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Solving Resident Burnout Podcast

Solving Resident Burnout Podcast

By Daniel S Orlovich
A casual conversation meant to acknowledge and address real challenges in training with practical solutions. Created by a resident for residents and programs.

Note: All views of the host and guests are their own and do not reflect their current or past training programs and employers.
Student loans, retirement accounts, and interest, oh my! Financial insights with Justin Harvey
Justin is a financial planner, student loan expert, and physician spouse. He is the founder of APM Wealth, a financial planning and investment management company focused on anesthesiologists and pain management physicians. More importantly, he's a proud husband to an amazing anesthesia resident (his wife, Sarah) and proud dad to their new son (Calvin). To connect w/Justin Twitter: @AnesthSuccess LinkedIn: profile here Facebook: group here Next steps: The classic plug for White Coat Investor and recommendations to check out Financial Residency, Wall Street Physician and Ben White's take on student loans. Check out Justin's Anesthesia Success Podcast here. ___ And finally, learn more about how to survive residency even with no time, no money, and no power. The Solving Resident Burnout Book is a practical, evidence-based manual that is easy to read. 👉 Sign up here to always be up to date with news you can use 📖 Buy the book here. 📩 Contact me daniel[at]solvingresidentburnout.com ___ **DISCLAIMER** The views expressed by the host and the guest are their own and do not reflect their institutions, colleagues, employers, or all other organizations in which they are affiliated.
40:08
November 19, 2020
Front-line insight about genuine support for Women in Medicine, effective mentorship, and global surgery initiatives
Dr. Jacquelyn Corley is a neurosurgery resident physician and a current research fellow at the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change at Harvard Medical School. She focuses on global neurosurgery research and global health advocacy and policy to promote health systems strengthening. She is also a founder and co-president of the Gender Equity Initiative in Global Surgery, which strives to promote gender equity in the surgical, anesthesia, and obstetric workforce around the world through directed and quality research, effective advocacy, and excellent mentorship. As a writer, she likes to focus on global health and gender equity themes. She has also covered other topics, such as end-of-life care, domestic policy, and the opioid crisis. Her articles have been featured in numerous media outlets, including CNN, Huffington Post, and Newsweek, as well as in academic journals, such as JAMA and the Lancet. To connect w/Dr. Corley Twitter @JacquelynCorley Instagram @jacorley Email jacorley21[at]gmail.com Next steps: Want to learn more about the Gender Equity Initiative in Global Surgery? Check out the website here. Interested in global health, policy, and gender equity issues in healthcare? Check out Dr. Corley's articulate and insightful takes from her Forbes column. Think that programs could have handled the COVID epidemic better when it comes to the trainees? Here is a stellar piece. ___ And finally, learn more about how to survive residency even with no time, no money, and no power. The Solving Resident Burnout Book is a practical, evidence-based manual that is easy to read. 👉 Sign up here to always be up to date with news you can use 📖 Buy the book here. 📩 Contact me daniel[at]solvingresidentburnout.com ___ **DISCLAIMER** The views expressed by the host and the guest are their own and do not reflect their institutions, colleagues, employers, or all other organizations in which they are affiliated.
33:13
November 5, 2020
Hate ERAS? Is there a better way to apply to residency?
Jason Reminick, MD, MBA, MS is the CEO & Founder of Thalamus, the premier cloud-based interview management platform designed for application to graduate medical education (GME) training programs. He is passionate about medical innovation, education and technology with work featured in Health Leaders Media and PracticeLink Magazine, as well as leading medical journals including The Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME), The Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) and Movement Disorders.  Formerly, Jason trained in the combined Pediatrics/Anesthesiology program at Stanford University, with interests in pediatric chronic pain. He graduated Alpha Omega Alpha from the University of Rochester School of Medicine, while concurrently earning his MBA from the Simon Graduate School of Business, concentrating in Entrepreneurship and Health Sciences Management. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in Biochemistry and Theatre Arts, while concurrently sub-matriculating to earn a Master’s of Science in Chemistry.  In addition to his role at Thalamus, he is also the Director of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SOPE) Nashville Chapter and also serves as an advisor, specializing in healthcare and business pitching, at the Nashville Entrepreneur Center.  Jason was recognized as a Physician of Tomorrow award recipient (2012) by the American Medical Association for his entrepreneurial, humanistic and medical journalism pursuits. He was a member of the Stanford University Society of Physician Scholars (2013-2017) and a Joseph Collins Foundation Fellow (2011-2013). He has also won several nationally recognized entrepreneurship competitions including MedHack-San Francisco (2014) and the Johns Hopkins University Business Plan Competition (2012).  Splitting his time between the Bay Area and Nashville, TN, Jason is well versed in the technology and fundraising scene in Silicon Valley.  Thalamus finished in the top of its cohort in Jason Calacanis’ Launch accelerator and then went on to receive VC funding from some of the top firms in the Valley including Fresco VC, Kapor Capital and The Launch Syndicate.  Originally from East Meadow (Long Island), NY, Jason is a husband and father of an amazing 6 month old boy.  He enjoys theater, movies, fine dining and following New York area sports teams.  What we cover How can programs use big data to make better recruiting decisions? Is the current way of applying to residencies optimal? Insight from someone who sees many many applicants and where they end up. To connect w/Dr. Reminick Connect @jasonreminick or @thalamusgme ___ And finally, learn more about how to survive residency even with no time, no money, and no power. The Solving Resident Burnout Book is a practical, evidence-based manual that is easy to read. 👉 Sign up here to always be up to date with news you can use 📖 Buy the softcover book here and the ebook here&
57:12
October 22, 2020
What is Design Thinking? Lessons taken from the tech and business world and applied to residency.
Dr. Smith is an intern at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Following internship, she will join the dermatology residency program at University of California, Davis. She is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Prior to medical school, she worked in the private sector, first as a strategy analyst at Deloitte Consulting and then as a data associate at ZocDoc. She is passionate about applying design thinking to optimize clinical care and research as well as to innovate new approaches to physician well-being. Her hobbies include trying to keep orchids alive, very amateur wine tasting, and chasing her dog Bleecker around the parks of New York. What we cover What is design thinking? How can design thinking be applied to residents as they approach well-being initiatives or other projects? Common misconceptions about making changes at the program level  To connect w/Dr. Smith Email her psmith0314[at]Gmail[dot]com Next steps: Dig around the internet to check the pulse on conversations around design thinking in health care and consider applications to your clinical care and personal well-being as a physician.  Background on design thinking from Ideo Website and HBR article. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop on design thinking and physician wellbeing  Health Design Thinking: Creating Products and Services for Better Health found here.  UCSF's adoption found here.  AAFP's view found here.   Prescribe Design website found here   Doctor as a Designer/Joyce Lee work found here.  ___ And finally, learn more about how to survive residency even with no time, no money, and no power. The Solving Resident Burnout Book is a practical, evidence-based manual that is easy to read. 👉 Sign up here to always be up to date with news you can use 📖 Buy the softcover book here and the ebook here.  📩 Contact me daniel[at]solvingresidentburnout.com ___ **DISCLAIMER** The views expressed by the host and the guest are their own and do not reflect their institutions, colleagues, employers, or all other organizations in which they are affiliated.
42:04
September 2, 2020
Part 2 of 2: Beyond the Superficial: A Practical Philosopher's Insight on 'Total Work', meaning, medicine in modernity, and steps forward (or back)
Andrew Taggart is a practical philosopher. He asks and seeks to answer the most basic questions of human existence with others around the world. In 2009, he finished a Ph.D., left the academic life, and moved to New York City because he thought the most fundamental question of how to live needed to be brought back into our everyday lives. Each day he speaks via Zoom with business executives, tech entrepreneurs, visual artists, and physicians throughout the US, Canada, and Europe about the nature of a good life. He is also the founder of Askole whose aim is to help technologists examine what, at bottom, they're taking for granted. His ideas have been discussed in Quartz, The Guardian, Big Think, Wisconsin Public Radio, TEDx, The Washington Post, and elsewhere. He and his wife Alexandra are currently exploring the American Southwest. To connect w/Dr. Taggart Twitter: @andrewjtaggart LinkedIn: profile here Next steps: Want to think hard about bigger cultural, ethical, and political questions as it pertains to technology? Some insight here at Askole. Interested in leading the most excellent human life? Check out his website here. If you'd like to learn more about 'total work' and read the article that inspired this interview check out this piece on Aeon. ___ And finally, learn more about how to survive residency even with no time, no money, and no power. The Solving Resident Burnout Book is a practical, evidence-based manual that is easy to read. 👉 Sign up here to always be up to date with news you can use 📖 Buy the book here. 📩 Contact me daniel[at]solvingresidentburnout.com ___ **DISCLAIMER** The views expressed by the host and the guest are their own and do not reflect their institutions, colleagues, employers, or all other organizations in which they are affiliated.
54:46
August 20, 2020
Part 1 of 2: Beyond the Superficial: A Practical Philosopher's Insight on 'Total Work', meaning, medicine in modernity, and steps forward (or back)
Andrew Taggart is a practical philosopher. He asks and seeks to answer the most basic questions of human existence with others around the world. In 2009, he finished a Ph.D., left the academic life, and moved to New York City because he thought the most fundamental question of how to live needed to be brought back into our everyday lives. Each day he speaks via Zoom with business executives, tech entrepreneurs, visual artists, and physicians throughout the US, Canada, and Europe about the nature of a good life. He is also the founder of Askole whose aim is to help technologists examine what, at bottom, they're taking for granted. His ideas have been discussed in Quartz, The Guardian, Big Think, Wisconsin Public Radio, TEDx, The Washington Post, and elsewhere. He and his wife Alexandra are currently exploring the American Southwest. To connect w/Dr. Taggart Twitter: @andrewjtaggart  LinkedIn: profile here Next steps: Want to think hard about bigger cultural, ethical, and political questions as it pertains to technology? Some insight here at Askole.   Interested in leading the most excellent human life? Check out his website here.  If you'd like to learn more about 'total work' and read the article that inspired this interview check out this piece on Aeon. ___ And finally, learn more about how to survive residency even with no time, no money, and no power. The Solving Resident Burnout Book is a practical, evidence-based manual that is easy to read. 👉 Sign up here to always be up to date with news you can use 📖 Buy the book here. 📩 Contact me daniel[at]solvingresidentburnout.com ___ **DISCLAIMER** The views expressed by the host and the guest are their own and do not reflect their institutions, colleagues, employers, or all other organizations in which they are affiliated.
48:58
August 6, 2020
Do Wellness Activities Have to Be Mandatory? There *is* another way.
Al'ai Alvarez, MD, FACEP, FAAEM is an assistant clinical professor in Emergency Medicine and an assistant program director in the Stanford Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Alvarez focuses on the interdependence of residency wellbeing with performance improvement in the patient experience, quality, and patient safety. Dr. Alvarez is also the co-chair of the Stanford WellMD's Physician Wellness Forum and is one of the peer supporters for WellMD's Physician Resource Network (PRN) Support for faculty and trainees. Dr. Alvarez has given several grand rounds and national conference lectures and workshops on relevant topics in gratitude and compassion, physician wellbeing, burnout, the imposter syndrome, as well as increasing leadership capacity and mentorship to enhance diversity and inclusion. Dr. Alvarez works on recruitment in faculty, graduate, and undergraduate medical education with a special interest in finding ways to increase diversity and inclusion in medicine. In this episode we cover the following: A case-study about an asynchronous wellness activity (this means wellness which is not mandatory and from 4-6pm) Eliciting feedback from residents Opening up, sharing, and learning from clinical mistakes As a takeaway, Dr. Alvarez reminds us to practice self-compassion. To connect with Dr. Alvarez please reach out to him on Twitter @alvarezzzy ___ And finally, learn more about how to survive residency even with no time, no money, and no power. The Solving Resident Burnout Book is a practical, evidence-based manual that is easy to read. 👉 Sign up here to always be up to date with news you can use 📖 Buy the book here.  📩 Contact me daniel[at]solvingresidentburnout.com ___ **DISCLAIMER** The views expressed by the host and the guest are their own and do not reflect their institutions, colleagues, employers, or all other organizations in which they are affiliated.
42:32
July 22, 2020
What happens to residents, who have a union, when a contract is not upheld?
Dr. Andrew Parada is a resident in his PGY-3 year in Psychiatry at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He went to Chicago Medical School for undergraduate medical training. He has an interest in child and adolescent psychiatry and will be joining the Rutgers RWJMS Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship in July 2020. Hobbies and interests include science fiction and traveling. He encourages you to: Share the hashtag #RUExposed on social media Reach out to NJ local media, Reach out to NJ local elected officials If you'd like to chat with him more: Reddit: DoctorWee88 Twitter: @AndrewXParada88 Email: andrewxavierparada [at] gmail.com Sorry for the less than perfect audio quality. It was a busy week clinically and I wanted to get this episode out ASAP since it is time-sensitive. Thanks for understanding. ___ And finally, learn more about how to survive residency even with no time, no money, and no power. The Solving Resident Burnout Book is a practical, evidence-based manual that is easy to read. 👉 Sign up here to always be up to date with news you can use 📖 Buy the book here. 📩 Contact me daniel[at]solvingresidentburnout.com ___ **DISCLAIMER** The views expressed by the host and the guest are their own and do not reflect their institutions, colleagues, employers, or all other organizations in which they are affiliated.
39:54
June 27, 2020
Does Wellness Matter to a Regular Resident? To this one it does.
Have you ever wondered... I'm just a regular resident - is this wellness stuff for me? National changes seem so difficult to do - what about simple local changes? We'd all benefit from increased transparency - how do we do that? ...then you're going to love this inaugural episode. The guest and I met on Reddit after I read one of his thoughtful posts. This project is meant to display resident (and fellow!) insight from the front line. Even though he is in a lucrative specialty, not going into academics, and will very shortly be an attending he still cares about burnout and wellness.  So, if he can do it. Why can't more of us? Too often wellness is pitched one way - and this guest shows us that doesn't have to be the case.  ___ And finally, learn more about how to survive residency even with no time, no money, and no power. The Solving Resident Burnout Book is a practical, evidence-based manual that is easy to read. 👉 Sign up here to always be up to date with news you can use 📖 Buy the book here. 📩 Contact me daniel[at]solvingresidentburnout.com ___ **DISCLAIMER** The views expressed by the host and the guest are their own and do not reflect their institutions, colleagues, employers, or all other organizations in which they are affiliated.
34:40
June 18, 2020
#1 – A normal fellow who cares about burnout, making local changes, and increased transparency.
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34:40
June 7, 2020