#27 Dr. Keith Smith

In which Shree talks to Dr. G. Keith Smith, an anesthesiologist who likes to think about mutually beneficial transfers, free market medicine, and accessibility to care. He runs a Surgery Center in Oklahoma which has revolutionized price transparency in healthcare. Check out this episode!

#26 Kim Sertich

In which Shree talks to Kim Sertich, a filmmaker who owns a production company in Phoenix, Arizona. She recently made a documentary about how the current healthcare system had failed her, called “Healthcare Unmasked” streaming on amazon.com. Her website is healthcareunmasked.com   Questions Covered: What is the documentary about and how did you get insured…

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Andrew Saxon talks about Addiction Medicine, Medical Marijuana, and Pursuing His Interests

In which Shree talks to Dr. Andrew Saxon, an addiction psychiatry specialist in the Veterans Administration Puget Sound Health Care System. [1:02] Talking about Substance Use Disorders and his research with addiction [4:35] Implementation efforts for addiction medicine [6:45] Medication-Assisted Therapy for the Opioid Epidemic [10:03] Prescription Limiting Laws and different forms of therapy [19:00]…

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Dr. Scott Halpern on Health Incentives, Being a Good Mentor, and Nudges

In this episode, Dr. Scott Halpern talks about health economics and nudges, a concept in health economics. He is the founding Director of the Palliative and Advanced Illness Research (PAIR) Center, which generates evidence to advance policies and practices that improve the lives of all people affected by serious illness. He is also the founding…

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Vital Signs 001: Are BS/MD Programs Right For You?

When medical school becomes competitive, people look at different ways to get into medical school. If you’re a high schooler, consider applying to BS/MD programs. In this video, I explain why it’s an alluring option supported by SCIENCE! – Check out my post about BS/MD programs which goes into more depth about the advantages and…

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