A series of audio interviews addressing career advancement in the field of trauma.
EAST Past President Profiles: Dr. Andrew Bernard - EAST President 2018
In this EAST Careercast, Dr. Charlie Harris profiles EAST Past-President Dr. Andrew Bernard. Dr. Bernard discusses his background, why he joined EAST, and gives advice to new members on how to succeed in the organization.
Medical Podcasting and Social Media for Medical Education
In this EAST Careercast, Dr. Zaffer Qasim reviews the growing field of medical podcasting and the use of social media for medical education. Dr. Qasim interviews Dr. Dennis Kim, Associate Professor of Trauma Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and creator of the Trauma ICU Rounds podcast and Dr. Scott Weingart, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Chief of the Division of Emergency Critical Care, Stony Brook University Hospital, and creator of the EMCrit podcast. They discuss the reasons behind creating medical podcasts, some of the challenges and opportunities involved, and the way this form of medical education can fit into an academic career for the Trauma and Critical Care specialist.
Role of Simulation in Medical Education
In this EAST Careercast, Dr. Jacinta Robenstine interviews Dr. Caroline Park, Assistant Professor of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Associate Program director for Surgical Critical Care fellowship, Dr. Alexander Colonna, Associate Professor of Surgery at University of Utah, Program Director for Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery fellowship, and Dr. Zaffer Qasim, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Surgical Critical Care at University of Pennsylvania. They discuss the role of simulation in medical education, covering the history of simulation, current practices, and future directions in medical simulation, and how to incorporate medical simulation into a surgical career.
Evolving Field of Physician Wellness
In this EAST Careercast, Dr. Charlie Harris interviews Dr. Jennifer Hartwell, Assistant Professor of Surgery at Indiana University, Associate Dean of Wellness and Chief Wellness Officer, and Dr. Chrissy Guidry, Assistant Professor of Surgery at Tulane University and chair of the medical school’s wellness committee. Drs. Hartwell and Guidry discuss the evolving field of Physician Wellness, resources available to surgeons to help them care for their own health and wellness, and how surgeons can advocate for wellness.
Resources/ReferencesAmerican College of Surgeons-Surgeon Well-Being - referenced by Dr. Guidry
The Role of Emergency Medicine-Critical Care Specialists
In this EAST Careercast, Dr. Zaffer Qasim and Dr. Laszlo Kiraly discuss the role of Emergency Medicine-Critical Care specialists involved in the operational and directorial aspects of prehospital and critical care transport medicine. Dr. Qasim interviews Dr. Jason Cohen (EM-Intensivist at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Medical Director of Boston Medflight), Dr. Jacob Keeperman (triple board-certified in EM, Critical Care, and Emergency Medical Services, attending physician at the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, and Medical Director of Air Evac Lifeteam), and Dr. Jonathan Trager (EM and Critical Care Physician at St Luke's University Hospital, Bethlehem, and Medical Director for St. Luke’s Emergency & Transport Services and Critical Care Transport). They provide an insight into their role providing critical care both in and out of the hospital, key considerations of choosing this path as a career option, and the challenges and opportunities of this area of medicine in the United States.
Advanced Practice Providers - Career Pathways and Development
Dr. Laszlo Kiraly virtually interviews Scott Sherry PA-C FCCM, Lead Trauma/Emergency General Surgery Advanced Practice Provider at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, OR. Career pathways and development for Advanced Practice Providers are discussed with a focus on professional development and achieving academic rank as an Advanced Practice Provider in trauma and acute care surgery.