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Podcasts by the Canadian Medical Association Journal. Follow CMAJ Podcasts on iTunes, SoundCloud, or your favourite podcatcher! Thanks for tuning in.

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  • Critical race theory in medicine

    17/05/2021 Duração: 29min

    Dr. Malika Sharma and Dr. Rahel Zewude explain the tenets of critical race theory. They also share how it has helped them tackle racism in the practice of medicine and how they've applied it to their professional and personal lives as physicians in Canada. Dr. Malika Sharma is an HIV and infectious diseases specialist and assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Rahel Zewude is an internal medicine resident at the University of British Columbia and president of Black Physicians of British Columbia. They co-authored a humanities article published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.210178 Podcast transcript: https://www.cmaj.ca/transcript-210178 ----------------------------------- This podcast episode is brought to you by Shingrix. Learn more at: www.shingrix.ca/en-ca/index.html ----------------------------------- Subscribe to CMAJ Podcasts on Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app. You can also follow us directly on our SoundCloud page or you can

  • Alcohol use disorder & anticraving medication

    10/05/2021 Duração: 32min

    Anticraving medications are a lesser-known therapy for patients with moderate to severe alcohol use disorder. In this podcast, Dr. Jon Mong and Dr. Paxton Bach explain how to recognize and diagnose moderate to severe alcohol use disorder and how to talk to patients about treatment options. Dr. Jon Mong is a general internist working at The Ottawa Hospital, with a clinical focus in addiction medicine. He is currently completing his Masters in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety through the University of Toronto's IHPME. Dr. Paxton Bach is a clinical assistant professor in the department of medicine at the University of British Columbia, and a general internist and addiction physician at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, BC. He additionally serves as the program director for the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use Clinical Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program. They co-authored, along with Dr. Keith Ahamad, a practice article published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.200895 Podcast tran

  • Painful periods in adolescents

    19/04/2021 Duração: 10min

    Dr. Olga Kciuk and Dr. Sari Kives talk about painful periods (dysmenorrhea) in teens – what causes it, how to diagnose it, how to rule out secondary causes, and how best to treat. Dr. Olga Kciuk is a fourth year resident in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Toronto. Dr. Sari Kives is a gynecologist in Toronto, both at the Hospital for Sick Children and St. Michael's Hospital. They co-authored a practice article published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.201972 ----------------------------------- This podcast episode is brought to you by Shingrix. Learn more at: www.shingrix.ca/en-ca/index.html ----------------------------------- This podcast episode is brought to you by Audi Canada. The Canadian Medical Association has partnered with Audi Canada to offer CMA members a preferred incentive on select vehicle models. Purchase any new qualifying Audi model and receive an additional cash incentive based on the purchase type. Details of the incentive program can be found at www.audipro

  • Dépistage de la chlamydia et de la gonorrhée asymptomatiques en médecine de soins primaires

    19/04/2021 Duração: 18min

    Dre Guylène Thériault explique les recommandations clé des nouvelles lignes directrices sur dépistage de la chlamydia et de la gonorrhée en médecine de soins primaires chez les personnes non connues comme appartenant à un groupe à risque. Dre Guylène Thériault est médecin de famille et membre du Groupe d’étude canadien sur les soins de santé préventifs. Dre Thériault enseigne aussi la médecine fondée sur les données probantes et la prise de décision partagée. Le Groupe d’étude canadien sur les soins de santé préventifs vient de publier les nouvelles lignes directrices dans le Journal de l’association médicale canadienne. Lignes directrices : https://www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.201967-f

  • Screening for asymptomatic chlamydia and gonorrhea in primary care

    19/04/2021 Duração: 23min

    Dr. Ainsley Moore discusses a new guideline by the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care. The guideline recommends opportunistic screening for chlamydia and gonorrhea in primary care for individuals not known to be at high risk. Ainsley unpacks the recommendation and talks about what it means for clinical practice. Dr. Ainsley Moore is a family physician and an associate clinical professor in medicine at McMaster University. She is one of the authors of the CTFPHC guideline published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.201967 ----------------------------------- Subscribe to CMAJ Podcasts on Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Overcast, Instacast, or your favourite aggregator. You can also follow us directly on our SoundCloud page or you can visit www.cmaj.ca/page/multimedia/podcasts.

  • Antivaccine sentiment as power: the Montréal vaccine riots of 1885

    06/04/2021 Duração: 26min

    Prof. Jonathan Berman discusses what drives antivaccine and anti-mask protests, such as the Montréal vaccine protest of 1885 which turned violent. He talks about vaccine hesitancy in history and how it relates to our current COVID-19 pandemic. Jonathan Berman is a physiologist at the New York Institute of Technology medical school and a science educator. He wrote an humanities article published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.202820 ----------------------------------- This episode is brought to you by the MD Platinum Global Private Credit Pool. With bond yields sitting near record lows, investors are looking for ways to boost returns. The challenge? Most options offering higher returns often require taking on more equity risk. Enter private credit. Get access to potentially higher returns, historically tested stability and added diversification typically reserved for institutional investors. MD Platinum Global Private Credit Pool: Bond-like stability. Equity-like returns. For more informatio

  • Diagnosis and treatment of adenomyosis

    16/02/2021 Duração: 12min

    Drs Shirin Dason and Mara Sobel discuss how to diagnose and treat adenomyosis, a common cause of heavy and painful menstrual periods. Dr. Shirin Dason is a resident and soon-to-be infertility fellow at Mount Sinai Fertility in Toronto. Dr. Mara Sobel is a gynaecologist at Mount Sinai Hospital and Women's College Hospital in Toronto. To read the practice article published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.201607 ----------------------------------- This podcast episode is brought to you by Shingrix. Learn more at: www.shingrix.ca/en-ca/index.html ----------------------------------- Subscribe to CMAJ Podcasts on Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Overcast, Instacast, or your favourite aggregator. You can also follow us directly on our SoundCloud page or you can visit www.cmaj.ca/page/multimedia/podcasts.

  • Gender equity at the senior leadership level

    16/02/2021 Duração: 26min

    Prof. Andrea Tricco and Dr. Ainsley Moore discuss gender inequity in medicine at the senior leadership level and how it's intertwined with race. They also outline practical ways of advancing gender equity in medicine. Dr. Ainsley Moore is a family physician and an associate clinical professor in medicine at McMaster University. Prof. Andrea Tricco is a scientist at St. Michael's Hospital at Unity Health Toronto and an associate professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health in Toronto. They co-authored an analysis article published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.200951 ----------------------------------- This podcast episode is brought to you by Audi Canada. The Canadian Medical Association has partnered with Audi Canada to offer CMA members a preferred incentive on select vehicle models. Purchase any new qualifying Audi model and receive an additional cash incentive based on the purchase type. Details of the incentive program can be found at www.audiprofessional.ca. ------------------

  • Prescribing cascades

    08/02/2021 Duração: 21min

    A prescribing cascade happens when the side effects of a prescribed drug are misinterpreted as a new medical condition for which an additional drug is prescribed. Some prescribing cascades can become complicated to untangle and hard to catch. In this podcast, Dr. Paula Rochon outlines some of the common prescribing cascades that occur in older adults. Dr. Paula Rochon is a geriatrician at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto and the RTO chair in geriatric medicine at the University of Toronto. The practice article she co-authored is published in CMAJ. It's titled "Five things to know about prescribing cascades in older adults." www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.201564 ----------------------------------- This podcast episode is brought to you by Audi Canada. The Canadian Medical Association has partnered with Audi Canada to offer CMA members a preferred incentive on select vehicle models. Purchase any new qualifying Audi model and receive an additional cash incentive based on the purchase type. Details o

  • COVID-19 in patients on long-term dialysis

    04/02/2021 Duração: 26min

    In this podcast, Dr. Andreas Laupacis, editor-in-chief of CMAJ, interviews two authors of a research article published in CMAJ. The research looked at SARS-CoV-2 infection among patients undergoing long-term dialysis in Ontario during the first wave of the pandemic. Rebecca Cooper is the director of clinical programs at the Ontario Renal Network, and Peter Blake is a nephrologist and the provincial medical director of the Ontario Renal Network, which is part of Ontario Health. To read the research published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.202601 ----------------------------------- This podcast episode is brought to you by Shingrix. Learn more at: www.shingrix.ca/en-ca/index.html ----------------------------------- Subscribe to CMAJ Podcasts on Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Overcast, Instacast, or your favourite aggregator. You can also follow us directly on our SoundCloud page or you can visit www.cmaj.ca/page/multimedia/podcasts.

  • Mandatory vaccination for health care workers

    19/01/2021 Duração: 22min

    Prof. Colleen Flood discusses the legalities around requiring health care workers to be vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19, both at the employer or hospital level and at the provincial government level. Colleen Flood is a professor in the faculty of law and the inaugural director of the Centre for Health Law Policy & Ethics, both at the University of Ottawa. She co-authored, with Prof. Bryan Thomas and Dr. Kumanan Wilson, an analysis article published in CMAJ. It's titled "Mandatory vaccination for health care workers: an analysis of law and policy." To read the analysis article published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.202755 ----------------------------------- This podcast episode is brought to you by Audi Canada. The Canadian Medical Association has partnered with Audi Canada to offer CMA members a preferred incentive on select vehicle models. Purchase any new qualifying Audi model and receive an additional cash incentive based on the purchase type. Details of the incentive

  • Relaxing hospital no-visitor policies

    18/12/2020 Duração: 34min

    At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, most hospitals in Canada adopted no-visitor policies because of concern that visitors would spread the virus. It was also a way of preserving personal protective equipment, which was in short supply at the time. Now, almost one year later, the authors of a commentary published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal argue that it’s time to reconsider such a strict policy. In this podcast, Dr. Andreas Laupacis, editor-in-chief of CMAJ, interviews one of the authors of the commentary, Dr. Fahad Razak, a general internist at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto. Also joining the conversation are Lee Fairclough, president of St. Mary’s General Hospital in Kitchener, Ontario, and Corinna Riquelme who is a care partner and a member of the Patient and Family Advisory Council at St. Mary’s. To read the commentary published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.202636 ----------------------------------- This podcast episode is brought to you by Shingrix. Learn more

  • Trench fever from body lice in Manitoba

    07/12/2020 Duração: 38min

    Dr. Carl Boodman discusses four cases of trench fever from Bartonella quintana which is transmitted by body lice. Trench fever was common during the First World War and killed millions of people. In modern times, it is rare, but outbreaks tend to be associated with homelessness, poor living conditions or a history of severe alcohol use disorder or IV drug use. Dr. Boodman first talks about a patient who presented to the emergency department with endocarditis from B. quintana. He then discusses the three other linked cases that were diagnosed over the following weeks. Dr. Carl Boodman is a fifth year medical resident in a combined infection disease and medical microbiology program at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The practice article he co-authored is published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.201170 ----------------------------------- This episode is brought to you by MD Financial Management and Scotiabank. Together, we’re able to provide physician-focused advice and uniqu

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) management: clinical practice guideline

    16/11/2020 Duração: 35min

    Dr. Christen Shoesmith and Dr. Colleen O’Connell discuss the first Canadian guideline on the care and management of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Dr. Shoesmith and Dr. O'Connell are two of the authors of the guideline, which is intended for ALS clinicians, allied health professionals and primary care providers and includes a patient-focused approach to care, with attention to holistic and emotional aspects of well-being. Dr. Christen Shoesmith is a neurologist and medical director of the Motor Neuron Disease Clinic at London Health Sciences Centre in London, Ontario. She is also chair of the ALS guidelines working group. Dr. Colleen O’Connell is a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician at the Stan Cassidy Rehabilitation Centre in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The clinical practice guideline is published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.191721 ----------------------------------- Subscribe to CMAJ Podcasts on Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Overcast, Inst

  • Prone positioning (chest down) for COVID-19

    11/11/2020 Duração: 29min

    Prone positioning has been widely adopted and is considered standard of care for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). But how beneficial is prone positioning for patients with COVID-19 who are awake and not intubated? In this podcast, Dr. Kevin Venus talks about evidence, lung physiology and observational studies regarding prone positioning. Dr. Kevin Venus is general internist at University Health Network in Toronto. He co-authored a review article published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.201201 ----------------------------------- This episode is brought to you by MD Financial Management and Scotiabank. Together, we’re able to provide physician-focused advice and unique financial solutions tailored to your needs at every stage of your medical career. Find out more about how we can help you, visit bit.ly/2Grtd5H ----------------------------------- This podcast episode is brought to you by Shingrix. Learn more at: www.shingrix.ca/en-ca/index.html ---------------------

  • Priority groups for early COVID-19 immunization

    03/11/2020 Duração: 29min

    Dr. Caroline Quach and Dr. Shainoor Ismail discuss guidance on identifying priority populations for COVID-19 immunization. It's likely that when Canada does get a vaccine, it will not be possible to immunize all Canadians at once. We therefore need to have a plan in place for prioritization within our population. Dr. Quach and Dr. Ismail are two of the authors of an evidence-based guideline publishing in CMAJ outlining which key populations need to be prioritized for early COVID-19 immunization. They wrote this guidance as part of Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI). This work was supported by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC). Dr. Caroline Quach is a pediatric infectious diseases specialist and microbiologist at CHU Sainte-Justine and is also a professor at the University of Montreal. Dr. Shainoor Ismail is a senior medical specialist at PHAC. The summary guideline is published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.202353 The full guideline is available on the Pu

  • Healing with music in the COVID-19 pandemic

    02/11/2020 Duração: 08min

    In this narrative, a musician, a nurse and a doctor come together to provide a virtual bedside music concert for some of their sickest patients with COVID-19. The article is read by its authors. First, Melanie Ambler, the musician and aspiring physician, then Laura Wodecki, nurse manager at Rhode Island Hospital, and ending with Dr. Timothy Amass, intensive care physician in Denver, Colorado. They wrote a Humanities Encounters article published in CMAJ called "Virtual bedside concerts for patients with COVID-19: a trio of perspectives." To read the article: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.201662 Melanie Ambler developed musICforU and received the Rosalind Swenson Enrichment Award from the French American Fulbright Commission to begin a live virtual concert program for hospitals and nursing homes in France, called Petite Pause Musicale. Any hospitals interested in live virtual concerts are welcome to contact her, at [email protected] ----------------------------------- Music: "Sun Up," c

  • Misinformation in medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic

    26/10/2020 Duração: 29min

    The spread of misinformation during epidemics is not a new phenomenon. But the COVID-19 pandemic is certainly the largest epidemic in recent times and its intersection with the internet and social media have amplified a modern infodemic of misinformation. In this podcast, history professor Nancy Tomes unpacks this modern infodemic and shares her thoughts on the role of health care providers in managing misinformation. Dr. Nancy Tomes is a professor of history at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York. She wrote a medical humanities article published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.201905 ----------------------------------- This episode is brought to you by MD Financial Management and Scotiabank. Together, we’re able to provide physician-focused advice and unique financial solutions tailored to your needs at every stage of your medical career. Find out more about how we can help you, visit bit.ly/2Grtd5H ----------------------------------- This podcast episode is brought to you by

  • Emergency procedural sedation in children

    05/10/2020 Duração: 34min

    Dr. Maxim Ben-Yakov and Dr. Maala Bhatt discuss emergency procedural sedation in children. They cover safety, protocol, sedative agents, recommendations around fasting for this emergency procedure and more. Dr. Maala Bhatt is an emergency physician and the director of emergency research at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa and also associate professor at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Maxim Ben-Yakov is assistant professor of pediatrics and medicine at the University of Toronto and an emergency physician in Toronto. Their practice article is published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.200332 ----------------------------------- This podcast is brought to you by Health Match BC, a free health professional recruitment service funded by the Government of British Columbia. Health Match BC is currently recruiting for physicians of all specialties on behalf of BC's publicly funded health employers. Visit www.healthmatchbc.org for more information and to speak with one of the recruit

  • Working in a bubble during the pandemic

    30/09/2020 Duração: 28min

    Many workplaces are essential for our health care, our supply chains, or the economy and are under immense pressure to stay open. The work bubble is one strategy that can be used to open businesses while limiting the risk of COVID-19 outbreaks. In this podcast, Dr. Jeffrey Shaw and Ms. Hayley Wickenheiser explain the work bubble concept. They also describe how a large Canadian company, Bombardier, applied the principles with much success. Dr. Jeffrey Shaw is a cardiologist and ICU physician in Calgary and is also currently a fellow at the University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine. Ms. Hayley Wickenheiser is a fourth year medical student at the University of Calgary and was formerly an Olympic hockey athlete. They co-wrote an analysis article published in CMAJ: www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.201582 ----------------------------------- This episode is brought to you by MD Financial Management and Scotiabank. Together, we’re able to provide physician-focused advice and unique financial solutions t

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