97. The Spock Retreat

Part of practicing medicine is telling patients NO. It’s never fun to do so and it can be a draining daily task. It doesn’t have to be that way! In this episode, we break down pitfalls and pearls in these situations as well as specific scripting to h...

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Feb 24, 2023
96. Compassion Fatigue

Most of us are motivated to have compassion for those in need, but sometimes it can feel like the tank is running on empty. In this episode, wellness expert Kim Baumbach, MD gives insight into compassion fatigue and strategies to thwart it.  Guest Bi...

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Jan 30, 2023
95. A Disability Insurance Deep Dive

Our guest today is Dr. Stephanie Pearson, founder and CEO of Pearson Ravitz, an insurance advisory firm that specializes in disability and life insurance for healthcare professionals. In this episode we break down disability insurance start to finish...

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Jan 16, 2023
93. Five Sleep Tools We’ve Tested and Like

In a follow up to our episode on sleep, we break down five sleep tools we’ve tested, like, and are still using.  For many of you,  sleep can be a fraught landscape. This is doubly true if you are doing shift work, working nights, or even just getting...

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Dec 19, 2022
92. Strategies for Shift Endurance

It’s a tough time to practice medicine right now, which makes paying attention to self care even more important. In this episode we break down three specific strategies for: improving mental and physical performance, sustaining shift endurance, and b...

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Nov 21, 2022
90. The Dalai Lama’s Doctor Has a Prescription for You

Barry Kerzin, MD, the Dalai Lama’s personal physician, is back to dive deeper into: the difference between empathy and compassion, why compassion (versus empathy) is a critical aspect of medical care, generating self compassion, and answers to listen...

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Oct 23, 2022