In this episode, Dr. Scott Halpern talks about health economics and nudges, a concept in health economics. He is the founding Director of the Palliative and Advanced Illness Research (PAIR) Center, which generates evidence to advance policies and practices that improve the lives of all people affected by serious illness. He is also the founding …
When medical school becomes competitive, people look at different ways to get into medical school. If you’re a high schooler, consider applying to BS/MD programs. In this video, I explain why it’s an alluring option supported by SCIENCE!
In this episode, I talk to Dr. Monica Kalra, a DO practicing out of Texas. We talked a lot about what a DO is, what the skills are for a good resident, and how she became a doctor.
I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Katelyn Bruno, a post-doctoral fellow at the Mayo Clinic, and we talked about myocarditis, her main research interest. We also talked about how to find a good mentor, her outreach work with the myocarditis foundation, and why she pursued a PhD.
A short conversation about what Common Sense Medicine is and what it is going to be in the future. Thanks for tuning in!
In which Shree talks to Dr. MR Rajagopal, a palliative care doctor who has ironically made it his life’s mission to combat the stigma of palliative care in India. We talked about how to approach easing pain during the terminal months of life, and how to develop a conversation about opioids and medication to develop …
In which Shree talks to Dr. Sumer Verma, a Boston-based psychiatrist who has had a long and storied career, filled with many golden nuggets of information. His knowledge, confidence, and poise really shaped my views on success and how to interpret my own misgivings.
In which Shree talks to Dr. Eduardo Bruera, a palliative care doctor who has ironically made it his life’s mission to talk about death, dying, and dignity. We talked about how to approach my own career with the patient first, and how to combat distress and dying with helping people be comfortable with their own …
In which Shree talks to Dr. Benjamin Doolittle, a physician who is also a pastor who is interested in the intersection of burnout, coping, and spirituality, especially as it applies to residency education. He directs Yale School of Medicine’s Medicine-Pediatrics Residency while also finding time to pray and preach at various local congregations.
In which Shree talks to Suhas Gondi, a first year medical student at Harvard Medical School. He’s interned in the U.S. Government, Centers for Medicare and Medicard Services, and the Brookings Institution, and Shree asks him (read: picks his brain) on things that interest him about the U.S. Healthcare System.