Let’s Talk Medicine, Sports, and Podcasting With Our Doctor Friend

The Nurse Keith Show

Let’s Talk Medicine, Sports, and Podcasting With Our Doctor Friend

July 21, 2023

Let’s Talk Medicine, Sports, and Podcasting With Our Doctor Friend

On episode 431 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews Dr. Julia Bruene, sports medicine physician, podcaster, and physician to a number of Chicago-area professional sports teams. In the course of their conversation, Keith and Julie discuss vulnerability and authenticity in the practice of medicine, combating burnout, the intersection of podcasting and medicine, and much more.

Dr. Julia Bruene is a sports medicine physician at Midwest Orthopaedics at RUSH in Chicago, with special interests in acute and chronic orthopedic injuries, concussion management, care of female athletes, care of combat athletes, and special needs athletes. Undergrad bachelors degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Medical degree at Rush University Medical College, Chicago, IL. Family Medicine residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Illinois, then completed a fellowship in primary care sports medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. She is a team physician for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bulls, Chicago Red Stars and DePaul University. In her leisure time, Dr. Bruene co-hosts “Your Doctor Friends” pocast with Dr. Jeremy Alland.

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Nurse Keith is a holistic career coach for nurses, professional podcaster, published author, award-winning blogger, inspiring keynote speaker, and successful nurse entrepreneur. Connect with Nurse Keith at, and on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

Nurse Keith lives in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico with his lovely fiancée, Shada McKenzie, a highly gifted traditional astrologer and reader of the tarot. You can find Shada at The Circle and the Dot.

The Nurse Keith Show is a proud member of The Health Podcast Network, one of the largest and fastest-growing collections of authoritative, high-quality podcasts taking on the tough topics in health and care with empathy, expertise, and a commitment to excellence. The podcast is adroitly produced by Rob Johnston of 520R Podcasting, and Mark Capispisan is our stalwart social media manager and newsletter wrangler.

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