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Breaking Scrub: great women in surgery

Release Date: 04/01/2019

Season One Finale! show art Season One Finale!

Breaking Scrub: great women in surgery

This episode was recording amidst the festivities of the EAST Annual Assembly in Austin, TX in January 2019. We hear from Laurie Punch, Babak Sarani, Brad Dennis and several attendees about the impact of the millennial generation on the surgical profession. 

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Breaking Scrub: great women in surgery

Bradley Block, MD is a private-practice ENT surgeon in Long Island, NY. After years of trying to better himself and his patient interactions through listening to podcasts, he decided to make one of his own. Physicians Guide to Doctoring is a podcast series exploring "everything we should have learned while we were memorizing the Krebs' cycle." He explores many ways to improve patient interactions and expand our understanding of what it means to practice medicine and surgery in the 21st century. 

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Executive Coaching and Expanding the Definition of Success show art Executive Coaching and Expanding the Definition of Success

Breaking Scrub: great women in surgery

Taylor Riall had it all. MD. PhD. Hopkins trained. Distinguished Chair by 40. But, as she says, in order to burn out, your flame has to first burn bright. An burn out she did, to the point that she almost quit surgery. 

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Breaking Scrub: great women in surgery

Lindsay McNair started out on a very typical pathway. Biology degree. Research experience. Medical School. Surgery residency. But when her research years were more appealing than getting back to the OR, she realized she needed to make a change. 

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Breaking Scrub: great women in surgery

Ryan Inman is a fee-only financial adviser "helping physician families take control of their finances." As the husband of a physician, he has learned first hand just how unprepared, and in debt, many doctors are. He focuses on educating and empowering physicians as they navigate the challenging waters of early career and beyond. 

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Breaking Scrub: great women in surgery

Dr. John S. O'Shea started out down a very typical surgical career in academic hepatobiliary surgery in the early 90s. After several years in the trenches, he really didn't like what he was seeing. So he took some classes. Then he wrote a few op-eds. Before he knew it, he was at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Then the Heritage Foundation. Then a senior staffer for the House Commerce committee. He has seen the sausage get made and even made some of it himself! 

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Making what Making what "should be" a reality

Breaking Scrub: great women in surgery

Carlos VR Brown, MD is a trauma surgeon in Austin, TX. After a career in the Navy, he moved back home to Austin where he played a key role in building a level I trauma center, a general surgery residency, as -as if that wasn't a lot already - The Dell Medical School at UT Austin. All in a little over 5 years. Dr. Brown shares his thoughts on how he builds teams and makes what "should happen" a reality for his home town. 

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Breaking Scrub: great women in surgery

Many of us go in to medicine because we "just really want to help people." Right? Be honest, you said that in your medical school interview. 

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A Career Post Mortem from the Father of Surgical Palliative Care show art A Career Post Mortem from the Father of Surgical Palliative Care

Breaking Scrub: great women in surgery

Geoffrey Dunn, MD literally wrote the book on surgical palliative care. Several of them. But his career had its ups and downs, and he bore witness to a lot of human suffering. He used painting to help him process what he saw and in the process birthed the field of surgical palliative care. 

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Break Scrub with Dr. Chrissy Guidry show art Break Scrub with Dr. Chrissy Guidry

Breaking Scrub: great women in surgery

Wellness. You can't go anywhere in the surgical world without hearing about it. Dr. Guidry works hard to facilitate wellness at Tulane. She is going way beyond computer based training and or telling residents to take a yoga class. Tune in and see how she has made making residents' lives a little bit better her niche.

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