Caring Greatly Podcast


The podcast for leaders who bring humanity to the work of healthcare

Caring greatly

The Caring Greatly™ podcast is a destination where healthcare leaders find stories and resources designed to help them to grow, lead, innovate, and rejuvenate.

In an interview format, thought leaders from across healthcare disciplines share insights and inspiration about leading and thriving as the industry transforms. Podcast themes span human-centered leadership, technology and innovation, and points in between. Learn More

Episode 64 – Evidence-Based Care Transformation for Clinical Resilience – Chris DeRienzo, MD

Chris DeRienzo, MD, MPP, is system chief medical officer and SVP of quality at WakeMed Health and Hospitals in North Carolina. Dr. DeRienzo is a neonatologist by training, and is responsible for clinical transformation, population health, value-based care, continuous improvement, quality &…

Chris DeRienzo, MD, MPP

Episode 63 – The Evidence for Team Member Safety and Well-Being – Kedar Mate, MD

Kedar Mate, MD, is President and Chief Executive Officer at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), President of the IHI Lucian Leape Institute, and a member of the faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College. His scholarly work has focused on health system design, health care quality,…

Kedar Mate, MD

Episode 62 – Tapping Into the Wisdom and Purpose of Retired Physicians – Mike Rizzo, MD

Mike Rizzo, MD, directs the Encore Physicians Program, which places retired physicians in community health centers where they use their decades of experience to treat patients and mentor younger clinicians caring for the underserved. The program in the San Francisco Bay Area has been supported…

Mike Rizzo, MD

Episode 61 – The Power of Connection to Drive Well-Being – Kathryn Cziraky, MD

Kathryn Cziraky, MD, is a practicing primary care physician and the regional medical director for WakeMed Primary Care. Her clinical focus is preventive medicine, pediatric and adolescent care, women’s health, procedural medicine, and chronic disease management (including hypertension, high…

Kathryn Cziraky, MD

Episode 60 – Supporting Nurses Through the Trauma of COVID-19 – Diane Solomon

Diane Solomon, PhD, PMHNP-BC is a practicing psychiatric nurse practitioner who specializes in treating nurses and other healthcare professionals, as well as an advocate for improved mental health in healthcare environments. Dr. Solomon sits on the Executive Committee of the Oregon Wellness…

Diane Solomon, PhD, PMHNP-BC

Episode 59 – Improving Quality of Life for Cancer Survivors – Syril Pettit

Syril Pettit, DrPH, MEM, is the Executive Director of the Health and Environmental Sciences Institute (HESI), an international nonprofit organization that builds public-private partnerships in application-driven science for improving human and environmental health. As HESI’s senior leader, she…

Syril Pettit, DrPH, MEM