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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.

Mar 28, 2019

Sonal Patel is a neonatologist who recognized a gap in the transition of care from a hospital delivery to discharge to the first pediatrician visit, so she created a practice that fills that gap from the ground up.  We discuss how she went about doing that and what she thinks every physician, from pathologists to trauma...


Mar 22, 2019

As the former National Executive Director (CEO) of the Permanente Federation of Kaiser Permanente, Dr. Jack Cochran is the penultimate physician leader.  He shares his advice on why physicians need to become leaders of change in healthcare (in short, because if we won’t, who will).  He uses his experience mixed with...


Mar 14, 2019

Dr. Christopher Burton is a physiatrist, speaker, and prolific author, writing about physician finance, home buying, practice marketing, and finds physician burnout to be such a critical issue, that this is his SECOND book on the topic.  In our interview, we discuss the specialties that are most commonly affected, how...


Mar 2, 2019

Lynn Marie Morski, MD, has played every instrument, every sport, run for every office and she quit them all to lie on the beach.  OK, none of that is true except the lie on the beach part since she lives in San Diego, but she is a quitting evangelist.  We discuss when to quit and more importantly, when NOT to quit, the...


Mar 1, 2019

Given the recent push from the progressive arm of the Democratic party for Medicare for all, it is useful to look at nations that already have that model.  Dr Hussain Gandhi is a General Practitioner (GP) in Nottingham, England.  We discuss the UK health system and the pros and cons of universal state-funded healthcare...