In this episode of Same Surgeon, Different Light, Dr. Thomas Varghese talks with Dr. Richard Ohye, the University of Michigan C. S. Mott Children's Hospital Congenital Heart Center, about finding his niche and superpower in cardiothoracic surgery, and how his career has evolved over the years. "When I rotated on pediatrics, it was another level of everything perfect. It was art. This is what I wanted to do. I found my niche," said Dr. Ohye. 

50 mins.

In this episode, Dr. David T. Cooke talks with Dr. Angelica Martin, UC Davis Health, and Dr. Lillian Tsai, Stanford Medicine, about their career journeys and the people who have been a positive influence on them. “I come from an underserved community and I’m the first in my family to go to college,” said Dr. Martin. “At first, it felt like I was navigating this career on my own. My mentor has been my north star.” 

1 hr.

In this episode of The Resilient Surgeon, Dr. Michael Maddaus interviews Monica Parker, author of The Power of Wonder: The Extraordinary Emotion That Will Change the Way You Live, Learn, and Lead. 

Parker has spent decades helping people discover how to lead and live wonderfully by cultivating curiosity, empathy, and open mindedness. Here, she explains the elements and elicitors of wonder, and how it can transform people's brains and bodies. It's about "becoming more wonder-prone and reconnecting with a reverence for the world and all the magic in it."

1 hr

In this episode of The Resilient Surgeon, Gloria Mark, PhD, Chancellor’s Professor of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine, explains how people interact with information technology in their everyday life: How it affects multitasking, attention, mood, and above all, stress. She studies people's behavior in real-world settings and has found that most people experience information overload, which continues to shrink their attention spans.

1 hr. 8 min.
Hear groundbreaking research and insight into the healing powers and medical benefits of forgiveness.
1 hr

In this episode of the Resilient Surgeon, Dr. Carrie Cunningham, associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School, section head of the Massachusetts General Hospital Endocrine Surgery Unit, and past president of the Association of Academic Surgery, talks intimately with Dr. Michael Maddaus about the mental health crisis facing healthcare workers and shares her own lived experiences. The conversation tackles stigma and increased resources needed to support and protect those who are struggling in the healthcare community.

1 hr. 28 min.

Harvard researcher Todd Rose talks with Dr. Michael Maddaus about changing the way people think about success. Author of Dark Horse: Achieving Success Through the Pursuit of Fulfillment, Rose shares his story on the unlikely paths that led him to fulfillment and success, and what it takes to beat the odds.

1 hr 35 min.
Learn how you communicate with others can be interpreted in many ways and gain a better understanding of yourself and others.
1 hr

Do you find it difficult to say no to people? Do you tend to put others' needs before your own?

1 hr. 4 min.

In this episode, Dr. Michael Maddaus talks with Rob Cross, professor of global leadership, Babson College, cofounder and director of the Connected Commons, and author of Beyond Collaboration Overload and The Microstress Effect, about the microstresses we experience every day that are impacting our work, relationships and ability to live well. Learn what high performers are doing differently to manage microstresses. 

55 min.
Mindfulness educator and author explains how mindfulness and meditation reduce stress and foster a deeper connection with oneself.
1 hr. 2 min.
Dr. Anna Lembke, a psychiatry professor and author, talks about addiction and the importance of "dopamine balance."  
1 hr.