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Clinician's Roundtable

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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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English


Episodes

A History of Emergency Medicine: How the Field Grew & Changed Healthcare Forever

2/16/2018
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Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Brian J. Zink, MD As the American College of Emergency Medicine (ACEP) celebrates its 50th anniversary, Dr. John Russell is joined by Dr. Brian Zink, emergency medicine expert, to reflect on its history and the important role it played in advancing the field of emergency medicine. Dr. Zink is Professor and Senior Associate Chair for Education and Faculty Development at the University of Michigan Medical School, and author of Anyone, Anything, Anytime: A...

Duration:00:15:59

Heart of the Matter: EmergingTreatment Options for Congenital Heart Disease

2/9/2018
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Host: John J. Russell, MD Guest: Thomas Doyle, MD About 40,000 babies are born with Congenital Heart Disease each year, making it one of the most common birth defects and causes of infant death in the US. CHD is usually present at birth but shows very few outward signs and, in most cases has no known cause or origin. New and evolving surgical techniques, along with the dawn of pediatric heart transplant, are transforming the field of pediatric cardiology and offer new options for CHD...

Duration:00:12:00

Dr. Bennett Omalu on the Dangers of Concussions and CTE

1/19/2018
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Host: Shira Johnson, MD Guest: Bennett Omalu, MD Many studies have demonstrated long-lasting and even permanent brain damage that can originate from just one concussion. With athletes suffering multiple repeated head traumas due to high-contact sports, the controversies over player safety and long-term health risks remain hot-button issues. Pathologist Dr. Bennett Omalu coined the term "CTE" and published the first evidence for chronic traumatic encephalopathy after autopsying American...

Duration:00:20:00

The Autopsy that Changed American Sports: Dr. Bennett Omalu and the Story of CTE

1/19/2018
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Host: Shira Johnson, MD Guest: Bennett Omalu, MD Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a degenerative brain disease found in athletes, military veterans, and others who experience repetitive brain trauma. Pathologist Dr. Bennett Omalu coined the term "CTE" and published the first evidence for this condition after autopsying American football players. Host Dr. Shira Johnson welcomes Dr. Omalu to share the story of his discovery and the medical, athletic, and public responses that...

Duration:00:20:00

The Impact of Menopausal Hormone Therapy on Patients and Clinicians

12/28/2017
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Host: Thomas C. Wright, Jr., MD Guest: Andrew M. Kaunitz, MD, FACOG Recorded live at a recent Women’s Health Annual Visit symposium, host Dr. Thomas Wright Jr. welcomed Dr Andrew Kaunitz to discuss the misconceptions of hormonal therapy of menopausal patients, current guidelines and recommendations, and patient safety. Dr. Andrew Kaunitz is Professor and Associate Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He also serves as Director of Menopause...

Duration:00:13:59

Building a Transgender Affirming Practice

12/28/2017
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Host: Matt Rosenberg, MD Guest: Zil Garner Golstein, FNP-BC The medical knowledge needed to treat trangender patients is not as equipped as it should be, which leads to trouble in finding adequate doctors to meet their specifc needs. This conversation includes tips on how to offer transgender patients adequate healthcare and how medical practioners can make their offices more welcoming. Joining Dr. Matt Rosenberg in this discussion is Ms. Zil Gardner Goldstein, Family Nurse Practioner,...

Duration:00:09:29

Infertility: Current Testing and Treatment Methods

12/19/2017
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Host: Andrea J. Singer, MD, FACP, CCD Guest: Stephen M. Cohen, MD, FACOG Over 6 million women in the United States are impacted by infertility. Luckily, there are many treatment options available for couples dealing with infertility, and there are many things physicians can do to help infertile couples in their office. At a recent live event in Pasadena, CA, program moderator, Dr. Andrea Singer, was joined by Dr. Stephen M. Cohen, Faculty at SUNY Upstate Medical School in Syracuse, New...

Duration:00:14:30

Improvisation for Doctors: How Performance Games Teach Better Communication

12/18/2017
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Host: Michael Greenberg, MD "Medical improv" is an emerging subset of comedic performance art using improvisational theater principles and training techniques to improve communication, cognition, and teamwork among health care professionals. Joining Host Dr. Michael Greenberg is Valeri Lantz-Gefroh, Improvisation Program Director at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University. They talk about how the fundamentals of improv can be applied to medical practices.

Duration:00:14:29

STI Screening and Counseling Strategies for Transgender Patients

12/12/2017
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Host: Matt Rosenberg, MD Guest: Aiden Harrington, ANP, CNM Current CDC Treatment Guidelines include transgender men and women as special populations. These guidelines recommend risk assessment based on current anatomy and sexual behaviors and screening for asymptomatic STIs based on the patient's history and sexual practices. At a recent live event recorded in Chicago, moderator Dr. Matt T. Rosenberg welcomes Aiden Harrington, ANP, CNM from Howard Brown Health in Chicago, Illinois....

Duration:00:15:29

Beyond Medication: Treatment Options for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

12/11/2017
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Host: David Weisman, MD It is estimated that approximately 30% of epilepsy patients are drug-resistant, meaning their seizures do not successfully respond to anti-seizure medications. What other treatment options are available to patients who aren’t responding to medication? Host Dr. David Weisman chats with Dr. Lara Marcuse, Co-Director of Mount Sinai Epilepsy Center, about new and emerging treatment options for epilepsy.

Duration:00:19:59

When Physicians Become Patients: One Doctor's Journey

12/5/2017
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Host: Shira Johnson, MD Physicians spend their entire careers striving to heal sick patients. But when these care providers become patients themselves, the abrupt reversal of roles can make for difficult adjustments. Host Dr. Shira Johnson sits down with Dr. John Mulligan, VP for Emergency Room Physicians Medical Group and a practicing emergency physician, to share his experience, takeaways, and advice for transitioning from doctor to patient.

Duration:00:22:59

Rheumatology for All: The Quest for Bringing Rheumatoid Services to Underrepresented Countries

11/17/2017
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Host: Michael Greenberg, MD Guest: Michele Meltzer, MD Rheumatology services are limited or non-existent in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa. Basic diagnostic tests, biological agents, and treatments are either unavailable or not affordable for the majority of people living in that area. This shortage results in patients not having the benefit of early diagnosis and management of relatively cheap and cost-effective therapies. Instead, they present at advanced stages of disease with...

Duration:00:11:59

Neuromodulation Therapy: Emerging Treatment Option for Epilepsy beyond Medication

11/17/2017
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Host: Andrew Wilner, MD While most people with epilepsy are treated with medications, other modalities such as surgery, diet, and neuromodulation are often necessary. Since the FDA approval of the vagus nerve stimulator in 1997, there has been a growing interest in neuromodulation. A second, more sophisticated device, the responsive neurostimulator, received FDA approval in 2013. Host Andrew Wilner talks with Dr. Robert Fisher, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Sandford Epilepsy...

Duration:00:16:29

Laughter is the Best Medicine: How Improv Comedy can Improve Patient Communication

11/17/2017
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Host: Michael Greenberg, MD Medical schools are increasingly adapting improv tools to enhance patient interviewing, simulate difficult conversations and facilitate learning in medical teams. Research has shown that such training can enhance physician-patient communication and improve diagnostic accuracy, patients’ adherence to treatment and overall patient satisfaction. Host Dr. Michael Greenberg chats with Lillian Frances, owner of Laugh Out Loud Theater in Chicago about how improv...

Duration:00:15:29

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...

Duration:00:21:29

'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

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