2020 February
Beyond Clinical Medicine Podcast
Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 18: Be Prepared for Coronavirus – Dr. Jody Crane & Dr. John Sullivan

Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 18: Be Prepared for Coronavirus – Dr. Jody Crane & Dr. John Sullivan

February 24, 2020

As the coronavirus continues to evolve and make headlines, this #BeyondClinicalMedicine podcast shares an important discussion and perspective to assist all medical providers and teams in the face of this global outbreak. TeamHealth’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jody Crane, interviews Dr. John Sullivan, Facility Medical Director, St. Alexius Medical Center in the Chicago area. Dr. Sullivan shares his unique perspective after his emergency department (ED) received the second case of coronavirus in the United States. In this interview, he walks us through the case as it presented to the primary care office, the ED and hospital admission. He provides a valuable perspective on coordination with the health department, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and his hospital administration. Dr. Sullivan also provides insight into best practices in personal protective equipment and isolation in this rapidly evolving outbreak. Finally, he discusses planning and coordinating referrals between the community healthcare providers and his multi-hospital system. Please listen and share this podcast on how to be prepared for the #coronavirus with other clinical providers.

Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 17: Women in Leadership – Dr. Ije Akunyili

Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 17: Women in Leadership – Dr. Ije Akunyili

February 4, 2020

This #BeyondClinicalMedicine podcast highlights the vital role of women in the world of medicine today, examines some of the challenges that females face in healthcare, and shares ideas to inspire career growth. In this episode, guest host Jennifer Behm, TeamHealth Executive Vice President, West Group and Women in Leadership executive leader, interviews Dr. Ije Akunyili, TeamHealth System Medical Director Northeast Group, and the 2019 Dr. Gar LaSalle Medical Director of the Year for the Northeast Group in Emergency Medicine. Dr. Akunyili share insights she has learned from her personal leadership journey, inspiring female mentors that have helped her and challenges she has overcome.