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BOSS Business of Surgery Series

BOSS Business of Surgery Series

Hosted by: Amy Vertrees, MD

Welcome to BOSS Business of Surgery Series! This program was specifically designed to help surgeons learn concepts not taught in residency but necessary for a successful surgery career. We were not told that...

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Ep 121 When Stress Leads to Addiction with Dr. Courtney Barrows McKeown

All of us have some element of addiction. It could be to achievement, it could be to sugar, it could be to alcohol, it could be to medications, it could be anything.  Join my special guest today, Dr. Courtney Barrows...
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Ep 120 When Stress Causes You to Overeat with Dr. Heather Awad

We have really hard jobs.   It's easy to forget that, especially when the only thing that we notice are the behaviors we do to deal with the negative feelings we have from our jobs.   Understanding our own behaviors...
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Ep 119 Make Your Money Count for Taxes and Retirement with David Wilcox, MBA, CTP, EA

If you're feeling overwhelmed by the complexities of tax planning and financial decisions, then you’re not alone! Managing your business's tax structure, retirement planning, and investment options can feel like...
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Ep 118 Rethinking Residency with Dr. Frances Mei Hardin

Dr. Frances Mei Hardin is on a mission to improve residency training and support the mental health of medical students and residents, but she faces the daunting challenge of changing a deeply ingrained culture. Tired...
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Ep 117 How to Get Paid Faster with Carolyn Stamey

Getting paid is all about mastering the revenue cycle. Specialist Carolyn Stamey makes sure you’re getting that final payment. She shares how focusing on the patient and doctor experience, enhanced patient...
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Ep 116 Rejecting Corporate Medicine by Starting a Private Practice with Dr. Ritha Belizaire

Many of us feel powerless with the rise of corporate medicine. Our guest today decided to take her power back and reject this concept. She seemed like the least likely person to do so, given that she is a single...
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Ep 115: The voice for physician unionization with Dr. Junaid Niazi

Have you noticed that being a physician these days is like many voices screaming into the void? What if we could gather together as one loud voice?  Is it time to start forming unions?  My guest Dr. Junaid Niazi is...
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Ep 114: Recognizing Gender Bias in Medicine with Dr. Maggie Brooke

Have you heard the myths that women exaggerate their pain, that men are better suited for leadership positions in healthcare, and that women are more emotional and therefore less capable in the medical field? Our...
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Ep 113: Leading with authenticity, determination, and optimism with Dr. Paula Ferrara

  Dr. Ferrada joins me today to talk about her remarkable journey to become a surgeon. She faced countless barriers including moving to the US, having her first categorical slot go way, gender bias, and the common...
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Ep 112 The Inheritance Playbook with Chad Holmes

Have you heard these inheritance myths? Myth #1: My parents don't need a will because everything will automatically go to me. Myth #2: Inheritance planning is only for wealthy families. Myth #3: I'll figure out the...
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Ep 111: Burning out in private practice with Dr. Sogol Pahlavan

Do you want to gain greater self-awareness and acquire practical tools to overcome burnout in your private practice? Look no further, because I have the solution you've been searching for. In this discussion, our...
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Ep 110 Thriving in a Cash-Based Practice with Dr. Cheruba Prabakar

What happens when a gynecologist leaves the security of a corporate job to start a cash-based surgery practice? Dr. Cheruba Prabakar shares her journey of determination, networking, and collaboration, finding...
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