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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

Part 1: When and How to Discuss a Patient's Weight with Stephanie Sogg, PhD

1/28/2022
Back for her second appearance is Dr. Stephanie Sogg, a clinical psychologist who has been at the MGH Weight Center since 2003. One our previous episode, we discussed the importance of language when discussing someone’s weight, so on this episode, we talk about when and how to bring it up. We talk about how body acceptance is actually important to sustained weight loss, although on the surface it may seem like a contradiction. We talk about the influence of sleep, mental health, and when it...

Duration:00:26:16

Is an Apology a Declaration of Negligence? with T. Marc Calvert, JD

1/21/2022
T. Marc Calvert, J.D. founded Calvert & Associates in 1996. His goal has always been to provide the highest quality of legal service to those who ask for his help. I asked for his help regarding what to say to a patient when you have a complication. Do we apologize? Not apologize? How much information do we disclose? We were introduced by Gita Pensa, an emergency medicine physician at Brown and the creator of the podcast Doctors and Litigation: The L Word. This is essential listening...

Duration:00:37:39

Private Equity in Private Practice, Protector or Pillager? with AJ Shekar and Scott Davis of Provident Healthcare Partners

1/14/2022
Provident Healthcare Partners is an healthcare specific investment banking firm whose services include mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financing, and strategic advisory. On today’s show, we have Directors AJ Shekar and Scott Davis. AJ is responsible for business development and deal execution across a range of healthcare services industries. During his tenure, he has advised dozens of companies that are considering strategic alternatives including strategic mergers and private...

Duration:00:35:33

Wearing a Hijab in the OR with Deena Kishawi, MD

1/7/2022
Deena Kishawi, MD, is a Chicago-based OBGyn resident physician who is particularly interested in health outcomes that are unique to Middle Easterners and North Africans residing in the United States. With her fluency in the Arabic language, her research with Muslim patients in healthcare, and her work with immigrant, refugee, and first-generation communities in Chicago, she is currently conducting research on these populations and is working towards training and educating healthcare...

Duration:00:37:39

Pt 2 : Private Equity: Savior or Existential Threat with Otolaryngologists Drs. William Blythe and Drew Locandro

12/31/2021
In many situations, when private equity comes calling, the owners of the practice are close to retirement and they are offered more money than they’d ever get from another physician buying into the practice. My practice has been approached by private equity twice. I’m in my early 40s, so the decision to sell is a lot more complicated. We didn’t ultimately sell, but while negotiations were taking place, I was concerned, but wasn’t sure if my concerns were valid or if I was even considering...

Duration:00:27:41

Part 1: Private Equity: Savior or Existential Threat with Otolaryngologists Drs. William Blythe and Drew Locandro

12/24/2021
In many situations, when private equity comes calling, the owners of the practice are close to retirement and they are offered more money than they’d ever get from another physician buying into the practice. My practice has been approached by private equity twice. I’m in my early 40s, so the decision to sell is a lot more complicated. We didn’t ultimately sell, but while negotiations were taking place, I was concerned, but wasn’t sure if my concerns were valid or if I was even considering...

Duration:00:19:03

Can Venture Capital Give You Tinnitus with Navin Goyal, MD, of LOUD Capital

12/17/2021
Navin Goyal, M.D. is a physician and entrepreneur who serves as CEO of LOUD Capital, an early-stage venture capital and alternative investment firm leveraging capital, entrepreneurship, and education to grow impactful companies across the globe. Bringing his physician training to do good for people, Navin strives to make venture capital more purpose-driven, inclusive, and impactful. Before co-founding LOUD Capital, Navin practiced anesthesiology in a large hospital-based setting and was the...

Duration:00:43:40

Confidently Opine as a Medical Expert Witnesses with Amy Fogelman, MD

12/10/2021
Amy G. Fogelman, MD is Board Certified in Internal Medicine with 17 years of experience seeing patients at ambulatory practices in the Boston area. She went to med school at BU and stayed in Boston for her internal medicine residency at Beth Israel. She did a chief year in Primary Care at the VA Hospital in West Roxbury. She has been awarded prizes in clinical excellence and leadership at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). While consulting for personal injury and medical malpractice...

Duration:00:36:27

Hacking the Placebo Effect with Luana Colloca, MD, PhD, MS

12/3/2021
Luana Colloca, MD, Ph.D., MS, is a physician-scientist, professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, Director of the TL1 program, Chair of the Pain and Placebo Special Interest Group for the International Association for Study of Pain Society (IASP), and steering member and treasurer for the Society for Interdisciplinary Studies of Placebo (SIPS). Prof. Colloca holds an MD, a Ph.D. in Neuroscience, and a masters in Bioethics. She completed a post-doc training at the Karolinska...

Duration:00:39:15

You Must Start Practicing in Australasian Now with Carmen Brown, MD

11/26/2021
Carmen Brown, MD, is an author, blogger, practicing OB-GYN, and managing partner and founder of ExpatMD. She currently resides in Melbourne, Australia with her husband and young son. We talk about how she ended up practicing down-under, how to make it happen, what some of the differences about practicing down there and focused a bit on practice of OB-GYN. She dispelled some myths about limitations to practicing abroad and we discussed a little about what it’s like being a black woman in down...

Duration:00:36:06

Medicine, Marriage, and Money with Kate Mangona, MD

11/19/2021
Kate Mangona, MD, began practicing as a board-certified pediatric radiologist in 2015 after completing a 6-year medical school program at The University of Missouri-Kansas City, Radiology Residency at Beaumont Health System in Royal Oak, MI, and Pediatric Radiology Fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. Dr. Mangona is a supportive physician’s wife and mother to three little girls and a mini poodle. She and her husband Victor, a pediatric radiation oncologist and tax...

Duration:00:25:25

Healthcare Leaders, Are You Listening? with Diane Shannon, MD

11/12/2021
After experiencing paralyzing burnout as a newly-minted primary care physician, Dr. Diane Shannon made the hard decision to leave practice and pursue a career in writing. Her focus for 20 years has been drawing attention to ways to address clinician burnout, system inefficiency, and patient safety problems. She is co-author of Preventing Physician Burnout: Curing the Chaos and Returning Joy to the Practice of Medicine, which was published in 2016. Her personal experience with burnout and...

Duration:00:32:58

Guiding Patients Through Challenging Decisions with Talya Miron-Shatz, PhD

11/5/2021
Talya Miron-Shatz, PhD, is a leader in research at the intersection of medicine and behavioral economics. She is professor and founding Director of the Center for Medical Decision Making at Ono Academic College in Israel, senior fellow at the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest in New York, and a visiting researcher at the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication at the University of Cambridge. Miron-Shatz was a post-doctoral researcher at Princeton University, and a lecturer...

Duration:00:42:11

Motivational Interviewing in the Vaccine Hesitant with Joseph Weiner, MD, Ph.D., Part 2

10/31/2021
I’m re-releasing this episode because of how critical it is. In my quest to be taught how best to have a fruitful discussion with those hesitant about the vaccine, I interviewed two science communicators, a social engineer, a lawyer, an expert in cognitive biases, and a motivational interview and of all of those, the last one was the most powerful tool for moving the needle on those hesitant to get the vaccine. Motivational interviewing comes from addiction medicine, but using it for...

Duration:00:26:08

Motivational Interviewing in the Vaccine Hesitant with Joseph Weiner, MD, Ph.D., Part 1

10/26/2021
I’m re-releasing this episode because of how critical it is. In my quest to be taught how best to have a fruitful discussion with those hesitant about the vaccine, I interviewed two science communicators, a social engineer, a lawyer, an expert in cognitive biases, and a motivational interview and of all of those, the last one was the most powerful tool for moving the needle on those hesitant to get the vaccine. Motivational interviewing comes from addiction medicine, but using it for...

Duration:00:45:04

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