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Follow These 8 Steps to a Career in Quality Improvement – 027

2021-03-20T19:43:19-05:00

In this episode, I respond to a listener's question about pursuing a career in quality improvement. Her ultimate goal is to become a chief medical officer for a health system. I list the tactics I would use to achieve that career goal. Free Career Transition Guide Before I jump into today’s content, I need to tell you about a new “how-to-guide” I’ve written. It’s a 24-page manual, complete with checklists for 5 nonclinical careers. It outlines the steps [...]

Follow These 8 Steps to a Career in Quality Improvement – 0272021-03-20T19:43:19-05:00

Boost Your Career Trajectory by Completing an Executive MBA with Dr. Kate Atchley – 025

2021-03-20T19:10:34-05:00

I was very interested in hearing more about physician executive MBA programs.  It's something that commonly comes up when speaking about nontraditional careers for physicians. As I talk with physicians who are early in the process of career transition, one of the bits of advice they often receive from friends and family is to “get an MBA, it will help open doors.” However, committing to an MBA is a serious decision, not to be taken lightly. Sure, there are some [...]

Boost Your Career Trajectory by Completing an Executive MBA with Dr. Kate Atchley – 0252021-03-20T19:10:34-05:00

10 Reasons Why You Should Pursue a Hospital Management Career – 020

2021-03-19T20:33:49-05:00

In this episode, I'll be explaining why I think you should pursue a hospital management career. It’s just me today. A new interview will return next week. So, I’m going to take this opportunity to talk about something that's near and dear to my heart. As stated in the opening of my podcast each week, the goal of this podcast is to inspire, inform, and support you as you pivot to a nonclinical career. Since I have not [...]

10 Reasons Why You Should Pursue a Hospital Management Career – 0202021-03-19T20:33:49-05:00

How to Quietly Build Leadership Skills As You Serve a Nonprofit – 016

2021-03-19T20:01:09-05:00

In this episode, we discuss how volunteering to serve a nonprofit board provides leadership experience and expedites career transition. A Book Review As I’ve studied the issue of career transition, I’ve often encountered burnout as a reason to shift careers. But there is an ignored cousin to burnout: physician suicide. The physician suicide rate is double that of the general population. And it appears, at least anecdotally, that the training of medical students contributes to the likelihood of [...]

How to Quietly Build Leadership Skills As You Serve a Nonprofit – 0162021-03-19T20:01:09-05:00

Reasons to Pursue a Career in Medical Informatics – Interview with Dr. Brian Young – 014

2021-03-19T19:49:19-05:00

In this podcast episode, I speak with Dr. Brian Young about medical informatics. He is an Enterprise Physician Informaticist with Dignity Health, a 38-hospital system with sites in California, Nevada and Arizona. Brian received his medical training at Wake Forest, a master's degree in predictive analytics at Northwestern University, and his MBA from the University of Cincinnati. He is a credentialed Epic trainer and has been involved with multiple implementations in both inpatient and outpatient environments. I heard [...]

Reasons to Pursue a Career in Medical Informatics – Interview with Dr. Brian Young – 0142021-03-19T19:49:19-05:00

Meet the Modern Physician Advisor – Interview with Dr. Timothy Owolabi – 012

2021-03-19T19:32:20-05:00

In this podcast episode, I talk with physician advisor and medical director, Timothy Owolabi. But first, I want to describe an opportunity and a podcast review. Opportunity Here’s the potential opportunity: I decided to participate in Michael Hyatt’s goal setting program called 5 Days to Your Best Year Ever. I know it is a great program, and I'm a big believer in setting annual goals. It was something our hospital management team did every year and it generated [...]

Meet the Modern Physician Advisor – Interview with Dr. Timothy Owolabi – 0122021-03-19T19:32:20-05:00

Break Through the Mindset That’s Blocking You – Interview with Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley – 010

2021-03-19T19:11:25-05:00

In this episode, my guest helps you to break through the mindset that's keeping you from pursuing a new career. But before we get into the interview, let me mention a couple of other important topics. PNC Podcast Milestone First, this post represents a minor podcast milestone – Episode Number 10. As I reflect on these first 10 episodes, I want to thank you for joining me. You’re the reason I’ve created this podcast. I’m still learning, and [...]

Break Through the Mindset That’s Blocking You – Interview with Dr. Michelle Mudge-Riley – 0102021-03-19T19:11:25-05:00

Review of SEAK NonClinical Careers for Physicians Conference 2017 – 006

2021-03-19T08:42:14-05:00

I just spent the past weekend at the 14th Annual SEAK meeting dedicated to NonClinical Careers. I met physicians who have successfully transitioned into a nonclinical career and were serving as mentors. The attendees were physicians considering a career pivot, or in the midst of pursuing one. In addition to attending several very interesting presentations, I had a chance to meet several very interesting experts on various nonclinical careers. I'm planning to invite several of them to join [...]

Review of SEAK NonClinical Careers for Physicians Conference 2017 – 0062021-03-19T08:42:14-05:00

Clinical Documentation Improvement – Interview with Dr. Cesar Limjoco – 005

2021-03-19T07:11:44-05:00

Dr. Cesar Limjoco joins me on this week's episode. I've known Cesar for many years. He is a recognized expert on Clinical Documentation Improvement. During our conversation, he shares his advice about becoming a Medical Advisor for Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI). Cesar is a nationally recognized consultant. He has helped set up CDI programs at hospitals across the country. He’s been doing this work for over 30 years. I remember him helping explain proper documentation and coding practices to [...]

Clinical Documentation Improvement – Interview with Dr. Cesar Limjoco – 0052021-03-19T07:11:44-05:00

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