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Relational Rounds

Feb 5, 2018

Relational Rounds, brought to you by Primary Care Progress, is a podcast meant to explore the most present issues facing primary care and healthcare transformation. Your host, Elizabeth Métraux, welcomes you to the first episode, accompanied by Dr. Andrew Morris-Singer who has been an inspiration for thousands of clinicians to become leaders and primary care champions. In this episode, Dr. Morris-Singer highlights the importance of building a community among physicians, analyzing the current situation in American practitioners, and how this impacts patients and each clinician delivering health care. Listen to this podcast and become part of the change towards a healthier and more powerful community of medical practitioners.


Key takeaways:

[1:49] Dr. Andrew Morris-Singer career briefing.

[2:42] What motivated Dr. Morris-Singer to lead clinicians into primary care?

[4:47] The culture of health care is a multitude of factors.

[7:13] How the psyche of medical students is affected by the demands of the studies and career.

[10:20] How do you balance a team-based care and the understanding that at the end of the day, the responsibility on a patient is on one doctor?

[12:07] Building a community for physicians; creating a safe space to grow as a team.

[13:51] We need community for power.

[15:37] The absence of community and its impact on Americans.

[16:33] Building community as a piece of a puzzle.

[17:45] Burn-out and the relationship with lack of community.

[20:53] What is next for Dr. Morris-Singer?

[21:11] A new type of relationship between patients and physicians.

[22:38] What is Dr. Morris-Singer’s idea for fixing primary care? Put the focus on the people!

[24:30] Fire round with Dr. Morris-Singer.


Mentioned in this episode:

Relational Rounds at Primary Care Progress

Primary Care Progress on Twitter 

Dr. Morris-Singer on Twitter

Dr. Morris-Singer on Linkedin

Relational Leadership Institute at Primary Care Progress