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Healthy Wealthy & Smart: Where Healthcare Meets Business. The Healthy Wealthy & Smart podcast, hosted by world-renowned physical therapist Dr. Karen Litzy, offers a wealth of knowledge and expertise to help healthcare and fitness professionals take their careers to the next level. With its perfect blend of clinical skills and business acumen, this podcast is a one-stop-shop for anyone looking to gain a competitive edge in today's rapidly evolving healthcare landscape. Dr. Litzy's dynamic approach to hosting combines practical clinical insights with expert business advice, making the Healthy Wealthy & Smart podcast the go-to resource for ambitious professionals seeking to excel in their fields. Each episode features a thought-provoking conversation with a leading industry expert, offering listeners unique insights and actionable strategies to optimize their practices and boost their bottom line. Whether you're a seasoned healthcare professional looking to expand your skill set, or an up-and-coming fitness expert seeking to establish your brand, the Healthy Wealthy & Smart podcast has something for everyone. From expert advice on marketing and branding to in-depth discussions on the latest clinical research and techniques, this podcast is your essential guide to achieving success in today's competitive healthcare landscape. So if you're ready to take your career to the next level, tune in to the Healthy Wealthy & Smart podcast with Dr. Karen Litzy and discover the insights, strategies, and inspiration you need to thrive in today's fast-paced world of healthcare and fitness.
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Now displaying: January, 2024
Jan 25, 2024

In this episode of the Healthy, Wealthy, and Smart podcast, host Dr. Stephanie Weyrauch interviews Eder Garavito about clinical mentorship in physical therapy. Eder, a full-time academician, and acute care specialist, shares his career journey and discusses the importance of mentorship in the field. They delve into the benefits of clinical mentorship and how it can enhance patient care and professional development. Tune in to gain valuable insights into the world of clinical mentorship in physical therapy.

 

Show notes: 

[00:01:21] Acute care and patient interaction.

[00:04:14] Mentorship in healthcare.

[00:09:26] Clinical education and mentorship.

[00:13:04] Power dynamic in clinical education.

[00:16:57] Mentorship and choice.

[00:20:13] Clinical mentorship certification course.

[00:24:20] Vulnerability in healthcare mentoring.

[00:28:07] Balancing mentorship and critical thinking.

[00:33:26] Seeking mentorship as a seasoned professional.

[00:36:17] The importance of mentorship.

[00:39:35] Clinical mentorship and residencies.

[00:43:29] Mentorship for new grads.

[00:48:39] Mentorship and learning from mistakes.

[00:51:35] Lifelong learning and advice.

 

More About Dr. Garavito:

Eder Garavito is an Assistant Professor at the College of Saint Mary's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. His responsibilities encompass instructing and organizing coursework focused on managing patients with cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions, delivering care in acute care settings, health informatics, and telehealth/telemedicine. With a background as a board-certified cardiovascular and pulmonary clinical specialist, Eder has a decade of experience working in acute care settings. Presently pursuing a Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences at North Carolina State University, his academic emphasis revolves around learning design and technology. Furthermore, he contributes as a PRN staff Physical Therapist at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.

In collaboration with three partners, Eder co-founded Scholarnetics360, healthcare's first mentorship and knowledge-sharing hub, in the summer of 2023—a pioneering initiative in healthcare education. Scholarnetics360's aims to offer 24/7 access to industry leaders and specialists remotely and believes that a mentorship and knowledge-sharing network for healthcare students and professionals is the most direct and accessible method to access essential information for anyone in need, ultimately improving patient outcomes.

 

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Jan 18, 2024

In this episode of the Healthy, Wealthy, and Smart podcast, host Dr. Karen Litzy explores the importance of effective communication in business. She is joined by Joshua Washington, an Organizational psychologist and Senior Executive Coach with a passion for helping people unlock their hidden value through communication. Joshua shares his background growing up in a small town and how it shaped his communication skills. He also discusses his journey from studying music to obtaining interpersonal communication and organizational psychology degrees. With over a decade of experience in the corporate world, Joshua offers valuable insights into the power of communication in business success. Tune in to learn more about how effective communication can make or break a business.

Show notes: 

[00:00:52] Small-town communication skills.

[00:04:40-00:04:52] Performance drivers and high performance.

[00:08:36] Conflict resolution in the workplace.

[00:12:53] Society's sensitivity.

[00:16:24] Conversing from the amygdala.

[00:21:43] Value in the workplace.

[00:25:30] Overcoming personal struggles.

More About Joshua Washington:

headshot of Joshua WashingotnJoshua Lee Washington is an expert organizational psychologist and senior executive coach, who coaches and trains leaders on his proprietary system called the Mission Critical Performance Method. This comprehensive framework has a track record of transforming leadership and employee performance, which helps you maximize your greatest and most valuable resource in business, your people! 

Joshua is based in Orlando, FL with his beautiful family.

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Jan 11, 2024

In this episode, Dr. Karen Litzy is joined by Dr. Liz Letchford, PhD, ATC, to discuss the connection between emotional and physical health and how they intertwine in our human experience. Dr. Letchford shares her insights and personal journey in exploring the intersection of physical and emotional well-being. Tune in to gain a deeper understanding of how these two aspects of health are interconnected and how they can impact our overall well-being.

Show notes: 

[00:01:09] Emotional wellness and athletic injuries.

[00:04:16] Emotional catharsis and physical pain.

[00:06:04] Unresolved trauma and somatic release.

[00:10:30] Completing trauma and empowerment.

[00:17:06] Holding safe space for emotional release.

[00:19:22] Empathy and clinician burnout.

[00:20:48] The power of subconscious healing.

[00:29:12] Identity and surrender

[00:30:07] Choosing familiar over less pain.

[00:32:51] Spirokinetics breath practice.

[00:36:41] Holding space for emotional healing.

[00:40:41] Body Church and Archetypes.

[00:47:37] Advice to 20 year old self.

More About Dr. Liz Letchford:

headshot of Dr. Liz LetchfordDr. Elizabeth Letchford is a clinician, researcher, and artist who approaches health and movement through the lens of emotional wellness. With a background in sports medicine and a PhD in Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science, she has helped thousands of people demystify the body and its functions. Dr. Liz bridges the gap between the measurable and immeasurable to guide others towards a robust understanding of their physical, mental, and emotional landscape. Her current area of focus is on the impact of relationships on the nervous system and how disharmony in relationships can lead to disharmony in the body. Through her work, Dr. Liz helps individuals navigate the landscape of their physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and sexual health, leading to a deeper sense of wellness and vitality

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Jan 4, 2024

In this episode, Dr. Karen Litzy is joined by Joe Friel, to discuss triathlon training for individuals over the age of 50. Joe, who has been involved in triathlons since 1980, shares his journey into the world of triathlon and provides valuable insights and advice for older athletes. Tune in to learn more about Joe's experience and how to excel in triathlon training as you age.

Show notes: 

[00:00:19] Getting into triathlon training.

[00:03:32] Starting a coaching business.

[00:07:19] Aging and aerobic capacity.

[00:11:34] Active aging and longevity.

[00:17:08] Bone health in older adults.

[00:19:51] Accessibility of running, biking, swimming.

[00:20:30] Starting with brisk walking.

[00:25:40] The role of a coach.

[00:28:16] Coaching advice for upcoming coaches.

[00:28:59] What makes a good coach?

[00:33:52] Coaching Yourself Successfully.

More About Joe Friel:

headshot of Joe FrielWith a masters degree in exercise science, Joe Friel was a marathoner and running coach throughout the 1970s and early 1980s. After his first triathlon in 1983 and falling in love with the sport he began coaching multisport athletes becoming one of the first triathlon coaches in the country. The following year he opened a triathlon store in Ft. Collins, Colorado—probably the first in the world. Throughout the 1980s his race management company organized several triathlons in Colorado.

He left retail and race management in 1987 to focus on coaching. The athletes he coached for over 30 years ranged from novice to high-performance amateur to professional to Olympian. In 1997 he was a founding member of the USA Triathlon Coaches Association. He served as co-chair in 1999-2000. In 2000 he attended the Sydney Olympics to assist with team preparation. The following year he was the coach of team USA for the World Triathlon Championships.

Throughout the 2000s he was a frequent speaker at USAT coach seminars. He has written 17 books on training, the most notable being The Triathlete’s Training Bible which is now in its 5th edition and translated into 15 languages. It remains the best-selling book in the world on triathlon training. In 1999 he co-founded TrainingPeaks, online training software for endurance athletes.

As an athlete he competed in hundreds of events including national and world championships, was an All-American Age Group Triathlete several times and a USAT-regional multisport champion. He stopped competing after a bike crash in 2014 restricted range of shoulder movement. He continues to present at triathlon camps and clinics for triathletes and coaches around the world. Joe currently lives and trains in the mountains of northern Arizona and is working on his 18th book.

Resources from this Episode: 

Joe’s Website

Triathlete’s Training Bible

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