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Nov 21, 2022

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 building a scaffolding for joy at work.


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Nov 7, 2022

28 years ago, the die was cast for how emergency department encounters were documented.  Since then, we've had note bloat, click fatigue, and too much attention placed on things that really didn’t matter. All of that is slated to change in 2023 with dramatic new documentation guidelines (that today’s guest calls...

Oct 23, 2022

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 listener email. 

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Oct 10, 2022

Verbal de-escalation is a tool that can be learned by almost anyone. In this episode, we learn from two masters in the art of de-escalating those who are agitated and upset:  Jose Pacheco, RN, known affectionately to his co-workers as ‘The Drunk Whisperer’,  and Dan McCollum, MD,  emergency physician at Augusta...

Sep 26, 2022

What happens at the end of an event can disproportionately impact our perception and memory of it. In this episode, we investigate the research behind the peak end pattern and how you can use this phenomenon to improve your own experience at work (and life).


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