The Startup Mentality

The Startup Mentality with Dr. Richard Bounds

February 15, 2019
In this episode Dr. Tiffany Proffitt talks with Dr. Richard Bounds about the challenges of starting a residency program.

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Host

Tiffany Proffitt, DO

Lakeland Health
PGY4
@ProMammaDoc
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Guest

Richard Bounds, MD

Emergency Medicine Physician
Program Directory for the new EM program at the University of Vermont
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
former Associate Program Director, Christiana Care Health System EM Residency

Hospital Affiliation:  UVM
Twitter:  @rich_bounds

Overview:

Recorded at ACEP 2018 on the Expo floor. A discussion with Dr. Bound on the unique challenges of starting a residency program as well as advice to all the future program directors of the world regarding pitfalls to avoid and opportunities and resources to embrace. Are there questions you want that I didn’t ask? Find Dr. Bounds during his CORD session on dominating the ACGME site visit!

Key Points

Dr. Bounds Top 3 for starting an Emergency Medicine residency:

  1. Preparation
  2. Foster Relationships – KEY TO GET THINGS DONE AND BE AN FFECTIVE LEADER
  3. Anticipate next steps – prepare for possible pitfalls! (see #1)!

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