A podcast brought to you by the Association of University Professors of Neurology (AUPN). The AUPN serves as a forum for the Chairs of Departments or Divisions of Neurology in accredited medical schools in the United States and Canada to discuss academic interests and challenges. The AUPN supports department chairs through its educational offerings that are geared toward the leaders in Neurology Departments including program directors and clerkship directors.
NeuroBrew: A Chat with Neurology Colleagues on Engaging Medical Students
There is no more important component to the profession of neurology than education. In this podcast we pull back the curtains and explore the world of medical education with Dr. Milind Kothari, who has succeeded in creating a remarkable educational environment for medical students and residents, thereby galvanizing numerous young physicians to practice, research, and teach in this noble profession. His secrets are revealed!
Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride
“Mr. Toad’s wild ride” is a bildungsroman for new leaders gaining purchase over a challenging new job. Topics include dealing with risks like “black swans,” thinking in systems, leadership as a pathway to self-discovery, failure as feedback for improvement, taking personal accountability, and achieving mastery over our jobs and ourselves.
Transitioning from Academia to Industry
There is a growing need for a collaborative approach to increase the efficiency and impact of drug development in neurological disorders, especially rare and orphan conditions. This has created unique opportunities for neurologists to develop careers that involve both industry and academia. In this podcast, Dr. Andrews, Director of Neuromuscular Clinical Trials at Columbia University, shares her experiences and some of the opportunities and challenges in her career while transitioning between academia and industry. Series 1, episode 6
Neurology Chair, Academy President & Beyond
Dr. Jackson shares her “lessons learned” on her path towards leadership: do what you feel passionate about, have a personal and professional strategic plan, find a mentor(s), protect your personal time and space, and prioritize your friends and family along the journey! Series 1, episode 5
How Much is a Neurologist Worth: Factoring the Downstream
This episode discusses how neurologists are undervalued in academic and non-academic settings when their compensation is predicated on RVUs alone. Neurologists, particularly in certain disciplines, generate enormous economic advantages for their institutions that need to be recognized, appraised, and valued. Series 1, episode 4
What Your CEO Wants From You
In today’s episode: What your CEO Wants From You, we will hear what is expected of the Chairs from the vantage point of the leaders in the C-Suite of our academic health systems, and also gain some insight into the life and times of a CEO today.
Featuring: Rich Sobieray, the former CEO of the USF Physicians Group, and recently named CFO of the overall University of South Florida System & Clifton L. Gooch, MD, Professor & Chair, USF Department of Neurology, Tampa General Hospital Endowed Chair in Neurology, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida. Season 1, episode 3