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Physician's Guide to Doctoring with Bradley B. Block, MD

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This is a podcast that answers the question, "what should we have been learning while we were memorizing Kreb's cycle?" This is a practical guide for practicing physicians and other healthcare practitioners looking to improve in any and all aspects of our lives and practices. Physician and non-physician experts are interviewed on a wide range of topics to help us with personal and professional development. If you want to share you expertise on the podcast, please email me at brad@physiciansguidetodoctoring.com or @physiciansguide on Twitter.

This is a podcast that answers the question, "what should we have been learning while we were memorizing Kreb's cycle?" This is a practical guide for practicing physicians and other healthcare practitioners looking to improve in any and all aspects of our lives and practices. Physician and non-physician experts are interviewed on a wide range of topics to help us with personal and professional development. If you want to share you expertise on the podcast, please email me at brad@physiciansguidetodoctoring.com or @physiciansguide on Twitter.

Location:

United States

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This is a podcast that answers the question, "what should we have been learning while we were memorizing Kreb's cycle?" This is a practical guide for practicing physicians and other healthcare practitioners looking to improve in any and all aspects of our lives and practices. Physician and non-physician experts are interviewed on a wide range of topics to help us with personal and professional development. If you want to share you expertise on the podcast, please email me at brad@physiciansguidetodoctoring.com or @physiciansguide on Twitter.

Language:

English

Contact:

01-202-420-1963


Episodes

Learn to Make Your Patients Laugh with Scott Dikkers of The Onion

10/19/2021
Last month marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Two weeks after that tragic day, The Onion, the famed comedy newspaper, put out an issue with jokes about 9/11. How did they do that? Scott Dikkers, one of The Onion’s founders teaches us how. His rule is that comedy is meant to “afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted.” That’s why they put out that issue. To comfort the afflicted. As physicians, that’s what we do! How can we be funny, even in the face of tragedy? Mr. Dikkers...

Duration:01:45:22

Harness the Power of Language When Discussing Weight with Stephanie Sogg, PhD

10/10/2021
This was one of my favorite interviews. I was a fledgling podcaster at the time when I interviewed Dr. Stephanie Sogg, a clinical psychologist at the Harvard Weight Center. She had been quoted in an article in the Huffington Post that lambasted physicians for not knowing how to talk to our patients about their weight. Interviews like this were the reason why I started podcasting. I emailed her and asked her if she could teach us the right way to have these discussions and she...

Duration:02:13:01

Don't Make Vertigo a Dizzying Diagnostic Dilemma

10/8/2021
This episode is going to flip the script. I’m going to be the one interviewed. I was interviewed by Dr. Indu Partha, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tuscon, on her podcast, The Ajo Way, Primary Care Pearls from South Campus. We talked about dizziness. If you are an otolaryngologist like me, you can stop listening now, but for everyone else who finds dizziness to be mystifying, this will be a good primer to understanding otologic causes of...

Duration:02:29:08

Stop Screwing Around and Get Your Charts Done! with Junaid Niazi, MD, of Prosperous Life MD

9/29/2021
Dr. Junaid Niazi is a board-certified internist and pediatrician who works as a primary care physician for a large healthcare organization in the upper Midwest by day and by night he’s known as Prosperous Life MD. He is a physician life coach and he blogs and coaches physicians on all things wellness, productivity, finances, and careers. He also has a group coaching program to help physicians complete their charting at work and that’s why he’s on the show today. His interest in charting also...

Duration:02:10:46

Physician Contract Negotiation: Know Your Worth And Ask For What You Deserve with Linda Street, MD

9/22/2021
Dr. Linda Street is a board-certified Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist and Life Coach who focuses specifically on Physician Negotiations. She is the Founder & CEO of Simply Street MD Negotiation Coaching where she helps female physicians take charge of their lives and negotiate for the salary they deserve. She lives and breathes to close the gender gap, starting with you! She also hosts the Simply Worth It podcast where she discusses physician contract negotiations. Find her at...

Duration:01:31:59

How to Use Coaching and Community to Your Advantage with Jen Barna, MD, of Docworking

9/12/2021
Jen Barna, MD, is a board-certified practicing radiologist, and founder and CEO of DocWorking, a company that helps physicians achieve their best in life and medicine by providing expert coaching, courses, and other resources in the form of a subscription called DocWorking THRIVE. Jen and the two lead coaches at DocWorking, Gabriella Dennery, MD, and Master Certified Coach Jill Farmer, started DocWorking: The Whole Physician Podcast in February 2021, now ranked as a top physician...

Duration:01:35:59

Physician Charting Coaching - Strategies to Save Time, Improve Efficiency, And Get More Done!

9/6/2021
Dr. Sarah Smith is a family physician and charting coach. She specializes in helping physicians with our charting backlog so we can get home on time without the looming cloud of unfinished charts and callbacks. We discuss how to add efficiency to your day by making sure you are laser focused on your patient and you aren’t finished until that chart is closed. This frees up mental space for the next patient, making that visit a bit more efficient. By the end of your morning, have a plan for...

Duration:01:40:19

Interrogate Your Patients - Forensic Interview Techniques for Physicians with Michael Reddington, CFI

8/29/2021
Michael Reddington, CFI is a certified forensic interviewer and the President of InQuasive, Inc., a company that integrates the key components of effective non-confrontational interview techniques with current business research for executives. Using his background in forensics, and his understanding of human behavior through interrogation, Reddington teaches businesses to use the truth to their advantage. And now he’s teaching it to physicians. We first learn what a forensic interviewer is...

Duration:01:47:19

COVID in Kids - How to Assess Risk and Avoid Cognitive Illusions

8/27/2021
Jonathan Howard, MD, is double boarded in Neurology and Psychiatry and as he puts it in his Twitter profile, the author of several non-bestselling neurology textbooks. That’s not why he’s being interviewed. H wrote his own book on fallacy and errors in medicine entitled, Cognitive Errors and Diagnostic Mistakes: A Case-Based Guide to Critical Thinking in Medicine. I keep trying to interview him about the book and he keeps changing the subject! In the last interview, we discussed cognitive...

Duration:02:58:28

Practicing Principles of Persuasion with Patients with Omar M. Khateeb of Gentem Health

8/18/2021
Omar M. Khateeb is a marketing leader based in Silicon Valley. He actually started out going to med school before going into marketing. He has developed marketing strategies at two publicly traded surgical robotic companies through their IPOs as well as co-founded and successfully launched a consumer product for men’s fashion. Having successfully crowdfunded and launched a consumer product, Omar brings his knowledge of B2C marketing through digital channels to a B2B world. His areas of focus...

Duration:02:39:54

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Zoom Presentations

8/8/2021
Scott J. Allen, Ph.D., is the Dr. James S. Reid Chair in Management at John Carroll University. He is an associate professor and teaches courses in leadership, management skills, and executive communication. He is also a communications coach, consultant, author, podcast host, and entrepreneur. For almost two decades, he’s worked with clients to improve their leadership and communication skills. Maria Soriano Young, M.A. is a Communication Manager for the Chair of the Heart, Vascular, &...

Duration:02:39:10

What Promises Does Your Brand Make to Patients With Nate Brown

8/5/2021
Nate Brown is a perpetual student of the world’s greatest experiences and the people who create them. Having spent the first decade of this career managing a complex technical support environment for Occupational Health and eLearning software, Nate transitioned to Customer Experience 2015. After authoring The CX Primer, Brown was dubbed the “CX Influencer of the Year” by CloudCherry in 2019, and a top global CX thought leader by over half a dozen organizations and associations. As a passion...

Duration:02:57:41

When Physicians Should Outsource, Sell, or Lead with Jeff Bailet, MD of Altais

7/28/2021
Dr. Jeff Bailet is president and chief executive officer of Altais, a subsidiary of Blue Shield of California. Altais was formed to help physicians and their practices reduce administrative burden, spend more time with patients, and improve access to quality, affordable health care. Dr. Bailet has more than 25 years of healthcare leadership experience having served as executive vice president of Blue Shield of California’s Health Care Quality and Affordability division, executive vice...

Duration:01:59:17

Learn How to Stand Up to Racism in Healthcare With Dr. Jessica Isom

7/20/2021
Jessica Elizabeth Isom, MD MPH is an early career community psychiatrist, public speaker, medical educator and consultant for diversity, equity, inclusion and antiracism projects. Dr. Isom draws on her psychiatric training and humble background to connect across differences in power, education, and perspective to foster a collaborative approach to achieving racial justice and equity in medicine and beyond. She gives us a framework for addressing racist patients, family members and guests....

Duration:01:18:16

Fallible: Why Focusing On Physician Mental Health Helps Everyone with….

7/16/2021
Kyle Bradford Jones, MD, FAAFP is an Associate (Clinical) Professor in Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He graduated from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2009, and completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Utah in 2012. Since then, he has worked at the Neurobehavior HOME Program, a clinical program for individuals with a developmental disability, where he leads the Primary Care and Utilization Management Teams. He is...

Duration:01:33:34

Why I Failed to Cure My Wife’s Headache and other Wisdom from Dr Scott Abramson

7/9/2021
After training near me at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn in neurology and neurophysiology, Dr. Scott Abramson moved cross country and joined Northern California Kaiser Permanente in July 1979 and retired from the Neurology department in San Leandro in 2020. For over 25 years, he had been involved in the communication mission at Kaiser Permanente, which all started at Toastmasters. He has been a physician coach and communications instructor. His two favorite courses were: “The Secret of...

Duration:01:44:37

What happens when you stop asking 'why', 'when', and 'who' with John Miller

6/27/2021
John Miller was born in 1958 in Ithaca, N.Y. His dad, Jimmy Miller, was the Cornell University wrestling coach and a small-town pastor. This is probably why John finds it so natural to coach and teach! At 18, John asked 16-year-old, Karen, to a movie and a few short years later they married in June 1980. Hired by Cargill off the Cornell U. campus to be a “grain trader,” John and Karen lived in three states in five years, finally settling in Minneapolis, MN. In early 1986, John began a new...

Duration:01:31:52

Doctor, Are You the Problem? with William O. Cooper, MD, MPH

6/22/2021
William O. Cooper, MD, MPH, is the Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, and Director of Vanderbilt’s Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy. We discuss the Co-worker Observation Reporting System (CORS) and Patient Advocacy Response System (PARS), which use co-worker and patient unsolicited complaints to give physicians feedback. It turns out that a few outlying physicians get the bulk of the complaints, and these...

Duration:01:43:53

A Medical Anthropologist’s Guide to the Patient Experience with Lisa Allen, PhD

6/16/2021
Dr. Lisa Allen serves as the Chief Patient Experience Officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine. We discuss how strategies applied at Hopkins can be brought to smaller practices and how larger practices can give the boutique feel of smaller practices. The theme that kept coming up was that it is all about making the patients feel welcome, from training staff, to your own demeanor as a physician, to the aesthetic of the office. We also discuss complaints vs. formal grievances and how each is...

Duration:01:32:35

"Look, Ma, I'm on TV!" with Dr. David Geier of Media Pros Coaching

6/7/2021
Dr. David Geier is a double-board certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, media medical expert, and host of the new podcast, The MEDIA PROS Show. In his practice and on his online platform, he helps people feel and perform their best, regardless of age, injuries, or medical conditions. Having done well over 2,500 TV, radio, podcast, newspaper, magazine, and online publication interviews, he now coaches experts to help them grow their practices by getting interviewed as...

Duration:01:54:14