The Joy of Medicine - on Call podcast focuses on topics of mindfulness, burnout, stress management and joy by highlighting local medical professionals’ experiences.
S4 E4 Gun Policy Advocacy
Dr. Amy Barnhorst, a psychiatrist at UC Davis, works on the frontlines of the mental health system. Join us as she speaks about her advocacy work on gun policy, her unconventional journey into medicine, and her decision to work in psychiatry.
S4 E3 Married in Medicine
Married physicians, Dr. Leena Mehta and Dr. Anand Mehta are physicians, parents, and advocates for health policy reform and physician wellness. They share how they have supported each other while they both face the challenge of practicing medicine and raising children during a pandemic. They also share their personal tips for staying healthy through a plant-based diet.
S4 E2 Time Management, Support, and Wellness
Dr. Deanne Nyland, Otolaryngologist and Chief Wellness Officer at Mercy Medical Group, talks to us about balancing her work and family life, agency - choosing to say no for her own wellness, and the importance of family support. Dr. Nyland shares her experience as a female surgeon and a mother, learning to value and optimize her time.
Recovering from Physician Burnout
SSVMS President Carol Kimball, practicing family medicine physician at Dignity Health, talked to Dr. Peter Yellowlees about her journey, becoming a leader in the medical community and her experience with physician burnout. Dr. Kimball shares with us what she learned in her recovery and her passion for designing quality into medical systems and progressing clinical workflows.
S3 E4 Empathy and Data: A Path Toward Healing
SSV Medicine contributor and family practice physician, Dr. Megan Babb talks to host, Dr. Peter Yellowlees, about the two pandemics in this country; one viral, the other social. Dr. Babb has become a powerful voice for social change, the rights and empowerment of women, and the importance of using data to move us toward a better tomorrow. Read more of Dr. Babb's writings here. (https://vocal.media/explore?s=megan%20babb&f=posts)
S3 E3 A Good Cup of Tea
We continue our podcast series in this time of social distancing. Utilizing Zoom, guest-host Dr. Peter Yellowlees interviews Psychologist and Joy of Medicine Provider Dr. Amy Ahlfeld. Dr. Ahlfeld discusses how her practice and ways of working with her physician clients has changed, what new challenges physicians are facing in this time of increased anxiety and stress, and ways in which we can help physicians through the many obstacles ahead.
Grab a good cup of tea and take a listen!
So great to hear the perspectives of local docs!