#204: Creating a Better Healthcare Culture through Improv featuring Cory Jenks
In this podcast, we talk with our special guest Cory Jenks about creating a better healthcare culture through improv.
Cory earned his doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of South Carolina in 2011. Since then, he has practiced as a retail pharmacist, outpatient clinical pharmacist, and inpatient clinical pharmacist.
He currently practices as an Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, where he applies his passion for lifestyle interventions in the management of chronic disease.
He is also an accomplished improv comedian, having started his comedy journey in 2013, where he coached, taught, and performed improv for thousands of people. He authored the book Permission to Care: Building a Healthcare Culture that Thrives in Chaos where he shares how to integrate improv principles into your clinical and leadership practices.
In this podcast, we talk about how Cory got interested in improv comedy and how it helped him connect with his patients and create a more adaptable, empathetic, and humanizing healthcare experience.
We also talk about how improv can help healthcare leaders to become more resilient and some improv takeaways that healthcare leaders can start using today.
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