July 19, 2022

Ep. 11 How We Learn to Be a Patient

Date: 7 /19/22 Name of podcast: Dr. Patient Episode title and number: 11 How We Learn to Be a Patient Episode summary: My daughter had an encounter at a doctor's office recently, which was her first time going for a …

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June 21, 2022

Short take: Who's Who in the Hospital

A rundown of who's who in hospital, ER and clinic settings. It can be really confusing to be a patient and not know what each person's role is when you're receiving health care.

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June 14, 2022

Ep. 10 Pushback, Part 2

Date: 6/13/22 Name of podcast: Dr. Patient Episode title and number: 10 Pushback, Part 2 Episode summary: How did we get to where we are today, where health insurance companies dictate how medicine should be practiced between...

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June 7, 2022

Ep 9. Pushback, Part 1

Hear stories of a couple of doctors that are pushing back on a dysfunctional system by upending their practice model.

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May 31, 2022

Ep 8. Medical Errors

"Mistakes happen" - an old saying but total reality. And medicine is no different - doctors are human, and medical care is complicated. Some errors are tiny, some go unnoticed, but today's stories are about both the ultimate price paid …

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May 24, 2022

Ep 7 Doctor Burnout and Moral Injury

Doctor burnout, caused by moral injury, is on the rise just as a looming doctor shortage and rising aging population is on our doorstep. But there is help to be had, if you take time out of your busy day …

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May 17, 2022

Ep 6 How Doctoring Used to Be

House calls, no insurance woes, time with the patient - these are beginning to be only a thing of the past with doctors and patients. Let's examine where we've come from.

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May 9, 2022

Ep 5. Doctoring Above & Beyond

There are doctors who will, on occasion, take the time to go so far above and beyond the expected call of their duty to help patients out that it's worth hearing their stories.

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May 3, 2022

Ep 4 Doctors As Patients

What happens when the doctor has to take off the stethoscope and lie down in the hospital bed? You’ll hear 3 stories today: A pediatrician hospitalist whose own child is in the hospital, a provider that does telehealth with her …

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April 29, 2022

Short take: How to Be a Patient

Tips on how to get the most out of your visit with a doctor or healthcare provider.

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April 26, 2022

Ep 3. Finding Humanity in the Hospital

Hear Grace Lombardo’s stories about a role-reversal in the hospital, the blog that she maintains to share about her experiences, and how she got one doctor to think twice about how she practices medicine.

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April 19, 2022

Ep 2 A Day in the Life, Doctor

Hear what a typical full-time doctor's day is like, from 4am to 8pm. If you're a doctor, you can relate. If you're a patient, this might give you new found awareness of what's happening on the other side of the …

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April 18, 2022

Ep 1 A Day in the Life, Patient

Ever been a patient? Ever been in the hospital? It's hard to understand what it's like until you've been there. In this first episode, I talk about my early-in-life experiences as a chronic patient, and how they shaped me into …

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April 2, 2022

Ep 0 Trailer

Welcome to Dr. Patient podcast, where I examine the doctor-patient relationship and all that it entails. Episodes coming up feature both patients and doctors, telling their stories about a day in their life, finding humanity ...

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