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Relational Rounds

Mar 20, 2018

In this episode of Relational Rounds, Elizabeth Metraux welcomes Dr. Prabhjot Singh to engage in a thoughtful conversation about how healthcare needs to set solid foundations in communities in order to be effective. Dr. Singh has been traveling around the world experiencing healthcare in different environments and forming doctors to become great community health workers. Listen to this podcast, learn about the amazing life journey of Dr. Singh and be inspired to understand and support your community.


Key takeaways:

[:44] Dr. Prabhjot Singh career briefing.

[1:55] Where does Dr. Singh’s drive for understanding and supporting communities come from?

[3:43] Neighborhood-based health.

[6:44] Dr. Singh’s experience abroad getting to know community health workers.

[9:06] Importance of connectivity.

[10:02] Identify the goal at which you are aiming.

[13:48] What makes a great community health worker?

[18:24] Who can do what, vs. who is functionally capable of doing something?

[20:12] What has Dr. Singh learned about himself in his journey?

[22.33] Growing crisis of burnout among the medical workers.

[25:39] Role of the physicians in today's society.

[28:37] Healthcare as a social movement.

[33:08] How to build community-based movements.


Mentioned in this episode:


Relational Rounds at Primary Care Progress

Primary Care Progress on Twitter

Dying and Living in the Neighborhood: A Street-Level View of America’s Healthcare Promise,
by Dr. Prabhjot Singh