Aug 31, 2023
This episode is sponsored by Charm Economics.
Dr. Sarah Labuda, a pediatrician and public health specialist, discusses her career path and how she helps individuals interested in global health. She emphasizes the importance of a mindset shift and shares two significant realizations she had that helped her navigate her career. Dr. Labuda also talks about the challenges and benefits of working in global health.
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00:03:13 Mindset shift is essential.
00:05:16 Mindset shift leads to fulfillment.
00:13:15 Variety of opportunities in global health.
00:16:06 Building capacity in global health.
00:22:00 Reverse engineer your career.
00:27:15 Flexibility is necessary in global health.
About The Whole Physician(s)
Dr. Sarah Labuda is a dynamic force in the realm of global health, known for her exceptional journey and dedication to helping others find their unique paths in this field. A pediatrician and pediatric infectious disease specialist, she has embarked on an inspiring career trajectory that reflects her passion for global health and her commitment to making a lasting impact.
Dr. Labuda's career journey has been far from linear, marked by bold choices and transformational mindset shifts. After completing over a decade of medical training, including two fellowships and a master's in public health, she transitioned from clinical medicine to full-time public health practice. Her innovative and multifaceted career path showcases her adaptability and determination to integrate diverse experiences into a meaningful whole.
Throughout her career, Dr. Labuda has found inspiration in bridging cultures and addressing healthcare disparities on a global scale. Her dedication to public health has led her to diverse roles, from collaborating on tuberculosis programs to initiating newborn screening projects in resource-limited settings. She embodies the spirit of decolonizing global health, striving to create lasting change by empowering local communities and enhancing healthcare systems.
To connect with Dr. Sarah Labuda and learn more about her expertise, engaging content, and mentorship opportunities, follow her on Instagram and TikTok at @global_health_MD or connect with her on LinkedIn at Global Health MD PLLC.
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