Naval Flight Surgeon to Family Doc…The Journey of Dr. Otten!

June 17, 2024
Brian Urban

 

In the latest episode of Healthcare Rethink, host Brian Urban explores the unique journey of Dr. Todd Otten, a distinguished naval flight surgeon who transitioned into a family physician and is the Co-Founder of Our Quadruple Aim. The episode provides insights into Dr. Otten’s experiences and the broader context of healthcare transformation.

Dr. Otten discusses his career trajectory from his days as a naval flight surgeon to his current role. The podcast highlights the inspiration behind his book, “Ripple of Change,” which chronicles his burnout and the profound patient connections that revitalized his passion for medicine. Through humorous anecdotes and thoughtful reflections, Dr. Otten sheds light on the evolving landscape of healthcare and the importance of patient-centered care.

Join Urban and Dr. Otten as they explore the challenges and triumphs of a naval flight surgeon turned family doctor, offering a rich narrative emphasizing empathy and innovation in medicine.

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