Dec. 1, 2022

Physician Founded Ep. 16: Dr. Yair Saperstein Pt. 1

Physician Founded Ep. 16: Dr. Yair Saperstein Pt. 1

To bring changes to the system, you gotta get into it first. And that’s exactly what Yair Saperstein has does, and continues to do with an unbridled passion for the field of healthcare.
Join us on the latest episode of Physician Founded, as Geoffrey ...


To bring changes to the system, you gotta get into it first. And that’s exactly what Yair Saperstein has does, and continues to do with an unbridled passion for the field of healthcare.

Join us on the latest episode of Physician Founded, as Geoffrey Ching chats with Yair Saperstein, CEO and co-founder of AvoMD. Yair chats about his fascination with systems, how that shaped up his career choices, and his days as Chief Resident during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Timestamps:

01:38-03:40 - A brief introduction of AvoMD, and what they’re currently up to.

03:40-06:38 - How growing up in a family of physicians has influenced Yair’s decisions over the years.

06:38-09:25 - Building systems begins at home…like they did for Yair.

09:26-11:43 - The early days of starting non-profits to bring a change, and how START Science and TEACH happened.

11:45-15:53 - Dabbling in various career paths, and choosing residency at the end of it.

15:53-17:08 - Yair elaborates on his learnings while pursuing his MPH and completing his residency.

17:08-18:15 - Being thrust into COVID right after finishing his residency, and how Yair dealt with it.

18:15-22:32 - Yair’s takeaways from the beginning of the COVID era, and the learnings he took from it.

22:32-23:57 - The grave importance of the well-being of our healthcare providers.