Episode 131: Disabilities in Medicine with Drs. Meeks, Brookman and Fitzsimons

In this 131st episode I welcome Drs. Meeks, Brookman and Fitzsimons to the show to discuss what it means to be a resident with a disability, what needs to be done to assure adequate and legal accommodations for these trainees, and why it’s important to do so.

References:

Meeks LM, Herzer KR. Prevalence of self-disclosed disability among medical students in US allopathic medical schools. Jama. 2016 Dec 6;316(21):2271-2. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/2589334 

Meeks, L.M., & Jain, N.R. (2018). Accessibility, inclusion, and action in medical education: Lived experiences of learners and physicians with disabilities. Washington, D.C.: Association of American Medical Colleges. 

Meeks, L.M., Herzer, K., & Jain, N.R. (2018). Removing barriers and facilitating access: Increasing the number of physicians with disabilities (Invited Commentary).Academic Medicine, 93(4), 540-543. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002112 https://bit.ly/2Gyx53x 

Meeks, L.M., & Jain, N.R. (2018). Accessibility, inclusion, and action in medical education: Lived experiences of learners and physicians with disabilities. Washington, D.C.: Association of American Medical Colleges. https://store.aamc.org/accessibility-inclusion-and-action-in-medical-education-lived-experiences-of-learners-and-physicians-with-disabilities.html 

Meeks LM, Jain NR. The guide to assisting students with disabilities: equal access in health science and professional education. Springer Publishing Company; 2015 Aug 13. https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=a1LSCgAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PP1&dq=Meeks+LM&ots=uXnapo3t_7&sig=2HN6lTPwBo7G9VdlXht9cIccrXg#v=onepage&q=Meeks%20LM&f=false 

Fitzsimons MG, Brookman JC, Arnholz SH, Baker K. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and successful completion of anesthesia residency: a case report. Academic Medicine. 2016 Feb 1;91(2):210-4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26244258 

Schwarz CM, Zetkulic M. You Belong in the Room: Addressing the Underrepresentation of Physicians With Physical Disabilities. Academic Medicine. 2019;94(1):17-9. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30157092 

AAMC Webinars on Disability. https://www.aamc.org/members/gsa/pdopportunities/427068/archivedwebinars.html

Episode 110: Financial Planning For Healthcare Providers With Justin Harvey

In this 110th episode I welcome Justin Harvey to the show. Justin is a financial planner with an interest in helping anesthesiologists and pain specialists make the best possible financial choices. We discuss financial planning, managing loan repayment, and investing.

Justin’s email: Justin@quantifiplanning.com

Justin’s podcast: AnesthesiaSuccess.com

Justin’s financial planning company: www.quantifiplanning.com

XY Planning network: https://www.xyplanningnetwork.com

Student Loan Planner: https://www.studentloanplanner.com

Resources for getting started with investing:
https://investor.vanguard.com/investing/how-to-invest/asset-allocationhttps://www.marketwatch.com/lazyportfoliohttps://www.amazon.com/Investment-Answer-Daniel-C-Goldie/dp/1455503304/

Places to find a fee-only financial advisor:www.xyplanningnetwork.comwww.napfa.org


Other physician finance blogs Justin Recommends:

whitecoatinvestor.com

physicianonfire.comthephysicianphilosopher.com


A fun calculator to see how soon you can retire based on your monthly free cash flow: 

https://networthify.com/calculator/earlyretirement

Episode 99: Substance Abuse in Anesthesia Providers with Mike Fitzsimons

In this episode, episode 99, I welcome Dr. Mike Fitzsimons from MGH to the show to talk about substance abuse in anesthesia providers and his recent article in Anesthesiology detailing their program to decrease rates of abuse.

References:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30020101

 

Episode 94: Organ Donation with Clint Burns

In this episode, episode 94, I welcome Clint Burns to the show.  Clint received a liver transplant in 1994, then went on to go to nursing school, have 4 children, be an ICU nurse, and he now runs the organ and tissue donation program here at Johns Hopkins.  We discuss his story, the process of organ donation, and how providers can help make this process a gift for both donor and recipient.

Episode 85: Teaching and Learning with Tina Tran

In this episode, episode 85, I welcome back Dr. Tina Tran and we discuss how to be successful as a medical student on an anesthesia clerkship, how to be a successful teacher if you are a resident teaching medical students, and how to create a great medical student rotation if you are a clerkship director.