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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14

December 29, 2021 00:55:54
14- Physician-Executive Series: Kevin Tabb, MD (Beth Israel Lahey Health)

14- Physician-Executive Series: Kevin Tabb, MD (Beth Israel Lahey Health)

What is the mission of big corporations in the healthcare business? How can physicians broaden their conception of what impact really means? In this episode, we answer all these questions and more with our guest, Kevin Tabb, MD. Kevin is President and Chief Executive Officer of Beth Israel Lahey Health (BILH), where he leads a comprehensive integration plan to deliver better access to care for patients. Kevin received his undergraduate degree from Hebrew University in Jerusalem and his MD from the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Hadassah Hospital. ...

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December 15, 2021 00:54:50
13- Physician-Scientist Series: Claire Wagner, MD (Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute)

13- Physician-Scientist Series: Claire Wagner, MD (Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute)

What are some of the challenges women still face today in getting access to good healthcare and education opportunities throughout the world? How can physicians broaden their conception of what impact really means? In this episode, we answer all these questions and more with our guest, Claire Wagner, MD. Claire is head of corporate strategy at Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute, a global health biotech dedicated to developing pharmaceutical products for some of the world's most complex diseases.  Claire has an MD from Harvard Medical School and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was the Commencement Class Day Speaker.  ...

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December 01, 2021 00:49:32
12- Physician-Entrepreneur Series: Bobak Azamian, MD (Tarsus)

12- Physician-Entrepreneur Series: Bobak Azamian, MD (Tarsus)

What are the limitations and challenges of pursuing a career outside the traditional career path? How can physicians broaden their conception of what impact really means? In this episode, we answer all these questions and more with our guest, Bobak Azamian, MD. Bobak is President and CEO of Tarsus Pharmaceuticals, a public biotech company, which revolutionizes therapeutics for essential diseases in eye care, dermatology, and infectious diseases. Bobak completed an MD from Harvard Medical School (Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology), a PhD in Chemistry from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, and a BA in Physics from Rice University. ...

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November 17, 2021 00:46:43
11- Physician-Investor Series: Ben Robbins, MD (GV)

11- Physician-Investor Series: Ben Robbins, MD (GV)

How can MDs interested in venture capital and entrepreneurship break into a very network-driven industry? How can being a doctor in the VC world helps you differentiate your investing mindset? In this episode, we answer all these questions and more with our guest, Ben Robbins, M.D. Ben is a venture partner at GV (formerly Google Ventures), the venture capital investment arm of Alphabet Inc. Ben's investments focus on healthcare delivery and neuropsychiatric therapeutics. He has served on the boards of numerous companies such as Aspire Health and Brightline. Ben completed psychiatric training at Massachusetts General Hospital. Before that, he received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School, MBA from Harvard Business School, and B.A. with honours from Dartmouth College. ...

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10

November 03, 2021 00:42:17
10- Physician-Executive Series: Sachin H. Jain, MD (SCAN Group and Health Plan)

10- Physician-Executive Series: Sachin H. Jain, MD (SCAN Group and Health Plan)

What is the mission of big corporations in the healthcare business? How is AI going to impact the drug development continuum in the next 5-10 years? How essential is the MBA for doctors who want non-traditional careers? In this episode, we answer all these questions and more with our guest, Sachin H. Jain, M.D.  Sachin is the president and CEO of SCAN Group and Health Plan, an HMO, which provides healthcare coverage to Medicare beneficiaries throughout California, currently serving nearly 200,000 members. SCAN is one of the largest NPO Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plans in the country. Before this, Sachin was Chief Medical Information & Innovation Officer at Merck & Co. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a BA in government and continued to earn his MD from Harvard Medical School and MBA from Harvard Business School. He trained in medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital. ...

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October 20, 2021 00:46:49
09- Physician-Banker Series: Alex Lomax, MD (Lazard)

09- Physician-Banker Series: Alex Lomax, MD (Lazard)

How do investment banking and financial advisory play a role in facilitating thetransformation and innovation in the healthcare ecosystem? Can you develop a business acumen without an MBA degree? In this episode, we answer all these questions and more with our guest, Alex Lomax, M.D.Alex is a Vice President of Healthcare Financial Advisory at Lazard, the world’s largest financial advisory-focused firm. Lazard advises clients on M&A and Strategic Advisory, Middle Market, Sovereign Advisory, Restructuring, Shareholder & Private Capital Advisory, and Venture & Growth Banking.Lazard has advised on many of the largest deals in the healthcare space such as the merger of Livongo & Teladoc and the Acquisition of Aetna by CVS health. Before Lazard, Alex was an associate and then vice president of Healthcare Investment Banking at RBC Capital Markets. He was also an Investment Banking Analyst at Peel Hunt for two years.  ...

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