48 episodes

Learn about all the things that you wish you were taught about the practice of neurology. The podcast will cover types of careers (academics, private practice, locums, concierge neurology, etc.), contracts and worth, promotional development and CV building, continuing medical education and maintenance of certification, visas, billing, challenges on the job, work/life balance, and more. Creator and Executive Producer: Sara Schaefer; Associate editors: Katherine Fu, Sana Aslam, Sagari Bette, Parneet Grewal, Proleta Datta, Thu Vu, Kim Robeson, Aparna Prabhu Sandeep, Katie Moore; Music: Audrey Nath; Artwork: Shivani Ghoshal

Neurology Nuts and Bolts: Constructing Your Career Sara Schaefer

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 18 Ratings

Learn about all the things that you wish you were taught about the practice of neurology. The podcast will cover types of careers (academics, private practice, locums, concierge neurology, etc.), contracts and worth, promotional development and CV building, continuing medical education and maintenance of certification, visas, billing, challenges on the job, work/life balance, and more. Creator and Executive Producer: Sara Schaefer; Associate editors: Katherine Fu, Sana Aslam, Sagari Bette, Parneet Grewal, Proleta Datta, Thu Vu, Kim Robeson, Aparna Prabhu Sandeep, Katie Moore; Music: Audrey Nath; Artwork: Shivani Ghoshal

    About Face: Switching Subspecialties Part II

    About Face: Switching Subspecialties Part II

    In Part II of switching subspecialties, Kathryn Moore discusses going from vascular neurology to general neurology practice with Dr. Ana Felix. They discuss the reasons, challenges, and fears of making a switch, and the advice to find what fills your bucket and pursue that throughout your career. 

    • 28 min
    About Face: Switching Subspecialties Part I

    About Face: Switching Subspecialties Part I

    In Part I of switching subspecialties, Kathryn Moore discusses going from more general practice to subspecialty practice, and going from inpatient to outpatient medicine with Dr. Deborah Syna, whose 30 year career has spanned hospitalist neurology, general outpatient, neurophysiology, and movement disorders, in addition to consulting, industry, and expert witness work. They discuss the long and varied careers that neurologists can have, the reasons to consider a switch, and the challenges of doing so.

    • 23 min
    Types of Careers: Rural Medicine

    Types of Careers: Rural Medicine

    Sagari Betté discusses practicing neurology in a rural location with guest Dr. Jill Breen Cramer,  owner of Blue Ridge Associates in Neurology and  Director of the Roanoke Area MS Center in Christiansburg, VA. They discuss how to seek out careers in rural areas and/or with medically underserved populations, the differences in professional and personal life outside of big cities, and the benefits and challenges along the way.

    • 25 min
    GME: Neurology Fellowships

    GME: Neurology Fellowships

    Learn all about options for fellowships or non-fellowship practice after training, tips on making a decision, how to prepare for fellowship, the application process and timeline, and more with Aparna Prabhu interviewing Neurology Program Directors Drs. Raymond Price at University of Pennsylvania and Erica Schuyler at University of Connecticut. A must listen for any neurology resident!

    • 29 min
    BONUS Finances of Practice: The New G2211 Code

    BONUS Finances of Practice: The New G2211 Code

    Sara Schaefer discusses the new E/M add-on code G2211 for longitudinal outpatient care with Dr. Korwyn Williams, child neurologist at Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Chair of the Coding and Payment Policy (Co-Pay) subcommittee at the American Academy of Neurology.

    • 21 min
    Types of Careers: U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    Types of Careers: U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    Sara Schaefer speaks with Dr. Paul Lee, child neurologist and Director of Division Neurology 2 at the FDA, and Dr. Daniela Pimentel Maldonado, neuroimmunologist and clinical reviewer at the FDA. They discuss what they do, how it differs from other jobs in academia, industry, or at the NIH, and what about their work gets them out of bed every morning. 

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Neuro Fellow ,

Must Listen Podcast

For neurologists, or even physicians in general, this podcast shares insights on career-related subjects that are not formally taught to us in training. The subject variety so far has been excellent. Thank you so much for providing this resource!

neuro prog director ,

A Neurology Program Director

Essential listening for anyone starting their career in neurology! High quality and high yield!

Gina Susana ,

Excellent

Excellent podcast, the information is extremely helpful for me as a fellow looking for my first job. Thank you!

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