Author Archives: Brad

Topher Obetz

Topher (Christopher) Obetz is an emergency physician in practice at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. He graduated a year or two after I did from the EM residency at Regions Hospital. Somehow, he found his way into the role of President of the multi-hospital democratic emergency medicine group – Emergency Care Consultants (ECC) and… Read More »

Laura Schrag

Laura, like my previous guest, also works at Hennepin Health and had lots to share. Hearing another voice describing Hennepin as a great place to work, learn and teach was fun. Laura previously practiced at North Memorial Medical Center; a high volume urban emergency department and Level 1 trauma center. Before that, she trained as… Read More »

Thomas Wyatt

Introduction In this first Episode of 2019, I’ve branched beyond the walls of Regions Hospital to interview a new friend at Hennepin Health: Tom Wyatt. He trained as a resident in their residency program in the 2000s and then worked at a high volume suburban community practice for many years. He then returned to academic… Read More »

Rachel Dahms

Rachel Dahms is 14 years into her career really having a great time.  She was an assistant program director for an emergency medicine residency for 11 of those years. She now has a leading role in medical student development within our health system. She’s spent years building wisdom in some diverse areas like the resident… Read More »

No November Guest

The schedule and the cancellations piled up and I’ve worked through my backlog of interviews. So, somewhat sadly I have no podcast for November. Ahh, such is life! I’ll be back in December! https://media.blubrry.com/positivelydeviantem/p/content.blubrry.com/positivelydeviantem/009_no_nov_2018_podcast.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | More

Mary Carr

Mary Carr just finished her career in clinical Emergency Medicine. Most of her practice was at Regions Hospital, but she didn’t start there.  She started her training as an EM resident in Michigan and completed it at Regions Hospital.  Over that time she served her patients and the system in many ways. She was the… Read More »

Sam Stellpflug

Sam Stellplug is currently a core faculty member, a night hawk doc at Regions and the program director for our Toxicology Fellowship. He has a diverse history that informs his style and manner of practice and I really had fun exploring what he had to say. Outline Introduction and Sam’s Background Performing an Annual Family… Read More »

Kathy Neacy

Many of you subscribed at this point don’t know Kathy Neacy. Kathy trained as a medical student at the University of Illinois- Chicago and then a resident at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  (Before being a student, she was in the medical device field for a number of years). She was a faculty… Read More »

Keith Henry

Keith Henry is a confident and experienced academic emergency medicine physician. However, different than many academic docs, he started his post-residency career in community EM and returned to academics. He leads the Univ of Minnesota medical student emergency medicine rotation.  We had a great tour of his thoughts on the role and techniques of being… Read More »

Jessie Nelson

Jessie Nelson brings a strong yet humble voice to emergency medicine. My interview with her uncovers great tips for supervision of residents and PAs, avoiding interruptions and finding the right pace of work to shoot for in the academic trenches. I wish I could ramble on here about all the various ways she’s made our… Read More »