Dr. Victor Dzau, President of the National Academy of Medicine, sits down with Nirmal Gosalia to give an insider’s view on how the Academies tackle both national and global healthcare problems. Understanding this approach can help us become robust healthcare leaders and agents for innovation in our own systems.
In this special feature - Dr. Jeffrey Drazen, Editor-in-Chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, gives his take on the future of medical journals and how scientists can ensure their work is meaningful. Appreciating the finer aspects of research development while keeping up-to-date with findings is vital to being a good physician.
Dr. Byron Scott, an EM doctor who serves on the Board of Direct Relief, gives clinicians his advice on getting involved in non-profit work. Making an effort to find time for non-profit service can remind us of why we became doctors and has the potential to alleviate some aspects of burnout.
Dr. Anh Ngo, Anesthesiologist and Private Investor, gives physicians his advice on investing in real estate. Although doctors may not have had direct exposure to the real estate market, leveraging a career in clinical medicine to invest can be fruitful.
Dr. Robert Enzenauer reflects on his medical career in the military. Working as a physician in the military takes a unique mindset that may not be suited for everyone's lifestyle.
Dr. Peter Angood, CEO of AAPL, explains the vital role doctors play in managing systems both inside and outside of healthcare. A physician's unique clinical training may translate into leadership ability in other sectors. A must watch for any physician or medical student looking to expand their leadership practice.
Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, Chair of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, encourages doctors and medical students to adopt a preventive medicine approach when treating patients.Taking proper precaution to educate and prevent disease in healthy patients can be just as important as treating acute illnesses. A must watch for all clinicians and healthcare students looking to ensure a better, healthier future for their patients.
Dr. Julie Gerberding, Former CDC Director and Executive VP at Merck Vaccines, encourages doctors and medical students to take a different approach if faced with resistance when recommending vaccinations to their patients. Using empathy to connect with patients may be the key to diffusing concerns regarding the efficacy of vaccines.
Dr. Shoeb Sitafalwalla, Director of the Nation's first South Asian Cardiovascular Center, urges doctors to build a relationship with their healthcare administrators. A partnership between doctors and administrators decrease health disparities and healthcare costs all while improving patient outcomes.
Dr. John Potts, Senior VP of Surgical Accreditation at the ACGME, talks about the recent decision to combine MD and DO residency programs under a single GME accreditation system (SAS) by 2020. A must watch for all medical students, residents, and program directors looking to learn about the implications of the decision!
Dr. Vineet Arora, internist and healthcare social media expert, talks about how doctors and medical students can leverage social media platforms to advance their practice of medicine. A must watch for any clinician looking to improve patient care through new and innovative ways!
Dr. Jay Bhatt, CMO of the American Hospital Association and CEO + President of HRET, urges physicians and medical students to get involved in shaping the nation’s policy. Our patients' stories give us a unique and personal perspective to drive broader conversations about healthcare policy - essentially 'bringing the bedside to the boardroom'.
Dr. Brian Cole, Head Team Physician for the Chicago Bulls and Co-Team Physician for the Chicago White Sox, talks about how surgeons must learn to listen to their patients before processing with surgical treatment. Balancing test results and protocol alongside surgical intuition is ket to better health outcomes for our patients.
Dr. Griffin Myers, Founder and CMO of Oak Street Health, delivers his perspective on what it takes to become a successful healthcare innovator. A must watch for all physicians, medical students, and entrepreneurs looking to make a lasting impact in medicine.
Can your college major help you get into medical school and become a better doctor? Dr. Jorge Girotti, Director of Admissions at his medical school, clears up all the confusion around the connection between your college pre-med major and medical school. A must watch for all future medical students and educators interested in a healthcare career.
Aadeel Akhtar, CEO of PSYONIC and medical student, gives a run down of the current state of prosthetic technology in medicine and introduces the prosthetic arm that will change the way doctors treat their amputee patients.
Dr. Sunny Jha talks about how smartphones are optimizing and improving the delivery of healthcare. At the same time, smartphones bring upon new challenges that physicians must overcome to ensure quality care for their patients.
Dr. Joseph Lee describes his unique journey toward medicine and explains the important factors to explore when considering a career as a physician. Check this out if you're thinking of becoming a doctor or going into any other healthcare field!
Dr. Amy Ho breaks down the Affordable Care Act and outlines what medical and pre-medical students need to know about healthcare as they are entering the field. A must watch for all future doctors!
Dr. Abbas Hyderi, Associate Dean for Curriculum at his medical school, describes the necessary transformation in medical education which will better prepare students and revolutionize their service and practice as future doctors.