On this week’s episode, Dr. Curtis Sessler speaks about the significance of burnout in healthcare and the signs of burnout in clinicians. Listen to this week’s episode to learn how team members can combat this issue on an individual and institutional level.
On this episode, Dr. Pablo Bedoya speaks about how techniques used in improv comedy promote the use of crucial skills when communicating with patients and team members. This technique not only enhances the quality of care but also saves time and reduces errors in the long term.
Listen to this episode to learn about active listening and the research being conducted on this innovative communication technique.
Dr. Patrick Nana-Sinkam and Dr. Antonio Abbate discuss how mentorship is essential to success in academic your career and tools you can use to identify different types of mentors, as well as the new VCU Rising Scholar Program.
For more information on the VCU Rising Scholar Program and to apply for this opportunity, please visit posting 1 or posting 2.
On this week’s episode, Dr. Christine Isaacs discusses why and how to reevaluate what we know about the annual woman’s exam. Dr. Isaacs will also review evidence-based portions of the annual well woman exam.
This innovative discussion is aimed to improve the patient’s experience while enabling providers to better pinpoint what areas will give women the best value and improve overall health of women.
In this talk, Dr. Ross Arena, Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Illinois at Chicago emphasizes how the healthy lifestyle is a vital medicine to patients. He also presents creative methods on how to present patients with gradual changes in their lifestyle to better prevent chronic diseases.
Dr. Arena is a world renown expert in exercise physiology and heart failure. He has also participated in the writing of the guidelines of the American Heart Association on this topic.
On this week’s episode, Dr. Jason Cook discusses health disparities from here in Richmond, VA to rural Honduras and how VCU Internal Medicine trains reflective practitioners to help tackle these disparities.
Listen to this week’s episode to also hear about opportunities the health disparities pathway has to offer and how the reflective practitioner is essential to healthcare.
During this episode, Dr. Leah Couture speaks about how her innovative work in procedure and collaborative medicine to help build future internists at VCU.
Listen to how methods including the “20 Minutes with Chocolate” focus group, the “Pathology Reports” tab, the Morbidity, Mortality, and Improvement (MMI) program, and etc. are helping improve the safety, confidence, and competence of the care given by VCU Internal Medicine residents.
In this week’s episode, Dr. Antonio Abbate, Dr. Dave Dixon, and Salvatore Carbone, and I will take a look at the research being conducted in the VCU Department of Internal Medicine on SGLT2 Inhibitors for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Events in Diabetes.
The slides to help you better follow this session are included HERE.
If you know anyone who may want to participate in this study, please contactSalvatore Carbone, MS via email at Salvatore.Carbone@vcuhealth.org or via office phone at 804-628-3980.