Oct 27, 2022
In this episode, host Shikha Jain, MD, speaks
with retired Commanding General of the US Army, Lieutenant
General Mark Hertling, about the similar responsibilities
of doctors and soldiers, what makes a strong leader in the health
care space and more.
- Welcome to another exciting episode of Oncology Overdrive
- About Hertling :21
- The interview 2:51
- How did you start in your career, and how did you get to where
you are today? 3:11
- What types of things do you think translate over, and how do
you use the skills that you’ve been cultivating over the years [as
a General] to translate into the health care world?
- Do you see a lot of parallels between leading on the
battlefield and leading on the “front lines” of health care during
the pandemic? … What have you been advising over the last several
years on how to be effective leaders during a time like this?
- Do you think that there is utility and benefits in getting more
physicians into leadership in concert with the administrations that
are already there to help regain some of the autonomy that’s been
lost in health care over the last several decades?
- Jain and Hertling on training physicians and nurses in
leadership and creating trust between physicians and administrators
in health care organizations 22:55
- How being a leader as a physician can look like many different
skillsets in health care 28:43
- Can you talk about the war in Ukraine, and how it’s impacting
us here in the US? 31:41
- Is there anything to be optimistic about when it comes to
climate change, the ongoing pandemic and war? … Do you think that
any of these things can be righted?
- If someone could only take one snippet of this entire episode,
what would you want them to take away and remember?
- How to contact Hertling 41:58
- Thanks for listening 43:32
Lieutenant General Mark Hertling is a retired
Commanding General of the US Army, and a military and national
security analyst for CNN/CNN International.
We’d love to hear from you! Send your comments/questions to Dr.
Jain at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Follow us on Twitter @HemOncToday and @ShikhaJainMD. Hertling can be reached
@MarkHertling, or by searching “Mark Hertling” on LinkedIn.
Disclosures: Hertling and Jain report no
relevant financial disclosures.