17 episodes

By trainees, for trainees, the Well Rounded podcast explores health, business and policy in the U.S. Our mission is to empower clinical trainees and young professionals who want to learn more about the U.S. healthcare system and strive to change it for the better.



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Our team:

Isobel Rosenthal, MD, MBA - Psychiatry Resident at Mount Sinai Hospital

Dan Arteaga, MD, MBA - Internal Medicine Resident at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Lauren Tronick - Medical Student at UC San Diego School of Medicine



Engineering: Tommy Bazarian

Theme Music: R.O. Shapiro and Micah Motenko

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By trainees, for trainees, the Well Rounded podcast explores health, business and policy in the U.S. Our mission is to empower clinical trainees and young professionals who want to learn more about the U.S. healthcare system and strive to change it for the better.



wellroundedmed.com

@wellroundedmed



Our team:

Isobel Rosenthal, MD, MBA - Psychiatry Resident at Mount Sinai Hospital

Dan Arteaga, MD, MBA - Internal Medicine Resident at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Lauren Tronick - Medical Student at UC San Diego School of Medicine



Engineering: Tommy Bazarian

Theme Music: R.O. Shapiro and Micah Motenko

    Medicare: What We Thought We Knew (and Really Should Have Known)

    Medicare: What We Thought We Knew (and Really Should Have Known)

    In this episode, Dan and Isobel speak with Corey Metzman, cofounder of Chapter, a digital Medicare advisor. They discuss the basics of Medicare: its history, what it covers (and what it doesn't!), how people enroll and current proposals to reform Medicare. We learned a lot from this episode and hope you will too!

    For more information on Chapter, visit askchapter.org.


    Hosts: Isobel Rosenthal and Dan Arteaga

    Guest: Corey Metzman

    Production: Lauren Tronick

    Engineering: Tommy Bazarian

    Theme Music by R.O. Shapiro and Micah Motenko

    Racism and Residency: A Trainee’s Take on AAPI Advocacy

    Racism and Residency: A Trainee’s Take on AAPI Advocacy

    In this episode, Dan and Isobel talk with Dr. Amy Zhang about her experience with anti-Asian American and Pacific Islander racism as a resident physician. Dr. Zhang is an anesthesiology resident physician at the University of Washington, president of the Resident and Fellow Physician Union Northwest, and a fierce advocate for anti-racism in medicine. She discusses personal experience, how positive change can be made, and what trainees can do to take action. 

    Content warning: This episode contains explicit language.

    A Beginner’s Guide to Investing for Medical Trainees

    A Beginner’s Guide to Investing for Medical Trainees

    Is medical school too early to start investing?

    Should I be buying stocks during residency? 

    I still have student loans… is it even wise to invest with debt? 

    How do I invest…?

    GREAT questions. In this episode, we talk to our very own Dan Arteaga, MD, MBA, about investing as a medical trainee! We discuss med school debt, timing, risk, and some basic strategy for getting started. He also walks Lauren through setting up a brokerage account and buying her very first stock.

    Disclaimer: The Well Rounded team are NOT licensed financial advisors, this information is purely for educational purposes.

    Host & Production: Lauren Tronick

    Guest: Dan Arteaga, MD, MBA

    Engineering: Tommy Bazarian

    Theme Music by R.O. Shapiro and Micah Motenko

    Resident as Worker: Trainee Rights during COVID-19

    Resident as Worker: Trainee Rights during COVID-19

    In our second episode in a series exploring resident unions, Dan and Isobel talk to Dr. Keriann Shalvoy, psychiatry resident and president of the Committee of Interns and Residents (CIR). CIR is the largest and oldest housestaff union in the United States, representing over 17,000 interns, residents, and fellows. They discuss how unions can support and protect trainee rights during the era of COVID-19, including vaccination prioritization, contract negotiation, and what questions fourth-year med students should be asking residency programs during their application cycle.

    Vote for Your Health!

    Vote for Your Health!

    Dan and Isobel talk to Dr. Stella Safo about VoteHealth2020, a non-partisan coalition of health professionals collaborating to increase patient and clinician voter turnout. They discuss the role of healthcare providers in voter education and civic engagement. Most importantly, they talk about how important it is for us all to get out and vote!

    For more information & materials, visit VoteHealth2020.com and follow @VoteHealth2020.

    Trainees Making Change: Ending the eGFR Race Correction

    Trainees Making Change: Ending the eGFR Race Correction

    Isobel and Lauren talk to Naomi Nkinsi, a third year MD/MPH student at the University of Washington School of Medicine, about how the eGFR race-correction perpetuates racism and harm on a daily basis, and how she spearheaded a successful movement to end its use at her institution. They discuss systemic racism in medicine, the complexities of being a Black medical student advocate and how trainees do have the power to affect positive change.

    Hosts: Isobel Rosenthal and Lauren Tronick

    Guest: Naomi Nkinsi

    Production: Lauren Tronick

    Engineering: Tommy Bazarian

    Theme Music by R.O. Shapiro and Micah Motenko

Customer Reviews

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56 Ratings

56 Ratings

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SO GOOD

THIS is what we all need to be listening to, before, during, and after med school. So informative and necessary. Also totally digestible and the hosts are fantastic.

Rob98983 ,

Excellent show

One of my favorite new podcasts — excellent, informative, provocative pieces great for both medical trainees and a broader audience, particularly those w interest in medical ethics, healthcare and economic systems. Smart interviews, great range of opinions, and digestible length!

aeurich ,

Love it!

This podcast is very accessible and covers really interesting and relevant topics. Thank you for making it. I encourage anyone who is remotely interested in public health, healthcare issues, and/or medicine to listen!

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