Episode 17: Resident Advocacy
Join Resident Scholars Drs. Richa Taneja, Matthew Sexton, and Patrick McFarland in this wide-ranging discussion of resident advocacy. Listen in as they chat about how they got involved in advocacy; how political, legislative and regulatory factors impact patient care; the challenges and rewards of their advocacy experiences; and they many ways residents can advocate for the issues that move them. Recorded April 2020. See details.
Episode 16: COVID-19 Town Hall
Listen in on ASA’s recent Town Hall on the impacts of COVID-19 on medical students in this unique episode of Residents in a Room. Residency program leaders discuss the resident application cycle, share interview support and guidance, and explore ways to handle application gaps. Recorded August 2020. See details.
Episode 15: The Black Experience in Anesthesiology
In this no holds barred episode, Dr. Daryl Kerr excavates the many ways race shapes careers, experiences, and health outcomes--and what the specialty can do about it--with fellow residents Dr. Elizabeth Feenstra, Dr. Lyndsey Bradley, and Dr. Jason Campbell. Recorded August 2020. See details.
Episode 14: After Chief Residency
Listen in as Dr. Bryce Austell and his fellow Chief Residents—Louise, Kaitlyn, Chris, John, Mitch and Daryl—discuss plans for life after residency and hopes for the future. This final episode of the Chiefs’ discussion touches on succession planning, the role of gender and diversity, their legacies, advice they’d give their younger selves, and tips for their fellow residents. Recorded February 2020. See details.
Episode 13: During Chief Residency
Dr. Bryce Austell continues the conversation with fellow Chief Residents Louise, Kaitlyn, Chris, John, Mitch and Daryl. From imposter syndrome to the goals that motivate them to their relationships with Attendings, these Chief Residents reveal what Chief Residency is really like. Listen in as they share their expectations, experiences, and take-aways. Recorded February 2020. See details.
Episode 12: Getting to Chief Residency
Join Bryce Austell, Chief Resident at Rush University Medical Center, in conversation with other Chicago-area Chief Residents Louise Hillen, Kaitlyn Newmann, Chris Hull, John Boguski, Mitch Bosman and Daryl Kerr. They’ll shed light on the path to chief residency, share their program goals, discuss their influences, and consider the role of mentorship. Recorded February 2020. See details.
Episode 11: The Podcaster Gets Podcasted
Dr. Jessica Ibanez continues her interview with anesthesiologist and veteran podcaster Dr. Jed Wolpaw in this wide ranging discussion about lifelong learning. Dr. Wolpaw shares his inspirations, experiences, favorite resources, mentorship tips, and thoughts on making a difference. Recorded April 2020. See details.
Episode 10: Getting Paid
Join Dr. Rajeev Saxena as he and his fellow residents, Kandice, Jordan, Daniel, Nellab and Tristan, discuss their understanding of how they’ll get paid, the factors that affect payment, why understanding payment models matters, and what’s changing. Recorded January 2020. See details.
Episode 9: The Podcaster Speaks Up on COVID & More
Join Dr. Jessica Ibanez, a Chief Resident from Johns Hopkins, as she interviews veteran podcaster Dr. Jed Wolpaw. Dr. Wolpaw shares his thoughts on what anesthesiologists are learning about COVID, how the pandemic is reshaping the experiences of residents, and the history of his ACCRAC podcast. Recorded April 2020. See details.
Episode 8: COVID-19 Stories from Residents
Residents Kandice Olson, Bryce Austell, and Rajeev Saxena tell us how they’re responding to COVID-19. Listen in to learn how they are managing their own safety and PPE, dealing with staffing challenges, organizing airway management, approaching testing and more. Recorded April 6, 2020. See details.
Episode 7: Business Preparation
Dr. Rajeev Saxena continues the conversation on the topic of practice management with fellow residents Kandice, Jordan, Daniel, Nellab and Tristan. Listen in as they discuss how they’ve learned about the business side of medicine, suggest resources for learning more, share their experiences with mentors, and consider where their paths will take them next. Recorded January 2020. See details.
Episode 6: Practice Management
Dr. Rajeev Saxena joins fellow residents Daniel, Jordan, Kandice, Nellab, and Tristan at ASA’s Practice Management conference to discuss the business side of healthcare. Join them as they delve into the importance, challenges and opportunities of Practice Management. Recorded January 2020. See details.
Episode 5: From the Hiring Committee
Resident host, Dr. Shara Azad, speaks with practicing anesthesiologist and chair of the hiring committee for California-based ASMG physicians group about advice for residents looking to launch a career, letters of recommendation, call burden, and the supports residents should expect from potential employers. Recorded December 2019. See details.
Episode 4: The Transition
Anesthesiology residents Shara, Ricky, Joe and Wei discuss their hopes and fears for the transition from residency to practice. Listen in as they discuss their thoughts on working with nurse anesthetists, advice they’ve picked up from physicians ahead of them, and tips for those coming up behind them. Recorded October 2019. See details.
Episode 3: Resources
The conversation continues with anesthesiology residents Shara, Ricky, Joe and Wei. Find out how they track down useful information, how they're making decisions, and if they're really ready for what comes next in their education and careers. Recorded October 2019. See details.
Episode 2: Major Considerations
In this episode, Dr. Azad continues her discussion with anesthesiology residents Ricky, Wei and Joe. In a wide ranging conversation, they dig into the issues they’re weighing as they move toward career transitions, offer advice to those coming up behind them, share information sources, and more. Recorded October 2019. See details.
Episode 1: Practice Setting & Career Paths
Dr. Shara Azad, a second year anesthesiology resident from Tufts Medical Center, interviews three fellow residents—Ricky, Joe, and Wei—about the pros, cons and perceptions of various practice settings they’re each considering as they move toward the next phase in their careers. Recorded October 2019. See details.