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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.

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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

Noisy Breathers and Snotty Noses: Pediatric ENT with Gopi Shah, MD

5/17/2022
Gopi Shah is a Pediatric Otolaryngologist at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She did her residency in otolaryngology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and her fellowship in peds at UT Southwestern. Her clinical interests are pediatric sinus and skull base. She loves teaching and is the fellowship director for pediatric otolaryngology. She is also a co-host for the BackTable ENT podcast. We talk a little about the podcast and then get into...

Duration:00:54:22

Does Everyone Have Pencillin Allergy? Does Anyone? with Payel Gupta, MD

5/13/2022
On today’s show we speak to allergist, Dr. Payel Gupta about penicillin allergy. Dr. Gupta is triple board certified in Allergy & Immunology, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine and currently has a practice at Ease Allergy in Brooklyn. We discuss how common penicillin allergy is and how commonly the diagnosis is incorrect. She goes through the four types of hypersensitivity reaction, and then focus in on type I, the IgE-mediated reaction. We go through presentation, treatment, and some commonly...

Duration:00:29:18

How to Build a Winning Team with Aaron Fritts, MD, of Backtable

5/10/2022
Dr. Aaron Fritts is a co-founder of BackTable and a practicing Interventional Radiologist in Dallas, Texas. Early in his practice, Dr. Fritts realized the need for centralized, in-depth procedure and device information that his peers could access on the fly. Not long after, BackTable was born. Backtable is a podcasting brand for physician education, which started as interventional radiology and now also includes ENT, urology and their newest podcast, innovation, for physician entrepreneurs....

Duration:00:49:46

WTF PSLF?! with Michael Foley CFP

5/6/2022
Michael Foley is a comprehensive financial advisor who runs his practice out of Scottsdale, Arizona, under North Star Resource Group. Michael was trained at Duke University and holds his Certified Financial Planner designation alongside his Certified Student Loan Professional designation. Although Michael serves a diverse group of clients with their financial and student loan needs, with two physician parents, Michael has found a specialty in working with those in the healthcare space. He...

Duration:00:42:54

Get Organized for Better Work-Life Balance with Sarah Hart-Unger, MD

5/2/2022
Dr. Sarah Hart-Unger is a pediatric endocrinologist, who did all of her education at Duke, and is now the pediatric residency program director at Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital in South Florida. She is intrigued by the challenges of making work and life fit together — so much that she cohosts a podcast on the topic, Best of Both Worlds, with time management expert and writer Laura Vanderkam. She is married to a vascular surgeon and has three young children, so we discuss how they manage...

Duration:00:38:32

Docs Should Borrow from Doc2DocLending Now with Zwade Marshall, MD, MBA

4/29/2022
Zwade Marshall, MD, MBA is a co- founder/managing partner of Doc2DocLending and is principally involved with investor relations and business development. He is a Harvard-trained, double board certified anesthesiologist and interventional pain management specialist. He also serves as the Chief Medical Officer of Regenerative Spine and Pain in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Marshall got his MD/MBA from Emory and while there was awarded Emory’s Humanitarian of the Year Prize for his work with Pipeline, a...

Duration:00:30:17

How to Become the Next Millionaire Next Door

4/27/2022
On today’s episode, we discuss the characteristics that predict an individual’s propensity to build wealth, why physicians have a bad reputation in this department and what we can do to improve, with industrial psychologist, Dr. Sarah Stanley Fallaw. Dr. Fallaw is the author of The Next Millionaire Next Door and the founder of DataPoints LLC, a research and technology company that provides advisors and individuals with behavioral science tools to achieve financial success. DataPoints created...

Duration:00:49:12

This Pediatrician is a Sci-Fi Writer with Teresa Fuller, MD, PhD

4/22/2022
On the heels of our interview with author Jack El-Hai, who teaches physicians creative writing as an outlet, we have pediatrician, speaker and sci-fi writer Dr. Teresa Fuller. Dr. Fuller received both her M.D. and Ph.D. at Howard University and has been a practicing pediatrician in the Maryland area for more than 20 years. In addition to full-time pediatric practice, Dr. Fuller has been a contributing health writer for The Baltimore Times and Demand Media. She is the author of Change 1...

Duration:00:23:59

Doctoring Through the Shouldstorm with Alison Escalante, MD

4/18/2022
Alison Escalante, MD is a practicing pediatrician who has developed a way of thinking and breathing through what she calls, “The Shouldstorm.” As physicians, we face similar storms with our patients, colleagues, administrators, and ourselves. She walks us through the ideas she presented in a TEDx talk and applies it to doctoring. She can be found at shouldstorm.com And her TEDx talk can be found at youtube.com/watch?v=mYT7EDi_nOs&t=387s She did her undergrad at Princeton, studying Medieval...

Duration:00:30:40

Make Your Work Days Happy Days with Lara Hochman, MD, of Happy Day Health

4/15/2022
Lara Hochman, MD is a Family Medicine physician, and advocate for fellow doctors' wellbeing amidst rising burnout and dissatisfaction. No, this is not another podcast about burnout. We are going to be talking about finding a practice you’ll love and on the other side, being the practice that other physicians will want to join and never leave. She founded Happy Day Health, a boutique physician matchmaking agency to match doctors with well run, physician-owned practices where they can have a...

Duration:00:18:24

Physician Mortgages - Home Buying for Doctors with John Ramey, MD, of DrMoves

4/11/2022
Dr. Ramey had a pretty negative experience buying his first home as a med student, so he took matters into his own hands. His wife got her real estate license, he got his, and how he helps med students, residents, and attendings around the country buy homes. He walks us through the entire process from tip to tail, and we discuss for whom a physician loan would be appropriate, the advantages and disadvantages of such a loan, as well as the other types of loans available. He also has an...

Duration:00:42:18

Writing to Soothe Your Weary Soul with Jack El-Hai

4/8/2022
Jack El-Hai is an award-winning medical writer who coaches and leads workshops for physicians interested in reaping the benefits of writing creatively. We discuss the benefits during the interview, as well as how to get started on ten minutes per day or less, how to get those creative juices flowing and how that annoying clicking sound my partner makes when he drinks his tea can be used as inspiration. He also defines “creative writing,” and it is a lot more encompassing than I...

Duration:00:29:41

Positive Philosophy: Ancient and Modern Wisdom to Create a Flourishing Life with Sanj Katyal, MD

4/4/2022
Dr. Sanj Katyal is a radiologist and a student of positive psychology. He wrote the book that he wished he had read 20 years ago and he in order to share what he has learned with us. He combines the philosophy of the ancient stoics and Bhagavad Gita with the relatively new, science-backed positive psychology to help us live our best lives. We cover the trap of hedonic adaptation and how this applies to physician finances and how this concept can cause an initially exciting profession to...

Duration:00:48:46

Private Equity Healthcare Deal Structures with AJ Shekar and Scott Davis of Provident Healthcare Partners

4/1/2022
Provident Healthcare Partners is a healthcare specific investment banking firm whose services include mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financing, and strategic advisory. On today’s show, we welcome back Directors AJ Shekar and Scott Davis. AJ is responsible for business development and deal execution across a range of services industries. During his tenure, he has advised dozens of companies that are considering strategic alternatives including strategic mergers and private equity...

Duration:00:38:37

It's Tyme to Watch Out for Lyme with Daniel Solomon, MD

3/29/2022
Because borrelia burgdorferi is a spirochete; a spiral! A little mnemonic device for the med students. Dr. Daniel Solomon is an infectious disease doctor on staff at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. He went to med school at Yale, and then did both residency and fellowship at the Brigham, although fellowship was combined with Mass General, where he was on the HIV Clinician Educator track. He is actively involved in improving care at...

Duration:00:57:13

Medical Education in a Video Game with Eric Gantwerker, MD, MS, MMSc, of Level Ex

3/25/2022
Eric Gantwerker, MD, MS, MMSc (MedEd), FACS is a pediatric otolaryngologist at Cohen Children's Hospital at Northwell Health/Hofstra, associate professor of otolaryngology at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, and vice president, medical director at Level Ex. Level Ex is a medical video game company that utilizes game technology and psychology to create interactive educational experiences for healthcare professionals. As the medical director, he oversees all the medical and...

Duration:00:33:13

Introduction to Multifamily Real Estate Investing with Cherry Chen, MD

3/22/2022
Dr. Cherry Chen, the Real Estate Physician discusses this potential source of stable, predictable, passive-income as an alternative to investing in the stock market. We discuss how she made her foray into this field, the tax advantages of real estate investment, why she chooses multi-family commercial real estate via syndication over crowdfunding or individual units, and how picking a syndication is like picking a...

Duration:00:40:04

Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Physicians? with Moshe Safran of RSIP Vision

3/18/2022
Moshe Safran is the CEO of RSIP Vision U.S. He leads RSIP’s business development for the United States, which represents the company's largest market. Moshe works with the company’s partners to power their products and services by developing AI and computer vision modules. He also oversees customer communication and project management, while providing expert guidance in algorithm development, planning and execution of new projects. We discuss the role of artificial intelligence in...

Duration:00:17:10

The Frugal Physician Discusses Frugality, Frugalness and How to Dance the Frug

3/15/2022
In residency, we have to live with less. Less money. Less time. Less dignity. And after finishing, we are rewarded for our herculean efforts with higher income. Sometimes the time and dignity come back, too. In today’s episode, the Frugal Physician and I discuss the pitfalls that can come with that increased income and how falling into the materialistic abyss brings with it more financial stress and often less happiness. We discuss her journey to frugality and lessons learned along the way....

Duration:00:36:35

Why is Palliative Care Underutilized? with Dr. John Mulder

3/11/2022
Dr. John Mulder currently serves as the Executive Director for Trillium Institute, Chief Medical Consultant for Hospice and Palliative Care for Holland Home, and the Executive Director of Palliative Services for University of Michigan Health-West in Grand Rapids, MI. We talk about how he got started in palliative care, well before it was a recognized subspecialty, how the specialty has changed, and he helps to clear up some confusion about who should be referred to palliative care. We...

Duration:00:40:22