Physicians Off The Beaten Path

This is a podcast where we’ve set out to bust the myth that physicians cannot venture outside the traditional clinical or research career path. We plan to do this by chatting with physicians who have ...more

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December 21, 2022 00:46:28
34- Physician-Investor Series: Morgan Cheatham MD Candidate (Bessemer Venture Partners)

34- Physician-Investor Series: Morgan Cheatham MD Candidate (Bessemer Venture Partners)

How to venture early off the beaten path? How to gain multiple skills and still focus on investments in healthcare and life sciences from early to growth stages? How to venture in the domain of healthcare technologies and accumulate experience in heakthcare IT startups? And many more questions are to be answered in today's episode with Morgan Cheatham. Cheatham. Morgan is a Vice President at Bessemer Venture Partners, a global venture capital firm with over $19 billion in assets under management, where he focuses on investments in healthcare. Morgan was accepted to medical school at age 17 and was working as a data scientist at a healthcare startup by age 19. Morgan is pursuing his medical degree at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a B.S. in neuroeconomics Recently, Morgan was featured on Forbes List 30 Under 30 for Venture Capital (2023) ...

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October 26, 2022 00:56:47
33- Physician-Entrepreneur Series: Daniel Grant (The Stealth Doctor)

33- Physician-Entrepreneur Series: Daniel Grant (The Stealth Doctor)

What role do innovations in telehealth play in space medicine? What are the main medical issues astronauts face in space and what mitigation and treatment strategies do they use? In this episode, we answer all these questions and more, with our guest, Daniel Grant.  Daniel is Head of Medical Education at Medichecks, the UK's leading online blood-testing company. He is also creator of The Stealth Doctor output. Across multiple platforms, he aims to educate and enlighten everyone about how we can all get healthier through all the things you didn’t even know were related to your health.  He is also the CEO of UK Wallball, the governing body for the sport of Wallball in the United Kingdom. He holds an MD from UCL. ...

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September 28, 2022 00:48:54
32- Physician-Entrepreneur Series: Justin Barad (Osso VR)

32- Physician-Entrepreneur Series: Justin Barad (Osso VR)

What are the key problems we have today in surgical training? How should you think about the risk/reward of going down the entrepreneurship path? In this episode, we answer all these questions and more with our guest, Justin Barad, MD. He is the co-founder and CEO of Osso VR, an award winning surgical training platform helping to increase patient saftey and the adoption of cutting edge medical technology. He is a board-eligible orthopedic surgeon with a Bioengineering degree from UC Berkeley, and an MD from UCLA, where he graduated first in his class.  ...

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September 07, 2022 00:40:57
31- Physician-Scientist Series: Mansur Shomali (Welldoc)

31- Physician-Scientist Series: Mansur Shomali (Welldoc)

  How can AI innovation help in transforming the future of Endocrinology? What are the main problems we have with the US healthcare system, and what roles can MDs have in solving these problems? In this episode, we answer all these questions and more, with our guest, Mansur Shomali, M.D. He is Chief Medical Officer at Welldoc, a healthcare technology company that develops solutions to transform the management of chronic disease. Mansur received his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering at the Johns Hopkins University and his medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.   ...

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August 17, 2022 00:49:52
30- Physician-Executive Series: Alexander Nazem (Nomad Health)

30- Physician-Executive Series: Alexander Nazem (Nomad Health)

Why is it important to look at the "MD" as a platform degree? Why should we redefine what entrepreneurship really means? In this episode, we answer all these questions and more, with our guest, Alexander Nazem, MD.  Alexander is Co-Founder and CEO of Nomad Health, the first digital marketplace for healthcare jobs, directly connecting physicians, nurses, and medical facilities for healthcare jobs, without the involvement of third-party employment agencies. He has an MD from Yale University, an MBA from HBS, and a BS in Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry from Yale. ...

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July 27, 2022 00:43:02
29- Physician-Artist Series: Mike Natter

29- Physician-Artist Series: Mike Natter

How can medicine and art influence each other? What makes practicing medicine an art itself? In this special episode, we answer all these questions and more with our guest, Mike Natter, MD.   Mike is a freelance artist, contributor and writer at Philadelphia Inquirer. He was featured in “Art from the Frontlines: Visual Expressions from Medical Professionals During the COVID-19 Pandemic”, an exhibit that highlighted artwork created by healthcare professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as in-depth interviews with the artists.   Mike has an MD from Thomas Jefferson University, a Medical Sciences Certificate from Columbia University in NYC, and a BA in Neuropsychology from Skidmore College. ...

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