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.
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.
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.
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
The proportion of female physicians in the United States has definitely increased over time. In fact, according to the American Medical Association, in 2017 there were more female medical school graduates than male for the first time in history. But how can women balance the demands of creating a successful clinical career with the demands of raising a healthy family?
On this episode of the #BeyondClinicalMedicine podcast, we hear from a successful female clinician who is passionate about the subject. Dr. Jessica Bajwa is the Facility Medical Director at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Florida. She shares powerful insights on balancing the needs of her growing family with her clinical responsibilities and career goals. Listen in to her impactful insights in this podcast, hosted by Dr. Rob Strauss.