A mental health helpline for physicians, The Bucks’ new female broadcaster makes history

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We explore the stress physicians go through and how a volunteer support line is helping them with mental health issues. Then, talk about women in roles traditionally held by men in the world of sports broadcasting.

Featured in this Show

  • Support line offers physician mental health services

    Physicians report high rates of mental health challenges but only 14% sought medical help in 2021, according to The Physician’s Foundation. We talk with the founder of a volunteer-based Physician Support Line that provides direct support to healthcare workers struggling with mental health.

  • Lisa Byington on broadcasting for the Bucks

    Lisa Byington is the first full-time play-by-play female broadcaster for the Milwaukee Bucks — or any major men’s professional sports team. We talk with her about what it takes to become a sports broadcaster and why she hopes the novelty of her accomplishment wears off soon.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Dr. Mona Masood Guest
  • Lisa Byington Guest

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