Malachi Sheahan, MD - Fundamentals of Vascular Surgery, Surgeon Burnout, Hurricane Katrina and #ThisIsOurLane

Malachi Sheahan, MD, professor and chair of vascular and endovascular surgery and program director for the vascular surgery integrated residency and fellowship at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans chats with us about mentorship, his role in developing the fundamentals of vascular surgery curriculum, burnout and surgeon wellness, his experiences during Katrina, and his thoughts on the #ThisIsOurLane controversy.


(0:25) Full Biography: http://www.lsuhn.com/healthnews/Malachi-Sheahan-MD

(2:39) Jim Menzoian: https://health.uconn.edu/find-a-provider/physician/Menzoian-James

(3:11) Larry Hollier: https://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/surgery/faculty_detail.aspx?name=hollier_larry

(3:48) Robert Batson: https://www.medschool.lsuhsc.edu/surgery/faculty_detail.aspx?name=batson_robert

(7:57) How young vascular surgeons who are interested in academia can get involved:

(11:30) Fundamentals of Vascular Surgery: https://www.jvascsurg.org/article/S0741-5214(18)30798-5/pdf

(15:22) Mission Rehearsal research

(21:28) Burnout links and wellness

(27:46) Providing care in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

(33:31) Dr. Sheahan’s editorial about gun violence, “It’s Time for Us to Talk About Guns”: https://www.mdedge.com/vascularspecialistonline/article/154467/its-time-us-talk-about-guns

Dr. Sheahan’s other Vascular Specialist editorials: https://www.mdedge.com/vascularspecialistonline/editor