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Jul 1, 2020

Today we had the honor of speaking with Dr. Susan T. Hingle, who is one of the most influential and reputable doctors in her field. Dr. Hingle is a general intern and Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean as well as Director of Faculty Development for the Center of Human and Organizational Potential at the SIU School of Medicine. Dr. Hingle is also a fellow with the prestigious Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program.

In this episode, Dr. Hingle offers priceless advice on right intention, seizing opportunities, mentorship, affecting positive change, and other key tips for reaching mastery in the field of medicine.

Thanks for joining us for this wonderful opportunity to learn from one of the best mentors available. Enjoy!  

Talking Points:

  • How to seize opportunities and carry through successfully 
  • Being effective in forming mentorship relationships 
  • The value of relationships on the path to success
  • Using reflection to make rapid improvements 
  • Dr. Hingle’s work empowering women physicians: “If you have a platform, use it.” 
  • Self-care for physicians 
  • Why humility is a core characteristic of successful physicians 
  • The most important thing to remember: “It’s a true gift to be a doctor.”