On this episode of the Master Your Healthcare Career Podcast – Dr. Stanowski welcomes special guest Joseph Topinka to discuss how to land top graduate residencies and internships – how to transition from a student to a practitioner – how to be involved health policy – the importance of advocacy – and how to apply for a CAHME/Judy Baar Topinka scholarship award.
Joseph Topinka, son of Judy Baar Topinka, a history-making legislator from Illinois – is a retired military attorney and now Assistant Professor of Practice at Texas State University where he oversees the School of Health Administrations residency and internship programs and teaches employment law and health law for healthcare administrators.
He is the former Deputy Staff Judge Advocate for the U.S Army Medical Command and the former Command Judge Advocate and Center Judge Advocate for the Army’s Western Regional Medical Command and Madigan Army Medical Center. He holds multiple master’s degrees in business, law, and healthcare – a Juris Doctor and is a bar member in Illinois, Washington, and Texas – published or co-published many works over the last ten years – and is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Healthcare Management Association.
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