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1304, 2024

Make Your Clinical Practice Great or Move On

By |April 13th, 2024|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Second Annual Summit is Here - 348 In today's episode, John provides an overview of this year's Summit designed to make your clinical practice great or move on to a better alternative. With a lineup of expert speakers and a comprehensive agenda, the Summit aims to equip attendees with actionable strategies for improving job satisfaction and exploring nonclinical opportunities. The second annual Nonclinical Career Summit runs this [...]

904, 2024

Priceless Advice for the New Expert Witness

By |April 9th, 2024|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Joe McMenamin - 347 In today's episode, Dr. Joe McMenamin provides priceless advice for the new expert witness. Dr. McMenamin, an attorney with an extraordinary blend of medical and legal expertise, shares his compelling journey from medical school to the courtroom. He describes the convergence of these two disciplines, offering insights into the integration of medical and legal expertise. Our Show Sponsor We're proud [...]

204, 2024

Why an Infusion Lounge May Be the Best New Thing

By |April 2nd, 2024|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Jennifer Allen and Kimberly Lowe - 346 In today's episode, Dr. Jennifer Allen and Kimberly Lowe describe how they grew their Infusion Lounge business together. Dr. Allen and Kim Lowe were both fed up with conventional approaches to patient care. And they found that they shared a vision for a more upbeat joyful atmosphere. They describe their innovative approach to healthcare delivery, combining facets [...]

2603, 2024

How To Secure Your First Utilization Management Job

By |March 26th, 2024|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Jonathan Vitale - 345 In today's episode, we present Dr. Jonathan Vitale's inspirational masterclass on securing your first utilization management job from the 2023 Nonclinical Career Summit. Dr. Vitale shares his journey, emphasizing the appeal of UM's remote nature, stable hours, and reduced stress compared to traditional clinical practice. Our Show Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, offered [...]

1903, 2024

Integrating the Best of Traditional and Functional Medicine

By |March 19th, 2024|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Lara Salyer - 344 In today's episode, Dr. Lara Salyer explains how she integrates the best of traditional and functional medicine in her practice. In the process, she takes listeners on a journey of career reinvention and personal empowerment.  Dr. Salyer shares valuable insights and practical advice for practitioners seeking fulfillment and career balance. From the transformative power of creativity to the importance of [...]

1203, 2024

The Extraordinary Life of the Physician Digital Nomad

By |March 12th, 2024|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Chelsea Turgeon - 343 In today's episode, Dr. Chelsea Turgeon describes her unique career as a coach and digital nomad. This episode is an excerpt from Chelsea's popular lecture from the 2023 Nonclinical Career Summit hosted by John Jurica and Tom Davis. The narrative explores the internal conflicts, moments of self-discovery, and the decision to step off the conventional path. The blog provides a [...]

503, 2024

Light Your Entrepreneurial Fire and Create Your Ideal Life

By |March 5th, 2024|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Angela Mulrooney - 342 In today's episode, Dr. Angela Mulrooney explains how to create your ideal life and shares her inspirational career journey.  Dr. Mulrooney's unique journey began as a gymnast turned dancer and choreographer while studying dentistry. She built a thriving practice following graduation. However, she developed an illness that made it impossible to practice. So she transitioned into coaching dentists, leveraging her [...]

2702, 2024

The Ultimate Swindle Known As Sham Peer Review

By |February 27th, 2024|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Lawrence Huntoon - 341 In today's episode, Dr. Lawrence Huntoon offers insights into sham peer review, an all-to-common abuse of the peer review process. Dr. Huntoon is editor-in-chief of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons and an expert on this topic. During our discussion, he highlights the importance of early recognition, prompt legal representation, and aggressive defense in response to sham peer review [...]

2002, 2024

The Truth About Medical Specialists and UM Jobs

By |February 20th, 2024|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  PNC Classic Episode with Dr. Rich Berning - 340 Today's podcast episode features Dr. Rich Berning, who explains the truth about medical specialists and UM jobs. It is loaded with practical advice on how to pursue a job as a health plan medical director. He also describes how to find similar positions at an Independent Review Organization or hospital UM department. Dr. Berning graduated from the University [...]

1302, 2024

Negotiate a Great Contract, Avoid Burnout, and Be Happy

By |February 13th, 2024|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Ethan Nkana - Episode 339 In today's episode, Ethan Nkana explains how to negotiate a great contract, avoid burnout, and protect yourself legally. Ethan's advice revolves around empowering physicians to advocate for their best interests, understand the nuances of their contracts, and seek professional assistance for optimal negotiations. Our Show Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, offered by the [...]

602, 2024

How To Know If You Will Love Medical Writing

By |February 6th, 2024|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Morgan Leafe - Episode 338 In today's episode, John interviews Dr. Morgan Leafe to help you determine if you will love medical writing as much as she does. Dr. Morgan Leafe shares her journey from clinical medicine to medical writing, emphasizing the flexibility and opportunities the field offers. Our Show Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, offered by [...]

3001, 2024

Manage Your Practice Like a Valuable Business Asset

By |January 30th, 2024|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Mr. Eric Miller - Episode 337 In today's episode, John describes why you must treat your practice like a valuable business asset if you want to be successful. This episode serves as a valuable resource for healthcare professionals looking to enhance their business acumen and secure the long-term prosperity of their practices. Our Show Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA [...]

2301, 2024

Add the SWOT Analysis to Your Growing Skill Stack

By |January 23rd, 2024|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  An Important Business and Management Tool In today's episode, John describes why the SWOT Analysis is an important tool for physician leaders and how to use it for project and strategic planning. The process of shifting to a nonclinical career often involves learning and applying new business knowledge and skills. Most physicians have not been exposed to formal project management or strategic planning concepts during their medical [...]

1701, 2024

What Makes a Great Health System Chief Medical Officer?

By |January 17th, 2024|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Nilesh Dave - Episode 335 Today's podcast episode describes Dr. Nilesh Dave's four-year career transition to health system Chief Medical Officer. We pick up from his previous appearance 4 years ago in Episode 99, as he lists the steps he took on his interesting career journey. Starting with his role as medical director at a regional Blue Cross Blue Shield subsidiary, he describes the [...]

901, 2024

How Does a Consultant Start a New Telemedicine Service?

By |January 9th, 2024|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Luissa Kiprono - Episode 334 In today's episode, we explore the entrepreneurial journey of Dr. Luissa Kiprono who recently decided to start a new telemedicine service. She is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist who transitioned her traditional practice into telemedicine with the creation of TeleMed MFM. The interview delves into the pivotal moments, challenges, and strategic decisions that led to the establishment of this innovative [...]

201, 2024

How to Practice Hospital Medicine and Found a Startup

By |January 2nd, 2024|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Adam Robison - Episode 333 In today's episode, Dr. Adam Robison explains how he was able to found a start-up, AI Medica, while practicing hospital medicine full-time. This interview will reveal the impact of AI Medica's software on healthcare efficiency, its integration with Electronic Health Records (EHRs), and its role in enhancing clinical decision-making. Adam provides his firsthand account of navigating the complexities of [...]

2712, 2023

How to Find Fulfillment and Flexibility in Your Nontraditional Job

By |December 27th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. David Feig - Episode 332 In today's episode, John interviews a podcast listener who describes his search for fulfillment and flexibility in a nontraditional job. Dr. Feig completed his medical degree and his Master’s Degree in Public Health at Emory University. Then he completed a Family Medicine Residency at the University of Michigan and a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Rush University Medical Center.  Our [...]

1912, 2023

Why Build Your Own Rewarding CME and CE Writing Business?

By |December 19th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Alexandra Howson - Episode 331 In today's episode, John's guest Dr. Alexandra Howson will explain why you should consider building a nonclinical CME and CE writing business. During this interview, Dr. Alexandra Howson provides practical steps to leverage your medical background, apply adult education principles, and tap into the multi-billion dollar industry of continuing medical education. Our Show Sponsor We're proud to have the University [...]

1212, 2023

Follow This Plan to Establish a Solid Hospital CDI Career

By |December 12th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Christian Zouain - 330 In today's episode, John revisits the hospital CDI career with Dr. Christian Zouain. He was first interviewed in March of 2019. We explore the fascinating world of Clinical Documentation Integrity (CDI) through the lens of Dr. Zouain, a seasoned professional in the field. Whether you are a seasoned CDI professional or someone considering a career shift, Dr. Zouain's experiences serve [...]

512, 2023

The Keys to an Amazing Remote Video Job Interview

By |December 5th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Addressing the Technical Issues - Episode 329 In today's episode, John applies his expertise in hosting Zoom interviews and webinars to delivering an amazing remote video job interview. In today's digital era, acing a remote job interview goes beyond showcasing your skills. It requires mastering the technical intricacies that can make or break your impression. Elevate your virtual interview game with this guide to the technical aspects. [...]

2811, 2023

Expert Witness or Medical Legal Consulting: Which Should You Pursue?

By |November 28th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

  Episode 328 In today's episode, John helps listeners to decide whether expert witness or medical legal consulting best aligns with your needs. From decoding the nuances of medical documentation to navigating the uncharted waters of depositions and court testimony, John shares a roadmap for physicians eager to diversify their careers. Our Show Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, offered by the [...]

2111, 2023

What's New in My World and Is Coaching Worth the Expense?

By |November 21st, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  What's New and the Cost of Coaching - Episode 327 In today's episode, John shares what's new, and explores the cost-benefit considerations of career coaching. This topic was triggered by a podcast listener's question. It is a common concern of those seeking a major career pivot, and are considering whether to hire a coach to help them navigate the process.  He guides listeners on how to discern [...]

1411, 2023

How to Prepare to Sell Your Growing Healthcare Business

By |November 14th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Lisa Jenks - Episode 326 In today's episode, Dr. Lisa Jenks returns to the podcast to describe what she did to prepare to sell her MedSpa, a major milestone in her entrepreneurial journey. Dr. Jenks' initial interviews with John, in 2018 and 2020, delved into the founding and growing of her MedSpa business. This episode unveils the third major milestone in the life cycle [...]

711, 2023

Top Insider Tips on Branding and Social Media for Clinicians

By |November 7th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Dana Corriel - 325 This week, John dives into an insightful interview with Dr. Dana Corriel, where she shares invaluable insights on personal branding and the path to nonclinical careers for physicians. Dr. Dana Corriel, a renowned expert in personal branding for physicians and nonclinical careers in healthcare, shared her valuable insights on episode 94 back in June 2019. She brings a wealth of [...]

111, 2023

What Is the Best Way to Generate Income and Create Wealth?

By |November 1st, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Own a Business - 324 In today's episode, John delves into the exciting world of clinician entrepreneurship, offering insights into various paths to business ownership and shining a spotlight on healthcare franchise opportunities. Whether you're looking to create wealth, escape burnout, or take charge of your career, this episode unveils valuable strategies for clinicians seeking new horizons beyond traditional practice. Our Show Sponsor We're proud to have [...]

2410, 2023

Why Hospital Leadership Jobs Are Both Challenging and Rewarding

By |October 24th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Consider This Well-Compensated Career - 323 In today’s podcast, John shares invaluable insights on the critical areas of expertise for physicians seeking hospital leadership jobs. John recounts his transition from a clinical role to leadership within his hospital. Like others, his transition started with physician advisor and medical director roles, which provide management experience. Our Episode Sponsor This week's episode sponsor is the From Here to There: [...]

1710, 2023

Best First Resources to Use Before You Start Your Nonclinical Career Journey

By |October 17th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  Exploit These Free and Low-Cost Tools - Episode 322 In today's episode, John dives into a treasure trove of the best first resources for physicians to access when seeking to transition into a nonclinical career. He covers a range of tools and guidance. They range from a comprehensive website to a nudge in the right direction, this episode is a starting point for your nonclinical career journey. [...]

1010, 2023

How to Market Your Surgical and Nonsurgical Careers Like a Pro – 321

By |October 10th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. David Geier In today's episode, Dr. David Geier explains how to market yourself using a combination of social media posts and public speaking. David is an orthopedic sports medicine specialist who recently added integrative medicine to his clinical practice. Dr. Geier first appeared on our podcast in August 2018, in Episode 49, as a groundbreaking orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. Since then, he's [...]

310, 2023

3 Top Tips to Ace Your Interview and Blow Away the Competition – 320

By |October 3rd, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Three "Advanced" Tactics In today's episode, John updates his tactics to help you ace your interview with 3 more items to consider. This topic was originally presented in PNC podcast episode 223.   We'll explore three invaluable tips for acing your job interview and standing out from the competition. John, our expert in non-traditional job searches, offers his insights on these crucial interview strategies. Our Sponsor This week's sponsor is [...]

210, 2023

Online Networking for Nonclinical Medical Professionals: Mastering Social Media and LinkedIn

By |October 2nd, 2023|Categories: Blog Posts|

Introduction In today's digital age, online networking is the gateway to unlocking numerous opportunities for nonclinical medical jobs. Leveraging social media and LinkedIn can significantly impact your career opportunities and professional connections. In the discussion that follows, we'll explore the strategies and tips that will help you excel in the world of online networking. Start with Precise Targeting and Keyword Optimization Begin your online networking journey by identifying specific keywords [...]

2609, 2023

Apply Discovery, Innovation, Value, and Execution to Launch Your Business – 319

By |September 26th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Kasia Hein-Peters In today's episode, Dr. Kasia Hein-Peters explains the 4 important factors to consider to successfully launch your business. She is a consultant for “sciencepreneurs,” helping them design successful commercialization strategies. Dr. Hein-Peters is a physician with over 30 years of experience working for pharmaceutical and medical device companies. She helped introduce new drugs and vaccines to the market. Her career highlights the [...]

1909, 2023

This Family Doctor Successfully Merged Medicine and Marketing in a Medspa – 318

By |September 19th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Rachael Degurse In today's episode, Dr. Rachael Degurse describes how she escaped corporate-style practice by merging medicine and marketing to open a medspa. She shares her inspirational journey from traditional medical practice to successful entrepreneur in the MedSpa industry. Dr. Rachael Degurse is a board-certified family physician who took a bold leap after years in traditional medical practice. Her journey led to the creation [...]

1209, 2023

How to Be Purposeful with Your Life and Career – 317

By |September 12th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Karen Barnard In today's episode, Dr. Karen Barnard explains how to be purposeful with your life and career. She begins by sharing her inspirational journey. It starts with growing up and completing her medical degree in South Africa. It continues with moving to the United States and completing her residency and fellowship training in internal medicine and endocrinology. She worked as an academic clinician [...]

509, 2023

Why the Midcareer Physician Must Achieve Financial Freedom – 316

By |September 5th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Brian S. Foley In today's episode, Dr. Brian Foley shares valuable insights on how the midcareer physician can achieve financial freedom. Dr. Brian Foley, known as the Wealthy Doc, pursued a medical degree at Upstate Medical University of the State University of New York and completed his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. Alongside his clinical career, [...]

2908, 2023

Develop These Essential Skills to Be a Visionary Medical Affairs Leader – 315

By |August 29th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Savi Chadha In today's episode, Dr. Sava Chadhi returns to the podcast to explain the steps he took to advance his career as a Medical Affairs Leader. Dr. Savi Chadha's pharmaceutical journey began as an MSL with Amplity Health in 2016 and later advanced to Supernus Pharmaceuticals in 2017, where he thrived. Once he was working as an MSL he completed board certification by [...]

2208, 2023

Want to Buy Your Own Senior Care Business? – 314

By |August 22nd, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  An Opportunity to Hit the Ground Running In today's episode, John describes the process of buying a small senior care business. He'll cover the key criteria buyers consider when evaluating a small business. The senior care business sector has evolved significantly over the past 15 years, with franchisees becoming a big part of the industry.  Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA [...]

1508, 2023

Physician Advocate and Insurance Broker Shares Her Expertise – 313

By |August 15th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Stephanie Pearson In today's episode, Dr. Stephanie Pearson returns to the podcast to the podcast to share her inspirational journey as an insurance broker. Her passion for safeguarding healthcare professionals' financial well-being grew out of her personal experiences following an 0n-the-job injury. First interviewed in February 2018, she explained then why securing one's income through life and disability insurance is so important. This time, [...]

808, 2023

Embrace Stage 2 of the 12 Month Roadmap to a New Career – 312

By |August 8th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Months 2 Through 4 In this solo episode, John explains how to embrace Stage 2 of the 12-Month Roadmap. It is a plan he originally designed to guide you from full-time clinical practice to chief medical officer of a hospital. However, this comprehensive roadmap can also be adapted to other nonclinical roles, in industries such as pharma, consulting, insurance, education, and health system management. Our Sponsor We're [...]

208, 2023

Landing Your First Pharma Industry Job May Be Easier Than You Think – 311

By |August 2nd, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  What I've Learned from My Guests In this solo episode, John explains why landing your first pharma industry job may be easier than you think. In a recent webinar, a valuable discussion unfolded, shedding light on the allure of Pharma jobs: unveiling their attractiveness, potential for higher income than clinical work, and offering effective tactics to secure your first job in the industry. Today, John presents an [...]

2507, 2023

Revisiting How to Land An Awesome Job Using LinkedIn – 310

By |July 25th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Heather Fork Today's presentation is a replay of Dr. Heather Fork's presentation in which she explains how to land an awesome job using LinkedIn. Heather is an ICF master-certified coach. She helps physicians find their best career path forward, whether in medicine, a nonclinical career, or something else. In 2010 Heather founded the Doctor’s Crossing. Since that time, she has helped hundreds of physicians [...]

1807, 2023

Let's Dispel These 5 Persistent Myths About Nonclinical Careers – 309

By |July 18th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

  Begin Your Career Transition in Earnest In today's episode, we revisit the topic of 5 persistent myths that clinicians believe when they begin to contemplate a career transition. This presentation was given at the 2023 Licensed to Live online conference. In today's fast-paced healthcare landscape, many professionals find themselves yearning for a more fulfilling and rewarding career path. To embark on this transformative journey, the first crucial [...]

1207, 2023

Research and Development in Nonclinical Pharma Careers

By |July 12th, 2023|Categories: Blog Posts|

Unveiling the Science Behind Drug Development Let's delve into the intriguing world of research and development (R&D) in nonclinical pharma careers. Today, we explore the critical role played by nonclinical scientists in the captivating realm of drug development. From preclinical studies to groundbreaking discoveries, let's uncover the science behind this essential aspect of the pharmaceutical industry. Nonclinical R&D: A Foundation for Success In the field of pharmaceuticals, nonclinical R&D serves [...]

1107, 2023

Making Your Way to a Rewarding Career in Clinical Development – 308

By |July 11th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Linda Ho In today's episode, Dr. Linda Ho returns to the podcast to discuss working in pharma in clinical development. And she explains how she moved into this role after starting as a medical science liaison. During our interview in September 2018, Dr. Ho described her shift from clinical medicine to work as a Medical Science Liaison. In today's interview, she stands out as the [...]

407, 2023

Revisiting How to Use Real Estate Investing to Go from Burnout to Financial Freedom – 307

By |July 4th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Ronnie Shalev This week, we revisit Dr. Ronnie Shalev as she explains how to use real estate investing to find financial freedom in this week's interview from early 2022.  Dr. Shalev obtained her medical degree at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.  Then she completed her Emergency Medicine Residency at Drexel University College of Medicine. She is a board-certified Emergency Medicine physician. Her high-pressure job [...]

2706, 2023

How to Navigate the Challenging Pivot from Family Medicine to Clinical Research – 306

By |June 27th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Melissa Choi In today's episode, Dr. Melissa Choi takes us through her career journey to a position in clinical research. She shares the motivations behind her career pivot. And she offers valuable insights into how she navigated the transition to her first nonclinical position. Dr. Choi is a family physician who successfully transitioned to a career in the Pharma Industry. With a background in clinical [...]

2606, 2023

Expanding Horizons: Lucrative NonClinical Career Paths for Physicians

By |June 26th, 2023|Categories: Blog Posts|

What are the best-paying nonclinical career paths for physicians that do NOT involve patient care? As physicians, our dedication to patient care is unparalleled, but there comes a time when nonclinical career paths must be considered. However, some of us may reach a point where we seek new opportunities beyond the traditional realm of direct patient care. Fortunately, the field of medicine offers various lucrative nonclinical career paths that allow [...]

1506, 2023

Embracing a Fulfilling Transition: The Ideal Job for a Pre-Retirement Physician

By |June 15th, 2023|Categories: Blog Posts, Non-clinical Career|

As physicians, we embark on a lifelong journey dedicated to healing and caring for others. After years of practicing medicine, it is natural for Pre-Retirement Physicians to ponder the idea of slowing down as retirement approaches.  While the thought of stepping away from a career that defines us may be daunting, there exists a perfect opportunity for physicians in pre-retirement to embrace a role that allows for a more relaxed [...]

606, 2023

Top Tips to Find Your First Nonclinical Job Using LinkedIn – 303

By |June 6th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A Great Tool to Find Your First Nonclinical Job In today's episode, John briefly describes how advanced features in LinkedIn can help you find your first nonclinical job. We delve into the advanced functionalities of LinkedIn, exploring how it enables users to expand their professional connections, customize profile visibility, and access job opportunities. Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, offered by [...]

3005, 2023

5 Reasons to Consider a Healthcare Management Consulting Job – 302

By |May 30th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Discover Healthcare Management Consulting In today's episode, John presents a career not previously highlighted: healthcare management consulting. John will focus on the role of employed physician consultants within the vast landscape of national and international healthcare consulting firms. These firms address hospitals' (and other healthcare organizations') needs and provide innovative solutions to tackle complex challenges. Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, [...]

2405, 2023

7 Important Zoom Settings When Presenting Your First Summit – 301

By |May 24th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Zoom Settings to Know In today's episode, we share John's firsthand experience with Zoom to apply when presenting your first summit. Discover the valuable insights and lessons he gained while preparing for this event. From meticulous preparation to seamless execution, John shares his valuable insights, tips, and lessons learned during this groundbreaking virtual event. With an unwavering commitment to delivering an exceptional summit, he applied overlooked settings in [...]

1605, 2023

Top Advice for Generating More Money with Less Hustle – 300

By |May 16th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Latifat Akintade In today's episode, Dr. Latifat Akintade describes how to generate more money with less hustle as she tells us about her newly released book, Done With Broke: The Woman Physician’s Guide to More Money and Less Hustle. Dr. Latifat is a Gastroenterologist and founder of The Money Coaching School for Badass Women Physicians. She combines her interest in personal finance, her training as [...]

905, 2023

What Does It Take to Pivot from Caring Pediatrician to Drug Safety Professional? – 299

By |May 9th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Kerri Best-Sule In this interview, Dr. Kerri Best-Sule shares her tactics for making the switch from full-time pediatrician to drug safety professional in the Pharma Industry. Dr. Kerri Best-Sule is a certified pediatrician who shifted to the safety sector of the pharmaceutical industry at a relatively early stage in her professional life. She received her pediatric residency training from the University of Maryland and practiced [...]

205, 2023

How This Visually Impaired Physician Overcame Challenges to Achieve Success – 298

By |May 2nd, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Jeffrey Gazzara In today's episode,  John learns how a visually impaired physician overcame challenges during his training and career. Dr. Jeffrey Gazzara describes the difficulties he encountered and what he did to surmount them. For the past five and a half years, Dr. Gazzara has been a general practitioner working in telemedicine. During this period, he has advanced to several managerial positions, such as Medical Director [...]

2504, 2023

How We Will Survive and Thrive While the Healthcare System Collapses – 297

By |April 25th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Conversation with Dr. Tom Davis In today's episode, Dr. Tom Davis and John have a conversation about how we will survive as the healthcare system around us collapses. The context is about the challenges the co-founders and members of NewScript go through, and how the collaboration between NewScript Mentors and members can benefit everybody. Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, offered [...]

1904, 2023

Why You Must Wake Up Before Bad Behavior Ruins Your Career – 296

By |April 19th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Ryan Bayley In today's episode, John interviews Dr. Ryan Bayley to find out why physicians must wake up about threats to their ability to practice.  They also discuss his new book, "Physician Non Grata: A Survival Guide for Clinicians Around Poor Communication, Boundary Issues, and Disruptive Behavior." Ryan explains why the system is becoming more dangerous, how to avoid exposing yourself, and what to do [...]

1104, 2023

How to Integrate Real Estate into Your Investing or Career Pivot – 295

By |April 11th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Pranay Parikh In today's episode, Dr. Pranay Parikh explains how to integrate real estate into your overall investment plan. Pranay is a practicing nocturnist. In addition to his medical background, he recently completed a Master's Degree in Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University. He is the host of the From MD to Entrepreneur Podcast and the co-founder of Ascent Equity Group, founded by physicians to [...]

2803, 2023

How to Start and Grow a Profitable Cash Based Medical Practice – 293

By |March 28th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Mike Woo-Ming In today's show, Dr. Mike Woo-Ming returns to the podcast to explain how to start and grow a successful cash based medical practice. You’re a clinician and you know how to care for patients. Finding a way to provide clinical care for patients who are willing and able to pay us directly sounds pretty attractive. Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University of [...]

2103, 2023

Behind the Scenes Look at Planning the First Nonclinical Career Summit – 294

By |March 21st, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The First NewScript Summit is Ready to Roll This week John and co-founder Tom Davis and their team are putting the final touches on NewScript's first Nonclinical Career Summit. It is designed primarily for NewScript members but is open to anyone interested in learning more about nontraditional opportunities for clinicians. The Summit is a free live event that will be held next week! Mark your calendars for April 11 [...]

2103, 2023

How to Improve Your New Business Odds of Success by Buying a Franchise- 292

By |March 21st, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Alan Goldberg Today's guest describes why buying a franchise is a wise approach to starting a new clinical or nonclinical business.  Alan Goldberg is a franchise consultant and specialist. He is the Founder and Chief Connecting Officer of Fran-LINK. This national franchise business consultancy organization assists entrepreneurial professionals to achieve financial independence through franchise ownership. Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive [...]

1403, 2023

The 5 Most Popular Home Based and Remote Careers – 291

By |March 14th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This List Keeps Growing In today's show, John will provide an in-depth overview of some of the popular home based and remote careers. There have been some significant developments in recent years. Multiple podcast guests have addressed remote careers and utilization management, in general, consulting, coaching, and so on. Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, offered by the Haslam College of [...]

703, 2023

Why Your Nonclinical Job Search Is So Frustrating and Unproductive – 290

By |March 7th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Address These Potential Errors In today's show, John describes why a nonclinical job search is so frustrating and unproductive at times. And he suggests ways to overcome those frustrations.  It can feel like we’re bogged down and not making any progress once we’ve decided to pursue that first nonclinical position. Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, offered by the Haslam College [...]

2802, 2023

How This Consulting Business Grew Directly From a Patient Need – 289

By |February 28th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Eleanor Tanno In today's interview, Dr. Eleanor Tanno explains how her consulting business grew directly from the needs of some of her patients. She received her medical degree from the U. of Maryland School of Medicine. Then she completed her residency in Family Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University. She works as a full-time primary care family physician as a partner in a multispecialty medical practice. [...]

2102, 2023

What Is the Proven Path to a Rewarding Online Business? – 288

By |February 21st, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Turn Your Passions Into Profits Today's guest describes how to build a rewarding online business. He is the host of The Affiliate Guy Podcast, your source for affiliate marketing news, tips, and strategies to take your online business to the next level. Matt McWilliams is also the author of the best-selling book Turn Your Passions Into Profits. He has worked with some of the world's most successful businesses [...]

1402, 2023

Top 4 Questions from Clinicians About Nonclinical Jobs for February 2023 – 287

By |February 14th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

A New Q&A Feature Here are the top 4 questions John has received in recent months about nontraditional careers, and his answers. Every three months we will answer three or four questions from subscribers, podcast listeners, and mastermind members. Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, offered by the Haslam College of Business, as the sponsor of this podcast. The UT PEMBA [...]

702, 2023

How to Become a Health Advisor With No Physician Patient Relationship – 286

By |February 7th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Help Clients and Avoid Medical Liability This week, John explains how to develop a coaching or consulting business as a health advisor without creating a formal physician-patient relationship. In doing so, he mentions six guests from his podcast who are improving their clients' health or wellness while generating income outside the traditional medical setting. After reviewing each of their businesses, he offers recommendations for launching your own such business. [...]

3101, 2023

How Do I Start My Search for a Great Nonclinical Job? – 285

By |January 31st, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

How Should I Start My Search? In today's podcast episode, John answers this question: How do I start my search? He describes his experiences moving from practicing family physician to hospital chief medical officer. Based on his conversations with podcast guests, and his own transition, he outlines an approach that works for most clinicians. Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, offered [...]

2401, 2023

Why Adopt This Email Strategy in Your New Business? – 284

By |January 24th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  Improve Engagement and Build Authority In today's episode, John offers his opinions on email marketing. And he describes a particular email strategy he has been using. He explains why email is a great marketing tool, and why starting early in your business is important.  Email marketing should be a fundamental part of most small business marketing programs from the beginning. Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University [...]

1701, 2023

Advanced Degrees and Other Decisions on the Road to a Nonclinical Career – 283

By |January 17th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Laura Kaufman Dr. Laura Kaufman shares her thoughts on advanced degrees and other decisions as she moved from traditional practice to consulting. She recently quit her full-time clinical position and launched her consulting business. And she enrolled at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to pursue a master's degree in patient safety and healthcare quality. Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University of [...]

1001, 2023

You Must Address 3 Big Issues Before Leaving Your Clinical Job – 282

By |January 10th, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Failing to Plan Is Planning to Fail In today's episode, John describes how to address 3 big issues when leaving your current employer for a nontraditional career. The whole process can be less disruptive and stressful by taking steps to address them proactively. Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, offered by the Haslam College of Business, as the sponsor of this [...]

301, 2023

Why You Must Consider Starting a Medical Legal Consulting Business – 281

By |January 3rd, 2023|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Armin Feldman In today's episode, Dr. Armin Feldman returns to update us on creating a medical legal consulting business, and new resources for learning how to do so. He first appeared as a guest on Episode 227, which was released a year ago.  Dr. Feldmman attended the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center for his psychiatric residency after graduating from the University of Wisconsin Medical [...]

2712, 2022

Top 10 Ways to Encourage Your Guests to Leave After a Party – 280

By |December 27th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

When They Overstay Their Welcome In today's episode, John presents a humorous holiday edition with a list of the top 10 ways to encourage your guests to leave your home after a dinner party. Today we address a topic that we often face during the holidays: how to discreetly get your guests to leave at the end of a get-together. Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University of [...]

2012, 2022

Inspiration from the Author of ‘How to Lose Weight for the Last Time' – 279

By |December 20th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Katrina Ubell In today's episode, John invites Dr. Katrina Ubell back to discuss her business and new book How to Lose Weight for the Last Time: Brain-Based Solutions for Permanent Weight Loss. She began her journey from practicing pediatrician to master-certified life coach while taking a break from practice. She found that she quickly connected with medical professionals struggling to lose weight.  Our Sponsor We're [...]

1312, 2022

How to Go from Surviving to Thriving in a Remote Healthcare Job – 278

By |December 13th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Frieda Wiley In today's episode, Dr. Frieda Wiley shares her secrets for thriving in a remote healthcare job. Frieda is a pharmacist who worked remotely for several years and is the author of Telecommuting Psychosis: From Surviving to Thriving While Working in Your Pajama Pants. Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, offered by the Haslam College of Business, as [...]

612, 2022

Complete the Journey to Your First Fabulous MSL Job – 277

By |December 6th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pursuing an MSL Job - Part 2 In today's episode, listeners will complete the highlights from the training to land their first fabulous MSL job. This is Part 2 of the excerpt from John's course, How to Secure a Career as a Medical Science Liaison. He developed this course as one of the first courses for his Nonclinical Career Academy. The presentations will provide you with a solid [...]

2911, 2022

How to Secure a Captivating Career as an MSL – 276

By |November 29th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pursuing an MSL Job - Part 1 In today's episode, John presents his roadmap for landing a captivating career as an MSL.  This is Part 1 of a 2-part excerpt of his course How to Secure a Career as a Medical Science Liaison. John developed this course as one of the first courses for his Nonclinical Career Academy. Part 2 will be presented next week. Together, these 2 [...]

2211, 2022

5 Interesting and Unique Nonclinical Careers to Learn About – 275

By |November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Check Out These Inspirational Stories In today's episode, John shares 5 unique careers to learn about that you may not have previously considered. This episode will be devoted to sharing with you the careers that were the most unusual and fascinating and why. Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, offered by the Haslam College of Business, as the sponsor of this [...]

1511, 2022

Why Physicians Should Not Underestimate the Value of Coaching – 274

By |November 15th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Jen Barna In today's episode, Dr. Jen Barna returns to the podcast to explain the value of coaching. Jen Barna, MD is a board-certified radiologist and founder and CEO of DocWorking. Our Sponsor We're proud to have the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA Program, offered by the Haslam College of Business, as the sponsor of this podcast. The UT PEMBA is the longest-running, and most [...]

811, 2022

How the Medical Matchmaker Provides a Solution to Burnout – 273

By |November 8th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Lara Hochman This week, we discover that the Medical Matchmaker has a traditional solution for burnout: joining the right medical group. Dr. Lara Hochman is a Family Medicine physician. She graduated from the University of Texas School of Medicine and finished her family medicine residency at St. Anthony North Hospital in Oklahoma City. Solving the Burnout Problem Dr. Lara Hochman is the "Medical Matchmaker." She [...]

111, 2022

How to Use a Professional Organization on the Road to a New Career – 272

By |November 1st, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

An Important Tactic to Speed Up Your Progress Today's episode is devoted to the selection and use of a professional organization while pursuing a nonclinical career. This is the third presentation in the series on the 12 Month Roadmap to a New Career. Episodes 269 and 271 addressed other steps in the process. Early in the process of career transition, it is important to identify and join a [...]

2510, 2022

How to Network Effectively on the Road to a New Career – 271

By |October 25th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

How to Network Effectively on the Road to a New Career Today's episode describes how to network during Phase 2 of The 12 Month Roadmap to a New Career. A few years ago, I devised a 12-month plan of action that would lead to your first CMO job. The first month of this roadmap was introduced in Episode 269. […]

1810, 2022

Podcast Blast From the Past: 8 Mistakes That Derail a Job Search – 270

By |October 18th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

And How to Avoid Them This week, we revisit the 8 mistakes that will derail a job search from Episode 180. You can find the show notes for the original episode HERE. […]

1110, 2022

Month One of the 12 Month Roadmap to a New Career – 269

By |October 11th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Here Is Where We Start Today we introduce the 12-Month Roadmap to a New Career. The 12-month timeframe is an arbitrary one. It is possible to complete the process in as little as 4 or 6 months. However, employment contracts sometimes require 6 months' notice. And you will need to craft a resumé and build a LinkedIn profile. As a result, 12 months is a comfortable timetable for [...]

510, 2022

Achieving Personal Success by Writing and Self-Publishing a Novel – 268

By |October 5th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Debra Blaine In today's podcast, our guest describes her personal success in writing and self-publishing a novel. In 2019, Dr. Debra Blaine released the medical thriller, “Code Blue: The Other End of the Stethoscope.” Then, in late 2021, she released the political thriller “Undue Influences.”   […]

2709, 2022

Why You Should Embrace the Powerful Mastermind Principle – 267

By |September 27th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A Proven Method for Success In today's podcast, John explains the power of the mastermind principle. He recounts the history of the discovery of the Mastermind Principle in 1939 attributed to Napoleon Hill, author of Think and Grow Rich.  John first discussed masterminds in Episode 208 as a way to support and accelerate career transition. […]

2009, 2022

Create a Life with Freedom of Time, Place and Means – 266

By |September 20th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Cherisa Sandrow In today's podcast, Dr. Cherisa Sandrow explains how she created a life with freedom of time, place, and means (money).  In Episode 222, Cherisa offered her expertise in telemedicine. Now, she has created a comprehensive program with didactic lessons, and group and individual coaching to teach doctors how to live lives of purpose using telemedicine as a tool. […]

1309, 2022

Pursuing Leadership Roles with Health Plans and Self-Insured Employers – 265

By |September 13th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Laura Clapper In today's podcast, Dr. Laura Clapper joins us to discuss jobs in leadership roles with health plans and self-insured organizations, and how to best prepare for those positions. Dr. Clapper is a seasoned C-suite executive with substantial experience developing value-based care, provider-health plan joint ventures, and digital health solutions. As a thought leader, she has concentrated on integrating analytics and cutting-edge technology into [...]

609, 2022

What Is the Best Way to Empower Physician Leaders? – 264

By |September 6th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Peter Angood In today's interview, Dr. Peter Angood explains why the best way to empower physician leaders is to join the American Association for Physician Leadership.  Peter has been the AAPL's President and CEO since 2011. […]

3008, 2022

How to Unlock Your Creative Potential as a Physician – 263

By |August 30th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Robin Landa In today's podcast, Robin Landa describes how to unlock your creative potential and find great ideas worth pursuing. Berrett-Koehler will release Robin's new book in November. It's called “The New Art of Ideas: Unlock Your Creative Potential”. In it, Robin presents a novel technique for coming up with great ideas that matter.  […]

2308, 2022

How to Be the Best Expert Witness Consultant – 262

By |August 23rd, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Gretchen Green In today's podcast, Dr. Gretchen Green returns to explain how to be the best expert witness consultant you can be. Gretchen has appeared on the podcast before, on Episode 163 in October 2020. She discussed why this is such an exciting side business, and how to get started. She also introduced the new Expert Witness Startup School that she had created. Dr. Green [...]

1608, 2022

Medical Science Liaison Is Still a Fantastic Pharma Job – 261

By |August 16th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Good Pay and Low Barrier to Entry in the Pharma and Medical Device Industries In today's podcast, John revisits the Medical Science Liaison, a fantastic pharma job, and a popular nonclinical career. An MSL serves as an educational and feedback link between a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or medical device company AND healthcare professionals. This role is strictly educational and collaborative in nature. MSLs are not permitted to market or sell. [...]

908, 2022

Boost Well-Being and Align ’Soul to Role’ During Career Selection – 260

By |August 9th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Joe Sherman In today's podcast, Dr. Joe Sherman describes how he helps physicians align ‘soul to role' during their career selection process.  By avoiding burnout and broadening possibilities, Dr. Joe Sherman, a physician coach and retreat leader, helps other doctors discover greater joy in their lives. […]

208, 2022

How Creative Writing Restores Vitality and Prevents Burnout – 259

By |August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Claire Unis In today's podcast, Dr. Claire Unis describes how creative writing restores vitality. At Dartmouth College, Claire double-majored in creative writing and literature. She participated in the Master of Fine Arts program at the University of San Francisco while attending medical school at UCSF. At USF she concentrated on memoir and narrative nonfiction writing. She finished both degrees at the same time. [...]

2607, 2022

Why You Must Dare to Discover Your Purpose When You Retire – 258

By |July 26th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with George Jerjian In today's podcast, author and retirement coach George Jerjian explains why you must discover your purpose if you want to take full advantage of your so-called retirement. George Jerjian is an author, lecturer, and mindset mentor. He helps retiring baby boomers understand that they deserve to live lives filled with passion and purpose in their later years. His advice is to leave this world [...]

1907, 2022

Why Preventive Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine Make for a Great Career – 257

By |July 19th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Shelly Bhowmik In today's podcast, Dr. Shelly Bhowmik describes how her training in preventive medicine and lifestyle medicine enhances patient care. Dr. Bhowmik is the founder of Platform Wellness, a business devoted to assisting patients in recovering from burnout. She founded her business on the principle that “mindset is medicine,” which she discovered via her personal journey, which started at the edge of a subway [...]

1207, 2022

How to Save Healthcare, Satisfy Patients, and Fix Physician Burnout – 256

By |July 12th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Ron Barshop In today's podcast, Ron Barshop explains how to save healthcare, satisfy patients, and fix physician burnout. Ron Barshop is a serial entrepreneur with several ventures serving primary care physicians. His podcast Primary Care Cures presents thought leaders and CEOs of companies improving primary care and the majority of what's wrong with healthcare. And it has been featured on top healthcare podcast lists. [...]

507, 2022

Capitalize on Nonprofit Board Membership and Strengthen Your Resumé – 255

By |July 5th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Effective Physician Leadership Series Learn how to capitalize on nonprofit board membership in today's podcast episode. During clinical training and medical practice, it is difficult to develop basic business skills. However, there are ways to get those experiences through volunteer activities. […]

2806, 2022

How Nonprofit Board Membership Can Be the Key to Executive Experience – 254

By |June 28th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Effective Physician Leadership Series In today's podcast, we learn how nonprofit board membership enables you to acquire management and leadership skills.  If we wish to demonstrate our executive skills on our resumé and our LinkedIn profile and describe them during our interviews, we need to know what they are. […]

2106, 2022

How to Overcome Adversity and Find Success in a Nontraditional Career – 253

By |June 21st, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Anjani Mahabashya In today's podcast, internist Dr. Anjani Mahabashya describes her efforts to overcome adversity following a disabling injury sustained early in her medical career. Anjali completed medical school in India. She immigrated to the U.S., completed several clinical rotations, and joined the McClaren Flint Internal Medicine Residency in Flint, Michigan. She completed her training in 2015. […]

2006, 2022

Revisiting Why Utilization Management Physician Advisor Is a Great Hospital Job – 305

By |June 20th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Robert Craven This week's episode is a replay of the second most popular episode since the podcast was launched discussing a great hospital job: utilization management physician advisor. It was first posted in January of 2022 and featured Dr. Robert Craven.  Dr. Craven went to medical school at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, in Memphis, Tennessee. Then he completed his internship and residency [...]

1406, 2022

How to Kill the Myths About Alternative Jobs for Clinicians – 252

By |June 14th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Back to Basics In today's podcast, John dispels the myths about alternative jobs for clinicians. When you're burned out and thinking about leaving clinical practice, you may feel overwhelmed. And you may buy into certain myths that can stop you before you even get started. […]

1306, 2022

Revisiting How to Prepare For a Great Job at a Medical Device Company – 304

By |June 13th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Paul Hercock This episode is a replay from early 2022 that explains how to prepare for a great job at a medical device company. This is by far the most listened-to PNC Podcast episode released to date. Dr. Paul Hercock is an expert at landing a medical device company job, particularly in the European Union. He even wrote a book about it called “Beyond The Ward: A [...]

706, 2022

4 Things the CMO Should Never Say to the CEO – 251

By |June 7th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Effective Physician Leadership Notes In today's podcast episode, I present my take on things the CMO should never say to the CEO.  These admonitions apply to anybody in management, not just the CMO. For reference purposes, the term “senior management team” refers to the CEO and all the CEO's direct reports. This includes the CNO, the senior VP for HR, the CFO, the COO, and other senior-level positions. [...]

3105, 2022

Find the Fulfillment of a Freelance Remote Yoga and Meditation Teacher – 250

By |May 31st, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Rachel Beanland In today's podcast, Dr. Rachel Beanland describes her transition from working for the NHS to becoming a freelance Yoga and Meditation Instructor. Dr. Rachel Beanland completed her basic medical degree in the United Kingdom at the University of Bristol. A few years later, she completed additional Public Health training at the University of Sheffield. […]

2405, 2022

How to Use Consulting and Advising to Find Freedom – 249

By |May 24th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Carl Peters In today's episode, Dr. Carl Peters describes his transition from traditional practice to telemedicine, consulting and advising.  Dr. Carl Peters graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia Medical School. Then he completed his Family Medicine Residency Program at the University of California, Davis. He is board-certified in Family Medicine and Urgent Care Medicine. […]

1705, 2022

Are Career Ambitions Beyond Conventional Practice Within Reach? – 248

By |May 17th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Abeyna Bubbers-Jones In today's podcast, Dr. Abeyna Bubbers-Jones explains how she helps physicians (or medics) follow their career ambitions in new ways.  In 2014, Dr. Abeyna Bubbers-Jones was an NHS Urology Specialist Trainee working in Blackburn (in northern England). Having graduated from medicine at the age of 22 at Nottingham, she worked for several years as a surgical trainee in the NHS. But she was [...]

1005, 2022

How Do I Prepare for the Use of Psychedelics in Clinical Medicine? – 247

By |May 10th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Lynn Marie Morski In today's podcast, Dr. Lynn Marie Morski describes the current use of psychedelics in clinical medicine.  Lynn Marie is a Mayo Clinic-trained physician, attorney, and former adjunct law professor. Dr. Morski spent nine years as a physician at the Veterans Administration. […]

305, 2022

How You Can Forge a Wonderful Life After Medicine – 246

By |May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Chelsea Turgeon In today's podcast, Dr. Chelsea Turgeon explains how to face burnout head-on and create a life after medicine. Dr. Chelsea Turgeon completed her medical education at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. During year two of her OB/GYN residency, she realized clinical medicine was not a sustainable career choice. […]

2604, 2022

Doctors Should Explore One of These 4 Unique Nonclinical Careers – 245

By |April 26th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

My Latest Discoveries In today's podcast, we review 4 unique nonclinical careers. Each is open to just about any physician with some clinical experience. And there is a specific training program available for each. That training will teach you how to prepare for and land your first job in the field.  […]

2004, 2022

You Wrote a Brilliant Book Now Record an Awesome Audiobook – 244

By |April 20th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Andrew Wilner Dr. Andrew Wilner recently recorded an awesome audiobook. It is the narration of his book, “The Locum Life: A Physician's Guide to Locum Tenens.” Andrew is an old friend to the podcast. I've interviewed him for three episodes prior to this one. We discussed his book, his experience as a medical writer, and his expertise with locum tenens jobs. But when I discovered [...]

1204, 2022

Why You Must Put Yourself First to Avoid “Healthcare Disease” – 243

By |April 12th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Simon Maltais This week's guest explains why you must put yourself first in order to overcome burnout and “Healthcare Disease.” He is a successful academic cardiac surgeon who fell victim to both of those conditions. However, he overcame them and wrote a book to assist others to do the same.  Dr. Simon Maltais recently released “Healthcare Anonymous: Put Yourself First to Avoid Anxiety, Addiction and [...]

504, 2022

Highlight These 5 Experiences to Land Your First Pharma Job – 242

By |April 5th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Laura McKain This week our guest returns to highlight these 5 experiences you can use to land your first pharma job. She is the founder of the Physician Nonclinical Career Hunters Facebook group which has now over 19,000 physicians. And she last joined us in Episode 214 of the PNC Podcast. Dr. Laura McKain is a board-certified physician with more than 10 years of pharmaceutical [...]

2903, 2022

Federal Career Coach Shows Us How to Find a Government Job – 241

By |March 29th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Kathryn Troutman Today's guest describes how to find a government job. Kathryn Troutman, also known as the Federal Resumé Guru, is the founder and president of Resume Place, Inc., a service business located in Baltimore, MD. It specializes in writing and designing professional federal and private-sector resumes, as well as coaching and education in the federal hiring process. […]

2203, 2022

Why Part Time Remote Medical Director Is a Great Job – 240

By |March 22nd, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Interview with Drs. Lev Grinman and Daniel Cousin Today's podcast guests are two physician entrepreneurs who enable doctors to earn income working as a remote medical director.  Dr. Lev Grinman and Dr. Daniel Cousin co-founded Doctors for Providers. Their company matches collaborating physicians with nurse practitioners and physician assistants. […]

1503, 2022

How Physicians Can Use Online Courses to Boost Income – 239

By |March 15th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Chester Zoda Dr. Chester Zoda teaches other physicians to use online courses to create passive income. He is a young physician entrepreneur from Hong Kong and a former emergency room physician who created his own online business. And now he teaches his methods to other healthcare professionals. He owns an education company called Digital Doctor where they're helping doctors build passive income with online courses. [...]

103, 2022

Do You Want to Live Life and Practice Medicine on Your Own Terms? – 237

By |March 1st, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Nneka Unachukwu This week Dr. Una returns to teach you how to practice medicine on your own terms. She will also be announcing the release of her new book. Dr. Nneka Unachukwu is a pediatrician and founder of EntreMD. She received her medical degree from the University of Nigeria College of Medicine and completed her pediatrics residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Una [...]

2202, 2022

Is Everlasting Love and Success in Marriage Possible? – 236

By |February 22nd, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Jeep and Vanessa Naum In this interview, Dr. George (“Jeep”) and Vanessa Naum explain how to achieve success in marriage. Best Friends Again is a Physician Marriage Coaching company. Their specialty is in helping physicians and healthcare professionals reignite their marriage. […]

1502, 2022

How to Go from Population Health Strategy to Chief Health Equity Officer – 235

By |February 15th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Nwando Anyaoku In today's inspirational interview, Dr. Nwando Anyaoku teaches what health equity is, and how to pursue a career as a chief health equity officer. Dr. Nwando Anyaoku is Vice President and the inaugural Chief Health Equity Officer for a large health system in the Seattle area. She has been there since 2016 leading the pediatrics and Medicaid strategy. More recently, she served as [...]

802, 2022

Achieve Beautiful Balance as Medical Director and Concierge Physician – 234

By |February 8th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Nkeiruka Duze Dr. Nkeiruka Duze achieved balance in her professional life by balancing her roles as medical director and concierge physician. Dr. Nkeiruka Duze earned her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed her residency training at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle. She is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician practicing exclusively in the outpatient setting. […]

102, 2022

How to Survive and Thrive on the High Pressure Healthcare Battlefield – 233

By |February 1st, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Jen Barna Dr. Jen Barna has created a place where frustrated and burned-out physicians can learn to survive and thrive. Dr. Barna earned her medical degree and completed her Diagnostic Radiology residency at the University of Tennessee School of Medicine. She also holds a master’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Washington University in St. Louis. She is a board-certified practicing radiologist and founder [...]

2501, 2022

How to Land An Awesome Job Using LinkedIn – 232

By |January 25th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Heather Fork Dr. Heather Fork makes her third appearance on the Podcast in today’s interview with an important message about using LinkedIn. Heather is an ICF master certified coach. She helps physicians find their best career path forward, whether in medicine, a nonclinical career, or something else. […]

1801, 2022

How to Become a Marvelous Medical Mystery Author – 231

By |January 18th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Debra Blaine Dr. Debra Blain is a marvelous medical mystery author. She was born in New York City and grew up on Long Island, New York.  Debra attended Baylor College of Medicine. She returned to New York for post-graduate training. For over thirty years, she has practiced Family and Urgent Care Medicine on Long Island and Queens. […]

401, 2022

How to Use Real Estate Investing to Go from Burnout to Financial Freedom – 229

By |January 4th, 2022|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Ronnie Shalev Dr. Ronnie Shalev explains how to use real estate investing to find financial freedom in this week's interview.  Dr. Shalev obtained her medical degree at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.  Then she completed her Emergency Medicine Residency at Drexel University College of Medicine. […]

2812, 2021

How the Healing Power of Poetry Saved My Life – 228

By |December 28th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Barbara Loeb Dr. Barbara Loeb shares the healing power of poetry in this interview. She is an author, speaker, mentor, facilitator, and physician leader. And she is committed to promoting well-being, especially for people working within healthcare.  She believes that individuals devoted to caring for others often fail to take care of themselves. Her work is now focused on inspiring caregivers to do just that. [...]

2112, 2021

How to Do a New Kind of Medical Legal Consulting as a Part Time Gig – 227

By |December 21st, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Armin Feldman In this interview, Dr. Armin Feldman explains how to use a new kind of medical legal consulting as a lucrative side gig. Dr. Armin Feldman is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Medical School. He completed his training in psychiatry at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. […]

1412, 2021

Get No-Nonsense Medical Information at the Awesome BS Free MD Podcast

By |December 14th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Interview with Drs. May and Tim Hindmarsh This week, Drs. Tim and May Hindmarsh describe the genesis of BS Free MD Podcast. They also share some of the challenges they have faced together as a two-physician couple.  This is the second time we’ve presented an interview with two guests. In both cases, it was a physician “power-couple.” Besides producing a podcast, today's guests have both worked primarily in [...]

812, 2021

How to Use GuideStar to Improve Your Nonclinical Career Prep

By |December 8th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

A Valuable Free Tool Learn how to use Guidestar to better prepare for a nonclinical job search.  Guidestar reports the data submitted to the IRS for all nonprofit corporations in the U.S. […]

3011, 2021

Why CDI Medical Director Is a Great Nonclinical Job – 224

By |November 30th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

And How to Pursue It Today we discuss CDI Medical Director. It's a popular hospital-based job that can be a stepping stone to the C-suite. CDI was originally the acronym for clinical documentation improvement. More commonly today, it refers to clinical documentation integrity. […]

2311, 2021

8 Great Tips to Help You Prepare for Your First Job Interview – 223

By |November 23rd, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Attitude, Preparation, and Expectations Are Key On today’s show, I provide 8 Tips to Help You Prepare for Your First Job Interview. This is a critical part of your nontraditional job search.  You’ve narrowed your choice to a single job. You’ve convinced someone that you’re qualified. And now you’re scheduled for your interview. […]

1611, 2021

How Do I Generate Awesome Income with Telemedicine Services? – 222

By |November 16th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

  Interview with Dr. Cherisa Sandrow On today’s show, we're taking another look at telemedicine services with Dr. Cherisa Sandrow. She is a board-certified family physician who completed her medical degree at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She worked for nine years practicing family medicine, with an emphasis on obstetrics. After practicing medicine as an employee, Dr. Sandrow pivoted out of her busy office-based practice and developed [...]

911, 2021

Outstanding Professional Societies and Associations You Must Know – 221

By |November 9th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Another Piece of the Career Success Puzzle Today’s topic is one I’ve been dying to talk about. It has to do with professional societies and associations. They have an important role to play in physician career transition. Today I will introduce you to important professional societies and associations. I will visit each society’s site and provide you with specific information on each one. […]

211, 2021

Three Top Tips from a Physician Career Strategist – 220

By |November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Andrew Tisser Dr. Andrew Tisser is an emergency medicine physician and physician career strategist. He also hosts the Talk2MeDoc Podcast.  The podcast and Dr. Tisser's work as a career strategist focus on the unique issues of the early career physician. He works with his clients to accelerate their goals to completion! […]

2610, 2021

Are You Ready to Become a Certified Physician Executive? – 219

By |October 26th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Factors to Consider Today I will present factors affecting your decision to become a Certified Physician Executive. To set this up, I wish to mention an article on KevinMD by Patty Fahy, MD that talks about the Business School Mindset, or BSM. […]

1910, 2021

6 Important Assignments of a Hospital CMO – 218

By |October 19th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Typical Projects for the Hospital Executive Today I will describe my experiences with the assignments of a hospital CMO. These are based on my 14 years as a senior hospital executive. There was a lot to like about that job, with lots of fond memories. More than I can cover in one podcast episode. But today, I’ll focus on some of the specific projects I worked on and [...]

1210, 2021

What Is the Newest Way to Earn Extra Income While Seeing Patients? – 217

By |October 12th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Chase DiMarco In today's interview, Dr. Chase DiMarco explains how physicians can earn extra income teaching medical students. Chase describes how difficult it can be for medical students to find clinical rotations. Unfortunately, the process of securing rotations can also be very expensive. […]

510, 2021

More On How to Hire a Suitable Physician Career Coach – 216

By |October 5th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Part Two – Selecting Your Consultant or Coach This is Part 2 of my discussion about how to hire a suitable physician career coach. Here is a link to Part 1, in case you have not listened yet. I receive frequent questions about this topic from listeners. Their questions generally involve one or more of these themes: Should I use a coach? Where do I find a coach? [...]

2809, 2021

How Do I Hire a Suitable Physician Career Coach or Consultant? – 215

By |September 28th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Part 1 – Coaches Featured on the PNC Podcast Podcast listeners ofter ask about engaging a physician career coach. They have heard that coaching can substantially improve the chances of finding a nonclinical career. Today's episode is Part 1 of my discussion of physician career coaches and how to hire one.  […]

2109, 2021

How Does a Physician Land a Pharma Clinical Development Job? – 214

By |September 21st, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Laura McKain  Today on the podcast you will learn how to pursue a clinical development job. Our guest, Dr. Laura McKain, is a board-certified physician with more than ten years of pharmaceutical industry experience. […]

1409, 2021

Get Ready for What Will Happen When You Quit Your Miserable Job – 213

By |September 14th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Follow These Steps to Prepare Yourself  Get ready for the financial, legal, and psychosocial consequences of giving notice to your employer or partners. What can you expect, and how should you prepare, when leaving your current position?  […]

609, 2021

How Does Mind Remapping Help with Nonclinical Career Transition? – 212

By |September 6th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Maiysha Clairborne   Dr. Maiysha Clairborne returns to the podcast to discuss mind remapping. Maiysha is an amazing coach. She has worked with hundreds of physicians to improve their careers and their lives. And she has a new program to share with you. As a quick reminder, Maiysha is a Board Certified Family Physician, Integrative Medicine Practitioner, Master NLP and Hypnotherapist Trainer, Successful Entrepreneur and Author [...]

3108, 2021

PNC Podcast Blast from the Past – No Residency Is No Problem – 211

By |August 31st, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Options for Those Without Postgraduate Medical Training  Today we revisit six jobs in which no residency is no problem. With the right experience and preparation, physicians have successfully landed all of these jobs. And for many, residency and not board certification are not required. This discussion was first presented in June of 2019. It was in response to one of the most common questions in the Physician Nonclinical [...]

2408, 2021

Want to Establish a Concierge Practice Before Finishing Your Fellowship? – 210

By |August 24th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Brook Choulet Is it possible to establish a concierge practice while still in training? Dr. Brook Choulet is still in her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship and runs a growing practice in Scottsdale Arizona. Brook is the founder of Choulet Wellness. She completed her medical degree at the University of Missouri Kansas City’s rigorous six-year BA/MD program. Then she pursued training in General Psychiatry at [...]

1708, 2021

Use These Simple Tactics to Land a Fantastic First Pharma Job – 209

By |August 17th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Marsha Caton Our guest today shares tested strategies to enable physicians to find their first pharma job.  Dr. Marsha Caton obtained her M.S. in Biology and Ph.D. in Human and Molecular Genetics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for many years. She is an expert in managing NDA submission teams and delivery of regulatory documents for drug [...]

1108, 2021

How Do I Choose the Best Coaches Mentors and Masterminds for Me? – 208

By |August 11th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Essential Tools for Career Transition In today's episode, I describe how coaches mentors and masterminds can support your career transition. My first mentor was an internist I met through my volunteer work in continuing medical education at my hospital and state medical society. He encouraged me to pursue a career in hospital management. […]

308, 2021

PNC Podcast Blast from the Past Medical Communications Revisited – 207

By |August 3rd, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Dana Carpenter It is time to present a Blast from the Past Medical Communications Revisited. As I mentioned last week, I decided to bring back some of the classic episodes during this summer of 2021. Many are my most popular episodes. And they are as inspiring and informative today as they were when I first posted them (in my humble opinion). Today I am revisiting [...]

2707, 2021

PNC Podcast Blast from the Past: Clinical Documentation Improvement – 206

By |July 27th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Cesar Limjoco Nonclinical Nation, it has been a long time since we have heard about clinical documentation improvement as a nonclinical career. And I thought it was time to revisit this topic. With over 200 episodes under our belt, the PNC Podcast has covered a lot of territory. And it can be very easy for new listeners to miss the classic interviews on important nonclinical [...]

2007, 2021

How Revenue Cycle AI Can Save Small Group Practices – 205

By |July 20th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Fisayo Ositelu In this week's interview, Dr. Fisayo Ositelu explains how technology, including artificial intelligence (A.I.), can help save small group practices. Dr. Ositelu completed an MD and MBA, graduating from Stanford University with both degrees in 2013. Rather than attend a clinical residency, he chose to leverage his education by working in Silicon Valley. Using his medical and business training, he helped his first [...]

1307, 2021

How to Be a Leader and Humanitarian Improving Maternal-Fetal Health – 204

By |July 13th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Luissa Kiprono Dr. Luissa Kiprono is a perinatologist, leader and humanitarian. She is the Corporate Medical Director and Consultant in Maternal & Fetal Medicine at the Texas Perinatal Group (part of Mednax). She attended the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. Then she completed her residency at Wright State University/Wright Patterson Medical Center (OB-GYN) and perinatology fellowship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center [...]

607, 2021

Why This Critical Care Specialist Launched a Healthcare Technology Company – 203

By |July 6th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Jonathan Baktari Today's guest is a fascinating healthcare technology company CEO. Dr. Jonathan Baktari received his medical degree at Ohio State. He then completed his internal medicine residency at Northwestern University and Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship at UCLA.  He was at the peak of his medical career when he saw a new opportunity. […]

2906, 2021

Why Locum Tenens Is the Best Way to Practice on Your Own Terms – 202

By |June 29th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Stephanie Freeman Today, my guest explains why locum tenens is the best way to practice on your own terms. This is especially true when starting your career following residency or fellowship. Dr. Stephanie E. Freeman is a board-certified critical care specialist, best-selling author, speaker, and consultant. In addition, she is the expert in helping doctors discover alternative careers in medicine. […]

2206, 2021

Why Being Health System Chief Value Officer is More Fun Than Being CMO – 201

By |June 22nd, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Leelee Thames This week, Dr. Leelee Thames, the Chief Value Officer at Novant Health, is our guest. She is the third University of Tennessee physician executive MBA graduate to join us. During our interview, she will explain why she loves her job. Leelee completed her medical degree at Texas A& M College of Medicine and her anesthesiology residency at the University of Oregon Health and [...]

1506, 2021

Discover Your First Nonclinical Job Even If You Don't Know Where to Start – 200

By |June 15th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Here Is the “Readers Digest” Version In honor of my 200th episode, I want to tell you how to discover your first nonclinical job. But first, I will play a recent audio review from one of my listeners. Then the rest of oday's episode is an abbreviated version of the webinar I presented last week. […]

606, 2021

How Did This Clever Physician Build an Indispensable SmartPhone App? – 199

By |June 6th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Kirsten Limmer In today's interview, Dr. Kirsten Limmer describes how she built an indispensable smartphone app. Kirsten addresses one of my favorite topics: building a business using an online platform. In this case, it's a smartphone app that supports her real estate business and meets the needs of other real estate investors. […]

106, 2021

How a Great Physician Executive Combines QI Expertise with Strategic and Operational Skills – 198

By |June 1st, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Rachel George In today’s interview, we'll hear from another great physician executive who graduated from the University of Tennessee Physician Executive MBA program. Dr. Rachel George explains how she was able to apply her expertise in quality improvement, and strategic and operational skills as a physician leader. Dr. Rachel George obtained her medical degree from  J. J. M. Medical College in Davangere, India. And she [...]

2505, 2021

Top Reasons Why Coaching Is So Essential for Healthcare Leaders – 197

By |May 25th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Randall (Randy) Cook Dr. Randall (Randy) Cook explains to us why coaching is so essential for health care leaders. His father was a coach. He has been coached. And now he is coaching others. Randy is a respected clinician, educator, and organizational leader. He holds board certifications from the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Preventive Medicine. He is certified by the [...]

1805, 2021

The Best Healthcare Leaders Never Give Up and Never Stop Learning – 196

By |May 18th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Harvey Castro This week, I present my interview with Dr. Harvey Castro in which we discuss the attributes of the best healthcare leaders.  Harvey is an emergency room physician and leader. He thrives on motivating teams by providing the most technologically advanced healthcare services to communities throughout the state of Texas. He believes in building sincere trust with patients, doctors, staff, and community leaders. And [...]

1105, 2021

What Are the Best Resources for Finding a Nonclinical Career? – 195

By |May 11th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Getting Back to Basics This week on the podcast, I decided to revisit the best resources for finding a nonclinical career. I was recently reminded that not everyone listening to this podcast has been with us since the beginning.  It is very easy for me to go deep into a very specific topic with a guest. Occasionally, it is helpful to revisit a basic question such as “How [...]

405, 2021

How Persuasive Branding and Marketing Can Save Private Practice – 194

By |May 4th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Omar Khateeb In today’s interview, I interview Omar Khateeb, the Head of Growth at Gentem, about how to save private practice using persuasive branding and marketing.  Omar is a former medical school student who left to become a sales, marketing, and branding expert. He is the Head of Growth at Gentem. Gentem is a Billing and Revenue Cycle Management company that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to [...]

2704, 2021

How to Build a Thriving Real Estate Passion Project Without Being a Landlord – 193

By |April 27th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Peter Kim I’ve brought a great guest back to the podcast. Dr. Peter Kim will teach us a bit about how to build a thriving real estate passion project on today’s show. Many of you should be familiar with Dr. Peter Kim. He offers the Leverage & Growth Virtual Summit, the Passive Income MD blog, and his Passive Real Estate Academy. He first joined us [...]

2004, 2021

To Pursue Freedom Tomorrow You Must Imagine Your Eulogy Today – 192

By |April 20th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Francis Yoo In today’s interview, Dr. Francis Yoo explains why we must imagine our eulogy in order to pursue freedom and meaning in our lives. Francis is a born-and-raised New Yorker. He runs a part-time cash-pay, holistic-integrative private practice. And he helps physicians awaken to their potential, do soul-searching, inner work, and profound personal development. His goal is to help them find authentic meaning in [...]

1304, 2021

Which Advanced Degree Will Be Right for a Nonclinical Career? – 191

By |April 13th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

John Responds to a Listener's Question This week, I spend a few minutes discussing which advanced degree to pursue. This issue was triggered by a listener’s question. And it truly made me think more deeply about the issue. I start by listing the general principles to consider when deciding on which advanced degree to pursue if any. There is no randomized controlled study to apply to the decision. [...]

604, 2021

How to Apply Positive Psychology to Save Your Career – 190

By |April 6th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Sanj Katyal In this week's podcast episode, Dr. Sanj Katyal describes how he can help you apply positive psychology and save your career. Dr. Sanj Katyal completed his Medical Degree at the New York University School of Medicine, and his residency in Radiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Sanj also holds certifications in Positive Psychology and Positive Psychology Coaching from the Whole Being [...]

3003, 2021

How to Go from Retirement to Ardent CMO and Medical Expert – 189

By |March 30th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Dan Field In this week's interview, Dr. Dan Field explains how he went from retirement to ardent CMO. Dr. Dan Field is the chief medical officer for MDstaffers, recently ranked the 49th fastest-growing company in the United States. There, he oversees all clinical staff operations and quality assurance. He also oversees the Medical Expert staffing component. […]

2303, 2021

How to Find a Top Remote Nonclinical Career – 188

By |March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Jonathan Vitale In this week’s interview, Dr. Jonathan Vitale explains how he found his remote nonclinical career. Dr. Vitale is a board-certified Family Physician, certified counselor, and Physician Transition Coach. He pivoted from a traditional clinical career to a full-time remote nonclinical career in Utilization Management.  […]

1603, 2021

How to Create Uncommon Success In Business and In Life – 187

By |March 16th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with John Lee Dumas of Entrepreneurs on Fire Podcast In this week’s episode, John Lee Dumas, of Entrepreneurs on Fire, explains what it takes to create uncommon success. JLD is the founder and host of the award-winning podcast, Entrepreneurs On Fire. With over 1 million monthly listens and 7-figures of annual revenue, he is spreading Entrepreneurial FIRE on a global scale.  […]

903, 2021

How to Help Committed Colleagues Heal the World – 186

By |March 9th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Dianne Ansari-Winn Dr. Dianne Ansari-Winn explains in this week's interview why she left clinical medicine and why she wants to help committed colleagues heal the world. Dianne is an Anesthesiologist. She received her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor. Then she completed a Master’s Degree in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan School of Public [...]

203, 2021

Can Lifestyle Medicine Help Me and My Patients? – 185

By |March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Heather Hammerstedt This week the inimitable Dr. Heather Hammerstedt teaches us about Lifestyle Medicine and how she made her pivot from full-time emergency medicine physician to coach and online business owner. Dr. Heather Hammerstedt is board certified in emergency medicine and lifestyle medicine. She received her medical degree from Temple University and a master’s in public health at Harvard University.  Subsequently, she completed her training [...]

2202, 2021

How to Find a Job in Pharma That You Love – 184

By |February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Mario Mendoza This week Dr. Mario Mendoza helps you find a job in pharma or the medical device industry. Mario is an anesthesiologist, chemist, biotech medical affairs consultant, and biotech careers coach. He shares what he has learned from 13-plus years of experience in patient care, drug/device clinical development and medical affairs, and FDA regulation of medical devices.  […]

1602, 2021

How Can I Boost My Resilience? – 183

By |February 16th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Pennie Sempell, JD Pennie Sempell has spent much of her adult life answering this question:  How do I boost my resilience? In today’s interview, she explains what she and her colleagues have produced to answer that question. Pennie Sempell completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology and her law degree at the University of California. […]

902, 2021

This Is How to Publish Your First Book – 182

By |February 9th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Mandy Armitage This week Dr. Mandy Armitage explains how to publish your first book. You might recall that she was interviewed in Episode #22 about medical writing. She returns now to promote her new book and teach you how to self-publish your first book. […]

202, 2021

What Is the Best Way to Leverage Telemedicine? – 181

By |February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Interview with Sam Lippolis Sam Lippolis teaches physicians and organizations how to leverage telemedicine. She has been implementing telehealth programs full time for 11 years. She teaches her clients how to plan, implement and grow telehealth services. […]

2601, 2021

8 Common Mistakes That Will Derail a Job Search – 180

By |January 26th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

And How to Avoid Them I recently joined Michelle Mudge Riley on her free webinar to talk about mistakes that will derail a job search. We listed the major ones that we have witnessed. And we took questions from the audience. I have narrowed down my list to EIGHT big mistakes that will derail a job search. I’ll go through each one, and provide examples where I can. [...]

1901, 2021

Add Discipline to Creativity to Be a Successful Medical Writer – 179

By |January 19th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A Popular Nonclinical Career Option Today I present my thoughts on how to become a successful medical writer. I am presenting an excerpt from my course on the Nonclinical Career Academy called Introduction to Careers as a Medical Writer. It should answer some of the questions you have about this popular career. […]

1201, 2021

Do You Want to Be a Medical Voice Over Professional? – 178

By |January 12th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Michael P. Cyll Michael Cyll is a cardiac sonographer working in the Phoenix area for over 30 years who retired and began doing work as a medical voice over professional. As Mike Cyll approached retirement from his clinical career, he developed an interest in narration and voice over work. He now specializes in performing narration in the science, technical and medical fields. […]

401, 2021

Learn to Be an IME and Improve Your Life – 177

By |January 4th, 2021|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Emily Woolcock Today we provide an inspiring story and learn how to be an IME (Independent Medical Examiner) from an expert orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Emily Woolcock is an internationally recognized speaker, best-selling author, mentor, and consultant. She is among the country’s most well-known orthopedic surgeons. […]

2912, 2020

How to Run Your Business and Master Your Finances – 176

By |December 29th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Brent Lacey For today’s interview, we discuss money issues, coaching, podcasting, and how to master your finances. I have the pleasure of speaking with a fellow podcaster, and one of our Mentors on the Clinicians Career Cooperative, Dr. Brent Lacey. […]

2212, 2020

5 Steps I Took to Be a Hospital Executive – 175

By |December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Follow These Steps Intentionally to Become CMO In this week's show, I explain the 5 steps I took to go from family physician to hospital Chief Medical Officer. I start by explaining why I believe hospital leadership is an excellent career. Then I set the stage for the rest of the discussion. […]

1512, 2020

Who Can Help When Private Practice Matters? – 174

By |December 15th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Phil Boucher Today’s guest is the guy you call when you're dealing with challenging private practice matters. Dr. Phil Boucher is a husband, a father of five, and a pediatrician in private practice in Lincoln, Nebraska.  He is very prolific, treating patients, educating parents, and helping his colleagues enjoy their clinical work. […]

812, 2020

What Is the Latest Telemedicine-Supported Specialty? – 173

By |December 8th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Christopher Leonard and John Sory The latest telemedicine-supported specialty, wound care, is becoming more popular. Today we hear from two leaders from a company that helped integrate telemedicine with this growing medical field. Vohra Wound Physicians is the largest physician wound management group in the US, delivering over a million patient encounters per year.  […]

112, 2020

Can Meditation Offer Help for Burned-Out Physicians? – 172

By |December 1st, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Jill Wener Today’s guest found a new passion and learned how to offer help for burned-out physicians, as a result. Jill obtained her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine. Then she completed an Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Washington Medical Center, in Seattle. […]

2411, 2020

The Best New Business Solves a Problem – 171

By |November 24th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Jessica Lubahn Our guest, Dr. Jessica Lubahn found that the best new business solves a problem. In her case, it's a problem experienced by her own patients. Jessica is a urologist, health writer, and consultant. She is also the founder of ONDRwear. It's her new apparel company that sells luxe leakproof underwear. She created this company to destigmatize urinary, menstrual, and other leakage problems. To do so, [...]

2111, 2020

How to Validate Your Business Idea

By |November 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog Posts, Getting Started|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Problem In this post, I want to explain why it is important to validate your business idea. You may recall that in my previous blog post in this series, I described the factors needed to select a product or service to offer future customers: It's an area that you’re passionate about (or reflects your purpose), You have expertise or skills to share, There are customers with a problem to [...]

1711, 2020

What Is the Latest Way to Connect Doctors with Interesting Jobs? – 170

By |November 17th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Greg Hanson Dr. Greg Hanson decided to start a business and created the latest way to connect doctors with interesting jobs. Greg is a PGY-3 interventional radiology resident in Philadelphia. He graduated from UCLA with his BS in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences before moving to New York City. While in New York, Greg obtained his Master of Public Health degree in epidemiology with an advanced certificate in [...]

1011, 2020

How to Prepare for a Job in the Medical Device Industry – 169

By |November 10th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Paul Hercock In today’s interview, we build on the discussion in Episode 168 by speaking with Dr. Paul Hercock from the United Kingdom about the Medical Device Industry. Dr. Hercock is an Emergency Medicine physician who started out working for the National Health Service. […]

311, 2020

How to Claim Your First Job in Industry – 168

By |November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Nerissa Kreher In this week's interview, we take our first deep dive into how to land your first job in Industry. Dr. Nerissa Kreher is a pediatric endocrinologist and the Chief Medical Officer of a biotech company.  Today she helps us understand what the term “Industry” means in the context of nonclinical physician careers. […]

2710, 2020

How to Make Medical Connections and Nurture a Business – 166

By |October 27th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Jordan Roberts, PA-C In today's interview, Jordan Roberts, PA-C, describes how his passion for medical writing led him to build and nurture a business that helps clinicians generate extra income and advance their careers. Jordan G. Roberts, PA-C is a medical writer and neuroscience physician assistant. He is the owner of Modern MedEd, a company that creates and markets continuing medical education for premier CME providers across the [...]

2010, 2020

How to Boost Your Income With Short Term Rentals – 167

By |October 20th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Bonus Episode with Dr. David Draghinas In today's interview, I offer a replay of my interview with Dr. David Draghinas addressing short term rentals as a possible side business. As I hoped he would, Dave has now created his own course to help physicians replicate what he has done, i.e. find, manage, and generate income through short term rentals. And I’m really happy to be able to offer access to [...]

1910, 2020

What Is It Like to Be CMO for a MAC? – 165

By |October 19th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Meredith Loveless In today's interview, we learn how to prepare for a job as the CMO for a MAC (Medicare Administrative Contractor). Dr, Meredith Loveless practiced obstetrics and gynecology with a subspecialty in pediatric and adolescent gynecology for 14 years. She started at Johns Hopkins, then moved to the U. of Louisville and Norton Healthcare. […]

1310, 2020

How to Invest Wisely and Support Your Career Pivot – 164

By |October 13th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. David Yeh In this week's podcast episode, Dr. David Yeh describes how to invest wisely when preparing for a career pivot. David is a practicing physician, speaker, author, investment advisor, and founder of The Wealthy Doctor Institute. He is also a Registered Investment Advisor. […]

610, 2020

Top Reasons to Become an Expert Witness Now – 163

By |October 6th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Gretchen Green In this week's podcast episode, Dr. Gretchen Green explains how she became an expert witness, and how she opened her expert witness consulting business. Gretchen describes how her expert witness business allowed her to cut back on clinical work, find more freedom, spend more time with her family, and make more money. […]

2909, 2020

How to Best Apply Your Genius In a New Career – 162

By |September 29th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Performance Strategist Laura Garnett In this week’s episode, you will learn how to apply your genius during this interview with performance strategist, speaker, and author Laura Garnett. Laura works with CEOs and executives to identify their unique genius and purpose, and leverage them in their day-to-day work. […]

2209, 2020

3 Big Communication Mistakes That Will Derail Your Career – 161

By |September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Advice from a Senior Hospital Executive In this week's podcast episode, John describes three communication mistakes that will easily derail your career in many large organizations, if you do not stop making them. Communication has ALWAYS been a big deal. And with social media, email, and texting, we have so many more ways to screw it up than ever. The higher you progress in an organization, the more important communication [...]

1509, 2020

What Is It Like to Be a Medical Editor? – 160

By |September 15th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Jennifer Spector  In this week's Podcast episode, Dr. Jennifer Spector describes how she became a medical editor for a popular online medical journal. She is is a Board-Certified Podiatric Physician and Surgeon with 14 years of clinical experience. She also spent over 5 years in national leadership positions at the American Association for Women Podiatrists. She’s had a long-term interest in education, writing, and consulting. She is [...]

209, 2020

How to Find Nonclinical Opportunities in Retirement – 159

By |September 2nd, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Robert Adams  In this week's PNC Podcast episode, I have a wonderful conversation with Dr. Robert Adams as he provides highlights from his long military and clinical careers and offers advice for finding nonclinical opportunities in retirement. Bob Adams may be the most accomplished guest I’ve ever met. Coming from a military family, he attended the U.S. Naval Academy. Then, he continued his naval career and after [...]

3108, 2020

How to Be a Life Coach and Professional Artist – 158

By |August 31st, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Jessie Benson  In this week's PNC Podcast episode, Dr. Jessie Benson describes how she became a coach, musician, and professional artist after practicing anesthesiology for 10 years. Jessie received her medical degree from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. She then completed an anesthesia residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a critical care fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. […]

2408, 2020

Your Resume is the Passport to That Desirable Job – 157

By |August 24th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Heather Fork In this week's PNC Podcast episode, Dr. Heather Fork describes why your resume is so important and how to optimize it. Heather completed her medical degree at the University of Texas and her residency in dermatology at the University of Miami – Jackson Memorial Program. And she is a Master Certified Coach through the Coaches Training Institute. […]

1408, 2020

How to Nurture a Career in Cutting-Edge Healthcare Technology – 156

By |August 14th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Samantha Nazareth In this week's PNC Podcast episode, Dr. Samantha Nazareth describes how to find a medical advisor/director position with a healthcare technology company. Dr. Nazareth is a gastroenterologist and Chief Medical Officer of a data privacy company. She is an advisor to multiple startups and venture capital funds locally and internationally. Since January 2019, she has been a member of the medical advisory board for Women's [...]

1108, 2020

How to Shine as a Technical Medical Writer – 155

By |August 11th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Kaci Durbin In this week's PNC Podcast episode, Dr. Kaci Durbin describes her journey from obstetrical hospitalist to technical medical writer. Kaci received her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Louisville Hospital. She later completed an MBA while in practice, at Southern Illinois University. […]

308, 2020

Why Should I Invest in a Passive Private Real Estate Deal? – 154

By |August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Peter Kim In this week's PNC Podcast episode, we learn why private real estate deals are a great way to diversify income. And investing in real estate makes a very nice part-time side hustle. Earlier this year, I was a participant in the Leverage & Growth Virtual Summit, organized by Dr. Peter Kim from Passive Income MD. It was a unique experience with about 50 experts providing [...]

2807, 2020

9 Excellent Books That Will Help Launch Your New Career – 153

By |July 28th, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Getting Back to Basics In this episode of the PNC podcast, John describes nine excellent books that will help educate you as you begin your career journey. The first two books will get you in the right frame of mind. And they provide tools to help you to overcome the self-limiting beliefs that might hold you back. Then John presents four books written to assist you in your selection of a [...]

2107, 2020

What is the Expert Surgeon and Inspirational Podcaster Up to Now? – 152

By |July 21st, 2020|Categories: Physician NonClinical Careers Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Interview with Dr. Nii Darko In this episode of the PNC podcast, inspirational podcaster Dr. Nii Darko shares his story and his advice about following your dreams.   Nii Darko received his medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences, and an M.B.A. in Health Care Leadership from Rockhurst University. He completed his General Surgery residency at Morehouse School of Medicine and a Trauma/Critical Care fellowship at the [...]