The EMJ Podcast | Episode 130
On this week’s episode of the EMJ Podcast, our host Jonathan is joined by Bruce Gewertz, Surgeon-in-Chief, Chair of the Department of Surgery, Vice-Dean for Academic Affairs, and Vice-President for Interventional Services at Cedars-Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, USA. They discuss Gewertz’s 40-year-long career in vascular surgery and academic medicine, as well as pertinent topics including burnout in healthcare professionals, self-doubt, and ensuring the establishment of a work-life balance. An anecdote about Bruce and Jonathan’s mutual friend, George Berci, who is still practicing at the age of 101, addresses fulfilment in medicine.
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Bruce L. Gewertz is a nationally-known vascular surgeon with 40 years’ experience in academic medicine as a Department Chair, Vice Dean, and Hospital Vice-President. A prolific investigator, his research in physiology, health services, and human factors has been funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH), the U.S. Department of Defense, and the American Heart Association. Along with David Logan, he authored a successful book on physician development. He has served on a number of corporate boards and serves on the managing committee of an $80 M venture fund and Tech Stars associated accelerator.