A series of audio interviews addressing career advancement in the field of trauma.
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.
Engineering Innovation in Trauma Surgery
In this EAST Careercast, Dr. Laszlo Kiraly interviews Dr. Albert Chi, Associate Professor of Surgery at Oregon Health & Science University, on developing a career involving engineering innovation in the setting of trauma surgery. Dr. Chi shares his insights into a unique career path that has allowed him to lead the development of remarkable bionic prosthetic devices. This field integrates surgery, software engineering, biomedical engineering, rehabilitation, orthopedics, and more. Dr. Chi details his career steps, the unique technical innovations in his field, and advice for future innovators.
The Burn Surgeon
In this EAST Careercast sponsored by the EAST’ Burn Surgery Ad Hoc Task Force, Dr. Callie Thompson interviews Dr. Amalia Cochran on her career and experiences as a Burn Surgeon. Dr. Cochran gives insight on avenues to a career in burn surgery, tips for medical students and residents interested in the field, and discusses the importance of mentorship in early career development. Drs. Cochran and Thompson also discuss how burn and trauma surgeons can collaborate and what the future of burn surgery might look like.
Evolving Role of Emergency Medicine-Surgical Critical Specialists
In this EAST Careercast, Dr. Zaffer Qasim explores the evolving role of Emergency Medicine-Surgical Critical Care Specialists. Dr. Qasim interviews Dr. Tiffany Osborn, the first full female Professor of Surgery and EM at Barnes Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri and Dr. Zac Ginsberg, Medical Director of the SICU and Emergency Physician at Kettering Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. Both discuss their respective paths from fellowship to job search and career advancement. Drs. Osborn and Ginsberg provide important points as to why EM-SCC physicians form a unique and important part of the health system.
In the podcast, Dr. Osborn references the following resources related to career and mentoring:Mentorship: Through the Looking Glass Into Our Future by Tiffany Medlin Osborn, MD Ann Emerg Med August 1999;34:285-289.
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Military Surgeon Experience - Part II - The Army National Guard with Dr. Joshua Corsa
In part two of the EAST Military Committee supported Careercast, Military Committee Co-Chair, Dr. Stephanie Streit (Major, USAF) talks with Dr. Joshua Corsa, a private practice trauma surgeon and member of the Florida National Guard. Dr. Corsa was also a resident in house during the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting. Dr. Corsa discusses his experience as a medic on the enlisted side of the Army prior to medical school as well as why he chose to go back in to the service as a trauma surgeon. Additionally, he shares what his recent deployement with an Army Reserve surgical team, the 1st deployment of its kind for a National Gaurd Surgeon was like. The views expressed here are those of Dr. Streit and Dr. Corsa and do not necessarily represent those of the DOD, the DHA, the USAF or US Army.
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Excellent podcast but audio is poor sometimes
Love this podcast. However, it can be hard to hear some of the participants --- too quite.