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

Latest Episodes

16

January 27, 2022 00:56:13
16- Physician-Investor Series: Kyle Dempsey, MD (MVM Partners)

16- Physician-Investor Series: Kyle Dempsey, MD (MVM Partners)

How can MDs interested in investing and entrepreneurship break into a very network-driven industry? How can being a doctor in that world helps you differentiate your investing mindset? In this episode, we answer all these questions and more with our guest, Kyle Dempsey, M.D. Kyle is a partner at MVM Partners LLP, a company that invests in high growth healthcare businesses and has been doing that since 1997. Kyle has an MD from Harvard Medical School and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He also holds an AB in biochemistry from Bowdoin College. ...

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15

January 12, 2022 00:39:25
15- Physician-Executive Series: Steve Miller, MD (Cigna)

15- Physician-Executive Series: Steve Miller, MD (Cigna)

How can MDs take a more prominent role in driving invention and innovation in healthcare? What will healthcare look like in the age of the metaverse? In this episode, we answer all these questions and more with our guest, Steve Miller, MD. Steven is the Exec VP/Chief Clinical Officer at Cigna Corp. He has years of expertise as a medical researcher, clinician and administrator, as well as on numerous healthcare subjects. Steven has an MBA from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis and an MD from the University of Missouri–Kansas City. He trained in the Pathology and Research fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and in cardiology at the University of California, San Francisco. ...

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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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13

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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12

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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11

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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