12/11/2019
Pump the brakes on your week and take 10 minutes to make your life as a surgeon just a little better… Jeff welcomes to the mini-podcast CFO & Practice Administrator of Access Omnicare and FORM Hand, Wrist & Elbow Institute, Amirra Besh. The topic of discussion in this episode is Walk and Talk! As the practice administrator of two busy medical groups, Amirra is a strong wellness advocate. She witnesses first-hand the importance of healthy and (relatively) balanced lifestyles of the...

Comparison! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 50

11/14/2019
It's important we slow down and acknowledge our successes from time to time, look back and reflect on what we have accomplished. Let's set aside our perfectionist tendencies and focus on our impact. This is the 50th episode of the SurgeonMasters Mini-Podcast and I couldn't be more excited to share it with you. Here's to 50 (or 500) more! Pump the brakes on your week and take 10 minutes to make your life as a surgeon just a little better… Jeff welcomes to the mini-podcast internal medicine...

Duration:00:09:57

Creativity! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 49

10/31/2019
Pump the brakes on your week and take 10 minutes to make your life as a surgeon just a little better… Jeff welcomes to the podcast orthopaedic surgeon and New York Times Best Selling author Timothy Browne, MD. Tim recently released the third novel in a medical thriller series titled The Rusted Scalpel. Sounds like a great read for Halloween! Though you may want to start with the first two books in the series. The topic of discussion on our podcast episode with Tim is Creativity! With the...

How Can I Help?! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 48

10/17/2019
Pump the brakes on your week and take 10 minutes to make your life as a surgeon just a little better… In this episode of the mini-podcast, Jeff welcomes Dr. Errin Weisman. Errin is an osteopathic family practice doctor and physician coach. She is also a fierce physician wellness advocate. In this episode Errin and Jeff ask, How can I help? It’s a powerful question. Especially when it comes from a colleague during a time of need. Errin tells Jeff a story about a time in her life when her...

Positive Self-Talk! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 47

9/12/2019
Pump the brakes on your week and take 10 minutes to make your life as a surgeon just a little better… In this episode of the mini-podcast, Jeff welcomes Dr. Errin Weisman. Errin is an osteopathic family practice doctor and physician coach. She is also the creator of the website TruthRX’s. How can we expect to perform our best with a negative voice telling us what we’re incapable of and what we can not accomplish? Jeff highlights that he, like many of us, has been driven by negative...

Duration:00:09:05

Clear Is Kind! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 46

8/29/2019
Pump the brakes on your week and take 10 minutes to make your life as a surgeon just a little better… In this episode of the mini-podcast, Jeff welcomes Dr. Jennifer Weiss. Jennifer (Jen) is a pediatric sports surgeon at Kaiser Permanente, and Chair of the Communications Cabinet of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Jen brings a powerful message to the podcast - Clear Is Kind! Jen discovered this concept through researcher and best selling author, Brene Brown, PhD, and...

Duration:00:09:55

Marketing Plan! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 25 minutes

8/15/2019
Pump the brakes on your week to make your life as a surgeon just a little better… In this Podcast, Jeff welcomes back Shruti Tannan, MD for a longer conversation. Not interested in learning how to market yourself? Do you feel icky with self-promotion? Maybe you recognize the importance and you’re looking to get started or take more on. The principles in Pillars of Practice: Online Marketing Tactics They Never Taught Us in Medical School are valuable if you’re a do-it-yourselfer, or if you...

Self-Compassion! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 45

8/8/2019
Pump the brakes on your week and take 10 minutes to make your life as a surgeon just a little better… In this episode of the mini-podcast, Jeff welcomes Leah Weiss, PhD. Dr. Weiss is a researcher, lecturer, consultant, entrepreneur, and author. She teaches Compassionate Leadership at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and is a principal teacher and a founding faculty member of Stanford’s “Compassion Cultivation Program.” As the daughter and sister of accomplished surgeons, Leah is...

Duration:00:09:29

DIY Marketing! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 44

6/6/2019
Pump the brakes on your week and take 10 minutes to make your life as a surgeon just a little better… Jeff welcomes to the SurgeonMasters mini-podcast plastic surgeon and hand specialist, Dr. Shruti Tannan. The topic of discussion in this episode is DIY Marketing! At one time Dr. Tannan was in academic practice, before transitioning into private practice. During the transition, she faced the arduous but crucial task of building a client base. In fact, she found out while leaving that the...

Make A Deal! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 43

5/23/2019
Pump the brakes on your week and take 10 minutes to make your life as a surgeon just a little better… In this episode of the mini-podcast, Jeff welcomes Daniel Schlatterer, DO, to the SurgeonMasters Mini-Podcast. Dan is an orthopaedic trauma surgeon and vice chair of the residency program at Atlanta Medical Center. About four years ago, Dan suffered a stroke that left him on a long road to recovery. Naturally his family and friends wanted to do whatever they could to help. While their...

Be Smooth! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 42

5/2/2019
Pump the brakes on your week and take 10 minutes to make your life as a surgeon just a little better… In this mini-podcast episode, Jeff welcomes orthopaedic trauma surgeon Assistant Program Director for Broward Health Orthopedic Residency, Brian J. Cross, MD, or “BJ.” The topic of discussion in this episode is: Be Smooth! More specifically, BJ champions the mantra, “Slow is Smooth, Smooth is Fast.” What does BJ mean by this? BJ is an avid fly fisherman and military training enthusiast....

We Are Wellness! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 41

3/14/2019
Pump the brakes on your week and take 10 minutes to make your life as a surgeon just a little better… In this episode of the mini-podcast, Jeff is reporting from the 2019 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. An important session at the conference addressed a broad spectrum of ideas related to burnout prevention and wellness. The session was titled, Surgeon Well Being for the Benefit of the Patient: How Can We Become Better for Everyone Else? The moderator,...

Duration:00:08:45

Cognitive Distortions! - Life improvement strategies for the surgeon who wants more ... in 10 minutes - Episode 40

2/14/2019
Pump the brakes on your week and take 10 minutes to make your life as a surgeon just a little better… In this episode of the mini-podcast, Jeff travels to Palm Desert for One AO, the annual CMF, Spine, Trauma and Vet meeting organized by AO North America. The theme of this year’s meeting was, “Are we as good as we think we are?” Conversations in Quality, Metrics, Competence, and Surgical Training.” This conference is always full of excellent talks where the focus is less on surgical...

Duration:00:08:39