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Supercharge your learning and enhance your practice with this Internal Medicine Podcast featuring board certified Internists as they interview the experts to bring you clinical pearls, practice changing knowledge and bad puns. Doctors Matthew Watto, Stuart Brigham, Paul Williams and friends (a national network of students, residents and clinician educators) deliver a little knowledge food for your brain hole. Yummy! No boring lectures here, just high value content and a healthy dose of humor. Fantastic for Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Primary Care, and Hospital Medicine.

Supercharge your learning and enhance your practice with this Internal Medicine Podcast featuring board certified Internists as they interview the experts to bring you clinical pearls, practice changing knowledge and bad puns. Doctors Matthew Watto, Stuart Brigham, Paul Williams and friends (a national network of students, residents and clinician educators) deliver a little knowledge food for your brain hole. Yummy! No boring lectures here, just high value content and a healthy dose of humor. Fantastic for Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Primary Care, and Hospital Medicine.

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Supercharge your learning and enhance your practice with this Internal Medicine Podcast featuring board certified Internists as they interview the experts to bring you clinical pearls, practice changing knowledge and bad puns. Doctors Matthew Watto, Stuart Brigham, Paul Williams and friends (a national network of students, residents and clinician educators) deliver a little knowledge food for your brain hole. Yummy! No boring lectures here, just high value content and a healthy dose of humor. Fantastic for Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Primary Care, and Hospital Medicine.

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English


Episodes

#217 COVID Cakes the Fourth: ACTT-1, Triple Therapy, PCR, Serology

6/1/2020
Stay current with the emerging COVID-19 research including: ACTT-1 (remdesivir), triple therapy with interferon, and conundrums about SARS-CoV-2 PCR and serologic testing. We’re led by the one and only Curbsider/internist/epidemiologist, Rahul Ganatra MD MPH (@rbganatr). And...just in case you live outside of the habitat for murder hornets and your anxiety about the pandemic had begun to abate, we touch on the CDCs guidance to beware of hungry aggressive rats. Gross! Show Notes |...

Duration:00:39:21

#216 Homeless Healthcare with Stefan Kertesz MD

5/28/2020
Learn the nuances of caring for and building relationships with patients experiencing homelessness from expert internal medicine and addiction medicine physician, Stefan Kertesz MD, return guest from Episode 74 on Opioids and Health Policy (highly recommend a re-listen, y’all!). To teach us the tricks of the trade, Dr. Kertesz draws on his many years of treating the underserved and researching homelessness, housing, and addiction in Birmingham, Alabama, where he currently serves as professor...

Duration:01:31:31

#215 Medical Myths: Challenge Dogma with Dr. Douglas Paauw

5/25/2020
Chase that metronidazole with a beer! Pop some 30 year old pills! Retrain your brain as our esteemed guest Dr. Douglas Paauw goes over his popular annual ACP presentation on Medical Myths. Learn about how some common medical myths originate and continue in our practice. We discuss why it’s okay to drink on metronidazole, take expired medications, inject epinephrine into extremities and why recurrent sinusitis may not really exist. Listeners can claim Free CME credit through VCU Health...

Duration:01:03:46

#214 COVID Cakes 3: Llamas, Remdesivir, Strokes, Predicting the Future, and More!

5/18/2020
Elevate your critical appraisal skills as we review the first RCT of remdesivir and share the latest and greatest COVID-19 stories including: Llama antibodies, Stroke statistics, Future Waves, Exit Strategies and Awake Proning. We’re joined by everyone’s favorite Curbsider/internist/epidemiologist, Rahul Ganatra MD MPH (@rbganatra). Rahul provides critical appraisal of the newest randomized control trial (RCT) on remdesivir from the Lancet, and gives us a lesson on why statistical power is...

Duration:01:16:46

#213 Fatigue for Primary Care with Nina Mingioni MD

5/11/2020
Listen as our esteemed guest Dr. Nina Mingioni walks us through her approach to fatigue, from differential diagnosis, to the evidence behind physical exam, laboratory workup, and beyond! Listeners can claim Free CME credit through VCU Health at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org/ (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com | Free CME! Credits Writer, Producer, Infographic, and Cover...

Duration:01:22:11

#212 Sober Talk: Managing Inpatient Alcohol Withdrawal with Joji Suzuki, MD

5/7/2020
Summary Crush those 11 pm “STAT: Patient agitated” pages with this expert guide to assessing for and treating alcohol withdrawal! Dr. Joji Suzuki MD, addiction psychiatrist extraordinaire at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, walks us through how to think about the risk of severe withdrawal, the different ways to manage it, and how to engage with patients as they’re leaving the hospital. In the course of this Car-Talk (well, not exactly the same as the critically acclaimed radio show, but...

Duration:01:28:21

#211 COVID Cakes: Remdesivir, Anticoagulation, and Transmission

5/1/2020
In this episode we tackle treatment with remdesivir, management with anticoagulation, and presymptomatic transmission. Welcome back to COVID Cakes, a rundown of recent COVID articles and news stories. What does the latest Gilead medication have to offer? Why should we wear masks? And if you thought 6 feet was THE safe distance…we’ve got some bad news about running. But it’s not all bad! We’re joined by everyone’s favorite Curbsider/Internist/Epidemiologist, Rahul Ganatra MD MPH (@rbganatra),...

Duration:01:11:51

#210 Kidney Transplant for the Internist

4/27/2020
Get inside the black box of transplant medicine as we discuss: Kidney transplant for the internist. Join Dr. Cyrus Askin, @askins_razor, one of our Curbsiders Correspondents, as he teams up with the fine folks from freely Filtered in this NephMadness episode exploring topics in kidney transplant! On this show, the gang turns to Dr. Samira Farouq, @ssfarouk, a Mount Sinai transplant nephrologist, to take the reins during this guided tour of concepts in transplant medicine that internists...

Duration:01:54:55

#209 LIVE! Twitter, Social Media and Digital Scholarship

4/23/2020
LIVE! from VCU, we discuss why and how to use Twitter and other Social Media platforms as a clinician educator. Guest Michelle Brooks MD (@michellebrooksMD, VCU) shares her Twitter origin story along with pearls on how to use Twitter for digital scholarship #meded, networking and how to stay out of trouble on social media. Check out this recent paper on Twitter in #Meded by Dr. Brooks and friends [Drs. Rebecca Jaffe, Tony Breu, Charlie Wray, Margaret Chapman and Avital O’Glasser (Kashlak...

Duration:00:42:14

#208 Hypothyroidism Master Class with Susan Mandel MD

4/20/2020
Fall in love with the thyroid all over again, as we deconstruct hypothyroidism with thyroid expert, Susan Mandel MD, MPH (PENN). We review common causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment and how these may differ for those who are Pregnant, over age 65, or have existing Heart disease. Plus, Dr Mandel schools us on her approach to treatment with levothyroxine (T4), and even explains when she trials liothyronine (T3) replacement! Warm up those thumbs for the thyroid exam...it’s...

Duration:00:53:24

#207 How to create a medical podcast: Tales from The Curbside

4/16/2020
Welcome to The Curbsiders tutorial on how to create your own medical podcast. @doctorwatto and @paulnwilliamz walk you through how to conceptualize your podcast, build your team, choose your equipment and the basics of how to setup hardware and software recording. Be sure to browse the accompanying show notes for a true step-by-step guide complete with links to videos, web pages, and blog posts that we found helpful when starting our show. If it’s not in this document, then it can easily be...

Duration:00:35:00

#206 Airway Management for the Non-Intensivist

4/13/2020
Breathe easy with these airway management principles and expert tips for managing the patient with COVID-19 related lung disease (i.e. pneumonia, hypoxemia, ARDS). In the COVID-19 era, non-intensivists are being called upon to care for critically ill patients across the globe. At the Curbsiders, we understand that this can be a stressful proposition! Therefore, we’ve enlisted the help of the renowned medical intensivist & USUHS Chair of Medicine, Dr. Kevin Chung (@chungk1031) to teach us...

Duration:00:52:20

#205 COVID Cakes and Hot Takes with Rahul Ganatra MD

4/10/2020
Rundown of recent COVID articles and news stories including: Hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin, serologic testing, use of convalescent plasma, economic inequality / health disparities... and COVID in cats?! We’re joined by Curbsider/Internist/Epidemiologist, Rahul Ganatra MD, @rbganatra (VA Boston) who provides critical appraisal of the article that inspired Trump’s infamous hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin comment. Plus, @Paulnwilliamz and @cjchiu give us some telehealth along with the...

Duration:00:34:56

#204 NephMadness 2020: SGLT2 Inhibitors

4/6/2020
Get under the hood of SGLT2 inhibitors! Listen as our guests Dr. Harish Seethapathy, Dr. Matt Sparks, and Dr. Joel Topf give us a tour through the NephMadness 2020 SGLT2i region! How do these promising drugs work, and what evidence is there for using them in non-diabetic kidney disease or kidney transplant patients. Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com Credits Written and Produced by: Hannah R. AbramsCover Art and Infographic...

Duration:01:26:01

#203 How to Create an Online Curriculum for Medical Education

4/2/2020
Create your own online curriculum for #meded with this Step-by-Step guide for medical educators by Drs. Kat Zechar MD, @inked_caduceus and Amreet Sidhu MD, @Brosencephalon. They teach us how to identify learner’s needs and develop an online curriculum complete with self assessment tools, remote lectures, audio & video content and interactive cases. We discuss specific software tools and the basic hardware that you’ll need to get your online meded curriculum up and running. You should also...

Duration:00:40:18

#202 LIVE! Lymphadenopathy: Taking Your Lumps

3/30/2020
LIVE! from Mayo Clinic, a practical approach to lymphadenopathy with Carrie Thompson MD @cathompsonmd (Hematology Oncology, Mayo Clinic). Dr. Thompson provides her simplified approach to the history, differential diagnosis, high yield lab testing, imaging, how to counsel patients with adenopathy and tips on when, where and how to biopsy! Special Thanks! The Curbsiders are insanely grateful to the Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Residency Chief Residents @mayomn_imres (@JasonEckmannMD...

Duration:00:34:41

#201 COVID Narratives: Stories from Physicians at the Front Lines

3/26/2020
Listen as the pioneers of the COVID pandemic share their experiences taking care of some of the first COVID patients in the US. Our guests have a broad range of expertise and experiences. This episode features hospitalist Dr. Francisco Alvarez (University of California at San Francisco, @fnalvarez), Infectious Disease fellow Dr. Karolina Maciag (University of Washington, @KMaciag), Critical Care and Pulmonology Fellow Dr. David Furfaro (Columbia University, @david_furfaro) and intensivist...

Duration:01:29:16

#200 COVID-19 with Paul Sax MD

3/22/2020
Practical tips and discussion of what we do and don’t know about COVID-19 transmission, testing, NSAIDs, ACE inhibitors, quarantine, treatment, personal protective equipment (PPE) and more with Paul Sax MD, @paulsaxMD (Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School). This episode is sure to go viral! Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com Credits Written and Produced by: Sarah Phoebe Roberts MPH; Chris Chiu MD; Beth Garbitelli;...

Duration:00:54:20

#199 NephMadness: Hyperkalemia, Diet, Potassium Binders, Exercise

3/16/2020
NephMadness 2020 is here! Listen as Dr. Ryann Sohaney (@ryannsohaney), Dr. Deborah Clegg and Dr. Joel Topf (@kidney_boy) discuss this year’s first Nephmadness topic, Hyperkalemia in CKD. They will (1) review the use of potassium binders for management of hyperkalemia in CKD (2) identify the potential health benefits of dietary potassium and challenge the use of low-potassium diets in CKD, and (3) describe how exercise influences serum potassium and consider exercise recommendations in...

Duration:01:26:47

#198 PCOS: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome with Katherine Sherif MD

3/9/2020
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is more common than we think! Listen as our esteemed guest Dr Katherine Sherif (@katherinesherif) reviews common patient complaints that should trigger PCOS in the differential, its pathophysiology, key physical exam findings, an algorithm for lab evaluation for PCOS diagnosis, and common treatments (OCPs, metformin, spironolactone and more!). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com Credits Written and...

Duration:01:27:48