CMDA's Center for Well-being helps doctors and other healthcare professionals align with God, optimize well-being and maximize influence. We help you care for yourself as you care for others.
The Center for Well-being – The Next Chapter
On this final episode of The Healthy Doctor Podcast, Dr. Mike Chupp is host to Dr. Steve Sartori and Rev. Bert Jones, as they converse about the CMDA Center for Well-being and the transition of leadership.
Medicine: A Moral Enterprise
Theology influences the practice of medicine, impacting the health and well-being of both clinicians and patients. The guest on this episode is Dr. Warren Kinghorn, a psychiatrist and theologian at Duke University.
Caring for Medical Missionaries
The challenges of being a global healthcare worker pose a significant risk for burnout, and MedSend, a faith-based nonprofit organization, is taking steps to promote well-being in this at-risk group. The guest on this episode is Rick Allen, the CEO of MedSend.
Shame in Medicine
Throughout medical training, and later in practice, there are events that prompt guilt or shame in the life of the healthcare professional. Recognizing and responding to these emotional events is imperative in protecting and promoting well-being. The guest on this episode is Dr. Will Bynum, an Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Duke, whose research focuses on shame in medicine.
As medicine has become more complex and demanding, relationships have suffered and burnout rates have skyrocketed. Strong relationships are a pillar of resilience, and the casualty of collegiality has taken its toll. In this episode, Dr. Mark Greenawald, Professor and Vice Chair of Family Medicine and Community Medicine at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, discusses an innovative program of peer support he founded called PeerRxMed.
ER Medicine, Humanity, and Writing
Viewing every patient encounter as an experience shared by human beings with intrinsic value, worthy of honor and respect, is foundational for enhancing joy in medicine. On this episode, Dr. Edwin Leap, an ER physician and writer, shares how he attends to this shared humanity.