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BrainWaves #94 Resident burnout: Discovering The Cortical Ribbon

MedLink Neurology
Podcast is delighted to feature selected episodes from BrainWaves, courtesy of James E Siegler MD, its originator and host. BrainWaves is an academic audio podcast whose mission is to educate medical providers through clinical cases and topical reviews in neurology, medicine, and the humanities, and episodes originally aired from 2016 to 2021.

Originally released: January 25, 2018

We expose our soft spot this week on the show. Lindsay Raab and John Best join Jim Siegler in the studio to discuss their own personal struggles with residency and patient care and how they've battled hard to overcome them.

Produced by John Best and Lindsay Raab. Senior producer, Jim Siegler. Music by Daniel Birch, Little Glass Men, The New Valleys, Rod Hamilton, Chris Zabriskie, and Jon Watts. Voiceovers by David Manly, Erika Mejia, and Pat Green. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only. If you're in healthcare and feeling burnt out, maybe this episode will be insightful. But please do not misconstrue this as advice.


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