Beyond Clinical Medicine Podcast
Beyond Clinical Medicine Podcast
Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 13: Practice Longevity – Dr. Dennis Whitehead

Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 13: Practice Longevity – Dr. Dennis Whitehead

September 18, 2019

This #BeyondClinicalMedicine podcast shares practical tips for putting the passion back into your practice and ensuring practice longevity. Dr. Dennis Whitehead has decades of experience as an emergency medicine physician and shares helpful insights with Dr. Rob Strauss on avoiding burnout, creating meaning in your clinical work, and sustaining enjoyment in both your personal and professional life.

Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 12: Clinical Burnout – Dr. Zafar Shamoon

Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 12: Clinical Burnout – Dr. Zafar Shamoon

September 11, 2019

This #BeyondClinicalMedicine podcast shares useful tips and techniques for recognizing and addressing clinical burnout and achieving a healthier work-life balance. Dr. Zafar Shamoon, Chief of Emergency Services at Beaumont Dearborn Hospital in Michigan, shares his own experience of suffering from clinical burnout with Dr. Rob Strauss. Learn Dr. Shamoon’s practical techniques for recognizing the signs of clinical burnout and ways to get the help and support you need.

Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 11: Consequences of Physician Burnout – Dr. Kip Wenger

Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 11: Consequences of Physician Burnout – Dr. Kip Wenger

September 4, 2019

This #BeyondClinicalMedicine podcast addresses the very real issue of clinician burnout and suicide with a physician who has personal experience dealing with its tragic consequences.   
Dr. Kip Wenger, Regional Performance Medical Director for TeamHealth, shares a very personal and powerful story with Dr. Robert Strauss about physician burnout and how we in the medical community can recognize the warning signs, use available resources to help, and support each other better. Please listen, share and remember it's ok to speak up and ask for help if you are suffering from burnout.

Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 10: Patient Experience – Dr. Lawrence Hum

Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 10: Patient Experience – Dr. Lawrence Hum

August 27, 2019

Why is the patient experience so important when practicing medicine and how can clinicians at every stage of their career get better at delivering it? Today on the #BeyondClinicalMedicine podcast, Dr. Rob Strauss talks to Dr. Lawrence Hum, an emergency physician in the Dallas area with a passion for the patient experience. Dr. Hum is the Chief Medical Officer of EMC of TeamHealth, and shares valuable insights on how clinicians can make a personal impact, improve metrics and take steps to consistently improve the patient experience every shift.

 

Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 9: Addressing the Opioid Crisis – Dr. Brandt Williamson

Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 9: Addressing the Opioid Crisis – Dr. Brandt Williamson

August 20, 2019

Every day in the U.S. more than 130 people die from an opioid overdose.* The misuse and addiction to opioids have devastating consequences for our communities and has become a serious national crisis. Today on the #BeyondClinicalMedicine podcast, Dr. Rob Strauss dives into this important topic with a physician who has helped meet the issue head on through the implementation of recovery coaching programs to assist patients in fighting opioid addiction. TeamHealth’s Dr. Brandt Williamson, Emergency Medicine physician at Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia, discusses the implementation of this innovative program and the positive impacts it has made in this community. Currently, 11% of hospitals use recovery coaches to assist patients in fighting opioid addiction. Listen to this powerful conversation and share this podcast with other providers who may benefit from hearing it.

*National Institute on Drug Abuse