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Checking the Vitals

Nov 16, 2020

Today my guest is Dr. Jeffrey Allen, a bariatric and general surgeon at Norton Healthcare. In this conversation, Dr. Allen and I discuss what drove him to a career in healthcare and the mentors that help shaped his surgical and aviation interests. I think you will really enjoy the section where we discuss how...

Nov 9, 2020

In this conversation, Cris and I discuss what made him pursue a career in Perfusion, where that career has lead him, and how he perceptions about 3rd party healthcare companies have changed over the years.  Enjoy the conversation.

Nov 2, 2020

In this conversation, Steven and I discuss how a great mentorship led him to a career in neurosurgery. We also discuss how pediatrics has its own specific challenges, both on the operating room table and in communicating with the patient.

Sep 24, 2020

In our next Heart of the Operation series episode, we talk with TJ Ricklefs, an Area Clinical Manager on SpecialtyCare’s Appleton, Wisconsin perfusion team. We discuss what led him to pursue a career in perfusion, how the perfusion job market has changed since the late ‘90s, and how having perfusionists involved in...

Sep 14, 2020

In our third episode of the Heart of the Operation series, we talk with Ryan Curtis an Area Clinical Manager for perfusion at SpecialtyCare. We discuss what made him decide to switch careers from a funeral director to perfusion. We also discuss the positives and negatives of attending a 12-month profusion program, and...