Podcast of the Week: The Doctor’s Life

This podcast is good for those who are interested in: physician wellness, general wellness, personal finance, diversity in medicine, interviews with interesting people in healthcare

Typical length of episodes: About 30 minutes

How often a new episode comes out: About once a month

Episode topics: how to recognize and manage burnout, the experience of physicians of color, doctors and divorce, self-care, how to be financially savvy

Sample episode — “Mindfulness with the Chief Mindfulness Officer of Aetna, Andy Lee: Dr. Ansari-Winn talks to Mr. Lee about how he went from breakdown to becoming Chief Mindfulness Officer at Aetna. They also discuss the benefits of mindfulness and how you can incorporate the practice into not only your own life but also your work culture.

Tidbit about the show: On The Doctor’s Life website, episodes are categorized into medicine-specific and general topics, such as the one above, which can be useful and interesting to non-physicians as well. Dr. Ansari-Winn also provides links and resources where relevant.

About the host: Dianne Ansari-Winn, MD, MPH is an anesthesiologist and a Physician Development Coach with a passion for physician wellness. Dr. Ansari-Winn founded the Physician Vitality Institute.

Listen via: iTunes, The Doctor’s Life

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