Surviving Medicine

Hosted ByFrank Cusimano, PhD (MD candidate)

WHO ARE WE:

We are the Medical Profession. Founded by a group of medical students, residents, and physicians; we strive to be not only a voice, but a resource for everyone in the medical profession.

WHAT WE DO:

Working as a medical professional isn’t easy. With little support and very few outlets we can connect on, we are building a community focused on improving the well-being of our community. We strive to connect, serve others, voice our opinions (anonymously or not), and share the tried and true tools that professionals use to get through medical school, residency and hard shifts at the hospital.

OUR PHILOSOPHY:

Together we can forge a new narrative around what it means to be a healthcare professional. We can support our friends, our colleagues, and our fellow premeds, medical students, residents, and attendings. We can improve the communities’ well-being and we can give those a voice to share their opinions while lifting up those up who need it.

OUR RESOURCES:

We provide a mix of written, audio, and video messages across all platforms. Our largest following is currently through our Apple Podcast and on our Instagram Page. Make sure to follow us to join in the conversation.


All Episodes

Vaccine Hesitancy and Allyship with Aysha Khoury, MD, MPH

In 2019, Dr. Aysha (i-sha) Khoury (koo-ree) was recruited to become founding faculty at Kaiser Permanente Bernard J Tyson School of Medicine. She developed case-based curricula, implementing flipped classroom and...

Motivational Interviewing for Addressing Vaccine Hesitancy with Joseph Weiner, MD, PhD

Dr. Joseph Weiner is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Medicine and Science Education at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, where he co-directs the four-year curriculum in...

How Do People Make Decisions about Vaccinations with Reyaneh Maktoufi, PhD

Dr. Reyhaneh Maktoufi has recently defended her Ph.D. in Media, Technology, and Society at Northwestern University. She is a Rita Allen Foundation Civic Science Fellow at WGBH/NOVA. Her main fields...

Science Communication: SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Edition, with Matthew Facciani, PhD

Matthew Facciani, PhD, is a postdoctoral researcher at Vanderbilt University in the Medicine, Health, and Society Department. His research interests include LGBTQ health, social networks, political polarization, and misinformation....

Consent-Driven Care with Dr. Crystal Beal

Dr. Crystal Beal is a non-binary femme physician, who provides high-quality, expert, and individualized queer and #genderaffirming medical care through QueerDoc.com. QueerDoc’s mission is to raise the bar and...

Legal Issues Around Vaccines from Lawsuits to Mandates with Professor Dorit Reiss, PhD

Professor Dorit Rubinstein Reiss’ undergraduate degree in Law and Political Science is from the Faculty of Law in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem where she served as Editor-in-Chief of...

Cognitive Biases in Vaccine Decision Making with Jonathan Howard, MD

Jonathan Howard, MD, is double boarded in Neurology and Psychiatry and as he puts it in his Twitter profile, the author of several non-bestselling neurology textbooks. That’s not why...

Moving the Needle on SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Fence-Sitters with Jordan Harbinger

Jordan Harbinger is a recovering Wall Street lawyer, turned podcaster. He’s actually been podcasting for longer than we’ve had smart phones. So why would I be asking him about...

Deep Listening – Impact Beyond the Exam Room, with Oscar Trimboli

Oscar Trimboli is passionate about using the gift of listening to bring positive change in homes, workplaces and the world. Through his work with chairs, boards of directors and...