Episode 206 : Joe Sakran On Doctors For Biden

Featured Guest: Joe Sakran

  • Oct 04, 2020

“We are making sure voters really understand how important leadership is”

Dr. Joe Sakran is a Trauma Surgeon and a co-founder of Doctors For Biden. He joins us amidst the most bizarre and unsettling election season in our memory to discuss why more doctors and healthcare professionals are engaging in the political process, the growth of Doctors For Biden, and the sense of energy & community that comes from being a grassroots organization

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Key Learnings

1. Some situational awareness of when we recorded this episode

2. The mindset of a physician who is openly engaging in political discourse and endorsement because of issues that make it impossible to stay silent

3. Acknowledging that physicians are whole people and having a political voice is part of that

4. Who makes up Doctors For Biden and why they’re there

5. Creating a runway for people who might feel hesitant about sharing their voice and opinion

6. How a community has formed in this space

7. The stories of people joining the movement who have not done something similar before

8. The growth of Doctors For Biden

9. Why Doctors For Biden stays independent from the Biden/Harris campaign

10. Making non-physicians feel welcome in joining Doctors For Biden


Twitter: @DoctorsForBiden, @JosephSakran

Doctors For Biden website

Virtual Conversation with Doctors

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