51 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 • 19 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

    Types of Careers: Sports Team Physician

    Types of Careers: Sports Team Physician

    Sara Schaefer discusses the subspecialty of sports neurology and the opportunities for neurologists to work on the side lines at sporting events, with Dr. Stephanie Alessi-LaRosa, sports neurologist and sports neurology fellowship director at University of Connecticut and Hartford Healthcare. They discuss who works for sports teams, the nitty gritty of the gigs, and how to learn more and get involved.

    • 17 min
    Career Development: Journal Reviewing and Editing

    Career Development: Journal Reviewing and Editing

    Ahn-Thu Vu speaks with Dr. Roy Strowd- Editor-in-Chief of Neurology: Education- and Dr. Michael Sperling- Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsia- about being a reviewer, member of the editorial board, associate editor, or editor-in-chief for a journal. They discuss the organization and responsibilities of members of journal editorial staff, and what makes a good review. They also touch on when, how, and why to review for journals, and when and how to decline a review.

    • 33 min
    Now What? Transition to Attendinghood in Private Practice

    Now What? Transition to Attendinghood in Private Practice

    Katherine Fu speaks with Drs. Andy Woo and Tim Ryan, private practice neurologists in Santa Monica, MA and Raleigh, NC respectively, about transitioning to attendinghood in the private practice setting. They discuss how to get your name out there, engage with your community, build a referral network, and stay up-to-date with neurology and colleagues. For information on transitioning to attendinghood in academia, check out episode 34!

    • 29 min
    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 ...

    • 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

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 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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