19 min

The Evolution of “Physician Culture‪”‬ Healthy Conversations

    • Health & Fitness

Daniel sits down with Dr. Robert Pearl, former surgeon and CEO at Permanente Medical Group for 18 years, about the culture of medicine and his new book Uncaring: How the Culture of Medicine Kills Doctors & Patients (proceeds go to Doctors Without Borders). Dr. Pearl provides an unflinching diagnosis of “physician culture” dating back to Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis’ battered leather apron in 1844; second, he details the escalating costs of healthcare; and third, he addresses the danger of implicit bias in healthcare with some truly stunning examples that can only come through the lens a former physician turned health care executive.

Daniel sits down with Dr. Robert Pearl, former surgeon and CEO at Permanente Medical Group for 18 years, about the culture of medicine and his new book Uncaring: How the Culture of Medicine Kills Doctors & Patients (proceeds go to Doctors Without Borders). Dr. Pearl provides an unflinching diagnosis of “physician culture” dating back to Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis’ battered leather apron in 1844; second, he details the escalating costs of healthcare; and third, he addresses the danger of implicit bias in healthcare with some truly stunning examples that can only come through the lens a former physician turned health care executive.

19 min

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