Practical Points for Advancing Your Professional Career.

Welcome to the EAST Careercasts.  The Careercasts are a series of audio interviews with leaders in the field designed to provide you with practical information regarding career development, leadership and career challenges.

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EAST Careercast logo Peer Support for the Second Victim- It's Time to Take Care of Each Other - #67

What happens when you have a devastating outcome that leaves you with feels of self-doubt, guilt and sadness? When the patients have complications, the surgeon suffers too. Dr. Prerna Ladha and Dr. Hassan Mashbari interview Dr. Haytham Kaafarani, Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and the Chief Patient Safety Officer of the Joint Commission as he discusses the second victim phenomenon and his novel 5-step peer support program. 

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EAST Careercast logo Acute Care Surgery: Adding Innovative Skills After Training - #62
Dr. Laszlo Kiraly interviews Dr. Arvin Gee and Dr. Vijay Jayaraman about their career pathways as they incorporated robotics and MIS techniques into their acute care surgery practice. They discuss opportunities, barriers, and the future of MIS in trauma and acute care surgery practices, while giving advice to the next generation of trauma surgeons. 
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EAST Careercast logo Medical Podcasting and Social Media for Medical Education - Careercast #58

In this EAST Careercast, Dr. Zaffer Qasim reviews the growing field of medical podcasting and the use of social media for medical education.  Dr. Qasim interviews Dr. Dennis Kim, Associate Professor of Trauma Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and creator of the Trauma ICU Rounds podcast and Dr. Scott Weingart, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Chief of the Division of Emergency Critical Care, Stony Brook University Hospital, and creator of the EMCrit podcast. They discuss the reasons behind creating medical podcasts, some of the challenges and opportunities involved, and the way this form of medical education can fit into an academic career for the Trauma and Critical Care specialist.

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EAST Careercast logo Role of Simulation in Medical Education - Careercast #57
In this EAST Careercast, Dr. Jacinta Robenstine interviews Dr. Caroline Park, Assistant Professor of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Associate Program director for Surgical Critical Care fellowship, Dr. Alexander Colonna, Associate Professor of Surgery at University of Utah, Program Director for Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery fellowship, and Dr. Zaffer Qasim, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Surgical Critical Care at University of Pennsylvania. They discuss the role of simulation in medical education, covering the history of simulation, current practices, and future directions in medical simulation, and how to incorporate medical simulation into a surgical career.
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