32 episodes

A podcast that deconstructs strategies to live and practice with intent. Don't just suck it up, think differently. Hosted by emergency physician Rob Orman, MD, creator of ERcast.

Stimulus. Rob Orman, MD

    • Medicine
    • 4.9 • 9 Ratings

A podcast that deconstructs strategies to live and practice with intent. Don't just suck it up, think differently. Hosted by emergency physician Rob Orman, MD, creator of ERcast.

    31. The Dalai Lama’s Doctor, Barry Kerzin MD

    31. The Dalai Lama’s Doctor, Barry Kerzin MD

    A discussion with His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s personal physician Barry Kerzin, MD on: how he came to his unique job, why compassion might be better than empathy in healthcare, simple ways to develop compassion towards both others and yourself, the cure for jealousy, lessening the impact of errors, and a prescription for longevity in medicine and life. 

    • 1 hr 9 min
    COVID-19: Why a negative test doesn't clear you to see Grandma, Vax updates

    COVID-19: Why a negative test doesn't clear you to see Grandma, Vax updates

    We review the false negative rates of different COVID tests (PCR and rapid antigen), the known knowns and known unknowns of the Moderna vaccine.

    • 17 min
    How To Be An Effective Leader

    How To Be An Effective Leader

    Effective (and ineffective) leadership comes in many flavors, but there is an underlying quality to any good leadership that you know when you see it. In this episode, Colonel Jim Czarnik, MD and Josh Bucher, MD break down the lessons they’ve learned leading in both the military and civilian worlds of medicine and crisis situations. My favorite quote from this episode: “Purpose is embraced, not imposed.”

    • 37 min
    COVID-19: Dirty Money, Wave 3, COVID + flu

    COVID-19: Dirty Money, Wave 3, COVID + flu

    In this Stimulus Thump: Should we be worried about COVID on surfaces? Tools to manage the third wave. A new study suggests there might be benefits from aspirin.  Having flu and COVID at the same time increases odds of mortality. 

    • 25 min
    Gail Gazelle on Imposter Syndrome, Either/Or Thinking, and the Daily Dose of Goodness

    Gail Gazelle on Imposter Syndrome, Either/Or Thinking, and the Daily Dose of Goodness

    Physician coach Gail Gazelle, MD,  walks us through the mental processes that happen when it feels the gears of life and grinding and gnashing -- how to not only work through them, but also come out the other side with resilience and a better understanding of ourselves.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    COVID-19: Vitamin D, Aspirin, Exercise, and Restaurants

    COVID-19: Vitamin D, Aspirin, Exercise, and Restaurants

    In this Thursday Thump: Is there a role for aspirin in COVID? Does vitamin D reduce the chance of getting COVID or being sicker once you have it?  Association between going to a restaurant and testing positive. Cardiac injury in athletes after mild and asymptomatic infection.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

BellsyRN ,

Amazing cast!!

Actually useful, practical info delivered by an articulate, engaging MD. Thanks to Rob for a truly valuable use of my ear time ❤️

Salzaid ,

Great start.

Very well polished audio, very good stuff.

Content is great as well, I like that it’s about the fact that it’s about the practical issues in the ED.

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