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
Career Development: Pharmaceutical Side Gigs
Learn all about pharmaceutical side gigs including advisory panels and speakers bureaus with Anh-Thu Vu as she speaks with Drs. Erin Longbrake, neuroimmunologist at Yale and Tara Morrison, neuro-oncologist at Lehigh Valley Health Network.
Finances of Practice: Inpatient Billing
Sara Schaefer gets into the weeds of inpatient billing and coding with Dr. Marc Nuwer, Neurophysiology Department Head at UCLA and member of the CPT and Relative Value Update Committee (RUC) Advisory Panels, and Dr. Inna Keselman, Associate Professor of Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurology Quality Officer at UCLA. They discuss coding "families," CPT codes, new vs. subsequent encounters, diagnostic codes and levels of service- a great primer for moving into the inpatient space and maximizing your yield on billing.
About Face: Academics to Industry
Sana Aslam discusses a transition from academic clinical medicine to industry with Dr. Rita Gandhi, Senior Medical Director of Huntington's Disease Clinical Development at Genentech. They discuss types of industry jobs, the appeal of a career in industry, how to be prepared for an industry job, and the learning curve of making the transition.
Now What? Transition to Attendinghood in Academia
Katherine Fu speaks with Dr. Sara Schaefer, Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Yale School of Medicine, Associate Program Director of the Neurology Residency program and Program Director of the Movement Disorders Fellowship, and Dr. Parneet Grewal, Assistant Professor at the Medical University of South Carolina and a vascular neurologist, about the transition from training to attendinghood in academia. They cover the surprises and pitfalls, tips and tricks, networking, mentorship, time management, and more.
Training and Integration of Advanced Practice Providers
Kathryn Moore discusses training backgrounds and advanced training options for Advanced Practice Providers, tips for integration into practice, and how to get the most out of your relationship with APPs- with Dr. Joel Morgenlander, Professor of Neurology at Duke University and developer of the Neurology Residency Program for APPs at Duke.
Contracts and Worth: Negotiating with the Department Chair
Parneet Grewal discusses how to negotiate with your department chair- where to start, what to consider, how to approach it- with Drs. Gary Gilkeson, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development at MUSC, Helmi Lutsep, Professor and Interim Chair of Neurology at Oregon Health and Sciences University, and Larry Goldstein, Chair of Neurology at University of Kentucky.
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!
A Neurology Program Director
Essential listening for anyone starting their career in neurology! High quality and high yield!
Excellent podcast, the information is extremely helpful for me as a fellow looking for my first job. Thank you!