The Happy Doc
About This Show
Welcome to The Happy Doc. This podcast is a tool designed to provide inspiration and knowledge to enhance creativity, joy, and success in the field of healthcare. We interview happy doctors and learn how they succeed in such a demanding field.
The host website is www.thehappydoc.com - check the page out for blog post geared to help you (pre-health professional, students, and doctors welcome)!
Most Recent Episode
Finding Inner Truth and being Present | Multispecialist and Humanism in Medicine Award Winner Dr. Gus W. Krucke
6 days ago
Always seek excellence. Always seek truth. Always live your truth. Have integrity. Work hard. And have some fun. Welcome back, Happy Doc family! This week, we have the honor to present Dr. Gus W. Krucke, MD. Dr. Krucke completed his medical education at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas in 1991. He is board certified in Internal Medicine/Emergency Medicine with special interests and skills in HIV, as well as Palliative Care. He is on active staff at Memorial Hermann Hospital and Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital. He is the 2010 recipient of the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award. In addition, he received the GIMSPP Decade of Service Award in 2011. He is also an Associate Professor. Highlights from the interview Why Medicine: Dr. Gus states that his family was impacted by world war II, his family went from a very poor, war-torn background, to the U.S., which was very wealthy and very different. Dr. Gus was interested in helping humanity. Having these experiences with his family, he wanted to utilize his empathy to help individuals from all walks of life. Why we love this conversation: Dr. Gus speaks candidly about the wide breadth of experiences that he has had as a physician. He provides his truths, experiencing many different fields of medicine in different eras of medicine and the changes he's observed. Dr. Gus explains how medicine has transitioned from a human-driven service to a for-profit model. We discuss that in order to make change, we need to come together as a community and fight for quality experiences with our patients. How might we come together, across specialties, to help build a brighter future? *** Join The Happy Doc Team! Link in to the social media, subscribe to the podcast, and join the e-mail list on the sidebar! Facebook Instagram Twitter