Physician Wellness First
By Dr. Kathy Stepien
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Welcome to the premier podcast for physician well-being, medical education and burnout prevention. The Physician Wellness First podcast brings you closer to what really matters—joy in your work, balance at home, a life well-lived. Physician wellness is not optional; it is a necessary condition to being an excellent physician. Dr. Kathy Stepien is the founding director of The Institute for Physician Wellness, LLC. Dr. Stepien is a board-certified pediatrician in active practice. She holds a Master's degree in Philosophy and practiced physical therapy for 13 years prior to entering medicine. She draws on these broad experiences as she teaches physician wellness, compassion, and mindfulness in medicine. Dr. Stepien lectures internationally and has published research and essays in the medical literature as well as in the popular press.
||CleanCombating the Loneliness Epidemic - Ep 006||Learn what is contributing to the increase in reported loneliness and what we can do to fight it.||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat We Can Do About Burnout (Part 2) - Ep 005||Hear examples of targeted interventions that can be used within organizations to improve physician wellness.||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat We Can Do About Burnout (Part 1) - Ep 004||Learn what can be done within your institution to keep physicians healthy.||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSetting Healthy Boundaries - Ep 003||Learn why it's so important for physicians to set limits and what steps you can take to start doing this in your own life.||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGrowth Opportunities and Self-Compassion - Ep 002||Get advice on how to practice self-compassion after mistakes in medicine or unanticipated outcomes.||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGiving Ourselves Permission - Ep 001||Learn the common reasons why we as physicians often don't consider our own needs, as well as how this hurts us, our patients, and our families.||10/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Great information on how to set boundaries and why in medicine. Looking forward to exercising my boundaries "muscle" without feeling sick to my stomach.