JCMS: Author Interviews (Listen and earn CME credit)

Health & Wellness Podcasts

Engaging conversations with authors of articles from the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. JCMS is the peer-reviewed journal of the Canadian Dermatology Association.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Engaging conversations with authors of articles from the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. JCMS is the peer-reviewed journal of the Canadian Dermatology Association.

Language:

English

Contact:

613-738-1748


Episodes

Ep 61: Metabolic Aspects of Psoriasis with Dr Paolo Gisondi

1/25/2023
On this episode of JCMS Author Interviews, we take you to Verona, Italy for a conversation with Dr Paolo Gisondi about a very important topic: The Metabolic Aspects of Psoriasis. The conversation is based around Dr Gisondi's article in the May/June 2022 edition of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery titled: "Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Is Associated With Reduced Glomerular Filtration Rate in Patients With Chronic Plaque Psoriasis." As Kirk says about this conversation, "It's...

Duration:00:26:01

Ep 60: Why Empathy is Good Medicine with Dr Marlene Dytoc

1/10/2023
"Empathy goes a long way in making the patient increase their adherence to our treatment options, our management plans." Dr Marlene Dytoc joins Kirk to discuss her letters on why empathy is an important tool in dermatology practices. They appear in the Sept/Oct 2022 and Jan/Feb 2023 issues of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. She and Kirk talk about why empathy helps improve patient outcomes, why it is compatible with efficiency, the many ways doctors can use empathy, including...

Duration:00:27:58

Ep 59: The Truth about Cannabis and Dermatology on YouTube with Dr Mark Kirchhof

1/5/2023
"This might be the future of dermatology, that we're not just medical experts but also have to be marketing experts, that will allow us to fight against misinformation." Dr Mark Kirchhof is back on JCMS to talk with Kirk about the fourth of his JCMS articles on Cannabis and Dermatology. The latest is found in the November-December issue of the journal entitled: “Cannabis Use in Dermatology: A Cross-Sectional Study of YouTube Videos.” In it, Mark and his co-authors flag the sensational...

Duration:00:21:43

Ep 58: Draping and Patient Dignity with Dr Jennifer Beecker

12/22/2022
"Think about draping with everybody, especially younger females. Think a little bit about how you are moving that drape around, whether you need more than one drape, whether you have the patient move the drape. Just thinking about the patient adjusting their own clothing, it kind of makes sense from a dignity point of view." Patient dignity is at the core of this discussion with Dr Jennifer Beecker as she joins Kirk on the podcast to discuss her article "Draping in Dermatology: A Patient's...

Duration:00:37:01

Ep 57 - Pediatric Cutaneous Hematologic Disorders with Dr Julie Powell

11/23/2022
Dr Kirk Barber is very happy to have Dr Julie Powell on the podcast for a difficult but important conversation, children and cancer. They discuss the article she co-authored in the July-August 2022 issue of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. It’s titled: "Pediatric Cutaneous Hematologic Disorders: Cutaneous Lymphoma and Leukemia Cutis—Experience of a Tertiary-Care Pediatric Institution and Review of the Literature." Dr Julie Powell is a clinical professor in both pediatrics and...

Duration:00:21:52

Ep 56 - Things That Bite! (in the Night) with Prof David Beresford and Dr Melinda Goodherham

11/2/2022
Kirk Barber has reconvened his popular bug panel for this special JCMS Editors Choice episode, a discussion about things that bite, from killer (Africanised) bees, to ticks, horseflies, mosquitoes, and an update on our popular Gypsy Moth episode from last year. Trent University Entomologist, Prof David Beresford is back with Dr Melinda Gooderham, Medical Director at the SKiN Centre for Dermatology in Peterborough, Ontario and an Assistant Professor at Queen's University for this fun and...

Duration:00:38:41

Ep 55 - Dermatologists and Sponsored Content on TikTok - An Analysis by Dr Shari Lipner

10/13/2022
If dermatologists want to reach young people, they can find them on social media, especially the streaming video site TikTok. In this fascinating conversation with Kirk, Dr Shari Lipner, chair of the public education committee at the American Academy of Dermatology, discusses her analysis of dermatologists on TikTok. She argues that more Dermatologists need to be on social media sites like TikTok to reach younger people, and to counter the large amounts of misinformation about dermatology...

Duration:00:24:48

Ep 54 - Why We Need Sleep and How To Get More of It with Dr Charles Samuels

10/6/2022
In this special Editors Choice episode of the JCMS Podcast, Kirk is joined by Canada's leading sleep expert, Dr Charles Samuels. Sleep. It is something we all do, and can’t live without. "The main course in life's feast, and the most nourishing,” is how Shakespeare described it in MacBeth. But how much sleep do you need to work? To live? To stay healthy? For our patients to heal properly? And what do we do when we’re not getting enough? In this fascinating and wide ranging conversation,...

Duration:00:50:29

Ep 53 - ToPAS2 as a Screening Tool for Psoriasis with Dr Cheryl Rosen

9/15/2022
"The question was could we use a screening tool to determine if people have psoriatic arthritis as a screening test for psoriasis in a larger population?" Dr Cheryl Rosen, head of Dermatology at Toronto Western Hospital, joins Kirk to talk about ToPAS2 and the article she co-authored in the May/June issue of JCMS, “The Assessment of the Toronto Psoriatic Arthritis Screen 2 as a Screening Tool for Psoriasis” They go over the history of the original ToPAS as a tool for diagnosis of psoriatic...

Duration:00:18:20

Ep 52 - Treating Chronic Hand Dermatitis - Low Dose Oral Alitretinoin with Narrowband Ultraviolet B Therapy

9/8/2022
"The idea came to combine and take the synergistic effect of the ultraviolet and the Alitretinoin to see how effective it could be and if we can save the patients the potential side-effects of the high dose of Alitretinoin and improve the outcome of our patients receiving ultraviolet therapy." Dr Mohannad Abu-Hilal of McMaster University joins Kirk to discuss his article in the May-June issue of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery: “Low Dose Oral Alitretinoin with Narrowband...

Duration:00:27:31

Ep 51 - Pediatric Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Study on Clinical Features and Treatment Approaches

6/27/2022
Italian Dermatologist, Dr Simone Garcovich, joins Kirk to discuss what he learned from his detailed, four year, 870 patient study of pediatric HS that is featured in the March-April 2022 issue of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. HS is uncommon in patients of pediatric age, and the differentiation with adult-onset disease is controversial. Treatment of pediatric hidradenitis suppurativa is scarcely standardized, and specific guidelines are lacking. As Kirk describes it, Dr....

Duration:00:26:53

Ep 50 - Topical Cannabis with Dr Mark Kirchhof

6/20/2022
Dr Mark Kirchhof is back on the podcast, joining Kirk to talk about his very topical article from the March/April Edition of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery entitled: "A Survey of Topical Cannabis Use in Canada." That survey found that about a quarter of dermatology patients had used a topical cannabis product, with about 27 percent of those using creams. Kirk and Mark discuss the high instances of self medication by dermatology patients using topical cannabis for everything...

Duration:00:23:23

Ep 49 - Interventional Dermatology: Facial Cosmetic Imaging Using Ultrasound with Dr John Arlette

6/13/2022
Kirk is thrilled to have Dr John Arlette back for this special Editor's Choice episode of the JCMS Podcast, to discuss facial cosmetic imaging using ultrasound. In this lively and fascinating conversation, Kirk and John dive into what Kirk describes as "an adventure in a new field, interventional dermatology." They discuss what interested Dr Arlette in this new field in the first place, the exciting new uses for it, the equipment needed, the challenges to overcome and staff and training...

Duration:00:46:08

Ep 48 - Prominent Role of Type 2 Immunity in Skin Diseases: Beyond Atopic Dermatitis

6/6/2022
Kirk is thrilled to have McGill University's Dr Elena Netchiporouk back on the podcast discussing her article, "Prominent Role of Type 2 Immunity in Skin Diseases: Beyond Atopic Dermatitis," from the Jan/Feb 2022 issue of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. This is a fascinating topic, article and interview. As Dr Netchilporouk says, "Of the most recent review papers that I've published, this is the one I'm the most excited and passionate about because now we are so lucky in...

Duration:00:21:49

Sun Awareness with Dr Sunil Kalia

5/16/2022
May is Sun Awareness month and to mark the occasion we are thrilled to welcome UBC's Dr Sunil Kalia to the podcast to take questions about all things related to sun safety, awareness and what the CDA has planned for this month. And because it's a special episode, we'll be mixing things up a bit by taking questions from both Derm Residents and the general public. It's a lot of fun. Dr Kalia is an associate professor of dermatology at the University of British Columbia and chairman of the...

Duration:00:41:02

Ep 47 - A Systematic Review of Efficacy and Safety of Monotherapy and Combination Therapy With Biologic for Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis

4/27/2022
A Systematic Review of Efficacy and Safety of Monotherapy and Combination Therapy With Biologic for Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Kirk Barber is joined by Dr Marisa Ponzo to discuss her article in the Nov/Dec issue of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, a deep and thorough investigation of treatments for Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. Dr Ponzo runs a specialty clinic that reviews these cases and is responsible for the treatment...

Duration:00:22:41

Ep 46 - Facial Pyoderma Gangrenosum with Dr Afsaneh Alavi

4/20/2022
In this fascinating discussion, Kirk Barber is joined by Dr Afsaneh Alavi of the Mayo Clinic to discuss her article in the July/Aug 2021 edition of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, titled: "Superficial Granulomatous Pyoderma Gangrenosum Involving the Face: A Case Series of Five Patients and a Review of the Literature." Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rare neutrophilic dermatosis that presents as an inflammatory ulcerative disorder. It most often affects the lower extremities...

Duration:00:29:54

Ep 45 - The HS Patients Perspective with Dr Mark Kirchhof

4/13/2022
In this fascinating conversation, Dr Mark Kirchhof joins Kirk Barber to discuss his article. "Hidradenitis Suppurativa From a Patient Perspective Including Symptoms and Self-Treatment," from the Nov-Dec issue of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. They talk about how this chronic inflammatory disorder commonly affecting body folds can significantly impair quality of life due to the physical, psychological, and social turmoil experienced by patients. The patient perspective is...

Duration:00:30:39

Ep 44 - Soft Tissue Filler Therapy and Informed Consent with Dr John Arlette

3/30/2022
"Informed consent is your responsibility no matter what. It doesn't matter how many assistants that you have, it doesn't matter who you delegated to, how they word it, in the end it's 'did you talk to the patient about the risk.'" In this fascinating second part of this interview on the risks of iatropic blindness in soft tissue filler therapy, host Dr Kirk Barber talks to Dr John Arlette about the responsibility of doctors in getting informed consent from patients. The interview is based...

Duration:00:27:42

Ep 43 - Dr John Arlette - Prevention and Management of Filler Induced Iatrogenic Blindness - Pt 1

3/24/2022
Dr John Arlette joins Kirk Barber to discuss his article, "Prevention and Management of Filler Induced Iatrogenic Stroke of the Eye," from the September/October edition of the Journal Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. In this fascinating and important conversation, Kirk and John discuss the rare but potentially life altering instances of blindness caused by filler injections. In the past few decades, minimally-invasive esthetic treatments and the use of injectable Hyaluronic Acid Gels and...

Duration:00:30:07