Clinician's Roundtable

Clinician's Roundtable

Episodes

  • The Henrietta Lacks Foundation Gives Back

    Jul 21, 2014 | 2 min
    Hosted by: Bruce Japsen Guest: Rebecca Skloot In 1951, cancer killed an impoverished young African American mother named Henrietta Lacks. Cells biopsied from her tumor, without her or her family's knowledge, went on to be critical in establishing an important cell line, known as HeLa, that has been part of a medical revolution. HeLa cells have been used in the discovery of the polio vaccine, cancer treatments, and countless other discoveries. Writer Rebecca Skloot chronicled this saga of medical ethics, money, and family in a bestselling book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. She talks with host Bruce Japsen about the novel foundation she established in the Lacks family's name — the Hen...
  • Preventing Injuries in Competitive Cyclists

    Jul 21, 2014 | 2 min
    Hosted by: Sherwin Ho Guest: William J. Bryan In many regions of our country, summer weather means more outdoor activities, competitive cycling among them. Though cycling is great exercise, our patients must take proper caution to limit their injury risk. Host Dr. Sherwin Ho talks with Dr. Bill Bryan, former medical doctor for the United States cycling team and an avid cyclist, about a range of cycling injuries, from carpel tunnel syndrome to the typical joint pains. What advice can you give your patients t help them avoid injury?
  • One Doctor's Extracurricular Specialty: Making (Actual) Dough

    Jul 21, 2014 | 2 min
    Hosted by: Michael Greenberg Guest: Jeffrey Hertzberg Dr. Jeff Hertzberg, President of Medformatics and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Division of Health Informatics at the University of Minnesota speaks with host Dr. Michael Greenberg about a special hobby-turned second career: making artisan breads. Join in on the discussion as Dr. Hertzberg, co-author of "Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes", discusses his book; a remarkable example of one doctor's published passion outside the profession.
  • Breast Cancer Screening vs Risk Assessment: How Do They Differ Today?

    Jul 21, 2014 |
    Hosted by: ReachMD Editorial Programming Breast cancer screening is not the same as breast cancer risk assessment. What are the various screening procedures, what are their respective strengths and weaknesses, and how can clinicians best assess which tools to use for their patients? Senior reporter Ana Maria Rosario welcomes Dr. William C. Dooley to provide an update on breast cancer screening. Dr. Dooley is the G. Rainey Williams Professor Chair in Surgical Breast Oncology at the University of Oklahoma Department of Surgery.
  • Thrombophilias in Women

    Jul 14, 2014 | 9 min
    Hosted by: Michael Benson Guest: Charles Lockwood Six relatively common thrombophilias can lead to serious morbidity in women particularly when combined with high estrogenic states such as pregnancy, estrogen containing contraceptives or hormone replacement therapy. Learn about the prevalence, mechanisms, and laboratory diagnoses of these often hidden, heritable dangers to your patients.
  • Strategies for Communicating Bad News to Patients

    Jul 14, 2014 | 9 min
    Hosted by: Leslie P. Lundt Guest: Alan Astrow Breaking difficult news to patients is something that, as doctors, we have to do. Are there approaches that make it easier and clearer for the patient? In this segment, Dr. Alan Astrow, director of the division of hematology and medical oncology at Maimonides Cancer Center in New York City, joins host Dr. Leslie Lundt to discuss specific case examples of how to break difficult and often complicated news to patients. Dr. Astrow has a special interest in the treatment of breast cancer, gynecological cancers and Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas. He has conducted research on how to help physicians understand a patient's wishes, values and needs ...
  • Golden Rules for the Doctor-Patient Relationship

    Jul 14, 2014 | 14 min
    Hosted by: Jennifer Shu Guest: Robert Lamberts Are your patients always honest with you about their symptoms and related conditions? Do they treat your staff with the proper level of respect and courtesy? We all know that both patients and physicians are equal contributors to the doctor-patient relationship, yet this partnership isn't always as constructive and amiable as either side would hope. Are there simple rules we can encourage our patients to follow toward making a positive impact on this relationship? Dr. Rob Lamberts, board-certified internist and pediatrician, and author of the popular blog Musings of a Distractible Mind, prioritizes several keys from the patient's perspective tow...
  • Women in Medicine Today

    Jul 14, 2014 | 9 min
    Hosted by: Shira Johnson Guest: Maureen Lowery Dr. Maureen Lowery discusses some of the many changes that have occurred for women entering and working in the medical profession today.
  • Medical Advances in Women's Health: A Look at the Past 10 Years

    Jul 14, 2014 | 13 min
    Hosted by: Omnia Education In this program, Dr. Andrea Singer and Dr. Thomas C. Wright Jr. review medical breakthroughs over the past 10 years in the field of women's health. Their discussion specifically focuses on cardiovascular medicine; advances in HPV; updates on female sexual dysfunction; current issues in obesity; advances in breast cancer screening; and the shift of osteoporosis/fracture management. This program was recorded live from the 10 year anniversary kick off of the Women's Health Annual Visit CME series. Celebrate a decade of Omnia Education's Women's Health Annual Visit by registering for an upcoming program in a city near you. Visit www.OmniaEducation.com Dr. Andrea J. Sin...
  • Psychoactive Drug Research: What's New with Hallucinagens?

    Jul 14, 2014 | 14 min
    Hosted by: Leslie P. Lundt Guest: Matthew W. Johnson It used to be common for researchers to study the potential medicinal uses for hallucinogenic drugs, including psilocybin, ecstasy, and LSD; however, the 60's left a blemish on legitimate research and it grinded to a halt. Host Dr. Leslie Lundt welcomes Dr. Matthew Johnson, a psychopharmacologist in the Department of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, who is studying psychoactive drug effects in human participants.
  • Window to the Diabetic Patient's Life: An Endocrinologist's Shared Experience

    Jul 14, 2014 | 14 min
    Hosted by: Prathima Setty As health care providers, despite our knowledge and empathy of patient experiences, we may become distanced from the day-to-day life of coping with chronic diseases such as diabetes. Host Dr. Prathima Setty welcomes Dr. Svetlana Katsnelson, an Endocrinology Fellow from Stony Brook University Medical Center in Stony Brook, New York to discuss her experience in living the life of patient with diabetes for one week. Dr. Katsnelson provides a "behind-the-scenes" account that led her to better understand how patients cope with strict timelines for eating and medicating, as well as complying with complicated devices that monitor blood glucose levels. Through this brief jo...
  • Care of HIV-Positive Women in the U.S.

    Jul 7, 2014 | 13 min
    Hosted by: Maurice Pickard Guest: Mardge Cohen Women in the United States who have contracted HIV are more open in coming forward to seek care and building a network of support than in years previous. Yet the various personal ways in which these patients originally contracted HIV presents a wide array of issues and stresses which physicians must address concurrent to providing good medical care. Dr. Mardge Cohen, Director of Women's HIV Research and founder of the Women and Children HIV program at Stroger Hospital in Chicago, discusses methods to address these challenges with patients. Hosted by Dr. Maurice Pickard.
  • Empowering Women to Improve Their Physical and Mental Health

    Jul 7, 2014 | 8 min
    Hosted by: Prathima Setty Host Dr. Prathima Setty welcomes Dr. Julia Schlam Edelman, author of two books, Menopause Matters and Successful Sleep Strategies for Women. Dr. Edelman will discuss how she conducted her research for these books and the importance for female patients to understand how menopause and sleep disorder affect their overall health. Dr. Edelman is a board-certified gynecologist, certified menopause clinician, a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School, and an Adjunct Clinical Instructor at Brown Medical School. Download the podcast and listen today!  
  • Breastfeeding: Much More Than Just Good Nutrition

    Jul 7, 2014 | 8 min
    Hosted by: Jennifer Shu Guest: Lori Feldman-Winter Mothers in the United States have the lowest rates of breastfeeding in the developed world. What are the immediate and lasting benefits of breastfeeding for infants and their nursing mothers? How does breast milk compare to formula, in terms of the baby's nutrition and long-term growth development? Host Dr. Jennifer Shu welcomes Dr. Lori Feldman-Winter, associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, division head of adolescent medicine at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey, and an executive committee member of the American Academy of Pediatrics section on breastfeeding.
  • The Mountain Rescue Doctor

    Jul 7, 2014 | 10 min
    Hosted by: Andrew Krakowski Guest: Christopher Van Tilberg Dr. Andrew Krakowski welcomes Dr. Christopher Van Tilberg, emergency wilderness physician and author of "Mountain Rescue Doctor: Wilderness Medicine in the Extremes of Nature." Dr. Van Tilburg recounts his experience as a member of the Crag Rats, a mountain search-and-rescue team. Started in 1926, the Crag Rats are a group of extremely skilled, highly organized volunteers, who confront blizzards, darkness, freezing water, and other extreme conditions to help rescue sports enthusiasts lost or injured while on the mountain. Dr. Van Tilburg shares personal stories of harrowing rescues and suspenseful recovery missions, including the 200...
  • From the Military to Civilian Medicine and Beyond: A Locum Tenens Physician's Career Path

    Jul 7, 2014 | 10 min
    Hosted by: Prathima Setty Host Dr. Prathima Setty welcomes CompHealth physician Dr. John Thieszen to discuss his unique career path from the military to civilian hospitalist practice and on to leadership within his own consulting group. Tune in to hear this locum tenens physician's realized goal of maintaining flexibility and autonomy in his career, and how these decisions have positively impacted his family life. Dr. Thieszen is a hospitalist based in Fort Collins, Colorado.  
  • The Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine's Keys to OB/GYN Success

    Jul 7, 2014 | 20 min
    Hosted by: Matt Birnholz The Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM) has long been dedicated to the optimization of pregnancy and perinatal outcomes; but according to Dr. Vincenzo Berghella, President of SMFM and Professor of OB/GYN at Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine, this mission is continually challenged by ongoing issues such as maternal morbidity and mortality, preterm birth, lack of updated practice guidelines, and OB/GYN burnout. Dr. Berghella speaks with host Dr. Matt Birnholz about SMFM's response to these and other issues, and includes his recently published 6 keys to physician happiness on behalf of practicing OB/GYNs everywhere.     
  • Dyslipidemia: Optimizing Outcomes for the Complicated Patient

    Jul 7, 2014 | 20 min
    Hosted by: Matt Birnholz Guest: Gregory Pokrywka Primary care is the mainstay for managing patients with hyperlipidemia or mixed dyslipidemia. But in practice we don't often encounter it in isolation; comorbid conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and coronary artery disease follow dyslipidemia like common catch phrases, so it becomes necessary to understand this problem in the context of complicated patients. What do we need to know to optimize patient outcomes? Host Dr. Matt Birnholz is joined by Dr. Gregory Pokrywka, Director of Baltimore Lipid Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, to discuss this issue.
  • Writing About Our Patients: Who's Story Is It?

    Jun 30, 2014 | 13 min
    Hosted by: Sayantani DasGupta Guest: Courtney Davis Courtney Davis, Nurse practitioner and award winning poet, is the author of four books and has co-edited two collections of poetry written by nurses. She joins host Dr. Sayantani DasGupta to share some of her work, discuss narrative medicine's rise in healthcare and society, and comment on the clinician writer's creative process.
  • Millennials Teaching Millennials: The Next Generation of Clinical Education and Practice

    Jun 30, 2014 | 16 min
    Hosted by: Matt Birnholz The Millennial Generation, including those born between 1981 and 1996, has grown to incorporate the current cohort of young medical professionals in teaching positions. How do clinicians from this age group perceive best practices in medical education and patient care, and what challenges exist for colleagues of other age groups who prioritize different methods of communication and training? Dr. Jennifer Prats, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, addresses these important questions from the vantage point of a Millennial teaching other Millennials in hospital wards and primary care clinics.  ...
  • Women in Dermatology

    Jun 30, 2014 | 13 min
    Hosted by: Michael Greenberg Guest: Wendy Roberts Dr. Michael Greenberg speaks with Dr. Wendy Roberts about her involvement with the Women's Dermatologic Society and how the organization is working to support both men and women in the specialty.
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction

    Jun 30, 2014 | 13 min
    Hosted by: Shira Johnson Guest: Domeena Renshaw Dr. Domeena Renshaw, Professor of Psychiatry and Founder/Director of the Sexual Dysfunction Clinic at Loyola University School of Medicine, discusses female sexual dysfunction.
  • HIV and Breast Feeding: Worldwide Perspectives

    Jun 30, 2014 | 13 min
    Hosted by: Michael Benson Guest: Susan Cu-Uvin For women with HIV in the US, nursing is not an option. Yet is nursing their babies a better choice for women with HIV in other countries? The answer may surprise you. Today our guest is Dr. Susan Cu-Uvin, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and Medicine at Brown Medical School. She is also Director of the Miriam Hospital's Immunology Center in Providence Rhode Island, which provides comprehensive care to over a thousand women and men living with HIV/AIDS. She is doing NIH-funded research on the prevalence and transmission of HIV among women during pregnancy.
  • Lack of Support For a Mother's Postpartum Experience

    Jun 30, 2014 | 13 min
    Hosted by: Bruce Japsen Guest: Maureen Corry New data suggests that nearly one in five women suffers postraumatic stress following labor and delivery; however, the postpartum experience of new mothers runs the gamut, oftentimes meaning little or no support. Maureen Corry, executive director of the Childbirth Connection, tells host Bruce Japsen of the Chicago Tribune about issues facing these women and their medical care providers.
  • Rethinking Risk of Bilateral Oopherectomy With Hysterectomy

    Jun 23, 2014 | 15 min
    Hosted by: Mark Nolan Hill Guest: William Parker For many years, bilateral oopherectomy has been a routine part of hysterectomy. After a certain age, we reasoned that the role of the ovaries in helping women achieve hormonal balance was outweighed by the risks for ovarian cancer, thus offering women their best odds of long-term survival. Yet new evidence on the risks of routine bilateral oopherectomy challenges this conventional wisdom. Is it time we change our practice? Host Dr. Mark Nolan Hill examines the findings with Dr. William Parker, clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine, and a faculty member of th...
  • Hereditary Cancer Syndromes and the Obstetrician/Gynecologist

    Jun 23, 2014 | 19 min
    Hosted by: Matt Birnholz Dr. Andrew Wagner, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, joins host Dr. Matt Birnholz to discuss the roles of the OB/GYN as both primary care providers and specialists in screening, diagnosing, and treating hereditary cancer syndromes in women. Their discussion covers cancers of the breast, ovaries, endometrium and cervix, as well as related heriditary conditions such as Lynch Syndrome.   
  • Avoiding Physician Burnout: Top Tips for Young and Seasoned Clinicians

    Jun 23, 2014 | 19 min
    Hosted by: Jennifer Caudle The journal Academic Medicine recently reported that medical students, compared to age-matched fellow college graduates, reported significantly higher rates of burnout. What is happening to our 80,000 US medical students? Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle welcomes Dr. Richard Gunderman to discuss the issues of burnout in our young doctors, exhaustion in our more seasoned physicians, and the impacts both trends have on our healthcare system. Dr. Gunderman is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Radiology at Indiana University, with faculty positions in pediatrics, medical education, philosophy, philanthropy, and liberal arts.
  • Integrative Oncology

    Jun 23, 2014 | 19 min
    Hosted by: Susan Dolan Guest: Lucille Marchand Lucille R. Marchand BSN, MD, is a Professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, Wisconsin. She also practices integrative and palliative medicine at the University of Wisconsin Paul P. Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center. Hear Dr. Marchand as she discusses integrative oncology.
  • Female Sexual Dysfunction: Updates from Omnia Education's Women's Health Annual Visit (WHAV)

    Jun 16, 2014 | 10 min
    Hosted by: No Host Featured from the Omnia Education live activity entitled "Women's Health Annual Visit" (WHAV) are Dr. Andrea Singer, Associate Professor of Medicine and Obsetrics and Gynecology at Georgetown University Medical Center, and Dr. Susan Kellogg-Spadt, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Drexler University College of Medicine. They will review the biopsychosocial management and treatment of sexual disorders in women, including recommendations for improving patient counseling and overcoming the barriers to managing a patient with sexual dysfunction.
  • Hold the Sunscreen: Your Body Needs that Vitamin D

    Jun 16, 2014 | 3 min
    Hosted by: Lauren Streicher Guest: Michael Holick It seems these days patients know more about the benefits of Vitamin D then their physicians. Doctors are soaking up the information and making sure their patients are taking the proper levels of Vitamin D. Dr. Michael Holick, professor of medicine, physiology and biophysics and director of the Bone Health Care Clinic and the Heliotherapy, Light, and Skin Research Center at Boston University Medical Center, joins host Dr. Lauren Streicher to discuss the proper dosage, risk factors, geographical factors and benefits of Vitamin D.
  • Your Patient's Mother: Is She in the Exam Room?

    Jun 16, 2014 | 3 min
    Hosted by: Leslie P. Lundt Guest: Stephan Poulter Your patients' mothers continue to play a constant role in their lives, no matter how old they are.  What are the types of mothering styles and how do they influence our psychology?   Clinical psychologist and author of The Mother Factor, Dr. Stephan Poulter joins host Dr. Leslie Lundt to describe how mothering styles may affect patients' current lives.
  • New Treatments in Cosmetic Dermatology: Are The [Wrinkle] Lines Blurring?

    Jun 16, 2014 | 3 min
    Hosted by: Larry Kaskel Guest: Jodi Ganz Dr. Larry Kaskel speaks with Dr. Jodi Ganz from Olansky Dermatology Associates about the burgeoning field of cosmetic dermatology and its increasing impact on several unexpected aspects of men's and women's health.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome & Insulin Resistance

    Jun 16, 2014 | 3 min
    Hosted by: Michael Benson Guest: Leon Speroff Dr. Leon Speroff discusses the symptoms corresponding to a diagnosis of PCOS, its high rate of occurrence among overweight women, and its correlation with insulin resistance.
  • HIV During Pregnancy: Myths and Prejudices

    Jun 16, 2014 | 3 min
    Hosted by: Michael Benson Guest: Susan Cu-Uvin Before the Hepatitis B vaccine, up to one-third of obstetricians had been infected with Hepatitis B—chiefly from needle sticks or other exposures to bodily fluids. However, our modern day plague, HIV has no vaccine. What are the risks to doctors and nurses from providing care to HIV patients? In this segment host Dr. Michael Benson discusses HIV during pregnancy - the myths and prejudices of both patients and health care providers - with. Guest Dr. Susan Cu-Uvin. Dr. Cu-Uvin is professor of OB/GYN and Medicine at Brown Medical School. She is also Director of the Miriam Hospital's Immunology Center in Providence Rhode Island, which provides compr...
  • The Patients We Must Not Miss: Recognizing Depression in Primary Care

    Jun 16, 2014 | 20 min
    Hosted by: Prathima Setty According to the Anxiety and Depression Society of America, major depressive disorder (MDD) is the leading cause of disability in the US for people ages 15-44. Primary care physicians see this problem every day, yet many struggle with recognizing warning signs, diagnosing, and treating the disorder. Joining host Dr. Prathima Setty to address this issue with key clinical considerations and approaches for patients with MDD is Dr. Gina Perez, former Director of Medical Student Education for the Department of Psychiatry and Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Perez currently serves on the Behavioral Health faculty of t...
  • In the Wake of 9/11: Research in Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Jun 9, 2014 | 20 min
    Hosted by: Bruce Japsen Guest: Bob Baltera In the United States, almost 50,000 new cases of pulmonary fibrosis — a disease that causes progressive scarring of the lung tissue — are diagnosed annually, including among some first responders to Ground Zero in New York. There are no treatment options, but early research has begun in hopes of one day treating this deadly disease, as Bob Baltera, chief executive officer of Amira Pharmaceuticals explains to host Bruce Japsen. Amira Pharmaceuticals is a San Diego-based company focused on the discovery and early development of compounds to treat inflammatory disease.
  • From Disease Management to Preventive Medicine: Dr. Jonathan Burg's Story

    Jun 9, 2014 | 20 min
    Hosted by: Matt Birnholz For modern healthcare practitioners, the philosophic change from managing disease to focusing on prevention and wellness isn't always easy or clearcut. The life and career story of Dr. Jonathan Burg, Internist, Physical Medicine & Rehabiliation specialist, and Founder and President of Cornerstone Wellness, encapsulates this experience in ways that are at once intuitively familiar and unmistakably unique. Join Dr. Burg as he shares his facinating story with host Dr. Matt Birnholz.   
  • The Economics of PA Employment

    Jun 9, 2014 | 16 min
    Hosted by: Lisa Dandrea Lenell Guest: Roderick Hooker How does a doctor know when it's the right time to add a physician assistant to the office staff? There are a lot of factors to take into consideration when making the decision to add new employees. Dr. Roderick Hooker, co-author of the book Physician Assistant Policy and Practice, 3rd Edition, joins host Lisa Dandrea Lenell to discuss the cost effectiveness and productivity of the PA in a primary care practice, as well as how to build a cooperative relationship between a supervising doctor and a PA.
  • Cockroaches & New Real-World Clues to Asthma

    Jun 9, 2014 | 20 min
    Hosted by: Maurice Pickard Guest: Daniel Remick While many patients with asthma are allergic to pollen or pet dander, new evidence suggests inner city asthma patients may be most allergic to cockroach remains found in household dust. Dr. Daniel Remick, chair and professor of pathology at Boston University School of Medicine, discusses his new research demonstrating the relationship between household dust from city buildings and asthma. What implications for treatment does this research provide? Will there be an attempt to desensitize children to this cockroach allergen in the future? Dr. Maurice Pickard hosts.
  • The Fertility Nurses Forum: A Review

    Jun 2, 2014 | 14 min
    Hosted by: Brian P. McDonough It is important for fertility nurses to ensure that the patient is well-informed of the probable cause(s) of infertility, the treatment options available, and the risks and benefits of those therapies. Program Director of the upcoming 1st Annual Fertility Nurses Forum, Monica Moore, MSN, RNC addresses some common questions and issues facing fertility nurses. Monica is a nurse practitioner and nurse manager at RMA of Connecticut in Nowalk, Connecticut. This Clinician's Roundtable segment is sponsored by Omnia Education
  • How to Help Family Caregivers

    Jun 2, 2014 | 16 min
    Hosted by: Maurice Pickard Patients who receive care from close family members are on the rise; however, the needs of family caregivers are often neglected. Host Dr. Maurice Pickard welcomes Joanne Lynn, MD, Director of the Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness at the Altarum Institute to discuss strategies clinicians can use to ease the various physical, emotional, and financial burdens for family members who take on caregiving roles. Download and listen today!  
  • Breaking Inter-Generational Cycles of Disease Determinism: The DOHaD Project

    Jun 2, 2014 | 20 min
    Hosted by: Matt Birnholz "We are what our parents and grandparents ate, and how they lived," says Dr. Mark Hanson, Director of the Academic Unit of Human Development and Health at the University of Southhampton in the United Kingdom. This chilling but increasingly recognized prospect concerning intergenerational passsages of disease risk helped found the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) study, a worldwide collaboration aimed at better understanding environmental to genetic determinants of health across multiple generations. In this discussion with host Dr. Matt Birnholz, Dr. Hanson highlights the science behind broadening our scope of individualized care to include both pa...
  • Goals for Initiating and Continuing Breastfeeding

    Jun 2, 2014 | 14 min
    Hosted by: Jennifer Shu Guest: Lori Feldman-Winter Despite ambitious recommendations that new mothers breastfeed their infants for at least one year after birth, very few mothers meet this objective. Knowing there are barriers to breastfeeding--social, economic, and beyond--how can we help mothers get past these difficulties, where possible? Further, how can we allay the guilt many mothers feel when they're unable to breastfeed? For answers, host Dr. Jennifer Shu talks with Dr. Lori Feldman-Winter, associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, division head of adolescent medicine at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, N.J., and an Executive Co...
  • Addressing Sexual Dysfunction Issues

    Jun 2, 2014 | 2 min
    Hosted by: Michael Greenberg Guest: Sharon Mitchell A patient tells you that they have a sexual issue. Do you get queasy? Do you know how to guide this patient to a specialist who can help them? Dr. Sharon Mitchell, founder of the Adult Industry Medical Healthcare Foundation and a former actress in adult films, aims to help us maintain our commitment to addressing our patients' needs, including those issues that might make for a slightly uncomfortable discussion. How should you respond if some of these concerns are presented to you during a routine office visit? To whom can you refer those patients who would benefit from an opportunity to speak with an expert on sexual issues? Dr. Michael Gr...
  • The History of Female Sexual Dysfunction

    Jun 2, 2014 | 2 min
    Hosted by: Leslie P. Lundt Guest: Mary Roach "Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex" was written by Mary Roach and follows the winding history of science and its exploration of human sexuality, going back as far as Aristotle and finally ending with recent discoveries about the origination and anatomy of the female orgasm. In this discussion with host Dr. Leslie Lundt, Roach focuses on female sexual dysfunction, the historical precedents leading to this diagnosis, and the science behind antiquated to modern treatment methods.
  • Fertility Preservation Options for Women

    May 26, 2014 | 15 min
    Hosted by: Prathima Setty Fertility preservation technologies have become more advanced and more accessible over the past several years. Joining host Dr. Prathima Setty to discuss current options for women to protect their fertility is Dr. Naveed Khan, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist in Leesburg, VA. Dr. Khan practices with Shady Grove Fertility, the nation's largest fertility center, and is also a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.    
  • Updates From The Women's Dermatologic Society

    May 26, 2014 | 13 min
    Hosted by: Michael Greenberg Guest: Mary Lupo Dr. Michael Greenberg speaks with Dr. Mary Lupo about her involvement with the Women's Dermatologic Society and how the organization is working to support both men and women in the specialty.
  • The Utility of Medical History in Clinical Training

    May 19, 2014 | 14 min
    Hosted by: Matt Birnholz What can in-depth exploration of medical history topics teach and inform us about current trends in clinical practice? Dr. Peter Marcus, Associate Clinical Professor of OB/GYN at Yale University School of Medicine, joins Dr. Matt Birnholz to discuss various ways in which scholarship in medical history fosters greater aptitude for patient care. 
  • Somatic Symptoms in Women

    May 19, 2014 | 14 min
    Hosted by: Leslie P. Lundt Guest: Paul Markovitz Fibromyalgia, migraines, IBS, TMJ, PMS and neurodermatitis are common illnesses in women. Dr. Paul Markowitz discusses neurobiochemical similarities between these various problems and a theoretical parsimony of diagnosis, and how this may inform medication choices.
  • Getting to the Root of Women's Hair Loss

    May 19, 2014 | 15 min
    Hosted by: Lisa Mazzullo Guest: Lisa Ishii Hair loss can be a troubling situation for women. More than 30 percent of women of all ages suffer from some type of hair loss, either due to medication or medical issues. Dr. Lisa Ishii, an assistant professor of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery in the department of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, talks with host Dr. Lisa Mazzullo about how to evaluate and treat hair loss for women.
  • A NASA Flight Surgeon's Recollections of the Challenger Mission Disaster

    May 19, 2014 | 11 min
    Hosted by: Mark Chyna Guest: Patricia Santy Dr. Patricia Santy, former Medical Officer for NASA, reviews the responsibilities and roles of a NASA Flight Surgeon. In particular she discusses the Challenger Mission, her role, and the implications of this disaster for the American space program.
  • Placebo & Psychological Factors in Pain and Illness

    May 19, 2014 | 15 min
    Hosted by: Leslie P. Lundt Guest: David Spiegel Several studies have found that over half of all physicians have used placebos in their practice. Is there scientific validity to the prescribing of placebos? Dr. David Speigel, associate chairman of the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine, joins host Dr. Leslie Lundt to review the science behind placebos. Dr. Spiegel has extensively studied how psychological factors affect the brain's response to pain and illness.
  • Insulin Resistance & Colorectal Cancer

    May 19, 2014 | 13 min
    Hosted by: Gary Kohn Guest: Andrew Flood The risk association between diabetes and colorectal cancer: what is the mechanism driving the correlation? What methods are used to study the relationship? Dr. Andrew Flood, assistant professor of epidemiology, University of Minnesota, and adjunct investigator at the National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics discusses the relationship and his research with host Dr. Gary Kohn.
  • Breastfeeding: Much More Than Just Good Nutrition

    May 12, 2014 | 15 min
    Hosted by: Jennifer Shu Guest: Lori Feldman-Winter Mothers in the United States have the lowest rates of breastfeeding in the developed world. What are the immediate and lasting benefits of breastfeeding for infants and their nursing mothers? How does breast milk compare to formula, in terms of the baby's nutrition and long-term growth development? Host Dr. Jennifer Shu welcomes Dr. Lori Feldman-Winter, associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, division head of adolescent medicine at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey, and an executive committee member of the American Academy of Pediatrics section on breastfeeding.
  • Teaching Physicians to Lead

    May 12, 2014 | 15 min
    Hosted by: Maurice Pickard Guest: Donald J. Palmisano Dr. Donald Palmisano, past-president of the American Medical Association and clinical professor of surgery and medical jurisprudence at Tulane University School of Medicine, discusses his book, On Leadership, Essential Principles for Success which includes lessons about leadership, resiliency and preparedness that come from experiences in the ranks of healthcare workers.
  • Clinical Applications of Emerging Tactile-Sensing Technologies

    May 12, 2014 |
    Hosted by: Gary Kohn Guest: Cary Kaufman Dr. Kaufman, a breast surgeon and assistant clinical professor at the University of Washington, is the past president of the National Consortium of Breast Centers and vice-chairman of their National Accreditation Program. He joins host Dr. Gary Kohn to talk about how emerging tactile sensing technology can be used as pre-mammographic testing, screening, and teaching.

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