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. Our goal: to create interest in this growing communication medium, and to help facilitate connections.
Christopher Chiu, MD, FAAP, FACP is a Med-Peds doctor who has made his way to the Buckeye state after completing medical school and residency at Indiana University. He initially served for 4 years on active duty at Wright Patterson Air Force Base where he discovered his interest in medical education. After his separation from the military, he has continued to be active in Graduate Medical Education at the Ohio State University as the Lead Physician of the General Internal Medicine Clinic at Outpatient Care East and works with faculty development as the Director of Education for the Division of General Internal Medicine as well as the Director on the Program for Digital Scholarship. He is nationally known as Chris “The Chiu Man” Chiu with his work as a producer for “The Curbsiders,” an Internal Medicine Podcast which routinely ranks in the top 3 of Apple Podcasts in the United States “Medicine” Category with more than 700,000 downloads per month. He co-founded and launched a Pediatric spin-off podcast called “The Cribsiders” in the summer of 2020 which has grown to nearly 10,000 downloads per episode. He is active in the medical twitter community and can be found at his handle: @cjchiu.
Dr. Kelly Casperson is a urologist who loves teaching about female pelvic and sexual health and telling women over and over again that they are not broken. Podcast has 175k downloads in less than two years. Consistent in top 50 in Apple under “sexuality” and ranks in the top in this category world wide.
Today’s health experts are sharing expertise in audio form using podcasts as the medium. Join as we explore how to begin doing this and bring on physician innovators who are successfully leveraging the podcasting niche. Footage is live-streamed, right here on this page, at the time and date listed. Click into the footage to be able to interact (will be via YouTube).
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