American Society of Plastic Surgeons
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Enhance Your Practice Podcast

The ASPS Enhance Your Practice Podcast series serves as an educational appetizer for plastic surgeons and office professionals looking for practice management information on-the-go. It covers next steps early in a career, financial planning, staffing, med spas, starting a private practice and much more. The first season launches January 17 and new ones will begin every six weeks or so after that, Netflix-style. Podcast guest speakers are plastic surgeons, office professionals and industry experts. Note: These podcasts are not for Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits.

Current Season

Season 5: Pros and Pitfalls of Starting Your Own Practice

You made the decision to open your own practice, but have you considered all the details? Hear from the experts on issues like office flow, cybersecurity, aesthetic design of your office and more.

Episode 20: Things You Should Know About Starting Your Own Practice... But Probably Don't
Guest Speaker: Dr. Smita Ramanadham

Episode 21: Designing Your Private Practice
Guest Speakers: Dr. Parag Butala and Dr. Diana Yoon-Schwartz

Episode 22: Cybersecurity in Your Private Practice
Guest Speaker: Dr. James Nachbar

Episode 23: Patient Flow
Guest Speakers: Dr. Andrew Rosenthal and Lindsay Pine of Modernizing Medicine

Episode 24: Your Telehealth Questions, Answered
Guest Speaker: Dr. David Feldman

Episode 25: Monitoring Your Practice
Guest Speaker: Dr. Joshua Korman

Episode 26: Group Practice: Being a Good Partner
Guest Speaker: Dr. Deb Johnson

Past Seasons

Season 1: Next Steps

  • Episode 1: What Kind of Practices Are There and What Should I Be Doing?
  • Episode 2: Do I Become an Employee or My Own Boss? Picking the Right Group, Institution, or Private Practice To Join
  • Episode 3: Top 10 Things to Consider With an Employment Contract
  • Episode 4: How Can I Find a Mentor?

Season 2: Med Spas

  • Episode 5: Why I Opened a Med Spa and Why You Should Consider Adding One to Your Practice
  • Episode 6: Opening Multiple Med Spas
  • Episode 7: Marketing Your Med Spa
  • Episode 8: Male Aesthetics in Your Practice

Season 3: Work/Life Balance

  • Episode 9: Raising a Successful Family
  • Episode 10: Finding Balance: Fatherhood and Plastic Surgery
  • Episode 11: Balancing Motherhood and Residency
  • Episode 12: Ergonomics
  • Episode 13: Relationships In and Out of the Office
  • Episode 14: Practical Tips During the COVID-19 Crisis
  • Episode 15: Physician Wellness During the COVID-19 Crisis
  • Special Edition: Crisis Management: Balancing Plastic Surgery and Being a Working Mom

Season 4: Let's Talk About Money

  • Episode 16: How Do I deal With My Debt?
  • Episode 17: Protecting Your Assets
  • Episode 18: Choosing the Right Financial Planner
  • Episode 19: Ensuring You're Insured