009 – How to Future-proof Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with Dr. Srinivasa Chandra
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by Marcus Hwang
6M ago
Marcus Hwang discusses the future of OMS training with Dr. Srinivasa Chandra. They try to answer the question “how do you future-proof your learning?”. Does your specific profession mean anything anymore or is the future of healthcare based on the chief complaint? Patients are more knowledgeable now, but they still present with a chief complaint of “my jaw is too small” or “I’m missing a lower molar”. Patients rarely present to a provider and say “I need an oral surgeon” or “I need an interventional radiologist”. The question is this. What matters more: the scope defined by your profession or ..read more
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008 – The Transition from Residency to Workforce with Dr. Sohaib Soliman
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by Marcus Hwang
6M ago
Chief resident Sohaib Soliman shares his experience in transitioning from his final years of residency at the University of Buffalo to private practice. He shares his insight on what to look for when scouting out practice locations, questions to ask during interviews, and the topics to focus on during residency to prepare you for the workforce. He shares the importance in taking ownership in your work during residency, as it will prepare you for leadership in the private practice setting. You can find him on Instagram: @egyptiansurgeon For questions, comments, or suggestions, please email lets ..read more
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006 – Part 1: What is the History of Ambulatory Surgery Centers for OMS with Dr. Jeffrey Carter
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by Marcus Hwang
6M ago
Marcus Hwang explores Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC) in a two-part series with Dr. Jeffrey Carter. In Part 1, they focus on the history of ASCs in the United States and its relevance to OMS. They explore insurance reimbursement changes that affected the scope of practice, trend of orthognathic surgery in ASCs, the relevance of the payer mix, and much more. Stay tuned for Part 2, as the two delve into the specifics on building ASCs and Dr. Carter’s tips and tricks from his experience establishing such practices over his career. Dr. Carter obtained his DMD from the University of Connecticut Sc ..read more
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005 – How to Manage Student Loans as an OMS with Rob Bertman
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by Marcus Hwang
6M ago
Marcus Hwang explores student loan management with Rob Bertman, a senior consultant for Student Loan Planner. SLP consults with learners who have six-figure student debts and helps individualize payment plans. Knowing how to manage your student loans is crucial to minimize the amount of total capital and interest you pay over your career. What should I do as I transition from dental school to residency? What is the difference between PAYE versus REPAYE? Do OMS qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness? What should I do as I transition from dental school to residency? Articles referenced in t ..read more
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004 – Match Day 2021 during COVID with Dr. Danielle Ploussard
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by Marcus Hwang
6M ago
Congratulations to all those who went through the interview season this year. It was tough and confusing for everyone, especially with the COVID pandemic and the web-interview adaptations. Marcus Hwang briefly explores several options for those of you who received unfavorable news this Match season then continues the discussion about the Post-Match with today’s guest. Dr. Danielle Ploussard is a OMS R3 at the OHSU Department of OMS. She did her dental education at the UCLA School of Dentistry, GPR at the University of Washington, a non-categorical OMS internship at the UCLA Department of OMS ..read more
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003 – How to Build the Perfect Hybrid Practice with Dr. Eric Dierks
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by Marcus Hwang
6M ago
Marcus Hwang explores with Dr. Eric J. Dierks MD, DMD, FACS, FACD, FRCS(Ed) on the major factors behind the success of establishing Head and Neck Surgical Associates (HNSA | www.head-neck.com) as a prominent hybrid private practice in Portland, Oregon. What does a OMS hybrid practice look like? What challenges might you facing when establishing a hybrid practice? What do you mean by “dura to pleura”? What is your favorite car? Dr. Dierks is the co-founder of HNSA, a full-scope OMS private practice. He completed his dental education at the University of Louisville before completing his OMS resi ..read more
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001 – Welcome to Let’s Talk Oral Surgery With Dr. Marcus Hwang
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by Marcus Hwang
6M ago
Join oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS) resident Marcus Hwang as he explores important conversations about OMS ranging from topics including the future of OMS, advances in technology, business strategies, and much more. Marcus Hwang received his DDS from the University of Washington and is continuing his education in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Oregon Health & Science University.  For questions, comments, or suggestions, please email letstalkoralsurgery@gmail.com Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/letstalkoralsurgery/ Follow us on Facebook: https://www ..read more
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009 – How to Future-proof Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with Dr. Srinivasa Chandra
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by Marcus Hwang
1y ago
Marcus Hwang discusses the future of OMS training with Dr. Srinivasa Chandra. They try to answer the question “how do you future-proof your learning?”. Does your specific profession mean anything anymore or is the future of healthcare based on the chief complaint? Patients are more knowledgeable now, but they still present with a chief complaint of “my jaw is too small” or “I’m missing a lower molar”. Patients rarely present to a provider and say “I need an oral surgeon” or “I need an interventional radiologist”. The question is this. What matters more: the scope defined by your profession or ..read more
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008 – The Transition from Residency to Workforce with Dr. Sohaib Soliman
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by Marcus Hwang
2y ago
Chief resident Sohaib Soliman shares his experience in transitioning from his final years of residency at the University of Buffalo to private practice. He shares his insight on what to look for when scouting out practice locations, questions to ask during interviews, and the topics to focus on during residency to prepare you for the workforce. He shares the importance in taking ownership in your work during residency, as it will prepare you for leadership in the private practice setting. You can find him on Instagram: @egyptiansurgeon For questions, comments, or suggestions, please email lets ..read more
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007 – Who are the Women in OMFS with Dr. Anderson, Donnelly, Linnebur
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by Marcus Hwang
2y ago
Marcus Hwang and his three guests have an important conversation about the challenges women face when entering OMS. They dissect the question on why there are so few women in OMS, discuss various factors that deter women from applying into the surgical specialty, and methods to bring more awareness to this issue. The 2021 Women in OMFS Symposium hosted by the University of Michigan is on March 5th and 6th, 2021. Head over to register and join in on the conversation. Articles referenced in this episode: Eden, Natalie. How Will Women Shape the Future of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery? Hardouin ..read more
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