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42 Physician Impressions: COVID-19, Burnout and Beyond
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Ronnie Bochner, MD, an obstetrician/gynecologist and President of the Medical Staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. Listen as Dr. Bochner speaks about his thoughts on the physician’s role in the future of healthcare, the ramifications of shifting CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19 vaccinations, how burnout has impacted the careers of healthcare workers, and more.
Release Date: 6/16/2022; Recorded Date: 5/19/2022
36 Public Health Partnerships and Innovations in New Jersey
Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with former New Jersey Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd, MPH, about her continued work to improve the state of public health in New Jersey. In this episode, O’Dowd explains her current role at Rutgers as the Executive Director of Health Systems and Population Health Integration at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, and Advisory Member of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Additionally, she speaks about stress and burnout among healthcare providers, the “On the Pandemic” podcast she hosts, featuring Rutgers healthcare experts and their experiences on learning about and adapting to COVID-19, and the recently published book she co-edited on public health leadership.
Release Date: 12/01/2021; Recorded Date: 10/14/2021
35 Orthopaedic Education: What Primary Care Physicians Need to Know about Common Hip Ailments
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with William H. Rossy, MD, orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the management of all sports-related injuries at Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, PA. Dr. Rossy provides advice to primary care physicians on evaluating patients’ hip pain and when to consider conservative treatment versus referral to a specialist. Dr. Rossy also expands on his experience in treating patients utilizing hip arthroscopy and cartilage restoration procedures, the correlations between age, activity, and potential risk of hip injury, when to use ice or heat when treating muscle injuries, and more.
Release Date: 8/04/2021; Recorded Date: 7/01/2021
34 CancerCare: Aiding Patients and Families in Need
Patients exploring cancer treatment options often find themselves asking lots of questions they’ve never had to consider before. CancerCare, an organization providing professional support services, aids advanced cancer patients who are asking questions about their future and the treatments available to them, taking into account their personal goals and priorities. In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Ellen Miller-Sonet, Chief Strategy and Policy Officer at CancerCare, about the history, reach, and myriad of support options, workshops, financial assistance, and more, offered by the incredible organization.
Release Date: 7/28/2021; Recorded Date: 7/1/2021
33 Aiding the Underserved: Understanding Health Access and Social Determinants at Scale
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Eric Jahn, MD, the Senior Associate Dean for Community Health, Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, and Division Chief of Community Health at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Here, Dr. Jahn speaks about initiatives to improve access to care in medically underserved communities, as well as Project Echo —an international telementoring program helping providers better care for underserved communities all over the world, and other topics ranging from addressing social determinants of health, educating patients and combating rumors about vaccinations, and much more.
Release Date: 7/21/2021; Recorded Date: 6/7/2021
32 Social Determinants and the RWJBarnabas Health Beyond the Hospital Initiative
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with DeAnna Minus-Vincent, MPA, the Senior Vice President and Chief Social Integration and Health Equity Strategist at RWJBarnabas Health. Here, Minus-Vincent explains the RWJBarnabas “Health Beyond the Hospital” initiative, which is designed to address patients’ social determinants of health. Additionally, you’ll hear about how social determinants impact a patient’s overall healthcare experience, how this initiative provides beneficial outcomes for both physicians and patients, what the presence of these physician/patient conversations mean for the future of healthcare, and much more.
Release Date: 7/14/2021; Recorded Date: 4/1/2021