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HHRI’s Podcast: Y

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The Y podcast focuses on showcasing research happening at HHRI and the staff who make research happen. We will explore institutional process as well as ongoing projects and keep you up to date on anything you might need to know. If you find yourself asking why then let us know and we can explore that too at Y!

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August 2022: Back to School is Here!

In this episode, Dr. Israni shares institute updates and describes the new training coming to HHRI, Avery and Carey wax eloquently on best back to school memories, music therapies and inventions. We meet with Bonnie Crissman in the EQ Office to discuss what they do within the organization and what trainings or assistance you might be able to find there.

Have any ideas on what you want to hear about? Let us know by filling out the form above or emailing us at Y@hhrinstitute.org.

00:00 Intro and show Summary

00:54 Institute News with HHRI President Dr. Ajay Israni

05:54 Institute Updates with Avery & Carey

24:21 HHS Music Therapy program

25: Anechoic chambers

27:15 We talk with Bonnie Crissman

  • 28:08 Who are you and what do you do at HHRI?
  • 28:47 What does the EQ office do/offer?
  • 38:02 How did you get to HHRI?
  • 40:52 How do people get in touch?
  • 43:06 Final Thoughts & Study Startup Program
  • 44:11 Bonnie’s Favorite Inventions of the last 70 years!

46:05 Hear about our favorite Inventions and what we want to see!

  • We want to hear about your favorite inventions, or desires for what’s next
    • Fill out our form above
    • Leave us a message at ‪(612) 367-6720.

52:14 Made it to the end, Good Bye!

Your hosts, Carey Nadeau and Avery Tooley, at Open Streets - East Lake 2022!
Your hosts, Carey Nadeau and Avery Tooley, at Open Streets - East Lake 2022!

Previous Episodes

Notes, Timestamps, and Links

In this episode, Dr. Israni shares institute updates and describes the HHS/HHRI External Research Review currently underway, Avery and Carey dream about future inventions, and Susan O'Reilly tells us all about where you can find HHRI in the community in the coming months.

Have any ideas on what you want to hear about? Let us know by filling out the form above or emailing us at Y@hhrinstitute.org.

00:00 Intro and show Summary

01:01 Institute News with HHRI President Dr. Ajay Israni

04:07 Institute Updates with Avery & Carey

  • 04:10 Use A1 Travel for any travel planning needs
  • 05:37 External Research Review Kickoff took place
  • 06:10 CCDP presented to Hennepin County Board – The campus is changing
    • Don’t forget to check around for office supplies before you purchase them!
  • 08:25 Avery tangents into lab safety developments
  • 10:32 Science is magic
  • 11:07 Budget Season soon, plan ahead!
  • 11:36 We want to hear about your favorite inventions, or desires for what’s next
    • Fill out our form above
    • Leave us a message at ‪(612) 367-6720.
  • 12:54 Hear about our favorite Inventions and what we want to see!
  • 17:06 What isn’t as old as HHRI? Title IX!
  • 18:24 We speculate on what it was like 70 years ago at HHRI
  • 20:01 The Moon Landing was over fifty years ago

21:55 We talk with Susan O’Reilly

  • 21:55 Who are you and what do you do at HHRI?
  • 22:25 How did you get to HHRI?
  • 24:05 Avery Side Tangents the Post Office!
  • 25:10 This year we focus on Outreach!
  • 26:29 Susan lets us know where to find HHRI out in the wild this year!
  • 29:20 Susan’s Favorite Inventions of the last 70 years!
  • 32:48 Final Thoughts

33:54 Made it to the end, Good Bye!

In this episode, Dr Israni offers HHRI a Happy Anniversary. We connect with Sara Poplau on the recent survey HHRI conducted on Staff Wellness, she walks us through her insight on our survey and the experiences she has had doing this type of research and work in her tenure at HHRI. Carey and Avery provide some policy reminders and some updates around the institution. Also be sure to check out the cool science looking into causes of the Bubonic Plague!

Have any ideas on what you want to hear about? Let us know by filling out the form above or emailing us at Y@hhrinstitute.org.

00:00 Intro and show Summary

01:07 Institute News with HHRI President Dr. Ajay Israni

  • Website Timeline for 70th anniversary: coming soon!

04:04 Interview with Sara Poplau:  https://www.professionalworklife.com/

  • 04:09 Who is Sara and what does she do?
  • 05:07 The provider wellness survey and HHRI’s use of it
  • 06:56 Dealing with Survey Bias and Trust
  • 08:28 Lesson Learned
  • 09:46 Trends seen over time
  • 11:26 Individual Solutions are not Universal
  • 15:03 The Million Dollar Question
  • 16:05 Provider Wellness Rooms at Hennepin
  • 19:14 Potential Areas of Investment
  • 24:13 Final Thoughts

25:14 External Research Review to start

26:51Commit to action against gun violence

  • Email publicpolicy@hcmed.org to be added to the email list, please include in the subject line ‘ending gun violence.'

28:26 Juneteenth now a holiday for HHRI https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juneteenth

29:06 Policy Reminder – Scent Free Environment https://www.hhrinstitute.org/researcher-resources/forms-policies/creating-a-scent-fragrance-sensitive-environment/

30:23 Looking for Lactation Rooms? Contact HR! https://www.hhrinstitute.org/human-resources-portal/employee-lactation-spaces/

30:53 Space Reminders – work with HHRI-Operations to find or contract space hhri-operations@hhrinstitute.org

31:59 Check with us before you buy new office supplies!

35:20 Media Fun – Science Solved the Black Death

In this episode, we recognize and appreciate all your hard work in these troubled times with a very important message from our VP of Operations, Kim Miller. We talk with Sandra Japuntich about her ongoing and upcoming studies, how she got into tobacco cessation research, and the ResearcHERs initiative. Be sure to stay tuned after the outro for a special 70th anniversary message from Carey and Avery!

Have any ideas on what you want to hear about? Let us know by filling out the form above or emailing us at Y@hhrinstitute.org.

00:00 Intro and show Summary

01:31 Institute News with Kim Miller, VP of Operations

03:48 Interview with Dr. Sandra Japuntich

  • 28:15 Final Thoughts

29:33 Carey and Avery have some updates and reminders

  • 34:19 Payroll moves to Direct Deposit Only
  • 34:46 HHRI offers reimbursement for successful CRC Certification or renewal through EQ office, contact EQ@hhrinstitute.org for more information.
  • 35:26 Outro

We talk with Warren McKinney, HHRI’s new VP for Equity in Research about his new position, his work at HHRI, and how he incorporates research into his own life.  Dr. Israni starts us off with a few institutional updates, including a look to HHRI’s Participation in Open Street Minneapolis. SAVE THE DATES: August 13 and October 1—Join the table with HHRI staff or come by and say “hi!”

Have any ideas on what you want to hear about? Let us know by filling out the form above or emailing us at Y@hhrinstitute.org.

00:00 Intro and Show Summary

00:59 State of the Institution with Dr. Ajay Israni

04:54 Institution Updates

15:08 Talk with Warren McKinney – HHRI’s New VP for Equity in Research

28:28 Outro

In this episode we take a look at the Woman of HHRI, and talk with a few of them about some of the challenges they have faced, how they overcame it, and what piece of wisdom they wish they would have known sooner. Kim Miller, VP of Operations, starts us off with a few institutional updates. Jambara Qualah fills us in on her story and how the woman in research campaign at HHRI got off the ground. Dr. Japuntich and Mona Shater answer our three questions.

Check out the full Woman in Science Campaign on our website to check out all the great features!

Share your story with us so we can feature you in HHRI’s 70th anniversary celebration!

Have any ideas on what you want to hear about? Let us know by filling out the form above or emailing us at Y@hhrinstitute.org.
00:00 Intro and Show Summary

01:28 Institute News with HHRI VP of Operations, Kim Miller

04:45 Media Corner Links

09:50 Chat with Jambara

  • 10:11 Women in Science Campaign origin story
  • 12:09 How has it been working on the Campaign?
  • 13:34 What did you do before coming to HHRI?
  • 16:26 What Barriers did you encounter in your career?
  • 19:36 What do you wish you would have known when you were younger?
  • 22:32 What is coming up next from Communications?
  • 24:21 What was your takeaway from being able to hear and see all these different stories?

26:10 Dr. Sandra Japuntich emailed us!

30:53 Mona Shater from CDRG weighs in through our voicemail box

33:38 Outro

This Episode focuses on recognizing mental fatigue and burnout in yourself and what resources HHRI has to offer to assist with that. Dr. Ajay Israni talks about our own burnout researcher, Dr. Linzer, and the survey his team is going to help us conduct for our own employees in the coming months. Danielle Hennen, our HR director, joins us to discuss benefits and what is available to all HHRI employees. Carey and Avery want to hear from you for next month's Woman in Science episode!

Do you consider yourself a ‘woman in science’, we want to hear from you! Call us before March 15th at 612-367-6720 to leave a message about your experiences!

Have any ideas on what you want to hear about? Let us know by filling out the form above or emailing us at Y@hhrinstitute.org.
HHRI Administrators are not medical professionals. If you need help:

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255

Or

Employee Assistance Program: 1-800-854-1446

00:00 Intro, Show Summary, and Our Own Changes

03:31 Institute News with HHRI President Dr. Ajay Israni

08:11 Chat with Danielle Hennen

  • 08:17 Intro - How did Danielle end up at HHRI?
  • 12:06 Burnout - What it looks like and some simple steps you might be able to take.
  • 16:03 Discussion of HHRI’s Employee Assistance Programs
    • Call 1-800-854-1446 24/7 for you and your family for a variety of topics including financial counseling and work-life issues
  • 19:18 HHRI Wellness Committee
  • 22:50 Back to burnout! Can I help others if I see anything?
  • 24:08 Specific health insurance coverage
  • 25:03 Thanks Danielle!
  • 26:07 Final Thoughts - Take your vacation!

27:30 HHRI’s 70th Anniversary - we want your story

28:40 Media Corner Links

30:19 Woman In Science - We want to hear from you!

  • By March 15th, please call us and leave a message: (612) 367-6720
  • If you want us to meet instead email us at Y@hhrinstitute.org to set up a time!

32:32 Thanks for listening!

Welcome to 2022 and our new HHRI Podcast: Y!  Why do we do research? Why do we do what we do?  Why is my ankle making that noise?  Join us as we navigate today’s cutting-edge research AND researchers at Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute.

In this episode, we hear from Dr. Israni about the state of the institution, learn about recent institute news and future initiatives. We highlight the new IP policy and even a lost package form for anything that is delivered to the docks!

Have ideas on what you want to hear about? Let us know by emailing us at Y@hhrinstitute.org.
02:24 President’s Address with Dr. Ajay Israni

07:36 Institution Highlights for January:

11:59 Book Corner: Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

13:40 Coming Soon for HHRI:

  • 13:41 IT Updates
  • 14:17 Fundraising Highlights: Minority Post-doc Program

15:27 Process Highlight: IP disclosure and updated process. Policy Information Link and Intellectual Property Survey Form

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