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 | Practice of Medicine | April 25, 2022

A Discussion About the Safety of Recombinant Zoster Vaccine in Rheumatology Patients

Herpes zoster is a public health concern for the public, especially in subjects who are immunocompromised. The CDC–recommended recombinant zoster vaccine (RZV) is an effective way to reduce the incidence of herpes zoster, but because of the increased immunogenicity of the vaccine adjuvant, there is a concern about flares of underlying autoimmune diseases in rheumatology patients.

Podcast | Practice of Medicine | March 8, 2022

Adverse Shared Historical Experiences and Their Impact on Health Outcomes

In this podcast, Drs. William Ventres and Erick Messias discuss adverse shared historical experiences and the influence historical trauma has on current health outcomes, a topic addressed in their article appearing in the November 2021 issue of the Southern Medical Journal.

Podcast | Practice of Medicine | March 2, 2022

Conversations about Microaggressions for Faculty and Students: A Simulation-Based Approach

Discrimination is often experienced among medical students in clinical settings, especially those who belong to ethnic or gender minority groups, and it can occur in the form of “microaggressions”.

Podcast | Practice of Medicine | February 15, 2022

Food Insecurity Among Older Adults

Food insecurity is a problem for people across the lifespan, and it has been exacerbated by COVID-19.

Podcast | Practice of Medicine | January 31, 2022

The Importance of Mentoring Relationships

Mentoring is important for both professional and personal development in medical education. In this podcast, Drs. Andrew Sephien, Danielle Gulick, and Ambuj Kumar discuss why mentoring is necessary, as well as provide insight into common qualities and barriers that medical students believe are associated with successful mentors and mentoring relationships.

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 | Practice of 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 | Practice of 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 | Practice of 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 | Practice of 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.

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