Episode 43: Transforming Your Clinical Practice: Insights from Dr. Sarah Smith on Sustainable Medicine

Welcome back to the Sustainable Clinical Medicine Podcast! In today's episode, I have something a little different for you. I wanted to share with you a recent conversation I had with Kevin Mailo on his podcast, Physician Empowerment. It's a conversation that can help you in your journey towards sustainable clinical medicine. We discussed what to think about with regards to resourcefulness and how to help ourselves create a sustainable clinical day.

So, whether you're a healthcare professional looking to improve your practice, or simply interested in understanding the challenges physicians face, this episode is packed with valuable information.

Here are 3 key takeaways from our discussion:

1️⃣     Mindset Shift: Feeling overwhelmed and burnt out often stems from a lack of control and powerlessness in the workplace. Accepting the things we cannot control can lead to improved well-being and a more sustainable approach to our clinical practice.

2️⃣    Delegation and Boundaries: Delegating tasks and setting boundaries with colleagues can help manage interruptions and improve workflow. Dr. Smith shares her invaluable advice on harnessing the power of teamwork and utilizing each member's strengths effectively.

3️⃣    Self-Care and Well-Being: As healthcare professionals, we must prioritize self-care and acknowledge the stress that comes with our jobs. Taking breaks, having downtime, and even going on holidays are crucial for our well-being. Dr. Smith shares valuable tips on how doctors can create space for rest and rejuvenation.

Don't miss this insightful conversation! Tune in to Episode 29 of the Sustainable Clinical Medicine Podcast, available on your favourite podcast platforms. And remember to visit www.physempowerment.ca for additional resources and support for physicians on their journey to empowerment! 💪🏥

So sit back, relax, and let's dive into this empowering conversation. Let the journey to sustainable clinical medicine begin!


Meet Dr. Kevin Mailo

Kevin is an emergency physician based out of Edmonton, Alberta. He is known for his highly engaging teaching style that breaks down complex topics into memorable experiences.

Dr. Mailo cares deeply about the long-term wellness of the medical profession and wants to see physicians and their families succeed personally and financially.

Physician Empowerment is an organization dedicated to transforming the lives of Canadian physicians through education in finance, practice management, wellness, and leadership. Dr. Kevin Mailo is co-host with Dr. Wing Lam of the Physician Empowerment Podcast.

You can find out more on Physician Empowerment here: https://www.physempowerment.ca  

The Physician Empowerment Podcast can be found here: https://www.physempowerment.ca/podcast

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