Podcasts Archive - Southern Medical Association

Offered in a convenient format on numerous streaming platforms, SMA podcasts provide information and insight relevant to physicians, healthcare professionals, and patients on a wide variety of clinical and non-clinical topics. In its Practice of Medicine podcast, SMA explores areas such as multidisciplinary approaches to patient care, and new innovations in medical technology. With a focus on business fundamentals, the Business of Medicine podcast is dedicated to exploring, and simplifying, the varied and complex aspects of running a medical practice.

Podcast | Business of Medicine | January 21, 2022

Physician Influence in Shared Decision Making

In this podcast, Dr. Lauris Kaldjian explains the need for ‘shared decision making’ between patients and physicians, why it is important and details steps physicians can take to make that happen.

Podcast | Southern Medicine | January 14, 2022

Nephrology for the Non-Nephrologist: Proteinuria

In the conclusion of this multipart podcast series, we discuss proteinuria. They will review causes and symptoms, as well as provide information related to the association between proteinuria and later progression of chronic kidney failure

Posted in: Nephrology and Urology6

Podcast | Southern Medicine | December 1, 2021

Nephrology for the Non-Nephrologist: Hyponatremia

In part five of this multipart podcast series, Dr. Benjamin Broome, a nephrologist with Nephrology Associates in Birmingham, Alabama, is joined by Drs. Elizabeth Edwards and Donald DiPette, both of whom are on faculty in the department of internal medicine at the University of South Carolina in Columbia to discuss hyponatremia, which occurs when the sodium level in the blood is below normal.

Posted in: Nephrology and Urology6

Podcast | Southern Medicine | October 25, 2021

Nephrology for the Non-Nephrologist: Hypertension

Hypertension is a leading cause of kidney disease and in part four of this multipart podcast series, Dr. Benjamin Broome, a nephrologist with Nephrology Associates in Birmingham, Alabama, is joined by Dr. Donald DiPette, who serves on faculty in the department of internal medicine at the University of South Carolina in Columbia to discuss the clinical implications of hypertension as a significant cardiovascular risk factor. They will also review the clinical care implications of the recent hypertension management and treatment guidelines.

Posted in: Cardiovascular Disease2 Nephrology and Urology6 Hypertension2

Podcast | Southern Medicine | October 18, 2021

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Where We Are

The occurrence of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is on the rise and during this podcast, Drs. Anuja Mehta, Shirin Hasan, Lisa Spector, and Christopher Morris detail what ASD is, as well as some of the myths and misconceptions of ASD.

Podcast | Southern Medicine | October 11, 2021

A Conversation with Dr. Don Powell

During the conversation, Dr. Powell discusses innovations in medicine that have changed the care of patients with gastrointestinal disease and shares insight into how medicine has changed for the better (and perhaps not so better).

Posted in: Gastroenterology1

Podcast | Business of Medicine | October 7, 2021

Diving into the Business of Pain Management in Southeast Louisiana

Dr. Hubbell had a unique path to his current medical business, having previously practiced as a dentist, served as a Colonel in the US Army Medical Corps (Reserves and National Guard), and recovered from a string of  injuries that influenced his desire to go into pain management.

Podcast | Southern Medicine | September 28, 2021

Nephrology for the Non-Nephrologist: Acute Kidney Injury

Every year, there are more than 13 million cases of acute kidney injury (AKI) worldwide, and this disease burden is on the increase in emerging countries where the annual incidence is estimated to be 11.3 million.

Posted in: Nephrology and Urology6

Podcast | Southern Medicine | September 21, 2021

Evidence-Based Approaches to Pain Management

Pain is often referred to as the fifth vital sign and in this podcast, Drs. Philip Hartman and Christopher Morris use an evidence-based approach to discuss different modalities of acute and chronic pain management.

Podcast | Southern Medicine | September 13, 2021

Perioperative Medical Management: Beyond the OR

Patient care pathways exist as a method to create safe entry and exit strategies for patients undergoing surgery. This podcast discussion will briefly focus on three areas of successful surgical patient outcomes, including preoperative evaluation, intraoperative management, and postoperative care.

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