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MIT - Conversations with MIT Health

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MIT - Conversations with MIT Health

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MIT - Conversations with MIT Health

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Episodes

Well-Child Visits: Preparing for Pediatric Primary Care Visits

4/20/2023
During routine or “well-child” visits, your child's healthcare provider will check their growth and development in order to find or prevent problems. Well-child visits also provide an opportunity for parents or guardians to ask questions and share concerns. Listen as Dr. Edward Levy discusses scheduling routine visits for your child, how to prepare for their appointments, and what to do if you have questions between visits.

Duration:00:15:03

The Benefits and Risks of Medical Testing; How do Doctors Decide Which Tests to Perform

4/20/2023
Medical testing is done to detect potential health conditions, and we know that early detection can reduce the risk of some serious health disorders and help clinicians to treat diseases more effectively. Screening tests, however, can also cause harm in certain situations. Listen as MIT Health primary care provider Dr. Kamau Karanja discusses medical testing and the risks and benefits that clinicians consider when deciding which tests to perform.

Birth Control Options at MIT Health

4/6/2023
Contraceptives and condoms can help protect you against pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). MIT Health offers a wide variety of birth control options to fit your needs and offers counseling and insurance options to help you make the right choices. Two family nurse practitioners and primary care providers (PCPs) from MIT Health Primary Care Service explain the forms of birth control available to MIT Health patients, discuss important factors to consider when choosing birth control, and share information about ongoing guidance and support resources.

Duration:00:11:21

Pills, Patches, Implants: What are the Options?

12/16/2022
There are several forms of hormonal contraception available today, birth control pills, hormonal skin patches, implants, coils. They all affect hormone levels and prevent pregnancy, but they are used in different ways. How does one decide which form works best for their needs? Jennifer Shark a Certified Nurse Midwife at MIT Health with many years of contraceptive counseling experience, is here to discuss hormonal birth control options, how they work, their effectiveness, and things to consider when choosing birth control.

Duration:00:11:09

Intrauterine Device (IUD)

12/15/2022
There are several forms of hormonal contraception available today, birth control pills, hormonal skin patches, implants, and coils. They all affect hormone levels and prevent pregnancy, but they are used in different ways. How does one decide which form works best for their needs? In part 3 of the 3-part series, listen as Jennifer Shark a Certified Nurse Midwife at MIT Health with many years of contraceptive counseling experience, discusses what factors you should consider if you are thinking about getting an IUD.

Duration:00:10:16

Emergency Contraception

12/15/2022
There are several forms of hormonal contraception available today, birth control pills, hormonal skin patches, implants, and coils. They all affect hormone levels and prevent pregnancy, but they are used in different ways. How does one decide which form works best for their needs? In part 2 of a 3-part series, listen as Jennifer Shark a Certified Nurse Midwife at MIT Health with many years of contraceptive counseling experience, discusses emergency contraception, what options are available and how to use EC correctly and effectively.

Duration:00:07:43

MIT Health Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Service

8/24/2022
The Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Service provides comprehensive, coordinated care for musculoskeletal and orthopedic issues. The service offers treatment for musculoskeletal issues or orthopedic issues for patients who are recovering from injuries or seeking to improve functionality. Scot Spak, MIT Health Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Practice Supervisor, discusses the service’s new treatment space, the clinical team, and expanded service offerings available to MIT Health patients.

Duration:00:10:11

Provider Profile: Meet Kamau Karanja, M.D.

8/11/2022
MIT Health Primary Care Providers (PCPs) include physicians and nurse practitioners. They are pediatricians for children, specialists in internal medicine and family practice for adults, and specialists in adolescent medicine and family practice for young adults. But how do you know which of our many providers is best for you? Today we are speaking with Kamau Karanja, MD, primary care provider (PCP) and family physician at MIT Health.

Duration:00:08:47

Provider Profile: Francine Schwartz, M.S.N., A.G.P.C.N.P.-B.C.

8/3/2022
In this episode, we hear from Francine Schwartz. She will discuss her education background, her areas of expertise and specialties, and what she loves about working at MIT.

Duration:00:05:32

Sex and Anxiety

7/7/2022
Joanna Goldsmith is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at MIT Health Student Mental Health Counseling Services and a certified sex educator. She is here to discuss sex and anxiety, and share resources for understanding and coping with one’s own anxieties around sex.

Duration:00:11:00

Provider Profile: Meet Audrey Novchich M.S.N., F.N.P.-C

7/6/2022
MIT Medical's Primary Care Providers (PCPs) include physicians and nurse practitioners. They are family practitioners for patients of all ages, pediatricians for children, specialists in internal medicine for adults, and specialists in adolescent medicine and family practice for young adults. But how do you know which of our many providers is best for you? Today we are speaking with Family Nurse Practitioner and Primary Care Provider Audrey Novchich, M.S.N., F.N.P.-C

Duration:00:08:22

Birth Control Options at MIT Medical

4/12/2022
Contraceptives and condoms can help protect you against pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). MIT Medical offers a wide variety of birth control options to fit your needs and offers counseling and insurance options to help you make the right choices. A panel of family nurse practitioners and primary care providers (PCPs) from MIT Medical’s Primary Care Service explain the forms of birth control available to MIT Medical patients, discuss important factors to consider when choosing birth control, and share information about ongoing guidance and support resources.

Duration:00:17:49

Provider Profile: Meet Israel Molina, M.D

10/25/2021
MIT Health's Primary Care Providers (PCPs) include physicians and nurse practitioners. They are pediatricians for children, specialists in internal medicine and family practice for adults, and specialists in adolescent medicine and family practice for young adults. But how do you know which of our many providers is best for you? Today we are speaking with Israel Molina, MD, primary care provider (PCP) and family physician at MIT Health.

Duration:00:11:42

Provider Profile: Meet Chukwueloka Obionwu, Jr., M.D

9/8/2021
MIT Health's Primary Care Providers (PCPs) include physicians and nurse practitioners. They are pediatricians for children, specialists in internal medicine and family practice for adults, and specialists in adolescent medicine and family practice for young adults. But how do you know which of our many providers is best for you? Today we are speaking with Chukwueloka Obionwu, Jr., M.D., physician, sports medicine specialist, and primary care provider at MIT Health.

Duration:00:08:11

MIT Optical, a Full-Service Optical Store For The MIT Community

6/10/2021
MIT Optical is a full-service optical store specializing in quality eyewear and frame repairs for the MIT community at a reasonable cost. We offer hundreds of eyeglass frames at heavily discounted prices, including major brands and designer frames from all over the world. We even have frames costing less than $100. We also offer a large selection of specialty eyewear for swimming, cycling, scuba diving, racquet sports, and other activities.

Provider Profile: Meet Rosemarie Roqué Gordon

2/19/2021
MIT Health's Primary Care Providers (PCPs) include physicians and nurse practitioners. They are pediatricians for children, specialists in internal medicine and family practice for adults, and specialists in adolescent medicine and family practice for young adults. But how do you know which of our many providers is best for you? Today we are speaking with Rosemarie Roqué Gordon, MD, MPH, Pediatrician at MIT Health.

Track it: Using Data for Self-Care

2/19/2021
Many of us track our diet, exercise, and sleep patterns, but what other data should we consider as we manage our health and wellness? How often are we reaching out to others and socializing with friends? How does our anxiety level fluctuate throughout the week? Listen as Eric Marks discusses options for tracking data for self-care.

Imposter Phenomenon

2/12/2021
Dr. Maryam Khodadoust discusses the Imposter Phenomenon.

Duration:00:13:00

UNPUBLISHDigital Detox and Self-Care

12/23/2020

Duration:00:11:55

Mindfulness Revisited

11/13/2020
Erik Marks discusses mindfulness, stress reduction, and self care.

Duration:00:12:52