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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.

Feb 2, 2019

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...


Jan 31, 2019

We discuss what every physician should know about the management of acute orthopaedic injuries that any of us may encounter in our lives and when to worry and when to reassure.  And how to reduce a dislocated shoulder.  We also discuss what sports she wouldn't let her son play and the answer certainly...


Jan 28, 2019

Leah Houston, MD had her physician identity used for billing after her employment concluded.  This led to the epiphany that caused her to start HPEC.IO, an organization that is trying to give physician's back control of their identities using blockchain technology.  This could be useful for doctors that want to switch...


Jan 18, 2019

Dr. Percy Francisco Morales is a fellowship-trained electrophysiologic cardiologist who felt that he could help more people by developing an alter ego and creating online content.  As physicians, we tend to answer the same questions again and again, so he thought it would be helpful for patients if he made an atrial...


Jan 17, 2019

Dr. Dianne Ansari-Winn had her own battles with burnout until she turned to a physician coach, then became a coach and now teaches coaches.  There are executive coaches, sales coaches, tennis coaches, but until recently, not many physician coaches.  With the increase in physicians dissatisfied and unfulfilled by their...