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Building the future of how MedTech commercializes products & raises money | Proud Husband & Father | Building a Legendary Library | Podcast Host @stateofmedtech
Jan 12, 2023 6 tweets 1 min read
There are 3 topics I am actively thinking about a lot these days:

Topic #1: Persuasion
I am interested in persuasion because it's probably the most powerful skill you could have in the world. Topic #2: Psychology
I first got interested in psychology over ten years ago when I dropped out of medical school and started as a sales rep at Mazor Robotics, a medtech company.
Jan 9, 2023 8 tweets 1 min read
JP Morgan Healthcare Conference Dress Codex 2023 Rainstorm Edition #JPM23 #JPM2023 -Luxury Raincoats + Suits/Dresses: Investment Bankers
Jan 3, 2022 10 tweets 4 min read
Kicking off the first Monday of #2022NewYear with a splash!

I've been doing weekly #wimhoff ice plunges for years along with daily cold showers. Here's why (THREAD) Image Back in 2015 I went through a difficult time in life. I was depressed, stressed out, and overall carrying a negative attitude.
Sep 16, 2020 8 tweets 1 min read
My favorite Carl Jung quotes (a thread). #WednesdayWisdom Image - Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams: who looks inside, awakes
Sep 11, 2020 5 tweets 2 min read
9/11 still gets me choked up. Im even more emotional looking at the photo below.

This country is by far from perfect, but there's a reason why the majority of people who leave their country to pursue their dreams say "Im going to America." #September11 1/5 Image The people below were immigrants in a naturalization ceremony at the White House.

At the ceremony, President @realDonaldTrump said “Today, America rejoices as we welcome 5 absolutely incredible new members into our great American family." 2/5
Sep 4, 2020 4 tweets 2 min read
This is unheard of. At 33 yrs age, @AndrewJSauer was recruited to @KUHospital @UnivOfKansas to co-found & grow an innovative contemporary heart failure, VAD and heart transplant program. 1/4 Image This week I interviewed him on @PotreroMedical podcast "Hills & Valleys". There was a time that KU had to send all heart transplants out of state. 2/4
Aug 24, 2020 6 tweets 2 min read
Thread: Dropping out of medical school was terrifying.

For money, I had to do something embarrassing; door-to-door sales in my hometown... calling on doctors who all knew me.
#MedTwitter #Medtech #MedStudentTwitter Image I didnt know where my career was going but knew my intuition was guiding me in the right direction.

I decided I wanted to get into medical devices. I was told I had no experience but I kept applying, reaching out, and staying positive.
Jul 30, 2020 8 tweets 3 min read
I found that Cardiac Surgeons have high CABG readmission rates & hospitals lost millions due Acute Kidney Injury.

And it's worse now due t0 #COVID__19 3 Key Stats:

-1 in 5 pts who survive AKI complications is readmitted in next 30 days
#cardiotwitter #MedTwitter #meded Image - 31.7% of CABG patients end up with Acute Kidney Injury. (Chang)

- Even the slightest kidney injury in cardiac surgery "had a 2.2x greater mortality, a 1.6x increase in ICU LOS and 1.6x increase in total postoperative costs compared to controls. (Dasta)
Jun 22, 2020 5 tweets 3 min read
(1/5) Today is the birthday of the legendary sales exec and mentor to many Christopher Sells

He was an exceptionally well respected, titan of the #medtech industry who lead companies like @IntuitiveSurg & Mazor Robotics to great heights.
#MedTwitter #MedEd #medicaldevice Image (2/5) Sells was a one-of-a-kind gentleman, who not only inspired professionally but also personally. He was a family man &
May 12, 2020 5 tweets 2 min read
In chaos we find opportunity.

The Great Depression was an economic slump in North America, Europe, and other industrialized areas of the world from 1929 to 1939.

It was the longest and most severe depression ever experienced by the industrialized Western world. Image After a decade of optimism and prosperity, the US devastated on Black Tuesday, Oct 29, 1929, the day the stock market crashed, and the official start of the Great Depression.

As stock prices plummeted with no hope of recovery, panic struck.

People tried to sell their stock,
Jan 14, 2020 4 tweets 2 min read
Inspiring story shared by @SafiBahcall on #PatientExperience

Brian Druker was denied tenure because his work was felt to lack 'potential'. Drug he discovered: Gleevec (imatinib).

Life expectancy of pts with chronic myeloid leukemia today: normal.

#JPMHC20 #JPM20 Image A few years ago Safi attended a research meeting sponsored by a patient foundation group. One of the first people he met after I in hotel lobby started asking him detailed questions about the science behind the cancer drug they were working on at the time