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.
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.
January 9, 2020
This #BeyondClinicalMedicine podcast features a very important and timely discussion on the dangers of vaping. Listen to this insightful conversation between Dr. Rob Strauss and Dr. David Hogan, Vice President of Educational Development at TeamHealth. Dr. Hogan discusses the history of vaping, common misperceptions and what the medical community is currently saying about its dangers and health consequences.
October 15, 2019
This #BeyondClinicalMedicine podcast features a discussion on the roles of advanced practice clinicians, physician supervision, and how to mitigate the risk of malpractice. Our guest host for this episode is Tom Vascik, Regional APC Director of the TeamHealth West Group. Tom discusses the collaboration between APCs and physicians with Dr. Nathan Schlicher, JD, MBA, FACEP. Dr. Schlicher is an experienced emergency physician who was recently recognized as one of EMRA's "45 Under 45 Influencers in Emergency Medicine."
September 25, 2019
The topic of physician burnout and suicide is of vital importance to the clinical community today. Physicians are often thought of as superhuman, but sadly they are actually far more likely than the general population to take their own lives. On this #BeyondClinicalMedicine podcast, Dr. Rob Strauss talks with Dr. Robby Frantz, President of the TeamHealth West group, about the topic of physician burnout, how to support clinicians who are struggling, and what steps you can take to protect yourself from burnout. #SpeakUpSaveLives19