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Join your host Andrew Tisser with his guest Dr. Christian Casteel, as they talk about the views of a resident physician under a fairly new program.  In the 2nd episode of Learner Sessions, Christian shares what makes a good mentor, what the increasing debt burden is doing to today’s generation of physicians, his views on diversity and inclusion in medicine, and more. Compared to earlier generations, Christian agrees that today’s resident physicians have to be far more active. Because of the pandemic, burnout is not the only factor they face head on.

In this episode you will learn:

·       How it feels being a resident in a fairly new program

·       Debt is a distraction

·       Positive reinforcement is so underrated

·       Dr. Christian Casteel – on setting the tone before every shift

·       Is medicine appropriately representing the population it serves?

Today’s Guest

About Dr. Christian Casteel:

Christian Casteel is a current PGY-1 Emergency Medicine resident at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He received his BS in Cell and Molecular Biology from Missouri State University and attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences.

Christian is from a small town called High Ridge Missouri and is a first-generation high school/college/medical school graduate. His career interests include Social EM, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, MedEd. Advocating for greater socioeconomic and racial diversity in medicine is a particular passion of his.

Outside of medicine, he thinks of himself as more of a guitar player and skateboarder than a Doctor.

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