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23 Checking the Emotional Vital Signs of Our Physicians
Amplifying physician voices amid COVID-19 clamor has been no small feat. Dr. Ripley Hollister, Board Member and Chair of the Research Committee of The Physicians Foundation, talks with Steve Adubato, PhD, about how those on the front lines need their emotional vital signs read to prevent the devastating effects of physician burnout.
Release Date: February 16, 2021; Recorded Date: November 18, 2020
17 Advocating for Our Vulnerable Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
At the height of the pandemic, Founder and Medical Director of Goals for Care Coalition in New Jersey, David Barile, MD, worked with his team to educate and advocate for New Jersey’s elderly residents in nursing homes and long-term care facilities. Listen as Dr. Barile shares his perspective on the pandemic and how it has affected long-term care with Steve Adubato, PhD.
Release Date: September 3, 2020; Recorded Date: July 29, 2020
16 Riverside Medical Group’s Response to Coping and Caring During COVID-19
Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Dr. Raj Brahmbhatt, family medicine physician and Chief Medical Officer at Riverside Medical Group, about the challenges of working in an environment shaped by COVID-19. Dr. Brahmbhatt touches on many facets that have all become part of the norm for many healthcare professionals: obtaining and vetting PPE gear, the mental health of patients and physicians, and maintaining social distancing while looking on toward the future.
Release Date: August 24, 2020; Recorded Date: July 29, 2020
15 COVID-19 Testing for a Healthier Economy
A saliva-based test for COVID-19 was first developed at Rutgers–New Brunswick, which is a less invasive, more convenient and faster process than the swab. Listen as Brian L. Strom, MD, MPH, inaugural Chancellor of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, discusses with Steve Adubato, PhD, the correlation between more testing and a bolstered economy.
Release Date: June 3, 2020; Recorded Date: May 6, 2020
14 Empathize to Mobilize: How a Hospital CEO’s Battle with COVID-19 Made Him a Better Leader
The first Connecticut hospital CEO to test positive for COVID-19 is not how Kurt A. Barwis, FACHE, wanted to be “known.” Since his recovery, Barwis gained key takeaways for becoming a better healthcare leader. Find out how the President and CEO of Bristol Health used empathy to guide and support his team on the frontlines.
Release Date: May 26, 2020; Recorded Date: May 6, 2020
13 Caring for Caregivers: Addressing Sustained Stress
On the front lines dealing with the uncertainties of COVID-19, many healthcare professionals are operating in situations that have never been more stressful. Chantal Brazeau, MD, Assistant Dean for Faculty Vitality at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, strongly believes in healthcare professionals banding together to help one another cope with stress. Dr. Brazeau and Steve Adubato, PhD, explore physician self-care and reducing fatigue, the unity of healthcare teams in times like these, as well as the ‘new normal’ the healthcare industry may face, in a post COVID-19 world.
Release Date: May 18, 2020; Recorded Date: April 13, 2020