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 | 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.

Podcast | Southern Medicine | September 8, 2021

Nephrology for the Non-Nephrologist: Chronic Kidney Disease

It is estimated that 37 million American adults have chronic kidney disease, or CKD, and millions of others are at increased risk.

Posted in: Nephrology and Urology2 Chronic Kidney Disease1

Podcast | Southern Medicine | August 25, 2021

An Epidemic Supplanted by a Pandemic: Vaping-Related Illness and COVID-19

Prior to the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV2) pandemic, vaping-related illness was the prevailing public health concern. The incidence of vaping related illnesses mainly e-cigarette, or vaping, product use–associated lung injury (EVALI) declined with the arrival of COVID 19 but EVALI should still be considered as a differential diagnosis for people with COVID-19 for reasons outlined in this review. 

Podcast | Southern Medicine | August 18, 2021

Nephrology for the Non-Nephrologist: An Introductory Overview

Renal disease affects 15% of the US adult population and is considered an under-recognized health crisis with significant morbidity and mortality. Common conditions and issues encountered by healthcare providers that can lead to a nephrology referral/consultation will be discussed in this introductory episode.

Posted in: Nephrology and Urology2

Podcast | Southern Medicine | July 8, 2021

Best Practices for Survey Use in Medical Education: How to Design, Refine, and Administer High-Quality Surveys

Surveys are commonly used in medical education, yet educators and researchers often fail to follow best practices for survey design, administration, and reporting in manuscripts. In this podcast, Drs. Tanya Nikiforova and Emmanuelle Yecies discuss the evidence and expert-supported best practices for designing and reporting on surveys in medical education research.

Podcast | Southern Medicine | June 14, 2021

A Novel Transitions of Care Elective: Value-Added Medical Education Innovations During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

During the COVID-19 pandemic, clinical care of patients and undergraduate medical education faced substantive challenges.  Many traditional patient-physician and family-physician interactions were no longer possible, and alternative, often virtual, methods of communications were required to be devised. 

Podcast | Business of Medicine | June 10, 2021

Your Identity Has Been Stolen…Now What?

According to the Federal Trade Commission, Identity theft is when someone uses your personal or financial information without your permission. They might steal your name and address, credit card, or bank account numbers, Social Security number, or medical insurance account numbers.

Podcast | Southern Medicine | June 7, 2021

Dr. Christopher Jackson on the match process and residency education

In this podcast, Dr. Christopher Jackson shares an inside view on the residency match and recent changes to the application process in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He additionally discusses his role as a clinician educator in shaping the training experience for internal medicine residents at UTHSC.

Podcast | Southern Medicine | June 1, 2021

Association of Intrinsic Motivating Factors and Joy in Practice

This podcast explores the motivating factors for a physician experiencing “Joy in Practice”, a topic that will also be addressed in an upcoming issue of the Southern Medical Journal. 

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