Self-care and lifestyle medicine are undervalued in the current healthcare systems. But I believe that you can redesign these systems that are not working for you by forming your own third opinion. When you learn how to think critically about the systems of healthcare and how to navigate through them, you now have the power to take care of yourself and be in charge of your healthcare journey. In this episode, I review the first two seasons, which helps you start the process to develop your health strategy.
How I Started Third Opinion MD Podcast
The idea for Third Opinion MD started in 2020 when I decided to leave corporate medicine. I wanted to speak out on matters in healthcare that needed reform. As an employed physician, however, I had little impact despite my efforts that included working in a leadership role. I wanted to find ways to inspire change, start conversations, and promote curiosity about achieving and maintaining health according to your design. Third Opinion MD podcast was my first opportunity to speak directly to you.
With almost three million podcasts out there, it’s tempting to think that making a podcast is easy. Some podcasts come with big sponsors, celebrities and teams to distribute episodes weekly and sometimes daily. When I decided to produce a podcast, I was and remain determined to produce quality content and sound. I spent time learning the tricks of the trade, including finding guests, interviewing, recording, editing, and publishing. Is this a lot of work? Yes! Has it been worth the effort? Absolutely! Podcasting for me, like other art I’ve created in the past, is a labor of love. Even if I make a difference in just one person’s life from an episode, that matters deeply to me. But I intend to share my messages of hope with as many people who want to listen.
Stay tuned for season 3 this Fall! Be sure to leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or your favorite podcast player.
Here are the episodes from Seasons 1 and 2 with links:
Bonus Episode: Inner Smile Meditation: A Bonus Guided Qigong Meditation
Season 2 Trailer: Imagining Integrative Healthcare, From the Inside Out (Season 2 Trailer)
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