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Welcome to "Revitalizing Healthcare," a podcast dedicated to exploring the inspiring journeys and impactful work of healthcare changemakers leading the charge in transforming healthcare. Despite the United States spending more on healthcare than any other developed nation, key quality outcomes like life expectancy and maternal mortality lag behind. With over half of American physicians experiencing burnout, the challenges within the system are clear.
 
Join us as we delve into the stories of patients, medical professionals, and other experts who defy the status quo. We’ll uncover the unique characteristics and experiences that propel them to be effective changemakers and the organizational factors that support change. 
 
Dr. Austin, host of the podcast, is an emergency physician with real-world experience with the dysfunction in the system. Along with working in the emergency department, she is a medical educator focusing on healthcare worker well-being and how innovative approaches like simulation can improve healthcare. In addition, she researches how we can accelerate changemakers in healthcare.  Dr. Austin also uses coaching-informed thinking to unlock the potential of healthcare changemakers, and she will guide you through these narratives with insightful commentary and expert analyses.
 
Through in-depth interviews and real-world examples, this podcast aims to inspire and equip the next generation to drive meaningful change in healthcare. Whether you're a physician, a medical student, or simply passionate about the future of healthcare, "Revitalizing Healthcare" will offer valuable perspectives and actionable ideas to help you thrive in a challenging environment and contribute to improving our healthcare system.
 
Seasons 1-4 focused on gender bias in the medical system and shared the uplifting stories of women and allies who stay true to their values, boundaries, and priorities, thereby improving their career fulfillment and increasing their impact on healthcare. Season 5 will expand the guests beyond physicians and tackle issues beyond gender bias that impact healthcare.
 
Tune in to the "Revitalizing Healthcare" for a deep dive into healthcare transformation and be inspired by the changemakers who are making a real difference.

Revitalizing Healthcare Andrea Austin, MD

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 8 Ratings

Welcome to "Revitalizing Healthcare," a podcast dedicated to exploring the inspiring journeys and impactful work of healthcare changemakers leading the charge in transforming healthcare. Despite the United States spending more on healthcare than any other developed nation, key quality outcomes like life expectancy and maternal mortality lag behind. With over half of American physicians experiencing burnout, the challenges within the system are clear.
 
Join us as we delve into the stories of patients, medical professionals, and other experts who defy the status quo. We’ll uncover the unique characteristics and experiences that propel them to be effective changemakers and the organizational factors that support change. 
 
Dr. Austin, host of the podcast, is an emergency physician with real-world experience with the dysfunction in the system. Along with working in the emergency department, she is a medical educator focusing on healthcare worker well-being and how innovative approaches like simulation can improve healthcare. In addition, she researches how we can accelerate changemakers in healthcare.  Dr. Austin also uses coaching-informed thinking to unlock the potential of healthcare changemakers, and she will guide you through these narratives with insightful commentary and expert analyses.
 
Through in-depth interviews and real-world examples, this podcast aims to inspire and equip the next generation to drive meaningful change in healthcare. Whether you're a physician, a medical student, or simply passionate about the future of healthcare, "Revitalizing Healthcare" will offer valuable perspectives and actionable ideas to help you thrive in a challenging environment and contribute to improving our healthcare system.
 
Seasons 1-4 focused on gender bias in the medical system and shared the uplifting stories of women and allies who stay true to their values, boundaries, and priorities, thereby improving their career fulfillment and increasing their impact on healthcare. Season 5 will expand the guests beyond physicians and tackle issues beyond gender bias that impact healthcare.
 
Tune in to the "Revitalizing Healthcare" for a deep dive into healthcare transformation and be inspired by the changemakers who are making a real difference.

    Revitalizing Healthcare: Looking Ahead to Championing Changemakers

    Revitalizing Healthcare: Looking Ahead to Championing Changemakers

    In this episode, Dr. Austin reflects on the podcast's future and her forthcoming autobiography, "Revitalized: A guidebook to rediscovering your heartline while doctoring," including past experiences of gender bias and the shadows of sexual harassment in the medical field. She discusses how these experiences have shaped her career and inspired this podcast. Yet, this isn't the entire story- there is a larger narrative about healthcare change that she's excited to explore with listeners.“I am r...

    • 13 min
    Nurturing Self-Care with Dr. Adaira Landry and Dr. Resa E Lewiss

    Nurturing Self-Care with Dr. Adaira Landry and Dr. Resa E Lewiss

    Success does not mean self-sacrifice. In this week's episode with Dr. Adaira Landry and Dr. Resa E Lewiss, they delve into this mindset and speak about the transformative power of breaking down seemingly daunting challenges into manageable, bite-sized skills. They passionately discuss how every significant goal, intricate task, healthy habit, and interpersonal skills can be dissected into smaller, learnable components. Join us as they share personal anecdotes and practical insights, highlight...

    • 39 min
    Igniting Passion and Wellness in Medicine: Dr. Mikel Segal's Journey and the Transformative Power of Coaching

    Igniting Passion and Wellness in Medicine: Dr. Mikel Segal's Journey and the Transformative Power of Coaching

    Have you ever wondered how some physicians maintain their passion for medicine amidst the demands of their profession? In this week's episode, Dr. Mikel Segal shares how her innate sense of creativity led her along the path of continually searching for more. She discusses how this mindset allowed her to discover the realm of coaching, prompting immense fulfillment and purpose. Join us as Dr. Segal invites listeners to align one's work with their innermost drives, crafting a medical career tha...

    • 23 min
    Harnessing Lifestyle Medicine: Dr. Raquel Harrison's Blueprint for Health and Revitalization

    Harnessing Lifestyle Medicine: Dr. Raquel Harrison's Blueprint for Health and Revitalization

    Discover how to transform your medical practice and personal health with Dr. Raquel Harrison, an emergency and certified lifestyle medicine physician. Join us as Dr. Harrison draws from her extensive experience and delves into the transformative power of lifestyle medicine. She highlights how her Acute 2 Root platform has allowed her to share her expertise with a broad spectrum of individuals who can enroll in the Foundations Course. Tune in as Dr. Harrison discusses how she has t...

    • 21 min
    Crafting a Balanced Medical Life: Insights from Dr. Raquel Harrison

    Crafting a Balanced Medical Life: Insights from Dr. Raquel Harrison

    Have you reached the roadblock of considering whether or not to practice clinical medicine? In this episode with Dr. Raquel Harrison, she shares her own journey grappling with this decision, emphasizing the importance of considering personal well-being alongside professional aspirations. Drawing from her experiences, she highlights the significance of fostering, maintaining, and valuing meaningful relationships. Tune in to this week's episode as Dr. Harrison provides invaluable insights into ...

    • 25 min
    ED Accreditation: Understanding the Initiative to Set Higher Standards

    ED Accreditation: Understanding the Initiative to Set Higher Standards

    Have you considered ways to elevate patient care and physician well-being? In this episode, Dr. Gillian Schmitz delves deep into the intricacies of emergency department, hospital, and physician group accreditation. In this enlightening discussion, she explores the significance of accreditation in ensuring quality care and safety standards for both patients and physicians. I can't think of anything more important than our ability to define what those standards should be for patients, for ...

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

1amsam ,

Great podcast for physicians! Thank you!

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Functional medicine Doc ,

Amazing resource for physicians and patients

Andrea Austin is a leader in her field and helping health care providers in and outside the hospital. This podcast serves to explore topics that we often are not taught during our training in allopathic medicine. It serves as a wonderful resource for providers who are potentially looking for alternative ways to support their health and fundamental goals in life.

Bona and Team Capsho ,

A powerful, engaging listen!

Andrea offers valuable insights from leaders in healthcare, sharing practical advice for women physicians looking to reignite their passion. It's an impactful listen that sheds light on the challenges of physician burnout and the importance of fostering personal fulfillment in healthcare.

From Bona and Team Capsho

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