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Interviews with the top thought leaders in medicine exploring the clinical and professional issues that are foremost in the minds of the medical community. Join us at the Clinician's Roundtable for discussions on a vast range of topics that every medical professional should know about.

Interviews with the top thought leaders in medicine exploring the clinical and professional issues that are foremost in the minds of the medical community. Join us at the Clinician's Roundtable for discussions on a vast range of topics that every medical professional should know about.
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Interviews with the top thought leaders in medicine exploring the clinical and professional issues that are foremost in the minds of the medical community. Join us at the Clinician's Roundtable for discussions on a vast range of topics that every medical professional should know about.

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Expert Debate: The Ethics of Consumer Genetic Testing

10/16/2017
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Host: David Weisman, MD Guest: John Khoury, MD For the first time, the FDA has approved a direct-to-consumer genetic test from 23andme that will inform patients if they are predisposed to diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer's, and Celiac Disease among others. Proponents applaud this decision, saying this will allow for people to know their genetic health risks and be more proactive about their health. Others argue that this information doesn’t tell the whole story since predisposition...

Duration: 00:21:29


Beyond Repeal and Replace: The ACA's Uncertain Future

8/21/2017
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Matthew Fiedler The future of the Affordable Care Act is uncertain. While there has been much talk about repeal and replace, legislative efforts to carry through with this initiative have failed to gain any bipartisan support and have since fallen short of passing. Host Dr. Matt Birnholz sits down with Matthew Fiedler to discuss the latest issues involved in health care reform. Mr. Fiedler is a Fellow with the Center for Health Policy at the Brookings'...

Duration: 00:17:30


Pancreatic Cancer: The Hunt to Catch a Silent Killer

8/12/2017
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Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Harish Lavu, MD Pancreatic cancer is projected to become the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States by 2020. This is due, in large part, to its insidious onset and subtle presentation even at late stages, many symptoms of which are often attributed to common and less serious conditions in aging populations. Dr. Harish Lavu, Head of Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery at Jefferson University, talks with host Dr. John Russell about the...

Duration: 00:16:30


The Hospitalist: A Novel About the Perils of 21st Century Medicine

8/12/2017
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Host: Andrew Wilner, MD Guest: Michael Weisberg, MD What happens when you are admitted to the hospital as a patient, and the physician assigned to be your doctor has never seen you before and knows absolutely nothing about you? Says Dr. Michael Weisberg, gastroenterologist and author of The Hospitalist, situations like these are increasingly common in modern medicine and can have disastrous consequences for patients. Dr. Weisberg joins host Dr. Andrew Wilner to talk about his novel,...

Duration: 00:11:29


Everest ER: Practicing Medicine at 17,000 Feet

8/4/2017
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Luanne Freer, MD Practicing medicine at 17,000 feet brings a unique set of challenges for doctors, including altitude-related sicknesses, IV fluids freezing, and the need for duct tape to serve as an essential medical tool. Dr. Matt Birnholz chats with Dr. Luanne Freer, Founder and Director of Everest ER, a medical clinic at Mount Everest Base Camp serving Everest climbers, support staff, and the local Nepalese population. To find out more information about...

Duration: 00:15:59


The Man Behind the Pictures: Dr. Stanley Burns and his Medical Image Archive

7/23/2017
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Host: Andrew Wilner, MD Guest: Stanley Burns, MD The Burns Archive is best known for providing photographic evidence of forgotten, unseen, and at times disquieting aspects of medical history through its collection of over one million historic photographs. Stanley B. Burns, MD, founder of the Burns Archive, sits down with Dr. Andrew Wilner to talk about the story behind his amazing collection of historic photographs. To see some of the photos from the Burns Archive, check out our Burns...

Duration: 00:08:59


Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP): Risks and Prevention

7/23/2017
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Host: Andrew Wilner, MD Guest: Elizabeth Donner, MD Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) refers to the unexplained death of a seemingly healthy person with epilepsy where no cause of death can be found. What do doctors need to know about this mysterious and devastating phenomenon? Dr. Elizabeth Donner, Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Toronto joins host Dr. Andrew Wilner to talk about the...

Duration: 00:17:59


The History of American Naval Medicine: A Military Doctor's Society Mission

7/17/2017
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Host: Andrew Wilner, MD Guest: Thomas Snyder Dr. Thomas Snyder, retired urologist, founder of the Society for the History of Navy Medicine, and the current Secretary of the Naval Order of the United States Foundation, speaks with Dr. Andrew Wilner about the history of naval medicine. They touch upon historical milestones such as building on Mare Island, the Navy's first West Coast hospital.

Duration: 00:11:29


Still Birthday: The Role of Bereavement Doulas in Childbirth

7/7/2017
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Host: Renée Simone Yolanda Allen, MD, MHSc., FACOG Guest: Heidi Faith Doulas have become an integral part of the obstetrics field. In recent years, a new, specialized type of doula, called the bereavement doula, has emerged. But what roles and duties are performed by this care provider? Host Dr. Renee Allen speaks with Heidi Faith, Founder, President and CEO of StillBirthDay, a highly specialized doula program. The two talk about the unique care roles a bereavement doula can play in the...

Duration: 00:20:59


Medical Missions: First Do No Harm?

6/12/2017
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Host: Andrew Wilner, MD Guest: Lawrence Loh, MD Almost two-thirds of medical students expect to join a medical mission during medical school and their medical early careers. Yet despite positive intent, such short-term experiences may exacerbate global health inequities and even cause harm. Dr. Lawrence Loh, Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Dalla Lana School of Public Health, joins host Dr. Andrew Wilner to talk about the benefits and pitfalls of medical mission work for...

Duration: 00:12:59


Physician, Heal Thyself: How to Prevent Burnout

5/22/2017
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Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Timothy Brigham, MD Physician stress and burnout are reaching epidemic proportions in the United States. Host, Dr. John Russell talks with Dr. Timothy Brigham, Chief of Staff and Senior Vice President of Education at the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, about what can be done to ensure work satisfaction and prevent burnout for health care professionals.

Duration: 00:16:59


Beyond the Colonoscopy: New Screening Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer

4/17/2017
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Several new screening tests have been developed to help doctors find colorectal cancer early when it's most treatable and can reduce the burden of this disease and the death toll nationwide. Host Dr. Matt Birnholz chats with Dr. John Kisiel, gastroenterologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, about new screening guidelines for detecting colorectal cancer.

Duration: 00:14:30


Winged Medical Migrations: A Physician Aviator's Unique Career

3/10/2017
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Host: Dr. Andrew Wilner Host Dr. Andrew Wilner explores different opportunities to combine medicine with outside interests when off call. Today, he talks with Dr. John Kihm, an internist in private practice in Durham, NC. who fell in love with North Carolina's Outer Banks and Ocracoke Island off Cape Hatteras while a 4th year medical student. He has found a way to combine his passion for volunteer medical work with his passion for flying by commuting to Ocracoke one weekend a month to...

Duration: 00:11:59


Advanced Clinical Counseling Strategies for Obesity

3/6/2017
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Host: Prathima Setty, MD More than one third of US adults are considered obese, and obesity-related conditions including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain cancers are now among the leading causes of preventable death in the United States. How are health care providers tackling this national and global problem? Dr. Prathima Setty talks with Dr. Neeraj Bhushan, an internal medicine physician with extensive experience in obesity and associated chronic illnesses, about how...

Duration: 00:08:29


The Art of Plastic Surgery: Teaching Sculpture to Improve Clinical Craft

2/27/2017
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Host: Dr. Andrew Wilner Dr. Andrew Wilner chats with Dr. Steven Neal, board certified ENT surgeon and Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Neal is a Clinical Instructor at the Oregon Health Science Center in Portland, OR, who also serves on the faculty of the Art of Rhinoplasty Course in San Francisco, CA. He teaches a seminar called "Aesthetics Boot Camp for Surgeons." and has taught hundreds of surgeons over the past 25 years to apply the...

Duration: 00:16:30


'Cutting the Cord' on Outdated L&D Practices: The Benefits of Delayed Umbilical Cord Cutting

2/27/2017
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Host: Prathima Setty, MD A couple of extra minutes attached to the umbilical cord at birth may translate into a significant boost in neurodevelopment several years later, research suggests. Dr. Prathima Setty is joined by Dr. Kecia Gaither, a perinatal consultant at St. Lukes Hospital in Kansas City, MO as they talk about how delaying cutting the umbilical cord can be beneficial.

Duration: 00:07:29


On the Front Lines of Medical Missions: Two Doctors' Perspectives

2/6/2017
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Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Amy Mackey, MD Hosts Dr. John Russell and Dr. Amy Mackey sit down to reflect on their individual and shared experiences participating in medical missions from their respective vantage points of family medicine and obstetrics & gynecology.

Duration: 00:16:59


Towards a Cure for Castleman Disease: One Doctor's Personal Journey

1/23/2017
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Host: John J. Russell, MD Castleman disease, a rare idiopathic multicentric disorder, is diagnosed in approximately 5000 people in the United States each year. When one 3rd year medical student suddenly found himself facing this diagnosis personally, at a time when knowledge about the disease was minimal, he helped create a broad-based initiative to address this knowledge gap. Host Dr. John Russell talks with Dr. David Fajgenbaum, a Research Assistant Professor of Medicine in...

Duration: 00:16:29


Closing the Gap in Health Disparities for Rheumatology Patients

12/17/2016
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Host: Renée Simone Yolanda Allen, MD, MHSc., FACOG Rheumatic diseases don't discriminate across race or gender; however, significant health disparities continue to exist for patients suffering from these diseases. Dr. Renée Simone Yolanda Allen speaks with Dr. Xena Whittier, practicing rheumatologist with WellStar Rheumatology Associates in Marietta, GA, about closing the gap in health disparities for rheumatology patients across genders, ethnicities, and socioeconomic statuses.

Duration: 00:09:00


The OB/GYN Hospitalist Model: Delivering Increased Patient Safety and Satisfaction

12/5/2016
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Host: Renée Simone Yolanda Allen, MD, MHSc., FACOG The OB/GYN hospitalist model is one potential approach to enhancing the quality and safety of hospital’s obstetric–gynecologic services and reducing the incidence of adverse events Host Dr. Renee Allen sits down with Dr. Rob Olson, an OB/GYN hospitalist program consultant with over 7 years experience practicing in this role. Dr. Olson is founding President of the newly formed Society of OB/GYN Hospitalists, and he speaks nationally on the...

Duration: 00:23:59

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