Episode 7: Bridging the Gap: Conversations with Dr. Hall
This session will provide an overview of the health disparities related to the acceptance of vaccines among racial and ethnic groups in the US. We will discuss the historical basis for some of the apprehensions that exist in the African American community. We will look at conspiracy theories that are circulated regarding vaccines and discuss ways to reassure patients about the safety and any real risks. Finally, we will discuss best practices related to COVID-19 vaccine discussions with patients who are hesitant to accept.
During this informative session on medical literature updates (excluding COVID-19), primary care physician, Dr. Charles Vega, will review the clinical implications of practice-changing literature that has been recently published. Topics for discussion will include breast cancer screening, colorectal cancer screening, association between diet/exercise and cancer, vaccination updates, dietary coconut oil, and milk preference in children. You don’t want to miss these updates!
What do primary care providers need to know to know about diabetes, atrial fibrillation, and mild cognitive impairment? Join endocrinologist Martin Abrahamson, cardiologist Ty Gluckman, and geriatrician Lee Lindquist as they review important questions, they get asked about these three topics!
Episode 5: Coffee with Chopra
Join Dr. Sanjiv Chopra in this installment of Coffee with Chopra, as he interviews urologist and author, Dr. Abraham Morgentaler, about topics relevant to Men’s Health including prostate cancer, male sexuality, testosterone replacement therapy, and the concept of “male menopause”.
Join cardiologist Ty Gluckman, MD in part two of this two-part podcast series as he reviews the unmet needs of patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) and discusses the evidence on emerging pharmacologic treatments for HFrEF. He will describe the current data in HFrEF for the following drug classes: SGLT2 inhibitors, soluble guanylate cyclase stimulators, and selective cardiac myosin activators.
Join pulmonologist Dr. Matthew Drake as he discusses the current 2020 GOLD guidelines for treatment of COPD. Using patient case examples, he will outline how to assess patients with COPD to determine the most appropriate evidence-based treatment. Discussion will include which patients will benefit most from inhaled corticosteroids and when to consider triple inhaled therapy with combination of long-acting beta-2-agonist, long acting muscarinic antagonist and inhaled corticosteroids. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 10/9/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Updates on Vitamin D Supplementation, Emerging Diets, Exercise, and PPI Use in Patients with COVID-19
Episode 2: Coffee with Chopra
In this episode of Coffee with Chopra, Dr. Sanjiv Chopra will interview family practitioner, Dr. Frank Domino. They will discuss the latest data on vitamin D supplementation, the importance of exercise and how to motivate patients to exercise, new and emerging diets and how these diets can impact patients with certain health issues including diabetes and NAFLD, and new data around proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use and COVID-19. As Hippocrates said, “Let thy food be thy medicine.”
Episode 6: Coffee with Chopra
Are opioids effective in chronic pain management? Join neurologist and pain specialist, Dr. Charles Argoff, as he summarizes two recent trials published in JAMA examining the efficacy of opioids in pain management and discusses their clinical implications. This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from the Opioid Analgesic REMS Program Companies. Please see https://ce.opioidanalgesicrems.com/RpcCEUI/rems/pdf/resources/List_of_RPC_Companies.pdf for a listing of REMS Program Companies. This activity is intended to be fully compliant with the Opioid Analgesic REMS education requirements issued by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 11/23/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
In this podcast, psychiatrist Dr. Shirah Vollmer will explore the unique aspects of referring patients to online psychiatry. She will weigh the potential advantages and disadvantages of mental health care moving to an online platform and discuss techniques for providing online mental health care. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 04/27/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
With information changing rapidly around the COVID-19 pandemic, it is difficult for primary care clinicians on the front lines of care to stay up to date on the most accurate information regarding prevention, testing, and treatment. Join this live discussion between family physician Dr. Frank Domino and infectious disease specialist Dr. Paul Sax as they discuss common questions related to COVID-19 that will help you give your patients the best possible care and advice during these uncertain times. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 3/28/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
In this podcast, psychiatrist Dr. Shirah Vollmer will discuss how those on the front lines can approach the challenges of dealing with death and loss. She will identify coping-skills and practices that healthcare professionals can use to deal with grief and process the emotional burden of their work. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 04/20/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.
This podcast will provide a practical approach to COVID-19 preparedness and management at senior residential communities and skilled nursing facilities. A leading geriatrician will discuss prevention, testing, monitoring, and treatment of COVID in this vulnerable population.