Listen to leaders in cardiothoracic surgery discuss hot topics in the field. Founded in 1964, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 7,600 surgeons, researchers, and allied health care professionals worldwide.
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Forgiveness: A Prescription for Good Health
Studies have found that the act of forgiveness can lead to better health. In this episode, Dr. Fred Luskin, author of Forgive For Good, shares groundbreaking research and insight into the healing powers and medical benefits of forgiveness. He offers a forgiveness method that makes it possible to move beyond being a victim to a life of contentment.
”Removing The Mask” - A Surgeon’s Personal Mental Health Story
In this episode of the Resilient Surgeon, Dr. Carrie Cunningham talks about the mental health crisis facing health care workers and shares her own lived experiences.
The Dark Horse: Redefining Success
Harvard researcher Todd Rose talks with Dr. Michael Maddaus about changing the way people think about success. Author of "Dark Horse: Achieving Success Through the Pursuit of Fulfillment," Rose shares his story on the unlikely paths that led him to fulfillment and success, and what it takes to beat the odds.
Gaining Self Awareness and Other Awareness
How you communicate with others can be interpreted in many ways. In this new episode of The Resilient Surgeon, Dr. Michael Maddaus talks with Zack Wieder, CEO at Principles, about communication styles and how to bridge the gap between intention and how it's received by others. Wieder explains how gaining self-awareness and other awareness helps people make better decisions and form deeper connections. Wieder also offers a free personality assessment test to better understand yourself and others. Listen today.
The Resilient Surgeon S3: The Healing Power of Mindfulness and Meditation
In this episode of The Resilient Surgeon, hear Diana Winston, author, speaker, and director of Mindfulness Education at UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center, talk about the natural, accessible and scientifically backed approach to improving mental health, reducing stress and fostering a deeper connection with oneself through mindfulness and meditation.
The Resilient Surgeon S3: The Power of Saying No
Do you find it difficult to say no to people? Do you tend to put others' needs before your own? Dr. Vanessa Patrick-Ralhan, author of The Power of Saying No: The New Science of How to Say No that Puts You in Charge of Your Life, talks about empowered refusal and strategies of people who are adept at giving a clear “no” while still honoring personal relationships and keep their reputation intact.
Academic Cardiothoracic Surgery
“If we don’t take care of patients and train the next generation of surgeons then wh.. what are we doing?“ Drs. Ed Chen and David Cooke contribute another insightful discussion in this series - always look forward to these interviews that show how our current leaders in Thoracic Surgery have gravitated to becoming enlightened educators, scholars and surgeons
Best CT Surgery Podcast
Deep dives into the giants of CT Surgery. This podcast is natural, raw, and incredibly inspiring. Must listen for students & trainees.