Specialty Stories
Specialty Stories
Dec 27, 2017
55: What Does Rural Pediatrics Look Like?
Play • 39 min

Dr. Ekta Escovar is a general Pediatrician in rural Texas. We talked about her desire to work in a rural setting and the benefits and challenges it presents.

The Rx Bricks Podcast
The Rx Bricks Podcast
USMLE-Rx
Myocarditis
Myocarditis is the inflammation of the heart muscle. This muscle is the middle layer of the heart, formally called the myocardium, hence the name myocarditis (the -itis suffix indicates inflammation). Inflammation of the myocardium can be caused by a variety of etiologies, from infection to drugs. If severe enough, inflammation can lead to necrosis and cardiomyocyte death. This is dangerous because the heart is considered permanent tissue. This means there is limited regenerative potential, so tissue loss is essentially permanent. As part of the healing process, myocardial tissue is replaced by a fibrous scar to fill the defect. But because the fibrous scar has no contractile properties, it diminishes the heart’s strength. If severe enough, this damage can even cause heart failure. After listening to this AudioBrick, you should be able to: * Define myocarditis. * List the most common viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic causes of myocarditis, and describe the general mechanism for how these agents damage the myocardium. * List noninfectious causes of myocarditis, and describe the general mechanism for how the myocardium is damaged in these conditions. * Describe the characteristic microscopic features of acute infectious myocarditis. * Describe the typical presentation, clinical spectrum, and prognosis of myocarditis. You can also check out the original brick on Myocarditis from our Cardiovascular collection, which is available for free. Learn more about Rx Bricks by signing up for a free USMLE-Rx account: www.usmle-rx.com You will get 5 days of full access to our Rx360+ program, including nearly 800 Rx Bricks. After the 5-day period, you will still be able to access over 150 free bricks, including the entire collections for General Microbiology and Cellular and Molecular Biology. *** If you enjoyed this episode, we’d love for you to leave a review on Apple Podcasts. It helps with our visibility, and the more med students (or future med students) listen to the podcast, the more we can provide to the future physicians of the world. Follow USMLE-Rx at: Facebook: www.facebook.com/usmlerx Blog: www.firstaidteam.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/firstaidteam Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/firstaidteam/ YouTube: www.youtube.com/USMLERX Learn how you can access over 150 of our bricks for FREE: https://www.usmle-rx.com/free-bricks/
22 min
Diabetes Core Update
Diabetes Core Update
American Diabetes Association
Diabetes Core Update – March 2021
Diabetes Core Update is a monthly podcast that presents and discusses the latest clinically relevant articles from the American Diabetes Association’s four science and medical journals – Diabetes, Diabetes Care, Clinical Diabetes, and Diabetes Spectrum. Each episode is approximately 20 minutes long and presents 5-6 recently published articles from ADA journals. Intended for practicing physicians and health care professionals, Diabetes Core Update discusses how the latest research and information published in journals of the American Diabetes Association are relevant to clinical practice and can be applied in a treatment setting. This issue will review: * Dulaglutide 3.0 mg and 4.5 mg Versus Dulaglutide 1.5 mg * Autonomous Artificial Intelligence for Diagnosing Diabetic Retinopathy in Youth * Prediabetes, Diabetes, and the Risk of All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality * Effects of iGlarLixi up to 52 weeks in type 2 diabetes * Comparative effectiveness and safety of SGLT2 inhibitors vs. GLP-1 receptor agonists in Older Adults * Changes in Plant-Based Diet Indices and Subsequent Risk of Type 2 Diabetes For more information about each of ADA’s science and medical journals, please visit www.diabetesjournals.org. Presented by: Neil Skolnik, M.D., Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University; Associate Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Abington Jefferson Health John J. Russell, M.D., Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University; Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Chair-Department of Family Medicine, Abington Jefferson Health
27 min
The Undifferentiated Medical Student
The Undifferentiated Medical Student
Ian Drummond
Ep 072 - PICU (and Entrepreneurship) with Dr. Arup Roy-Burman
This is another exciting conversation with a physician who is following a non-traditional career path! Dr. Arup Roy-Burman Dr. Roy-Burman is a pediatric intensivist (aka pediatric critical care specialist) and former Medical Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. Dr. Roy-Burman is now the CEO of Elemeno Health, which he cofounded in 2016. Dr. Roy-Burman completed his undergraduate degree at UC Berkley in 1989; completed his medical degree at UCSF in 1994; completed his residency in pediatrics at Stanford in 1997; and then returned to UCSF for a fellowship in pediatrics critical care (aka PICU fellowship), which he completed in 2000. After his fellowship, Dr. Roy-Burman took his first attending job at the Children's Hospital of Oakland eventually crossing the Bay to fill the role of Medical Director of the PICU at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in 2011, where he was also the Director of Transport, Access and Outreach. In this dual role of Medical Director of the PICU and Director of Transport, Access, and Outreach allowed Dr. Roy-Burman to interact with large swaths of the healthcare system from inpatient to outpatient and with all sub-specialities who consult in the PICU. With this experience of the inter-workings of the hospital system combined with his clinical understanding of patient care and provider pain points, he decided to co-found Elemeno Health, which received backing from famed accelerator and venture capital firm, Y Combinator. At a high-level, Elemeno Health is a SAAS (software as a service) company whose software aims to help push best-practices to front-line providers as well as capture feedback from these front-liners, thereby closing the "knowledge-practice gap." ***Medical students, residents and all interested parties:*** If interested in joining the Elemeno Health team, Dr. Roy-Burman would love to hear from you at info@elemenohealth.com! Please enjoy with Dr. Roy-Burman! P.S. We recorded this one in Dr. Roy-Burman's car on his drive from an investor meeting in Palo Alto back to his startup digs in Oakland, which makes for an interesting listen! Try to get through the first 5 minutes--the audio gets much better.
2 hr 6 min
InsideTheBoards for the USMLE, COMLEX & Medical School
InsideTheBoards for the USMLE, COMLEX & Medical School
InsideTheBoards
Health Systems Science | Leadership and Application of Systems Thinking with Dr. Heidi Gullett and MS3 Andrea Szabo
This episode is about Leadership and Application of Systems Thinking. Today’s guests are Dr. Heidi Gullett and MS3 Andrea Szabo from Case Western Reserve University. Heidi Gullett, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Inaugural Appointee of the Charles Kent Smith, MD and Patricia Hughes Moore, MD Professorship in Medical Student Education in Family Medicine. Dr. Gullett is dually board-certified in Preventive Medicine and Family Medicine and maintains a robust clinical practice at Neighborhood Family Practice on Cleveland’s west side. Dr. Gullett is involved in medical education, teaches medical students and Family and Preventive Medicine residents is a leader of the Block 1 first-year curriculum and is the Associate Program Director for the Public Health/ General Preventive Medicine residency. Andrea Szabo is currently a third-year medical student at Case Western Reserve University. She majored in biomedical engineering at Boston University but was excited to return back home to Northeast Ohio for medical school. She had the opportunity to work closely with her mentor, Dr. Heidi Gullett for the first 6 months of the COVID-19 pandemic to design a contact tracing and cluster investigation program at the Cuyahoga County Board of Health. Together, they have worked to share their experience with others in the state and at other medical schools throughout the nation to help fight the pandemic. Sections from this episode include: What is a ‘system’ and what systems were utilized in your project How important understanding thinking in systems has proven during the Covid-19 pandemic The important role that students played in shaping the contact tracing program With support from Elsevier, and produced in collaboration with the American Medical Association, the HSS series seeks to broaden students’ understanding of the nature of medicine, medical education, and what separates them from other human endeavors. Medicine is not a “pure science,” a kind of “applied biology.” Rather, it is fundamentally an art that uses science. As a discipline, Health Systems Science considers those ideas and concepts which are integral to medicine as a profession but don’t fall under the domain of the clinical or basic sciences. The National Board of Medical Examiners includes HSS topics in its USMLE Content Outline and even offers a dedicated Health Systems Science subject examination. Each episode of this series will include on-the-go learning with practice exam questions explained by expert guests.  This series is sponsored by Panacea Financial: Banking Built for Doctors, by Doctors. ITB and Panacea share a common goal which is to make med school better. Panacea Financial is designed to handle the unique situation of medical students. We hope you will check them out to see how they can make your life easier. Learn more about the series and view the content outline on the ITB website. https://insidetheboards.com/Health-Systems-Science/. You can also listen to episodes in the ITB app organized into an HSS Playlist. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1 hr 1 min
Primary Care Knowledge Boost
Primary Care Knowledge Boost
Primary Care Knowledge Boost
Paramedics in Primary Care
The next in our series talking about additional roles in primary care is all about paramedics in general practice. Lisa and Sara speak to Scott Murray, who has been working as a paramedic within primary care for some time now, having transitioned through acute care and urgent care. He talks us through his journey, why he chose to move to primary care and some tips for both paramedics and the general practice team about how to make that transition. ___ * Health Education England: Paramedics in Primary Care: (Resource link for paramedics interested in General Practice and for General Practitioners and Practice Managers interested in taking on paramedics): https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/primary-care/first-contact-practitioners-advanced-practitioners-paramedics * Greater Manchester Primary Care Careers: https://gmprimarycarecareers.org.uk/jobs/ * Greater Manchester GP Excellence Resources: https://gpexcellencegm.org.uk/ * Greater Manchester Training Hub: https://www.gmthub.co.uk ___ This podcast has been made with the support of Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, GP Excellence and Wigan CCG. Given that it is recorded with Greater Manchester clinicians, the information discussed may not be applicable elsewhere and it is important to consult local guidelines before making any treatment decisions. The information presented is the personal opinion of the healthcare professional interviewed and might not be representative to all clinicians. It is based on their interpretation of current best practice and guidelines when the episode was recorded. Guidelines can change; To the best of our knowledge the information in this episode is up to date as of it’s release but it is the listeners responsibility to review the information and make sure it is still up to date when they listen. Dr Lisa Adams, Dr Sara MacDermott and their interviewees are not liable for any advice, investigations, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or products listeners might pursue as a result of listening to this podcast - it is the clinicians responsibility to appraise the information given and review local and national guidelines before making treatment decisions. Reliance on information provided in this podcast is solely at the listeners risk. The podcast is designed to be used by trained healthcare professionals for education only. We do not recommend these for patients or the general public and they are not to be used as a method of diagnosis, opinion, treatment or medical advice for the general public. Do not delay seeking medical advice based on the information contained in this podcast. If you have questions regarding your health or feel you may have a medical condition then promptly seek the opinion of a trained healthcare professional.
31 min
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