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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

#253 COVID-19 Vaccines with Dr Monica Gandhi

1/27/2021
Answer all your burning questions (and your patients’ burning questions) about the different COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized in the US. Infectious diseases / HIV expert, Dr Monica Gandhi (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monica_Gandhi) @MonicaGandhi9 (https://twitter.com/monicagandhi9?lang=en) (UCSF) joins us to cover: the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna novel mRNA vaccine mechanisms, trial data, and practicalities of who should receive them. We discuss data around the Oxford-AstraZeneca...

Duration:01:05:03

#252 Smoking Cessation Unfiltered

1/25/2021
Get all the details on varenicline, nicotine replacement therapy, and integrating psychosocial interventions into a comprehensive smoking cessation treatment plan! Smoking cigarettes is the leading cause of preventable death worldwide. Listen as our esteemed guest Dr. Steve Baldassarri (Yale) (https://medicine.yale.edu/profile/stephen_baldassarri/) provides us expert pearls to help our patients quit smoking. Episodes (https://thecurbsiders.com/episode-list) | Subscribe...

Duration:01:06:34

#251 What the USPSTF? Preventive Medicine Updates with Dr. Amber-Nicole Bird

1/18/2021
What the USPSTF?! It’s time for some preventive medicine updates on: screening for unhealthy drug use, cervical cancer, hepatitis C and draft recs for colorectal cancer; plus how to interpret USPSTF screening recs. Dr. Amber-Nicole Bird @ABirdMD (https://twitter.com/ABirdMD) (Penn Medicine (https://www.pennmedicine.org/providers/profile/amber-nicole-bird) ) refreshes our love for preventive medicine, with updates on the newest recommendations. She reviews how to appropriately interpret and...

Duration:01:05:40

#250 Nephrotic Syndrome vs. Glomerulonephritis with Kidney Boy, Dr. Joel Topf

1/11/2021
Kashlak’s esteemed Chief of Nephrology, Dr Joel Topf @kidney_boy (https://twitter.com/kidney_boy?lang=en) walks us through the evaluation and differentiation of nephrotic syndrome and glomerulonephritis. Embrace the kidney again as we sort the different diagnostics, managements, and prognosis for these two pathologies. Episodes (https://thecurbsiders.com/episode-list) | Subscribe (http://thecurbsiders.libsyn.com/feed) | Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/3SKlzOLxyztvA1BkJfnf67) | Swag!...

Duration:01:17:08

#249 Tales from the Curbside: Vulvovaginitis, Cellulitis, Bites, MGUS, SPEP

1/4/2021
Recap the top pearls from recent shows on vulvovaginitis, cellulitis and bites, MGUS and the SPEP. Tales from the Curbside (TFTC) is pilot project providing a rapid review of recent Curbsiders episodes. Note: There is no CME for this mini-episode but visit curbsiders.vcuhealth.org (//curbsiders.vcuhealth.org) to claim credit for #244, #246 and #247. Episodes (https://thecurbsiders.com/episode-list) | Subscribe (https://anchor.fm/s/4108bcf4/podcast/rss) | Spotify...

Duration:00:18:24

#248 Top Pearls of 2020: Curbsiders' Recap Extravaganza

12/28/2020
Our team shares the top pearls of 2020 in our annual recap extravaganza featuring guest host, Chris “The Chiu Man” Chiu @cjchiu (https://twitter.com/cjchiu) . Check out the video version at YouTube (https://youtu.be/IvBhbPIBWlM) . Topics: hypothyroidism, women in medicine, hypothermia, diuretics, heart failure, AKI, lipids, post-op fever, refugee health, SGLT2 inhibitors, euglycemic DKA, UTIs, bat bites, rabies, ILD, statins in NAFLD, framework for hair loss, and more! Plus: Our picks of the...

Duration:01:04:06

#247 SPEP It Up: MGUS, Myeloma, and Immunology, Oh My!

12/21/2020
On this episode, Dr. Jorge Castillo (http://jorgejcastillo.com/bio-JorgeCastillo.html) (Harvard, Dana Farber (https://www.dana-farber.org/find-a-doctor/jorge-j-castillo/) ) walks us through some immunology basics, teaches us the limitations of the SPEP, plus some additional tests that complement it (think Immunofixation), shares his clinical gestalt about when to suspect MGUS, Myeloma, Waldenstrom’s, and Amyloidosis--and finally, how to talk to patients about them. If you, like Stuart, have...

Duration:01:05:01

#246 Take a Bite out of Cellulitis with Dr Boghuma Titanji

12/14/2020
Master common skin and soft tissues infections: cellulitis, abscesses, human and animal bites with returning guest, infectious diseases expert, Dr Boghuma Titanji MD, PhD @boghuma (https://twitter.com/Boghuma) (Emory (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boghuma_Kabisen_Titanji) ; TED (https://www.ted.com/speakers/boghuma_kabisen_titanji) ). Episodes (https://thecurbsiders.com/episode-list) | Subscribe (https://anchor.fm/s/4108bcf4/podcast/rss) | Spotify...

Duration:01:11:42

ADHD: All that Fidgets is Not... (Cribsiders #13)

12/9/2020
Diagnosis, Management, and Social Implications of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Ever gotten overwhelmed by all the categories of ADHD, or interpreting the scores on a Vanderbilt form? Join us with Dr. Sarah Vinson, a triple-boarded clinician in adult psychiatry, child psychiatry, and pediatrics who helps us optimize a diagnosis and management process for ADHD. What other conditions can masquerade as ADHD? Which type of stimulant should you use? Listen to find out more! Show notes...

Duration:00:46:46

#245 COVID Cakes: Masks, Home Testing, Anticoagulation, Vaccines

12/7/2020
Learn about the latest in COVID-19: Do masks prevent infection?, SARS-CoV-2 home testing, vaccine advice, and how to prevent and treat VTE in COVID-19. Join us as our tzar-of-clinical-appraisal Curbsider/internist/epidemiologist Rahul Ganatra MD MPH (@rbganatra (https://twitter.com/rbganatra) ) talks us through the controversial DANMASK-19 trial, plus Watto reports back on his conversation with Dr Parth Rali @parthrali (https://twitter.com/ParthRali) (Temple...

Duration:00:42:44

#244 Vulvovaginitis for All Ages with Dr. Monica Christmas

11/30/2020
Everything you need to know about vulvovaginitis: candidiasis, bacterial vaginosis, and Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause. Join us on the journey of a lifetime as we learn all about diagnosing, treating and managing vulvovaginal conditions in patients of all ages. Plus, a bit on how to recognize and treat lichen sclerosus. Our brilliant guest for this episode is Dr. Monica Christmas (@drmonicaxmas (https://twitter.com/drmonicaxmas) on Twitter), who is a self-described yoga enthusiast, avid...

Duration:00:57:02

#243 Diabetes Triple Distilled

11/23/2020
Listen in as we recap four of our favorite diabetes episodes to bring you the pearls you need to stay up to date on type 2 diabetes management in the clinic. We cover pitfalls of A1c testing, guidelines for A1C targets, when and how to use the newer medications SGLT-2 inhibitors and GLP-1 agonists. We wrap up with a discussion of managing DM2 in patients with kidney disease and in which patients to consider de-intensifying treatment. Feel confident managing diabetes with the latest data in...

Duration:00:46:41

#242 Wilderness Medicine: Prepare for Disaster

11/16/2020
Explore the essentials of Wilderness Medicine and prepare yourself for austere environments as we discuss Altitude Sickness, Frostbite, Animal Bites, Thermoregulation, Wound Care and the proper way to apply a tourniquet. Thinking about outdoor escapes and vacations now more than ever? Listen as our esteemed guest Dr. Thomas DeLoughery @Bloodman (https://twitter.com/Bloodman) (Oregon Health & Science University (https://www.ohsu.edu/providers/thomas-g-deloughery-md-macp-fawm) ) takes us...

Duration:00:51:43

#241 Chronic Cough

11/9/2020
Rejoice! as our phenomenal guest Dr. Brad Hayward @bradleyjhayward (https://twitter.com/bradleyjhayward) (Weill Cornell (https://weillcornell.org/bradleyhayward) Medicine) demystifies chronic cough for the primary care provider. Dr. Hayward, an internist, pulmonologist, intensivist AND palliative care physician sits down with us to discuss common causes for chronic cough, work up pearls and options for treatment. Follow him on Twitter, @BradleyJHayward...

Duration:00:38:21

#240 Elbow Pain: Straighten it out

11/2/2020
Returning guest expert Dr Ted Parks helps us get the elbow straight with a simple approach to common causes of elbow pain for primary care. Listen as he guides Stuart through physical exam techniques (or watch them on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHGfC9YOG2NUMHlf7uhEd8g/videos) ) for epicondylitis and learn what the bursa is there for anyways. Find out what fracture you can treat in your office, why you shouldn’t stab straight into the olecranon bursa and when elbow pain should...

Duration:01:38:18

#239 Sinusitis: It’s Not That Tricky

10/23/2020
A runny nose won’t have you running in circles this cold season with our fantastic overview of rhinosinusitis in all its forms! We discuss etiology and presentation of viral versus bacterial rhinosinusitis, practical counseling tips for guiding patients on nasal irrigation, and working up chronic rhinosinusitis! Our guest is the fabulous Dr. Dink Jardine, a general otolaryngologist, Commander in the US Navy, and Director for Professional Education (DPE) and Designated Institutional Official...

Duration:01:42:24

#238 DVT / PE Triple Distilled

10/22/2020
DVT / PE Triple Distilled! Our favorite VTE pearls summarized in this fast paced recap gleaned from our discussions with Dr Oren Friedman #92 Pulmonary Embolism for the Internist (https://thecurbsiders.com/internal-medicine-podcast/92-pulmonary-embolism-internist) and hematologist, heavy metal enthusiast, Dr Michael Streiff #154 DVT and PE Master Class (https://thecurbsiders.com/podcast/154-dvt-pe) . Introducing our new Triple Distilled sub-series offering shorter episodes that reinforce and...

Duration:00:32:01

#237 Ophthalmology for Primary Care

10/19/2020
Fun, fluorescein, and fundoscopy unite as our esteemed guest, Dr. Nisha Chadha @iEducatorMD (https://twitter.com/iEducatorMD) (Mount Sinai School of Medicine) (https://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/nisha-chadha) brings us ophthalmology for primary care! Dr. Chadha is a medical educator and the content creator of the med-ed simulation website 20/20 Sim (https://2020sim.com/) . She teaches us the 3-vital signs of ophthalmology, how to recognize common diabetic eye diseases, how to explain...

Duration:00:47:01

#236 Physical Exam Series: Approach to Shortness of Breath

10/12/2020
Learn which exam maneuvers are worthwhile and which ones are worthless in your approach to shortness of breath. In our evidence based series on the physical exam, we discuss the approach to the dyspneic patient with Dr. Brian Garibaldi (Hopkins (https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/profiles/results/directory/profile/0018509/brian-garibaldi) , SBM (https://bedsidemedicine.org/about-us-1) ), associate professor of pulmonary and critical care medicine at Johns Hopkins, and co-president of the...

Duration:01:01:33

#235 Spooky Cakes: Dapa-CKD, Turmeric for Knee Pain, Honey for URTI

10/5/2020
Time for spooky cakes with a side of candy corn. We discuss Dapagliflozin (SGLT2i) for CKD, Turmeric for knee pain and Honey for URTI (cough) on this halloween themed hotcakes with Rahul Ganatra MD, MPH @rbganatra (https://twitter.com/rbganatra?lang=en) Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at http://curbsiders.vcuhealth.org/ (Note: CME for this episode won’t be available until 10/12/20. We apologize for the inconvenience). Show Notes (https://thecurbsiders.com/episode-list)...

Duration:00:39:23