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Physician's Guide to Doctoring

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 help our patients, practices, colleagues, communities and most of all, ourselves. If you want to share you expertise on the podcast, please email me at physiciansguidetodoctoring@gmail.com.

Sep 12, 2019

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 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with ENT and Allergy Associates.  We discuss how common penicillin allergy is...


Sep 6, 2019

Scott Dikkers founded the world’s first humor website, TheOnion.com, in 1996. A few years earlier he helped found the original Onion newspaper. He’s served as The Onion’s owner and editor-in-chief, on and off, for much of the last quarter century.  He led The Onion’s rise from small, unknown college humor...


Aug 29, 2019

On today’s episode, we discuss the characteristics that predict an individual’s propensity to build wealth, why physicians have a bed 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...


Aug 23, 2019

Travis Hornsby founded Student Loan Planner after helping his physician wife navigate ridiculously complex student loan repayment decisions.  He helps us parse through the complexity of optimizing your student loan repayment strategy.  He gives us an overview of the different repayment systems, who qualifies and who...


Aug 14, 2019

Megan Gerber, MD, MPH is a general internist with a career-long focus on the medical care of trauma-exposed women. We start out defining trauma and then get introduced to trauma-informed care.  Interfacing with the medical system and physicians can be traumatizing and triggering, so we discussed ways to minimize that,...