The Mental & Physical Edge

We derive unique and vital lessons to provide the right mental and physical tools for moving through the healthcare space.

Des-Shapiro
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  • Mar 07, 2019
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Episode 100! Des Shapiro On Finding Joy

Des Shapiro

Des Shapiro is a physician with a 40-plus year career in medicine and an incredible legacy under his belt. He’s also my Dad and I’m delighted to have him join me for the 100th episode. We ...

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Laurie-Garrett
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  • Feb 05, 2019
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Laurie Garrett On Gender Equity & “The Trouble With Girls”

Laurie Garrett

Laurie Garrett is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who wrote an extraordinary article in The British Medical Journal on gender equity in healthcare called “The Trouble With Girls.” She ...

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Gurpreet-Dhaliwal
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  • Dec 17, 2018
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Gurpreet Dhaliwal, The Sherlock Holmes of Medicine

Gurpreet Dhaliwal

In our final episode of 2018, we have a proper A-list MD, Dr. Gurpreet Dhaliwal, joining us. He is a master diagnostician who never fails to dazzle an audience with his process for evaluating and solv...

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Keith-Murray
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  • Dec 10, 2018
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Keith Murray On Responding To A Mass Shooting

Keith Murray

Dr. Keith Murray is an Emergency Physician at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and serves as Medical Director for Pittsburgh SWAT. He was a part of the first responder units that entered the Tr...

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Eric-Byrnes
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  • Dec 04, 2018
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Eric Byrnes On Mental Toughness & Going Hard

Eric Byrnes

Eric Byrnes comes back after writing a book and completing the Triathlon Across America. We cover transitioning from Major League Baseball, how his definition of mental toughness has changed, and crea...

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  • Jul 23, 2018
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Michelle West On Anticipation & Anxiety At Badwater 135

Michelle West

The Badwater 135 is one of the toughest footraces on the planet, Michelle West is preparing to run it for the third time. We caught up with her less than 24 hours before she starts running 135 miles t...

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  • Jul 09, 2018
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Sarah Sellers On The Boston Marathon

Sarah Sellers

Sarah Sellers is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist who shocked the world this past April when she came out of nowhere to finish in 2nd place at the Boston Marathon. She joined us to discuss her...

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  • Mar 15, 2018
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Steve Beeson On The Power Of Coaching

Steve Beeson

Steve Beeson comes back on the the podcast to discuss the power of coaching in medicine. Steve was my coach early in my career after residency; there is no one better to speak on how to use coaching t...

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  • Jun 30, 2017
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Michelle West On Relentless Forward Motion & Badwater 135

Michelle West

Michelle West is tough. 135 miles through Death Valley in 120 degree heat tough. She is running the Badwater 135 Ultramarathon for the second time in a few days, her discussion of mental toughness, te...

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