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Memphis MedCast by Memphis Medical Society

Memphis MedCast by Memphis Medical Society

By Clint Cummins
A Memphis healthcare podcast created by the physicians of Memphis Medical Society for their patients and the community at large. We seek to enrich the lives of our members, whether it's at home or at the practice. Find out more at

Hosted by Clint Cummins, CEO of Memphis Medical Society. Produced by Allison Cook, Director of Marketing and Communications.
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Money and Medicine: Physician Executive Panel
The MMS-UTHSC Money and Medicine club organized an amazing physician panel to discuss the roles and responsibilities of a physician executive. Panelists included: Kathleen Forbes, MD - Executive Vice, Academic Group | Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare Reginald Coopwood, MD - Chief Executive Officer | Regional One Healthcare R. Brad Canada, MD - Chief Medical Officer | University Clinical Health
May 05, 2022
Dr. Andrew Watson for TMA President
Memphis Medical Society CEO Clint Cummins interviews Dr. Andrew Watson, who is running for TMA President-Elect in 2022.
February 14, 2022
Interview with Campbell Clinic's Dr. James Beaty
Dr. James Beaty with Campbell Clinic speaks with CEO Clint Cummins on Campbell Clinic's new textbook, clinic updates in a COVID-19 world, and the benefits of membership with Memphis Medical Society. Would you like a physician from your practice to be interviewed? If so, send us an email at Interviews are published via YouTube and wherever podcasts can be found. 
May 12, 2021
2021 "Gala" - New Strategic Plan, 2020 Review and More
Memphis Medical Society CEO Clint Cummins interviews 2021 President Andrew Watson, MD and 2020 President Danielle Hassel, MD. They discuss the Society's new strategic plan, look back at 2020, and discuss what progress has been made and continues for MMS.
February 13, 2021
Doctors' Orders January 29, 2021
The latest in local, state and national healthcare information most relevant to physicians.
January 29, 2021
Doctors' Orders January 15, 2021
Doctors’ Orders is a weekly podcast designed to give physicians and other listeners concise news and information relevant to the practice of medicine. You can find Doctors’ Orders almost anywhere you listen to podcasts. This week we touch on COVID-19, education, bias in healthcare, balance billing, burnout and more.
January 15, 2021
Doctors' Orders 12/18/20
Your (news) orders of the week. Our "orders" are created for Memphis physicians by Memphis physicians. This is the rundown of what you need to know to stay informed and educated.  This is a 5-minute rundown of everything at the local, state and national level that is relevant to physicians. It's mostly clinical, some public health, and some personal health for you. You can find more details about each story at  Hosted by Clint Cummins with occasional special guests.
December 18, 2020
Meet the Candidates
Memphis Medical Society CEO Clint Cummins interviews several candidates for state elections in the Memphis area. The interviews are focused on healthcare issues such as scope of practice, along with general economic questions.
October 23, 2020
MIS-C, Kawasaki Disease and COVID-19 - Memphis Pediatric Society
Dr. Bindiya Bagga from the Infectious Disease department at LeBonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis leads the MIS-C/Kawasaki Disease discussion and gives a brief update on COVID-19 vaccine developments.
July 27, 2020
Welcome to Memphis! M1 Student Welcome and Finance 101
Memphis Medical Society welcomes its new UTHSC medical student members with a quick finance 101 talk from Daniel Burke with Burke Financial Group. Students learned how to budget and get acquainted with the Memphis community. Peers from the M3 class, Associate Dean Dr. Catherine Womack, Interim Assistant Dean Dustin Fulton, and Interim Financial Aid Director Tammy Harrison and MMS President Dr. Danielle Hassel.
June 23, 2020
The Science of Reopening Memphis
Dr. Manoj Jain goes behind the numbers of reopening the City of Memphis in the face of COVID-19 and offers guidance to medical practices as they consider their reopening strategies.
May 03, 2020
Preparing for the Surge (COVID-19)
Memphis Medical Society hosts a Zoom meeting with Dr. Manoj Jain, infectious disease physician from Memphis, TN. This episode covers the preparation that Memphis will undergo to prepare for the expected surge of COVID-19 cases. Audio only. Not CME-eligible. Powerpoint presentation available at Hosted by Clint Cummins, CEO of Memphis Medical Society. Produced by Allison Cook, Director of Marketing and Communications.
April 08, 2020
TMA Election
Interview with TMA President-Elect candidate, Ron Kirkland, MD, candidate from Jackson, TN. Dr. Kirkland has been endorsed by the Society's Board of Directors. We go in-depth in this interview with Dr. Kirkland to get to know him and his plans if he is elected as to serve as TMA President in 2021. TMA members can vote at
February 02, 2020
Financial Essentials for Future Physicians
An interview with William B. Howard, one of the country’s top financial advisors for physicians. Financial essentials 101 for medical students, residents and physicians.  William is President of William Howard & Co. with 40 years of experience advising clients on financial matters. As expert, author, and leader, William brings financial skills and seasoned knowledge to his clients and his community. By 1994, Worth Magazine had already listed him as one of the top 60 financial planners in the USA. He has been included over ten times as part of Medical Economics Magazine’s list of “Top 150 Advisors for Doctors.” He has been named annually as a Memphis Magazine 5 Star Wealth Manager since 2008, and the Dental Practice Report has listed William as one of “Best Financial Advisers for Dentists” for the past six years.  Mr. Howard has published articles in Medical Economics, American Medical News, Physician’s Management, and the Journal of Financial Planning. He is also a financial columnist for Medical Society Quarterly, a publication of the Memphis Medical Society.  He has been frequently quoted in the press publications such as The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Business Week, Medical Economics, and Investor’s Business Daily. Local news networks have interviewed William on financial related topics, and he was a regular guest panelist for a local cable television investment series. His firm’s success story has been featured in local and national media.  William received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi, continuing on to receive the Charted Financial Consultant and Certified Financial Planner® professional designations. He is a founding board member, past president and chairperson of the Financial Planning Association of Greater Memphis. He is a member of the editorial review board for the Journal of Financial Planning and a past member of the adjunct faculty of the College for Financial Planning. He is a member of the Memphis Planned Giving Council and the Financial Planning Association. William was selected Memphis Executive of the Year in 2009 by the International Association of Administrative Professionals. He enjoys spending time with his children, exercising, listening to music, and playing guitar. 
August 06, 2019
Physician Burnout
An interview with Dr. Clay Jackson from West Cancer Center on the topic of physician burnout. The episode also introduces Thrive, a well-being program for its members. 
November 21, 2018
Legislative Advocacy in TN Healthcare
With special guest, Ben Simpson, Associate Director of Government Affairs at Tennessee Medical Association. We cover 2018 healthcare advocacy issues and what's on the horizon for 2019.
October 25, 2018