I met Taylor in Philadelphia, at a networking event organized through SoMeDocs. In our early days, we used to call them “SoMeDocs Engage,” and we’d have physicians from major cities across the US meet on random weeknights to just schmooze. It was a well-needed activity we didn’t do enough of, as doctors, and I was prepared to light that fire.
Taylor was there, among attendees of that night’s meetup, wearing a smile that’s become signature. For me, it was a a-ha moment to see it, because he had named his podcast ‘The Happy Doc’. I now knew why.
Over the years, I’ve valued the work Taylor has created, watching him put foot to pedal where it came to bringing ideas to fruition. We’ve teamed up for this podcasting series, and are excited to see Taylor become an active coach in SoMeDocs’ new podcasting services, helping professionals build the foundation to their own podcasts. It’s the natural ‘next step’ in the growth of our venture.
So voila, that’s a bit of background into how this series was born.
– Dana Corriel, MD, SoMeDocs founder
Taylor Brana DO is an attending psychiatrist and creator of multiple podcasts including The Happy Doc. Through his podcast networks he has amassed over 750,000 downloads and counting. His focus is on education and empowering students and health professionals to enhance their expertise through the world of podcasting and social media presence.
Find more of his work at thehappydoc.com
Dr. Dana Corriel is a board-certified internist who has taken a drastic pivot from seeing patients in the office to more creative entrepreneurial ventures. She founded SoMeDocs in an effort to empower physicians to use the online in order to innovate and therefore fuel positive change in healthcare. Dr. Corriel now regularly consults with individuals and companies, produces series, and markets thought leaders. You can check out a sprinkling of her creations in her self-named online portfolio, drcorriel.com.
Each episode brings together a nice mix of successful physician podcasters. Dr. Brana leads the conversation in a panel discussion on the mechanics of podcasting today. Dr. Corriel produces & designs the entire thing, to distribute through SoMeDocs. Our goal? To create interest in this growing communication medium and to help facilitate connections.
Dr. Kate Mangona began practicing as a board-certified pediatric radiologist in 2015 after completing a 6-year medical school program at The University of Missouri-Kansas City, Radiology Residency at Beaumont Health System in Royal Oak, MI and Pediatric Radiology Fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. Dr. Mangona is a supportive physician’s wife and mother to three little girls and a mini poodle. She and her husband Victor, a pediatric radiation oncologist and tax code enthusiast, are active and passive real estate investors in over 3 thousand multifamily units and single-family rentals including a luxury Airbnb and lead a Multifamily Masterclass course where they teach others how to passively invest in real estate to grow their wealth as they sleep. As a certified life coach, Kate hosts the Medicine, Marriage & Money podcast and leads the Medicine, Marriage, & Money Coaching Program where she helps married women physicians with children spend less time arguing with their spouse, and more time reigniting the sparks once felt during their honeymoon. In her free time, she enjoys nature walks with her family and singing & dancing with her hubby and girls!
Dr. Nii Darko is a Board-certified General Surgeon who is pushing past the limits of the status quo. He hosts Docs Outside the Box, an Apple Podcasts Top 100 in Careers – where he highlights stories of doctors doing extraordinary things outside of medicine to inspire other doctors to think outside the box. Through his successful locum tenens business, Equal Access Health, physicians are empowered to have the lifestyle they deserve.
Alongside his wife, he does yearly medical humanitarian work to the underserved in Ghana. Dr. Nii Darko holds a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) from Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences and a M.B.A. in Health Care Leadership from Rockhurst University. He completed his General Surgery residency at Morehouse School of Medicine. He then went on to complete a Trauma/Surgical Critical Care fellowship at the University of Miami. Dr. Nii Darko is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
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