The Pediatric Lounge, Where Pediatric Physicians Come to Share Their Stories and Success

131 Our Journey From MSU-KCMS to Poadcastng and everything in between with Dr. Gaggino

March 12, 2024 Dr. George Rogu, MD, MBA and Dr. Herb Bravo Season 2 Episode 55
The Pediatric Lounge, Where Pediatric Physicians Come to Share Their Stories and Success
131 Our Journey From MSU-KCMS to Poadcastng and everything in between with Dr. Gaggino
Show Notes

The journey and insights of Dr. Lia Gaggino emphasize the progression of pediatric care intertwined with mental health advocacy and the technological embrace through podcasting. From Bronson Hospital to pivotal roles in administration and her educational impact via Michigan State Medical School,  her advocacy through the American Academy of Pediatrics, and her challenges in balancing personal and professional life. It explores her podcasting venture, The Pediatric Melatdonw, aimed at broadening outreach on children's mental health. The script also delves into a planned podcast series geared towards revolutionizing pediatric work practices, supplemented with a workbook on implementing mental health in the pediatric office, as facilitated by her work with the University of Michigan Child Psychiatry Access Program (MC3).


00:00 Introduction and Guest Arrival
00:20 Reminiscing About Medical School Days
01:01 Exploring Kalamazoo's Medical Landscape
03:02 Personal Life Updates and Family Matters
04:27 Reflecting on Medical School Experiences
06:55 Discussing the Evolution of Medical Education
08:00 The Importance of Community in Medical Practice
10:08 The Role of Technology in Modern Medicine
13:38 The Impact of Relationships in Medical Practice
15:54 The Challenges and Rewards of Being a Physician
20:48 The Importance of Hands-On Experience in Medicine
23:00 The Role of Technology in Modern Medicine Revisited
26:13 The Importance of Interpersonal Skills in Medicine
28:10 The Value of Relationships in Medical Practice Revisited
33:27 The Impact of Efficiency on Medical Practice
37:28 The Importance of Respect and Professionalism in Medicine
44:28 The Importance of Distinctive Attire in Healthcare
45:19 The Role of Scrubs in Clinical Settings
45:50 The Evolution of Attire in Healthcare
46:14 The Significance of Uniforms in Different Professions
46:29 The Impact of Attire on Professional Perception
46:58 Understanding the Patient's Perspective
47:34 The Journey from Residency to Hospital Practice
47:54 The Pros and Cons of Working in a Large Health System
50:12 The Role of Administrators in Healthcare
50:41 The Need for Women Leaders in Healthcare
51:41 The Challenges and Rewards of Working in Administration
53:23 The Impact of a Mentor in a Pediatrician's Career
55:21 The Struggles and Triumphs of Balancing Career and Family
55:22 The Importance of Pediatricians in Mental Health
1:00:37 The Challenges Faced by Pediatricians Today
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