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Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into the Clinical Treatment Act
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into the Clinical Treatment Act

Dr. Lori Pierce joins Deep Dive to discuss the Clinical Treatment Act and what physicians need to know about it.

Behind the Science: Behind the COVID Vaccine Rollout
Behind the Science: Behind the COVID Vaccine Rollout

Wellbeing Checkup: New Data on Schizophrenia Treatment
Wellbeing Checkup: New Data on Schizophrenia Treatment

Wellbeing Checkup: Incorporating Wellness
Wellbeing Checkup: Incorporating Wellness

Dr. Laura Riley shares advice with practitioners, residents and junior faculty on her strategies for incorporating wellness into an already busy and demanding schedule.

Inside the Practice: Inside Animal Blood Banks
Inside the Practice: Inside Animal Blood Banks

Alison Karr of NorthStar VETS joins Inside the Practice to discuss animal blood banks.

After Hours: Dr. Vernard Hodges from Critter Fixers: Country Vets
After Hours: Dr. Vernard Hodges from Critter Fixers: Country Vets

Dr. Vernard Hodges, one of the stars of Nat Geo Wild's Critter Fixers: Country Vets, joins After Hours to discuss what it's like doing his job while being filmed.

Second Opinion: COVID and Career Paths
Second Opinion: COVID and Career Paths

Suzanne Soliman & Sally Arif join Second Opinion to discuss how the pandemic has affected their career trajectories in the field, impacted their mental health and those of their colleagues, and caused burnout among pharmacy professionals across the country.

Behind the Science: Behind National Research Month
Behind the Science: Behind National Research Month

May was National Research Month, and as such, doctors marked the occasion by spotlight ongoing efforts that they, and their institutions, are involved in across the oncology space.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Physician Debt Consolidation
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Physician Debt Consolidation

Chris Panebianco, Chief Marketing Officer of Bankers Healthcare Group, joins Deep Dive to discuss physician debt consolidation and management strategies.

After Hours: Team USA Physician
After Hours: Team USA Physician

Dr. Naresh Rao joins After Hours to discuss how he got involved in becoming a Team USA Physician for the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

Second Opinion: Tackling COVID Vaccine Opt-Outs
Second Opinion: Tackling COVID Vaccine Opt-Outs

On this episode of Second Opinion Dr. Marc Rosenberg and licensed veterinary technician and certified practice manager and consultant Bash Halow talk about how to best approach staff members that opt against being vaccinated for COVID-19.

Behind the Science: Behind Benzene Contamination
Behind the Science: Behind Benzene Contamination

Physicians weigh in on study finding benzene contamination in sunscreen and after sun-care products.

Behind the Science: Behind Psychedelic Medicine for Mental Health
Behind the Science: Behind Psychedelic Medicine for Mental Health

Researchers describe the potential for cannabis and psychedelic medicine to effectively address different mental health issues through unique pathways that other medications may be less capable of targeting.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Social Media for Practices
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Social Media for Practices

Peter Carlos and assistant Jaycee Leonardo discuss social media and the effects social media can have on practices. After gaining 1.7 million followers on TikTok, they use what they have learned through their own personal experiences with their social media to help practices grow on social media.

Inside the Practice: Inside Refresh Dermatology & Staying Ahead of the Curve
Inside the Practice: Inside Refresh Dermatology & Staying Ahead of the Curve

Dr. Suneel Chilukuri reveals his top tips on how to get your practice to stand above the rest. From offering ground-breaking procedures like QWO for cellulite to implementing strategies to stay ahead of the game. Dr. Chilukuri takes you inside his practice to demonstrate how they separate themselves from competitors.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into US & UK Pharmacists
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into US & UK Pharmacists

Pharmacy Times interviewed Michael Holden, FRPharmS, FRSPH, associate director of Pharmacy Complete in the United Kingdom, to discuss some of the key differences between the role of the pharmacist in the United Kingdom versus the United States.

Inside the Practice: Inside Humanizing the Pediatric Diabetes Visit
Inside the Practice: Inside Humanizing the Pediatric Diabetes Visit

In this segment, you will hear from Dr. Elaine Apperson as she discusses how she attempts to ease the burden pediatric diabetes can have on caregivers and patients themselves.

Behind the Science: Behind Managing Patient Pain
Behind the Science: Behind Managing Patient Pain

Oncologists’ understanding of a patient’s pain, as well as how to respond to it, have changed over time with new research and technology. This week, CURE is sharing the best methods health care providers use to understand and manage their patients’ pain levels. They explore various topics, from the concern of the opioid epidemic to medical marijuana.

After Hours: Veterinarian Realtor
After Hours: Veterinarian Realtor

Dr. Xander Simunek is a veterinarian who flips houses. He shares how he manages being a veterinarian and realtor, his favorite part of working in the real estate field, how he got into flipping houses, and beyond.

Second Opinion: The Physician-Patient Relationship
Second Opinion: The Physician-Patient Relationship

Dr. Jessica Ailani and Dr. Rashmi Halker-Singh discuss a number of challenges physicians face in their day-to-day professional lives, including the situation in which patient decides that they want to switch their treating doctor, how to deal with getting a negative review from a patient, and the importance of having a support community in your professional life.

Inside the Practice: Inside COVID Veterinary Protocols
Inside the Practice: Inside COVID Veterinary Protocols

Dr. Marc Rosenberg elightens viewers on loosening COVID-19 protocols in veterinary clinics.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Treating Trauma
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Treating Trauma

In this Deep Dive, Omar Reda, MD, discusses how clinicians of all kinds can recognize and treat trauma.

Inside the Practice: Inside Tooney’s Last Resort
Inside the Practice: Inside Tooney’s Last Resort

Dr. Laurel Himes describes the animal sanctuary located at Beach Animal Hospital—Tooney’s Last Resort. She touches upon how it was founded, juggling between being a practice manager and helping run this philanthropy, plus she shares details of the unique pets that have stayed at the animal sanctuary.

Behind the Science: Behind Comprehensive Epilepsy Care
Behind the Science: Behind Comprehensive Epilepsy Care

A trio of epilepsy experts from NYU Langone’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, including Blanca Vazquez, MD; Katherine S. Inoyama, MD; and Daniel Friedman, MD, discuss their current roles and the work that they’re involved in at the center, as well as detailed what separates NYU’s approach to providing this level of care to individuals with epilepsy from other institutions.

Second Opinion: Reaching Millennial Pet Owners
Second Opinion: Reaching Millennial Pet Owners

Dr. Marc Rosenberg and Bash Halow return to Second Opinion to discuss millennial pet owners and how they are taking the pet industry by storm and demanding the best care for their pets.

After Hours: Wordsmith Ophthalmologist
After Hours: Wordsmith Ophthalmologist

Joe Bentivegna, MD, relates how he first started creating crossword puzzles in high school. His passion for wordsmithing has taken him through college and medical school, and today he loves creating them for his ophthalmologist colleagues. He describes the process that goes into putting together a puzzle and shares some examples.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Psychedelic Compounds to Treat Obesity
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Psychedelic Compounds to Treat Obesity

Pharmacy Times interviewed Dr. Clive Ward Able, the president of Clintell and a trained pharmacist and physician who has worked in the pharmacy industry for over 30 years. During this discussion, Dr. Ward Able addresses his research investigating the use of psychedelic compounds to treat obesity, as well as optimize human health.

Wellbeing Checkup: The Gut-Brain Connection
Wellbeing Checkup: The Gut-Brain Connection

Dr. Uma Naidoo is a nutritional psychiatrist and serves as the director of nutritional & lifestyle psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is on the faculty at Harvard Medical School. She is also the author of the acclaimed book, "This is Your Brain on Food", available on amazon. In this segment, Dr. Naidoo briefly explains the connection between the gut and brain, how to slowly adjust our diets to improve our overall mental wellbeing.

Second Opinion: Telemedicine for Veterinarians
Second Opinion: Telemedicine for Veterinarians

Bash Halow & Dr. Marc Rosenberg are back on Second Opinion to debate and discuss telemedicine in veterinary settings.

Inside the Practice: Inside Fear Free
Inside the Practice: Inside Fear Free

On this episode of Inside the Practice, the founder of Fear Free—Dr. Marty Becker—shares what inspired him to launch Fear Free, specific stories he’s had while incorporating it in the clinic, and what he sees for its future.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Climate Change and Dermatology
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Climate Change and Dermatology

Dr. Misha Rosenbach takes us on a deep dive into climate change and its effect on dermatology. From increases in vector-borne diseases to wildfires causing in uptick in atopic dermatitis, climate change affects more than just the environment, but also our health. Dr. Rosenbach explores not only the effects of climate change, but also provides insightful tips on how physicians can help.

Inside the Practice: Inside Top Derm
Inside the Practice: Inside Top Derm

A recently launched application, Top Derm, developed by medical video game company Level Ex, made for dermatologists. The free-to-play mobile app presents users with exercises and challenges on a variety of dermatologic concepts that are designed to encourage learning and strengthen recall. Level Ex collaborated with over 140 dermatologists, including Dr. Peter Lio, to design the game. Dr. Lio speaks about the application’s design, how the game works, its value for dermatologists of all skill levels, and its future as a resource for clinicians.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Aducanumab’s Appropriate Use Criteria
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Aducanumab’s Appropriate Use Criteria

Dr. Alireza Atri, the director of the Banner Sun Health Research Institute in Sun City, AZ, joined Deep Dive from the floor of the 2021 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference to discuss the recently published and presented Appropriate Use Criteria for aducanumab, or Aduhelm, Biogen’s newly approved anti-amyloid agent for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

Behind the Science: Behind Patient Needs
Behind the Science: Behind Patient Needs

With the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbating emotional strain as well as time away from home for many in the medical field, how are health care professionals finding ways to give patients their best attention and efforts? Several doctors explain the methods in which they channel in on patients’ needs and alleviate stress and distractions, from time management to maintaining resilience and positivity despite the difficulties faced.

Inside the Practice: Inside ABC Kids Dental Group's Robot for Children
Inside the Practice: Inside ABC Kids Dental Group's Robot for Children

Robin the Robot from Expper Technologies is an interactive companion designed to help children feel comfortable in hospitals, dental practices, and other healthcare settings. ABC Kids Dental Group in Los Angeles was the first practice in the area to add Robin to the practice, and the impact has been amazing.

Behind the Science: Behind Social Media in Oncology
Behind the Science: Behind Social Media in Oncology

Social media has changed the way we communicate, including in the oncology community. Here, oncologists detail how they’ve used social media to share and consume information, research, and new studies.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into COVID-19 in Immunocompromised Populations
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into COVID-19 in Immunocompromised Populations

Dr. Daniel Streetman joins Deep Dive to discuss what ways the immunocompromised population has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. He talks about the risk of COVID-19 for immunocompromised people, how they respond to COVID-19 vaccines, what they can do to remain safe during the pandemic, booster doses of vaccines for immunocompromised people and if future variants are a concern for this population.

After Hours: Retina Surgeon Paints Multisensory “Touch to See” Art
After Hours: Retina Surgeon Paints Multisensory “Touch to See” Art

Stephanie Skolik, MD, has been putting brush to canvas since childhood. In early adulthood, she had to make the difficult decision of whether to be a physician or an artist. Dr. Skolik chose ophthalmology but never stopped painting, with many works on display in the Huntington Museum of Art. Dr. Skolik takes us on her journey for how she creates multisensory “touch to see” art.

After Hours: Cowboy Action Shooting
After Hours: Cowboy Action Shooting

Dr. William Baker joins After Hours to discuss his exciting hobby of Cowboy Action Shooting.

Inside the Practice: Inside Advancing Inclusive Research Site Alliance
Inside the Practice: Inside Advancing Inclusive Research Site Alliance

Quita Highsmith and Dr. Monica Baskin discuss the Advancing Inclusive Research Site Alliance, a new initiative by Genentech to include more diverse populations in clinical trials. Highsmith and Baskin touch on why it’s important to have started this alliance and how they hope to see the program grow to include other cancer centers.

Wellbeing Checkup: Beyond Beautiful
Wellbeing Checkup: Beyond Beautiful

Jasmine Zapata, MD is a pediatrician and author of the Beyond Beautiful books, a series offering mental health guidance to young women and girls. She joins Wellbeing Checkup to discuss her best practices for overall wellbeing.

After Hours: The Joy of Movies and Memorabilia
After Hours: The Joy of Movies and Memorabilia

Ha Kung Wong practices general intellectual property law with Venable LLP of New York. His emphasis is on complex patent and trade secrets, intellectual property transactions and contract negotiations for mergers. In his spare time, Ha Kung likes to indulge his passion for movies, and his interest in all types of movies continues today and his knowledge of movies has become encyclopedic.

Second Opinion: COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates - Legal Questions
Second Opinion: COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates - Legal Questions

Pharmacy law experts Ron Lanton and Ned Milenkovich sat down to discuss legal questions surrounding the adoption of COVID-19 vaccine mandates. In the conversation, they discussed potential issues in private businesses, the legality of state mandates, and more.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into The Gum Disease and Mental Health Connection
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into The Gum Disease and Mental Health Connection

A recent study documented a connection between patients with gingivitis and patients with clinical depression. Dr. Sam Low joins us to discuss the potential link between oral health and mental health, the oral systemic connection and why gum health should be promoted more by dentists, as well as by medical doctors.

Behind the Science: Behind Fecal Microbiota Transplantation
Behind the Science: Behind Fecal Microbiota Transplantation

Five experts in gastroenterology and infectious disease discuss what they think the future is for fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) in treating recurrent C. difficile infection, which is linked with high mortality. The availability of FMT has been limited since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and more standardized preparations are being explored.

After Hours: Rock & Roll Vet Tech
After Hours: Rock & Roll Vet Tech

Veterinary technician Alyssa Mages, BS, CVT, talks about how her love of music brought her to her side gig - Hypnotic Eye: The Tom Petty experience

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into the RPH-104 Molecule
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into the RPH-104 Molecule

Yan Lavrovsky, MD, PhD discusses the RPH-104 Molecule, a biological project that is currently being developed to treat a variety of inflammatory diseases, metabolic diseases, recurrent fever, joint lesions, and rashes. Dr. Lavrovsky discusses why the FDA approval of the molecule is so groundbreaking, future research, and what first sparked his team’s interest in researching and developing the RPH-104 molecule.

MM4MM: Patagonia
MM4MM: Patagonia

In November of 2019, 13 MMRF hikers, all with a connection to Multiple Myeloma, embarked on the trek of a lifetime. This team traversed Patagonia - crossing over glaciers, through deep valleys, and ascending challenging peaks.

Wellbeing Checkup: Maintaining Wellness Through Community
Wellbeing Checkup: Maintaining Wellness Through Community

Sandip Patel, MD, a medical oncologist and associated professor of medicine at UC San Diego Health, discusses the importance of maintaining mental wellness as healthcare providers, and how an interconnected community can help to achieve that.

Behind the Science: Behind Prioritizing the Opioid Crisis
Behind the Science: Behind Prioritizing the Opioid Crisis

“Why don't we hear about the opioid crisis in America anymore? Did it go away during COVID?" Mental health professionals agree: the opioid crisis needs to be a priority.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Australian Wildfire Impact on Wildlife
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Australian Wildfire Impact on Wildlife

On this episode of Deep Dive, Phil Tucak describes the devastating aftermath of the Australian wildfires and their impact on wildlife, plus other detailed information on the topic including wildlife care facilities that have been established, a recent mouse plague, and more.

After Hours: Bitewing Games
After Hours: Bitewing Games

Nick Murray, DDS, and Kyle Spackman, DDS, met in college and reunited in dental school, bonding over a shared love of tabletop and card games. Game play and game design were hobbies for both dentists during school, and now they’ve taken that love to a new level with the founding of Bitewing Games. After a successful crowd-funding campaign on KickStarter, Bitewing Games will be publishing a trio of games designed by a renowned German game creator next spring before turning their focus to launching games of their own design.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Patient Participation in Clinical Trials
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Patient Participation in Clinical Trials

How can researchers encourage patient participation in clinical trials and ensure their comfort during the process? Dr. Miguel Villalona-Calero discusses several aspects of clinical trials from a patient standpoint, from common misconceptions to what the most rewarding aspects are.

Behind the Science: Behind the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference
Behind the Science: Behind the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

At the 2021 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, a number of experts in the care of individuals with Alzheimer disease and researchers in the field of dementia sat down with NeurologyLive to offer their insight on this year’s meeting, their main takeaways, and what they were most excited about.

Inside the Practice: Inside Free Surgical Centers for Smile Train Patients
Inside the Practice: Inside Free Surgical Centers for Smile Train Patients

Smile Train is a nonprofit organization and charity providing corrective surgery for children with cleft lips and palates. Headquartered in New York City and founded in 1999, Smile Train provides free corrective cleft surgery in 87 countries, training local doctors and providing hospital funding for the procedures. Today we talk to Dr. Richard Hopper, on the medical advisory board of Smile Train, about the new initiative of developing new state-of-the-art centers for Smile Train in lower and middle-income areas in the U.S., and around the world and how pediatricians can help

Second Opinion: Trends & Forecasts for Independent Pharmacy
Second Opinion: Trends & Forecasts for Independent Pharmacy

David Dingman and Ken Thai will be tackling the issues that are top of mind right now for independent pharmacists, including: navigating competition from chains, supporting legislation that is impacting pharmacies, and benefitting from co-ops.

Inside the Practice: Inside End of Life Care for Pets at Home
Inside the Practice: Inside End of Life Care for Pets at Home

On this episode of Inside the practice, we bring the animal hospital right into your home as Suzanne Ellis, DVM, discusses Lap of Love, a national organization that provides end-of-life care to pets at home. Ellis travels all day to different homes providing at home euthanasia and eventually will start providing hospice care that was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Migraines
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Migraines

Dr. Deena Kuruvilla, a headache specialist and the medical director of the Westport Headache Institute, discusses the latest updates in the care of patients with migraines. She offered insight into the access challenges faced by patients and the latest data on the newest therapies to enter the market and the ongoing clinical development in the pipeline.

Behind the Science: Behind Medicare Advantage Enrollment Increases
Behind the Science: Behind Medicare Advantage Enrollment Increases

Healthcare professionals were asked: Why has Medicare Advantage enrollment increased over the last two decades and has that been a good thing for American healthcare?

Inside the Practice: Inside Transrectal vs Transperineal Biopsy
Inside the Practice: Inside Transrectal vs Transperineal Biopsy

Urologist Matthew J. Allaway, MD, gives an overview of transrectal vs transperineal biopsies, discusses how his own cancer battle influenced his professional path, and how his PrecisionPoint system aids in the detection of prostate cancer.

Wellbeing Checkup: The Science and Benefit of Gratitude
Wellbeing Checkup: The Science and Benefit of Gratitude

Dr. Dawn Buse offers her insight into the benefits of maintaining perspective about the things for which we’re grateful and provides examples of the practice being used—all backed by scientific study.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in Rural Communities
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in Rural Communities

Jennifer Weiss, MD, MS, an associated professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, discusses new research examining the rates of colorectal cancer screening in rural communities.

Second Opinion: Addressing Burnout for Veterinarians
Second Opinion: Addressing Burnout for Veterinarians

On this episode of Second Opinion, co-founders of GetMotiVETed Renee Machel and Quincy Hawley, DVM, discuss different causes of burnout and the different ways that they each fight burnout through mindfulness and decompressing after a long day at work.

Behind the Science: Behind Cultural Humility
Behind the Science: Behind Cultural Humility

A pharmacist’s role in combating health inequity requires cultural humility, the lifelong practice of self-inquiry into one’s own cultural biases and sensitivities to cultural issues in the lives of patients. In this series, pharmacists are asked to reflect on their own journeys of practicing cultural humility, and how their own cultural backgrounds influence their practice.

Inside the Practice: Inside Somenek+PittmanMD
Inside the Practice: Inside Somenek+PittmanMD

Dr. Michael Somenek takes us inside his plastic surgery office, Somenek+PittmanMD, located in Washington, D.C., to discuss everything from starting your own practice to navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and current plastic surgery trends. He also discusses what it’s like working with his partner Dr. Troy Pittman and good and back of owning your own practice.

Wellbeing Checkup: Lessons Learned from Treating 9/11 First Responders
Wellbeing Checkup: Lessons Learned from Treating 9/11 First Responders

Dr. Dowling is a consulting psychiatrist at the Long Island World Trade Center Health Program at SUNY Stony Brook. They are the medical advisor to POPPA (Police Organization Providing Peer Assistance), a confidential assistance program for New York Police Department Officers.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Waiting Rooms
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Waiting Rooms

Lower Third: David Berg, DC Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board for Redirect Health

Behind the Science: Behind Managing Symptom Burden Associated with Myelofibrosis
Behind the Science: Behind Managing Symptom Burden Associated with Myelofibrosis

Experts in the field of myeloproliferative neoplasms discusses the symptoms associated with myelofibrosis, as well as best practices for managing them.

Inside the Practice: Inside Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiative in Rural Clinics
Inside the Practice: Inside Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiative in Rural Clinics

Dr. Jennifer Weiss explains the research and goals behind a four-year endeavor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Carbone Cancer Center exploring ways to improve screening rates for colorectal cancer in rural clinics. She also provides background on the disease, which has seen a rapid increase in early onset cases for unknown reasons.

Wellbeing Checkup: Connecting With Colleagues
Wellbeing Checkup: Connecting With Colleagues

Nate Royster, BSN, RN, CEN, joins Wellbeing Checkup to give tips for nurses as it pertains to connecting with colleagues among all the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Second Opinion: Updates in Breast Cancer Screening
Second Opinion: Updates in Breast Cancer Screening

The conversation focused on an article published in the journal ONCOLOGY titled, “Routine Breast Cancer Screening in Average-Risk Women Younger Than 50 Years: Current Paradigms Based on National Guidelines.” The two experts discussed the current paradigms for breast cancer screenings, risks and benefits of screening women between the ages of 40 and 49 years, different imaging techniques and the role each technique plays, as well as the future direction of breast cancer screening.

Inside the Practice: Inside Physician 360 and the Benefits of Telemedicine for Pharmacists
Inside the Practice: Inside Physician 360 and the Benefits of Telemedicine for Pharmacists

Dr. Angela Fusaro discusses Physician 360, a telemedicine program that connects patients to health care providers. Dr. Fusaro discusses how Physician 360 works and the mission and design behind the telemedicine program. She discusses how COVID shine light on the way small independent pharmacies are underutilized and overlooked. Additionally, she talks about how this varies/compares to going to the doctor for a test and the quality of patients’ lives in designing these kits and why translating clinical insight into marketable products so effective in today’s world.

Inside the Practice: Inside Cannabis for PTSD
Inside the Practice: Inside Cannabis for PTSD

Jordan Tishler joins Inside the Practice to discuss how medical cannabis can be used to treat PTSD among veterans and the general public.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Reaching Eligible Patients for Sacubitril/Valsartan
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Reaching Eligible Patients for Sacubitril/Valsartan

In this segment, Dr. Muthiah Vaduganathan breaks down a recent study he led, which was published in JAMA Cardiology, examining the potential patient population and impact of optimal prescribing based on a label expansion from the FDA for Sacubitril/\Valsartan in February 2021.

Behind the Science: Behind New Drugs for Obesity
Behind the Science: Behind New Drugs for Obesity

The epidemic of chronic obesity in the US is driving increases in a wide range of other dangerous and deadly chronic illnesses. Prevention and management of overweight and obesity are rightly the concern of primary care but there are myriad challenges for both patients and physicians to arresting or reversing the process of unhealthy weight gain. There now are several physiologic that act on the physiologic underpinnings of obesity and may significantly enhance the success of patients’ efforts at behavioral change (eg, diet and physical activity).

Second Opinion: Antibiotics in COVID-19 Patients
Second Opinion: Antibiotics in COVID-19 Patients

Dr. Matthew Weissenbach, and Dr. Steve Mok both from Wolters Kluwer Health discuss a recent Pew Charitable Trusts study looking at antibiotic use in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. They provide an overview of the data associated with the study, discuss the findings, and offer some insights looking at antibiotic usage in this patient population.

After Hours: TikTok & Oncology
After Hours: TikTok & Oncology

Sanjay Juneja, MD explains how he got started with making comedic and educational TikTok videos, how his social media presence has expanded, and how he’s using it to connect with patients.

Inside the Practice: Inside Brio Dental's Holistic Approach to Dental Care
Inside the Practice: Inside Brio Dental's Holistic Approach to Dental Care

Holistic Dentistry can be a controversial topic among dental professionals, but at Brio Dental in Portland, Oregon, Karaneh Jahan, DMD, looks to provide care for the entire patient with a focus on services and products that reduce the use of metals and avoid known toxins such as mercury. Dr Jahan shares her personal story of pursuing a holistic approach to her own health challenges, and explains she incorporates those same principles into the care she provides to her patients.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Oral Oncolytics
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Oral Oncolytics

Shereen Stutz and Mark Alwardt of McKesson discuss how the rise in oral oncolytics during the COVID-19 pandemic allowed pharmacies to be more innovative and to become an even more integrated part of the oncology care team.

Behind the Science: Behind the Biggest Data From ESMO Congress
Behind the Science: Behind the Biggest Data From ESMO Congress

A panel of experts joined Behind the Science to discuss the most compelling, exciting, and practice changing data that read out from the 2021 ESMO Congress in September.

Second Opinion: Asset Protection For Doctors
Second Opinion: Asset Protection For Doctors

Ike Devji and Anthony Williams join Second Opinion to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on high-earner assets and finances, alternatives to hedge against downside risk, tax changes, and more.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Biosimilars for Women’s Health
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Biosimilars for Women’s Health

Dr. Monica Mallampalli will be breaking down the complexity of what biosimilars and biologics are and current approved biosimilars on the market for breast cancer and autoimmune conditions such as arthritis. She discusses how they are a more affordable and feasible treatment option for women with various chronic health conditions. She explains how biosimilars impact women’s health and the important role health care providers can play in educating women about biosimilars and their future potential as a treatment option.

Inside the Practice: Inside Bond Vet’s Halloween Festivities
Inside the Practice: Inside Bond Vet’s Halloween Festivities

Halloween is coming up! To get in the spirit, Brooke Goldstein, marketing manager from Bond Vet, describes festivities that will occur at the practice.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Black Box Warning on Certain JAK Inhibitors
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Black Box Warning on Certain JAK Inhibitors

Dr. Mark Lebwohl takes us on a deep dive into the recent delay in approval of Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors by the FDA. The delay comes from the FDA’s recently completed review of tofacitinib, a first-in-class JAK inhibitor approved to treat arthritis, which started in February of 2021, after the FDA issued a warning for heart-related problems and possible malignancies associated with the drug. Now, the FDA has put a hold on approval of all other JAK inhibitors and has issued a black box warning to certain JAK inhibitors currently on the market. Some of the JAK inhibitors for dermatologic conditions on hold include baricitinib, abrocitinib, and upadacitinib. In this interview with Dermatology Times Associate Editor Morgan Petronelli, Lebwohl discusses the delay, as well as the benefits of JAK inhibitors for inflammatory skin diseases and his prediction for the future of this drug class.

After Hours: Preparing for Boston Marathon
After Hours: Preparing for Boston Marathon

Gabriela S. Hobbs, MD, and Amy Comander, MD, of Massachusetts General Hospital discuss their passion for running, and how they’re prepping – together – to run the Boston Marathon.

Wellbeing Checkup: Positive Affirmations
Wellbeing Checkup: Positive Affirmations

Fenway Health's Director of Community Impact and Engagement Adrianna Boulin and is currently transitioning from her role as The Fenway Institute's (TFI) Community Engagement Manager where she oversaw a number of the research studies being conducted at TFI. In addition to being a star at Fenway Health, Adrianna is a certified Hatha Yoga instructor and talks about giving herself positive affirmations and performing movements such as yoga postures.

Inside the Practice: Inside the Teal Pumpkin Project
Inside the Practice: Inside the Teal Pumpkin Project

Established in the Fall of 2012 through a food allergy support group in Tennessee, the Teal Pumpkin Project has been integral in providing kids with food allergies and other conditions with safe, allergy-friendly treats during the Halloween season. Since then, the project has expanded to all 50 states in the US and a total of 6 continents.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Treating Millennials With Multiple Sclerosis
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Treating Millennials With Multiple Sclerosis

Dr. Mitzi Joi Williams, a board-certified neurologist and MS specialist based in Atlanta, Georgia, offered her perspective on the unique aspects of care when it comes to treating millennial patients with multiple sclerosis. She spoke to their differences from older generations in understanding their disease and their desire to be involved in the decision-making process when it comes to disease-modifying therapies and care goals.

Behind the Science: Behind "Ghosts of the Past” in Oncology Research
Behind the Science: Behind "Ghosts of the Past” in Oncology Research

With the Halloween season in full swing, there could very well be ghosts wandering the halls of hospitals and research facilities… this week, CURE® asked several oncologists and researchers in the field that if given the chance to meet one “ghost of the past” in the field of oncology research, who would it be and why? Follow along to see who they’d choose to meet and why that individual’s work inspires them.

Wellbeing Checkup: Halloween Infection Prevention
Wellbeing Checkup: Halloween Infection Prevention

What are you doing for Halloween? Heather Saunders is an infection preventionist and also the mother of two young children and she’s not going to let COVID spoil the fun this year. You can keep your kids safe and still have a great Halloween. Here’s how Heather Saunders does it.

After Hours: Emergency Medicine Musician
After Hours: Emergency Medicine Musician

It’s almost a cliché, that music can heal the soul, but a doctor in Michigan uses his own musicianship as a balm against the wear and tear of emergency department work in the time of COVID-19. Keith Reynolds from Medical Economics sat down with Dr. Jasper Yung to talk composers and how music can bring relief to all doctors.

Inside the Practice: Inside Teeth for Monsters
Inside the Practice: Inside Teeth for Monsters

Not everyone who studies the techniques used in the dental industry goes on to have a career fixing people’s teeth. For make-up artist Matt Turull, learning the skills of a dental lab technician was a pathway to creating better teeth for his work doing make-up for movie and TV productions. He joins Dental Products Report editorial director Noah Levine to discuss the “theatrical dentistry” work he does using the materials and techniques of a dental lab to craft teeth that help actors and actresses embody their characters, whether they need a distinctive gap in an otherwise normal smile, or sharp fangs while playing an otherworldly monster.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into A Nurse Turned Medical Cannabis Patient
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into A Nurse Turned Medical Cannabis Patient

Many medical professionals still believe in the stigma of medical cannabis use. Oftentimes, a personal experience is the only thing that will ultimately change a person’s perspective on medical cannabis. Nique Pichette, MSN, RN, falls into this category. She was against cannabis until she had a recurrence of breast cancer and was left with little other treatment options. Now in remission, Nique believes in the benefits of medical cannabis for a variety of illnesses and helps educate the medical community. Our discussion talks about her personal journey, the way it impacted her nursing career, her current role as a nurse seeking higher education for medical cannabis, and more.

Behind the Science: Behind JAK Inhibitor Box Warnings
Behind the Science: Behind JAK Inhibitor Box Warnings

In this interview, we explore how the FDA box warning given to certain JAK inhibitors after study results on tofacitinib were released. We talked to multiple dermatologists about their thoughts on this warning. We wanted to know how this will affect the drug pipeline, and how dermatologists should explain the situation to their patients.

Second Opinion: The Importance of Exercise
Second Opinion: The Importance of Exercise

Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, MD, and Ruth B. Schneider, MD, join Second Opinion to discuss the importance of exercise in the care of patients.

After Hours: Passion for Sailing
After Hours: Passion for Sailing

A leader in the field of ophthalmology, William Culbertson, MD, is a professor of ophthalmology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami. Living on the coast, he has developed a passion for sailing. Come sail away with Dr. Culbertson aboard his boat, Aqueous Humor V.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Palliative Care
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Palliative Care

Sumair Akhtar, chief clinical officer at Livio Health, and John Park, the company’s chief growth officer explore palliative care, the differences between palliative care and hospice, and some of the obstacles to providing palliative care to patients who need it.

After Hours: In the Friendly Skies
After Hours: In the Friendly Skies

Major Michael Brisson, DO, is a third-year family medicine resident in Alabama. He came to our attention through the American Osteopathic Association, and we had spoken with him once before, briefly, but did not know at the time that he flies Black Hawk helicopters every week as part of the Alabama National Guard. More inquiry revealed that medicine and aviation have been in his family and his life since he was a child – his mother worked for airlines, his father was a general surgeon— and he learned to fly before he learned to drive. His wife is also a Black Hawk pilot; they met in the Army, courted and married in the Army, and she flew an attack chopper as the chase aircraft when he flew the lead medevac “bird” on rescue missions in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other theaters. They have 2 beautiful children and lead an otherwise “normal” American family life.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose Regulation
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose Regulation

Dr. William Schaffner chatted at the inflection point of COVID-19 vaccine booster dose regulation: the Vaccines and Related Biologic Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) had just given unanimous support to Moderna’s and Johnson & Johnson’s booster dose applications, and the FDA was days away from revamping the eligibility and availability of those doses and the already emergency-authorized dose from Pfizer-BioNTech.

Second Opinion: Building Trust in Vaccines
Second Opinion: Building Trust in Vaccines

Michael Hogue and Jacinda C. Abdul-Mutakabbir sat down to discuss the importance of trust when tackling the issue of vaccine hesitancy, especially among communities of color. During the discussion, Hogue and Abdul-Mutakabbir discussed how teams from Loma Linda University went door-to-door inviting patients to receive COVID-19 vaccines, demonstrating the importance of a personal connection. They also discussed how vaccine hesitancy could differ when it comes to booster vaccines.

After Hours: Radio Host, Art Collector, Advocate
After Hours: Radio Host, Art Collector, Advocate

Dázon Dixon Diallo, founder and president, SisterLove Inc, a 32-year-old sexual reproductive health rights and justice organization, is also the host of her own weekly radio show, “Sisters’ Time/WomenSpeak” on WRFG, 89.3 FM, and an avid art collector and creator. Here she opens up about her passion for storytelling, memorable guests, and her love for handcrafted art.

Wellbeing Checkup: Mental Wellbeing for the Holidays
Wellbeing Checkup: Mental Wellbeing for the Holidays

Makenzie Peterson, MSc, the first Director of Wellbeing at the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges, breaks down why the holidays have a positive and negative impact on people’s wellbeing while providing helpful tips to help you navigate the holiday season.

After Hours: Veterinary Leadership Book Club
After Hours: Veterinary Leadership Book Club

In this episode of After Hours, we are joined by Family Pet Health’s owner and chief empowerment officer Michael Shirley to hear about the Veterinary Leadership Book Club. Shirley explains the importance of the book club and how through reading and discussions, he hopes they can make the veterinary industry a better place for everyone.

After Hours: Animating HIV Education
After Hours: Animating HIV Education

Dr. MarkAlain Dery is a multimedia infectious disease doctor based in New Orleans, who plays music and creates animation to education the public about HIV, COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. Dery is the founder of WHIV-LP, a local radio station aimed educating the public, not just about infectious diseases and the importance of getting vaccinated, but also other public health issues such as the impact of climate change.

Second Opinion: Women's Health - Soy & Estrogen
Second Opinion: Women's Health - Soy & Estrogen

Soy is a phytoestrogen, with many myths and misconceptions as far as estrogen receptors are concerned. When it comes to soy, some people can metabolize it differently. And sometimes, it can act like an estrogen, which is critical in menopause-related research. In this episode, Barb Dehn, NP, dives into the latest research surrounding soy and estrogen receptors. She highlights the importance of increasing clinician knowledge of receptors to provide tailored care to patients.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Weight Bias in Health Care
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Weight Bias in Health Care

On this episode of Deep Dive, obesity expert Ted Kyle joins us to discuss the prevalence of weight bias in health care, how media portrayal of patients with obesity exacerbates the issue, strategies primary care clinicians can use to check their own weight bias, and the advocacy work he is currently spearheading to change the narrative of weight stigma in health care.

Second Opinion: Volunteering and Nonprofit Work From the Pharmacy
Second Opinion: Volunteering and Nonprofit Work From the Pharmacy

Dr. Kristen Clancy and Dr. Ken Thai discuss their volunteer work at food banks, women’s shelters, and following Hurricane Harvey in Texas, and how volunteering can help pharmacists of all ages discover their purpose and passion.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Staying Financially Healthy During the Holiday Season
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Staying Financially Healthy During the Holiday Season

Despite the expenses that can come with the holiday season, planning ahead and sticking to the budget can keep health care professionals financially healthy during Black Friday. In an interview, Tim Ulbrich, PharmD, discussed common financial problems that occur around the holidays, shopping traps to avoid on Black Friday, and some potentially beneficial financial purchases to make on Black Friday.

Wellbeing Checkup:  Staying Bright While Working the Holiday
Wellbeing Checkup: Staying Bright While Working the Holiday

Gianna Bayci, an oncology nurse at UChicago, discusses how her coworkers incorporate holiday cheer into their lives and offers new nurses some advice about staying positive while working the holiday.

Second Opinion: Innovation and Everyday Practice Challenges
Second Opinion: Innovation and Everyday Practice Challenges

In this Second Opinion segment, Dr. Ehsan Sadri and Dr. William Trattler discuss the various options for presbyopia amid a slew of innovations on the scene; the challenges of staff retention; the latest in microinvasive glaucoma surgeries; and the role of microbiology.

After Hours: Cookie Decorator
After Hours: Cookie Decorator

Kelly Pillinger, infectious diseases clinical pharmacy specialist and PGY2 infectious diseases residency program director at the University of Rochester Medical Center and Strong Memorial Hospital, discusses how her cookie decorating hobby helps her relieve job stress. She decorates cookies for different seasons, holidays, and events, and started decorating due to the pandemic because it was something she was always interested in.

Behind the Science: Behind Gifts From Patients
Behind the Science: Behind Gifts From Patients

Throughout their career, doctors receive memorable gifts from patients – whether it be figurative or literal. Some also find that seeing patients receive benefits from their care is also a gift. In the spirit of the holidays, CURE® asked several health care providers about a special gift they’ve received from patients.

Wellbeing Checkup: How Pharmacists Can Manage Holiday Burnout
Wellbeing Checkup: How Pharmacists Can Manage Holiday Burnout

Kristen Nichols, PharmD board-certified pharmacotherapy, pediatric and infectious diseases pharmacist and senior content management consultant for clinical effectiveness at Wolters Kluwer discusses her experience with holiday burnout and how pharmacists can help manage burnout this holiday season.

Behind the Science: Behind the Cardiometabolic Health Excitement in 2022
Behind the Science: Behind the Cardiometabolic Health Excitement in 2022

As we put 2021 behind us and look ahead at 2022, it promises to be another year full of advancements and new discoveries in the field of cardiometabolic health. With the COVID-19 pandemic placing cardiometabolic health in a spotlight, Practical Cardiology and Endocrinology Network assistant managing editor Patrick Campbell polled his recent interview guests with the simple question: what are they most looking forward to in 2022.

Inside the Practice: Inside Assisted and Robotic Surgery
Inside the Practice: Inside Assisted and Robotic Surgery

Greg Marchand, MD, FACS, FACOG, FICS, Director of the Marchand Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery. He talks about robotic and assisted laparoscopic surgery and shows how his simulators of the two different machines work. He also explains the many benefits to assisted or robotic surgery.

Second Opinion: Being CBD Conscious With Pets
Second Opinion: Being CBD Conscious With Pets

Robert Silver, DVM, MS and Charlotte Lacroix, DVM, JD, explain the legal and ethical ways that veterinary professionals can discuss CBD with their clients, plus how to find more reliable information about CBD products.

Inside the Practice: Inside Hair Loss
Inside the Practice: Inside Hair Loss

Gary Linkov, MD, board-certified facial, plastic and hair surgeon and founder and medical director of City Facial Plastics in New York, New York highlights the world of hair loss. He describes not only how to treat and prevent the condition, but how his own experience with hair loss helps him treat patients.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Biosimilars
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Biosimilars

Although equally effective and less expensive than reference products, biosimilars continue to face substantial challenges limiting its uptake among providers and patients. Dr. Sameer Awsare, MD, FACP, associate executive director for The Permanente Medical Group, addresses the current state of biosimilar uptake in the United States and his predictions for the near future.

Second Opinion: Pediatrics & COVID-19
Second Opinion: Pediatrics & COVID-19

Now that we have entered our third year of the pandemic, what does life look like going forward? Will COVID-19 be just another virus, alongside influenza and RSV? Will mask-wearing in doctors offices be the new standard, even as we shift out of the pandemic? What about future treatments? Dr. Andrew Schuman, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and Dr. Russell Libby, founder and president of the Virginia Pediatric Group in Fairfax, Virginia and an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Virginia and George Washington University School of medicine, discuss these questions and more, in terms of treating their pediatric patients and talking to their families.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Bacteriophage’s Potential
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Bacteriophage’s Potential

Antimicrobial resistance is a paramount concern in medicine. And as it can take many years to develop new antibiotics, alternative therapies are being considered. For example, bacteriophage is a therapeutic platform being used internationally and is emerging her in the United States. Locus Biosciences CEO Paul Garofolo provides an overview of bacteriophage and its potential therapeutic applications.

Second Opinion: Headache Medicine in 2022
Second Opinion: Headache Medicine in 2022

Dr. Lauren Natbony and Dr. Deena Kuruvilla join Second Opinion to offer a look ahead into heachache medicine in 2022, including what things look like currently, what still needs to be addressed, and what's to come in the future.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Influenza Research
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Influenza Research

Dr. Keipp Talbot discussed with us the currently increasing rate of influenza in the US, as well as the state of research into flu vaccination—a topic which has significant scrutiny right now given the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines. Among those options for advancing flu vaccines were products designed for older and/or immunocompromised patients, as well as mRNA technology. Additionally, she discussed how, contrary to common belief, flu research may be better informed by sequencing and screening strategies implemented by COVID-19 response—not the other way around.

After Hours: Surf’s Up for California Neurologist
After Hours: Surf’s Up for California Neurologist

Jack Schim, MD, has been surfing since his boyhood in Miami but found the waves much better in southern California where he went to medical school—and stayed. He uses the word “magical” to describe the sport and says it’s part of the self-care that helps him care for his patients.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Pediatric Obesity
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Pediatric Obesity

Dr. Rexford Ahima discusses pediatric obesity in the United States and how the pandemic has affected it.

After Hours: Football Kicking Pharmacist
After Hours: Football Kicking Pharmacist

Before pursuing a career in pharmacy, Dr. Sonia Oskouei, vice president of Biosimilars at Cardinal Health, played soccer from childhood to high school varsity where she was then asked in her senior year to test her kicking skills as a football placekicker. Sonia discusses her experiences as the kicker for her boys’ high school football team and how key lessons she gained through athletics continue to resonate with her today.

Inside the Practice: Inside Prescription Kiosks
Inside the Practice: Inside Prescription Kiosks

Asteres® chairman and BioIQ CEO, Sean Slovenski joined Inside the Practice to discuss 24/7 automated pharmacy pickup. ScriptCenter allows your pharmacy staff to maintain control of filling and checking prescriptions, while ScriptCenter takes care of the secure storage, tracking, pickup, and payment of your pharmacist-filled prescriptions. Asteres® develops ScriptCenter kiosks and lockers for secure and safe pickup of prescriptions and healthcare products.

After Hours: 29029 Everesting
After Hours: 29029 Everesting

On this episode of After Hours, Betsy Charles, DVM, MBA, details her inspiring journey hiking at the 29029 Everesting event in honor of her late husband.

Second Opinion: Adenocarcinoma Case Study
Second Opinion: Adenocarcinoma Case Study

Sandip Patel, MD and Narjust Duma, MD discuss a case scenario of a 45-year-old Hispanic female with lung adenocarcinoma.

After Hours: Beatboxing Gastroenterologist
After Hours: Beatboxing Gastroenterologist

Dr. Brennan Spiegel is a beat boxer who recently published a video on twitter of him telling the story of COVID while beatboxing. He has been in tournaments and performed at conferences. Dr. Spiegel talked about how he learned he had this talent and how he does it.

Behind the Science: Behind What Optometrists Wish They Knew
Behind the Science: Behind What Optometrists Wish They Knew

In this episode of Behind the Science, we hear from optometrists on what they wish they knew when starting out their optometric careers.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Medical Cannabis Research Challenges
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Medical Cannabis Research Challenges

Dr. Jean Talleyrand, Co-Founder and Vice-Chairman of the Clinical Endocannabinoid System Consortium (CESC) and founder of MediCann, joins us to discuss medical cannabis research and ongoing projects he is involved in. As a third generation medical provider, Dr. Talleyrand offers his insight into how medical cannabis can be added as a tool for any doctor to consider.

After Hours: Lute Music
After Hours: Lute Music

Urologist Daniel Shoskes, MD, discusses his passion for early music and, in particular, the lute.

Wellbeing Checkup: Shrinkflation
Wellbeing Checkup: Shrinkflation

For decades, companies have found ways to raise prices without changing the dollar amount on the price tag. Edgar Dworsky is onto them. Dworsky, a consumer advocate who founded Consumerworld.org, says this product downsizing is a perfect example of shrinkflation. Dworsky sat down with Physicians Financial News to explain the concept, why it matters, and what consumers and businesses can do about it.

Wellbeing Checkup: The Power of Three Good Things
Wellbeing Checkup: The Power of Three Good Things

In this Wellbeing Checkup episode, ophthalmologist Cathleen M. McCabe, MD, shares some simple hacks for how physicians can incorporate the practice of “three good things” into their daily health routine.

Inside the Practice: Inside VETentine’s Day Events
Inside the Practice: Inside VETentine’s Day Events

On this Valentine’s Day episode of Inside the Practice, Shyla Pastore and Cherie Scheruich from Absecon Veterinary Hospital explain how they are using this Valentine’s Day to show pets and their owners love while raising money to help pets in need.

After Hours: Blacksmithing & Woodworking
After Hours: Blacksmithing & Woodworking

On working days, Dr. Michael S. Jellinek is a professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and Dr. John B. Herman, associate chief of psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, and associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. On Saturdays though, the 2 physicians wake up at 6 am, go for an early breakfast at a local restaurant, and then head over to Dr Jellinek’s fully equipped woodshed, situated behind his home in Barre, Massachusetts for a day of woodworking and blacksmithing.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Detection Dogs
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Detection Dogs

On this episode of Deep Dive, Dr Cynthia Otto sits down with dvm360 to discuss the life of a detection dog at the University of Pennsylvania’s Working Dog Center and explains how they train these dogs to smell anything from explosive devices to COVID-19.

Behind the Science: Behind COVID-19 and Obesity
Behind the Science: Behind COVID-19 and Obesity

Editors of Managed Healthcare Executive spoke with four healthcare professionals about the relationship between COVID-19 and obesity. The professionals were asked “at what degree is obesity a risk factor for severe COVID-19 and what are the reasons for obesity increasing the risk?” Each gave their individual views on the matter.

Second Opinion: Ophthalmic Advances
Second Opinion: Ophthalmic Advances

In this Second Opinion segment, Ehsan Sadri, MD, and William Trattler, MD, share a lively discussion on the advancements that continue to emerge in eye care amid a pandemic. They touch upon the uptick in patient volume and the developing or available treatments for unmet needs, including pharmacologic therapy for presbyopia. Recent innovations from manufacturers are also enhancing the workflow and experience for cataract and refractive surgeons and their patients.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Need for Increased Diversity in Oncology
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Need for Increased Diversity in Oncology

Lori Pierce, MD, highlights reasons for the need of increased diversity within the oncology field.

Second Opinion: Case Report - A Child With Strange Spells
Second Opinion: Case Report - A Child With Strange Spells

Eric Segal, MD and Jurriaan Peters, MD, PhD join Second Opinion to go over a case study involving a child with strange spells.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) may be the most common condition involving the peripheral nervous system. However, it's estimated that only 150,000 Americans and 3 million people across the globe live with it, making it a rare disease. In an interview with Giuliana Grossi, Associate Editor, HCPLive, Dr. Keith Fargo discusses some of the challenges in the field and addresses the importance of being cognizant of the blood-nerve barrier when treating patients and developing therapies for CMT.

Inside the Practice: Inside A Cancer Symptom Management App
Inside the Practice: Inside A Cancer Symptom Management App

Ovarian cancer can bring an onslaught of more than a dozen symptoms, as well as lingering anxiety and other difficulties for patients and their caregivers. Heidi Donovan, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is working with app developer Haomin (Leon) Hu to change that. Their app, which is currently in the early stages of development and is slated to launch next year, will help patients and their caregivers track and manage symptoms, leading to a better feeling of control over the disease.

Second Opinion: Treatment Landscape of Colorectal Cancer
Second Opinion: Treatment Landscape of Colorectal Cancer

Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, leads a discussion with Dr. Kristen Ciombor, MD, MSCI, and Dr. John Strickler, MD, on targeted therapies and the molecular treatment landscape for colorectal cancer. The medical oncologists detail the COLOMATE and GOZILA platforms, sequencing, and resistance to targeted therapies, among other topics.

Inside the Practice: Inside Cannabis Pharmacy
Inside the Practice: Inside Cannabis Pharmacy

Medical marijuana is having a moment: as of February 2022, 37 US states permit the use of medical cannabis products. These products are used to treat a variety of medical conditions, from cancer to epilepsy to glaucoma, but specific laws vary by state. And in New York, all dispensaries must have a licensed pharmacist on-site to counsel patients about the treatments available to them. Drug Topics® sat down with Jeff Lombardo, PharmD, to discuss the ins and outs of working in cannabis pharmacy.

Behind the Science: Behind Kidney Cancer Awareness Month
Behind the Science: Behind Kidney Cancer Awareness Month

March is Kidney Cancer Awareness month and a good time to reflect on recent advancements in the treatment of patients with renal cell carcinoma. Recent years have brought numerous new therapies and combination regimens to this space, with breakthrough research ongoing. Following the recent 2022 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, Chung-Han Lee, MD, PhD, Daniel M. Geynisman, MD, and Toni K. Choueiri, MD, spoke with editors at CancerNetwork® to discuss recent advances that have the potential to significantly impact care and ongoing trials that clinicians should be aware of.

After Hours: Dice, Dragons, and Dental Labs
After Hours: Dice, Dragons, and Dental Labs

Jessica Vanhouten started her own Dungeons & Dragons dice business because she wanted more and more custom dice for role playing games, but the skills she learned there led her to a job finishing dentures in a Wisconsin dental lab.

After Hours: An Oncologist With a Curing Voice
After Hours: An Oncologist With a Curing Voice

Steven Eisenberg, DO, a San Diego-based oncologists at California Care Associates for Research & Excellence, has a passion for singing and songwriting, which he shares with patients and with the world.

Second Opinion: Good Experts in Malpractice Cases
Second Opinion: Good Experts in Malpractice Cases

A good expert witness can have a significant impact in a medical malpractice case. But what exactly constitutes a “good” expert witness? In this conversation, Acacia Brush Perko, Esq, and Kenton H. Steele, Esq, discuss the qualities that distinguish a good expert witness from a bad witness. Perko and Steele are attorneys with Reminger Co, LPA.

Wellbeing Checkup: Transitioning to a Post-COVID World
Wellbeing Checkup: Transitioning to a Post-COVID World

In this segment, Practical Cardiology sits down with chief advisory board member Dr. Guy Mintz to discuss how he has handled the constant transitions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and how shortages in staffing have caused medical centers to adapt.

Inside the Practice: Inside Alaska's First Full-Time Veterinary Ophthalmology Service
Inside the Practice: Inside Alaska's First Full-Time Veterinary Ophthalmology Service

Tier 1 Veterinary Medical Center's Ciara Vollaro, DVM, and Kevin Snyder, DVM, MS, DACVO, discuss the opening of Alaska’s first full time ophthalmology service for pets and how crucial it is to the community.

After Hours: Biosimilar Whiskey
After Hours: Biosimilar Whiskey

As high-end whisky can take decades to develop and total to thousands of dollars per bottle, a novel process created by Sarfaraz Niazi, adjunct professor of biopharmaceutical sciences and advisory board member for the Center for Biosimilars®, seeks to circumvent both time and cost by replicating the biosimilar approach to therapeutic drugs to that of whisky. Dr. Niazi speaks with The American Journal of Managed Care® on the distillation process, how the biobetter whiskies compared with their reference products, and future considerations for the alcohol industry.

Inside the Practice: Inside Cleveland Clinic’s Virtual Reality Therapy for Parkinson's Disease
Inside the Practice: Inside Cleveland Clinic’s Virtual Reality Therapy for Parkinson's Disease

Dr. Jay Alberts, the vice-chair for innovations at Cleveland Clinic’s Neurological Institute and the Bell Family Endowed Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, took NeurologyLive inside Cleveland Clinic to explore the institution’s use of virtual reality in the treatment and care of its patients with Parkinson disease.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Shark Antibody-Like Proteins
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Shark Antibody-Like Proteins

Aaron LeBeau, MD, discusses the study of the small, unique antibody-like proteins known as VNARs — derived from the immune systems of sharks — that could prevent the virus that causes COVID-19 and other related coronaviruses from infecting human cells.

Second Opinion: Clinical Trial Participation
Second Opinion: Clinical Trial Participation

Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora, MD and Ruth Schneider, MD join Second Opinion once more, this time to discuss participation in clinical trials from both a patient and provider perspective.

Inside the Practice: Inside Transitioning to Aesthetic Procedures
Inside the Practice: Inside Transitioning to Aesthetic Procedures

In this interview, Ellen Marmur, MD, discusses the history of fillers at her practice and how her love for traditional dermatology, such as helping patients with psoriasis or atopic dermatitis, led her to discover a passion for aesthetics. The topics of how filler is used, managing patients expectations, and the future of combination treatments are all discussed.

After Hours: Animal Rescue
After Hours: Animal Rescue

On this episode of After Hours, Theresa Craig, RN, an infusion nurse at Saint Vincent Hospital, joins us to discuss her work with a local animal rescue shelter.

Inside the Practice: Inside the DIEP Flap Procedure
Inside the Practice: Inside the DIEP Flap Procedure

The Allegheny Health Network breast reconstruction surgery team are, by their count, the second team in the nation to conduct regular practice with a key innovation: a robot-assisted deep inferior epigastric artery perforator (DIEP) flap procedure—a minimally invasive technique at the forefront of advancement for cancer-related reconstruction surgery. The interview features Dr. Moreira and Dr. Murariu explaining the intricacies of the procedure, keys to defining patient eligibility, and future utility of robot-assisted reconstruction surgery.

Wellbeing Checkup: Strategies to Manage Stress of a New Role
Wellbeing Checkup: Strategies to Manage Stress of a New Role

Taking on a new role in a different company can come with its share of excitement but also added levels of stress. Steve Evans, MD, chief medical officer of Centene, Nevada, speaks with The American Journal of Managed Care on the pressure he initially felt in managing the increased workload of his recently appointed role, and what strategies he leveraged to reduce stress and excel in his position.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Veterinary Genetics Testing
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Veterinary Genetics Testing

On this episode of Deep Dive, dvm360 explores the world of veterinary genetics testing and how it can be used to help solve anything from how a pet passed away to identifying a murder suspect.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Allergen of the Year
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into Allergen of the Year

In 2021, the American Contact Dermatitis Society named acetophenone azine, an allergen found in such substances as soccer shin guards and flip flops, the “allergen of the year.” What does this mean to this pediatric population; how can pediatric health care providers treat this allergen; and what exactly does it mean to be the “allergen of year?” Dr. Bernard A Cohen, the dermatology column editor for Contemporary Pediatrics, explains it all.

After Hours: Jeopardy!
After Hours: Jeopardy!

Pamela Sung, MD, talks about her journey of applying to Jeopardy! and her appearance on the show.

Behind the Science: Behind Computed Tomography Colonography
Behind the Science: Behind Computed Tomography Colonography

Syam Reddy, MD, Judy Yee, MD and Anand Narayan, MD, discussed various benefits of computed tomography colonography (CTC) for colorectal cancer screening, the underutilization of the CTC procedure and steps moving forward to improve access to this procedure.

Second Opinion: Frequently Asked Financial Questions
Second Opinion: Frequently Asked Financial Questions

Tim Ullbrich, PharmD, and Tim Baker, CFP, RLP discuss financial FAQs among healthcare professionals, including how to determine what financial decisions are needed to retire, managing student loan debt while saving for the long-term, and real-estate investing pros and cons.

After Hours: Dirt Biking Physician
After Hours: Dirt Biking Physician

Moving to Las Vegas nearly 30 years ago, Dr. Steve Evans, chief medical officer of SilverSummit at Centene, became enamored with the sightseeing, nature, and adventure brought by dirt biking, which he continues to do safely with family and friends till this day. Dr Evans speaks with The American Journal of Managed Care® on the trails and mountains he’s traversed while dirt biking, how it’s allowed him to decompress from the demands of his career, and tips for those interested in trying out the sport.

Inside the Practice: Inside a Veterinary Clinic on Wheels
Inside the Practice: Inside a Veterinary Clinic on Wheels

On this segment of Inside the Practice, dvm360 caught up with Dr. Donita McCants as she explains why she opened Dr. Donita’s Veterinary Concierge Services and the benefits she discovered from having a clinic on wheels.

After Hours: Helping Pets in Need at Ukraine Border
After Hours: Helping Pets in Need at Ukraine Border

Marty Becker, DVM, founder and chief relationships officer of Fear Free, and volunteer with the international veterinary aid organization, World Vets, shared the details of his expedition to countries surrounding Ukraine to assess the unmet needs of pets impacted by the war and help facilitate free veterinary services for them.

Second Opinion: Financial Success in the Post-Covid Economy
Second Opinion: Financial Success in the Post-Covid Economy

Ike Devji, JD, an asset protection attorney, sits down with Anthony Williams, investment advisor representative, founder and president of Mosaic Financial Associates, to discuss strategies for investors, the post-COVID-19 economy, and what physicians need to know to achieve financial success.

Inside the Practice: Inside the Topper Cancer Institute
Inside the Practice: Inside the Topper Cancer Institute

CancerNetwork’s Ariana Pelosci spoke with Suresh G. Nair, MD, Physician in Chief at Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Topper Cancer Institute, about the recent advances made and the top-line tumor tracking system being implemented in the institute. In the interview, Nair discusses the importance of multidisciplinary teams in cancer care, and where he hopes to see the Topper Cancer Institute advance with the future of cancer care.

Inside the Practice: Inside ACOG 2022
Inside the Practice: Inside ACOG 2022

ACOG Immediate past president Eva Chalas, MD, discusses the meeting theme and latest updates from ACOG's annual clinical and scientific meeting. Erin T. Carey, MD, tackles the different methods for pain management in endometriosis, how clinicians can manage patient expectations, and explained how to counsel patients on their treatment journey during her presentation. In this EdTalk, Lisa Foglia, MD; Andrea L. Braden, MD; and Catherine Cansino, MD, MPH, discuss strategies for improving diversity and equity within obstetrics and gynecology.

Second Opinion: Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Second Opinion: Obstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Practical Cardiology advisory board members sit down with the director of Center for Inherited Cardiac Disease at Penn Medicine, Dr. Anjali Owens, to talk about the current state of management for obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, often referred to as oHCM, and how the FDA approval of mavacamten might impact care moving forward.

Behind the Science: Behind Hormone Drugs for Prostate Cancer
Behind the Science: Behind Hormone Drugs for Prostate Cancer

Landon Brown, MD, gives an overview of the history and mechanisms of hormone therapy for patients with prostate cancer.

Inside the Practice: Inside Mental Health Services in the Pediatric Medical Home
Inside the Practice: Inside Mental Health Services in the Pediatric Medical Home

Capital Area Pediatrics in Northern Virginia is making big strides in the area of mental health care for their patients. Dr. Laura Madoo, DO, FAAP, who has a special interest in adolescent medicine, mental health, and complex care; and Jennifer Boyd, RN, BSN, a nurse navigator, explains how they are building better mental health care services in the pediatric medical home.

Behind the Science: Behind Prescribing SGLT-2 Inhibitors
Behind the Science: Behind Prescribing SGLT-2 Inhibitors

The notable history of the sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor class of drugs began with approval in 2014 as a treatment for type 2 diabetes. Since then, they have been approved by the FDA for treating or reducing risk of a spectrum of cardiovascular and renal disease, regardless of diabetes status. Specialists and a primary care clinician answered the question: Who should prescribe these drugs, specialists or primary care clinicians?

Wellbeing Checkup: Investing Strategies During a Market Decline
Wellbeing Checkup: Investing Strategies During a Market Decline

Many physicians are concerned about their portfolio and further market downturn. What should be your investment strategy in market decline? To discuss this, we have Syed Nishat with us today. Syed is a partner at the Wall Street Alliance Group.

Inside the Practice: Inside Accommodating Children in Hospital Settings
Inside the Practice: Inside Accommodating Children in Hospital Settings

Tina Q. Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, discusses the differences between exclusively pediatric hospitals like Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago vs other hospitals open to the public. The differences she includes are a playroom onsite, toys available, kids riding scooters down the hallway, and keeping the patients as calm as possible, among others.

Inside the Practice: Inside Treating Complex BPH Cases
Inside the Practice: Inside Treating Complex BPH Cases

Nicole L. Miller, MD, FACS, describes her clinical practice treating patients with complex benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Wellbeing Checkup: Wellness, Well Played
Wellbeing Checkup: Wellness, Well Played

Jennifer Buchanan discusses the healing power of music and how music can help us start seeing our lives in technicolor.

After Hours: Scotch Enthusiast
After Hours: Scotch Enthusiast

Albert S. Jun, MD, PhD, is the Walter J. Stark, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology and chief of the Division of Cornea, Cataract and External Eye Diseases at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. When he unwinds, he enjoys a nice glass of Scotch, and has become an expert on the drink. He is joined by Peter J. McDonnell, MD, director of the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, and chief medical editor of Ophthalmology Times.

Behind the Science: Behind Addressing Manufacturing Challenges
Behind the Science: Behind Addressing Manufacturing Challenges

CGTLive sat down with experts to learn more about manufacturing challenges in the cell therapy space and strategies being pursued to address these challenges at the 2022 Onco Cell Therapy Summit. Conversations included Dr. Serena De Vita’s experience with Novartis’ T-Charge platform designed to expedite manufacturing; Dr. Philip Lee’s work with Senti Biosciences to streamline manufacturing; Dr. Michael Leek’s perspective on lessons learned with cell therapy manufacturing throughout the years; and Raphaël Ognar on the advantages of partnering for ease of manufacturing.

Inside the Practice: Inside a Physician Assistant’s Online Brand
Inside the Practice: Inside a Physician Assistant’s Online Brand

In an interview with HCPLive during the Society for Dermatology Physician’s Associates (SDPA) 2022 Annual Meeting this June, Savanna Perry, PA-C, creator of The PA Platform and a physician’s assistant at Evans Dermatology, discussed her meeting session on building social presence as a healthcare professional. Perry first become interested in building an online audience when she took to blogging early into her career as a PA. Eventually her consultation business The PA Platform took off, and Perry expanded her marketing and education efforts to social media. She learned how to incorporate her profession into content that’s catered to people interested in pursuing a career in her field. Perry spoke with us on The PA Platform, her goal across social media, the services she provides aspiring PAs, the importance of combating dermatology misinformation, and advice for colleagues looking to launch an online presence.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into the Role of Exoskeletons in Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into the Role of Exoskeletons in Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation

In the wake of the FDA approval of the EksoNR robotic exoskeleton for use in multiple sclerosis rehabilitation, Dr. Francois Bethoux, the chair of Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Physical Medicine, spoke with NeurologyLive about the functions of the exoskeleton and its use in a real-world clinic setting. He also touched on the available data, the major take-home points for clinicians, and the need to further analyze large datasets to identify the optimal patient populations for it.

Wellbeing Checkup: Promoting an Inclusive Health Care Setting
Wellbeing Checkup: Promoting an Inclusive Health Care Setting

Vivienne Hau, MD, clinical assistant professor with the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine, speaks with The American Journal of Managed Care® on the important role physicians have in curating an inclusive health care environment for all patients.

After Hours: Sneakers to Support Childhood Cancer
After Hours: Sneakers to Support Childhood Cancer

Every year in a partnership with Nike, Oregon Health & Science University Doernbecher Children's Hospital has pediatric patients with cancer and other illnesses help design a collection of sneakers called the Nike Doernbecher Freestyle Collection to help raise funds for the hospital. The 2022 collection, which featured 7 different shoes including LeBron models and Jordan 5s, was released in April. The program has been ongoing for more than 20 years, raising more than $30 million for the hospital.

Behind the Science: Behind Health Insurance's Response to Dobbs Decision
Behind the Science: Behind Health Insurance's Response to Dobbs Decision

How are health insurers responding to the Dobbs decision? Will travel benefits or “teleabortion” be a way for women in states with abortion restrictions to get abortions? Experts discuss the pros and cons of those approaches.

Behind the Science: Behind Nursing Staff Shortages
Behind the Science: Behind Nursing Staff Shortages

Findings of a recent Oliver Wyman study commissioned by IntelyCare revealed that lower occupancy rates due to nurse staffing shortages are estimated to cause nearly $20 billion in unrealized revenue for the post-acute care industry. On this week’s Behind the Science, The American Journal of Managed Care® spoke with several stakeholders involved in the analysis to discuss the industry implications of these findings, how use of contingent nursing labor may provide a cost-effective solution, and what health care systems should be aware of amid a looming recession.

Second Opinion: Addressing  Cancer-Related Fatigue in Integrative Oncology
Second Opinion: Addressing Cancer-Related Fatigue in Integrative Oncology

Research Scientist Dr. Dori Beeler, of the Levine Cancer Institute of Atrium Health and corresponding author for the manuscript titled “Cancer-Related Fatigue Outcome Measures in Integrative Oncology: Evidence for Practice and Research Recommendations” that was recently published in the May issue of the journal ONCOLOGY®, was joined by co-authors Dr. Shelley Wang, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Dr. Viraj Master, of the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, to discuss their research. They touched on challenges in treating patients with cancer-related fatigue, such as the subjective nature of patient-reported outcome measures and the limited ability for cross-comparison across trials. In the paper, the authors compare tools for cancer-related fatigue, considerations for choosing between scales, and how to best implement them into clinical trials and daily practice. The experts provide a broad overview of their research in this episode.

After Hours: Beekeeper
After Hours: Beekeeper

Dr. Christopher Fly, and emergency department physician for 19 years at the Medical College of Georgia, started his beekeeping hobby when his son brought home the idea from high school. The 2 took classes, bought the gear, suited up, and started a hive. His son soon aged out of the interest, but Dr. Fly is still keeping bees and even has a wildflower honey brand—I’ll Fly Away.

After Hours: Competitive Cheerleading
After Hours: Competitive Cheerleading

Mackenzie Andrews is a co-founder and chief commercial officer of Nanodropper. In addition to being a neurobiologist and bioengineer, she also is a powerlifting champion and competitive cheerleader. In this segment of After Hours, she shares a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the world of competitive cheerleading.

Second Opinion: Careers in Academic Medicine
Second Opinion: Careers in Academic Medicine

Ruth Schneider and Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora join Second Opinion to discuss careers in academic medicine.

After Hours: Promoting Exercise and Well-Being
After Hours: Promoting Exercise and Well-Being

In recognizing the importance of exercise on her physical and mental health, Shannon Burke, senior vice president and general manager of Health Systems, Synchrony Health & Wellness, maintains an active lifestyle through yoga, biking, and other sports that she loves. On today’s After Hours, Shannon speaks with The American Journal of Managed Care® on the health benefits she’s gained through fitness, how its translated to her productivity both during and away from work, and why having fun and enjoying yourself is key in exercise.

After Hours: Sustainable Pet Products
After Hours: Sustainable Pet Products

Veterinarian Stephanie Stubbe describes Anipal, the Australian company she founded that recycles post-consumer plastic bottles into pet products and supports threatened species in the process, benefiting the animals we love and our wondrous planet. Discover the inspiration and mission of the company, the array of products it offers, and the strides Anipal is making and beyond.

Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into the Use of Exoskeletons in MS Rehabilitation
Deep Dive: Deep Dive Into the Use of Exoskeletons in MS Rehabilitation

In a conversation with Marco Meglio of NeurologyLive, Dr. Francois Bethoux shared his insight into the research he and others conducted of a recently approved exoskeleton for use in the rehabilitation of patients with multiple sclerosis. He spoke about how such tools can be leveraged in clinical care and the benefits they bring to the patients, as well as the possible future use of these devices and the potential to enable patients to utilize them at home.

Second Opinion: CBD - The Legal Side of Cannabidiol
Second Opinion: CBD - The Legal Side of Cannabidiol

A discussion on the regulatory issues facing cannabinoids (CBD) and their sale.

Second Opinion: Breaking Down ADCES 22
Second Opinion: Breaking Down ADCES 22

In this episode of Second Opinion, Drs. Diana Isaacs and Natalie Bellini sit down to discuss the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists 2022 annual meeting, which was held in Baltimore, MD, from August 12-15. The first in-person ADCES meeting since 2019, Isaacs and Bellini provide an overview of the conference, prevailing themes, and take a deep dive into their favorite sessions.

Behind the Science: Behind COVID-19 in the NBA
Behind the Science: Behind COVID-19 in the NBA

Findings of a recent JAMA study exploring compared incidence of COVID-19 in vaccinated NBA players and staff showed that those who received a booster dose were significantly less likely to be infected during the Omicron wave. On this week’s Behind the Science, study authors Christina Mack, PhD, MPH, and Caroline Tai, PhD, MPH, who together lead epidemiologic efforts for agile analytics at IQVIA, discuss the preventive implications of the findings and how scientific and operational real-world data such as these can be leveraged as a foundation for future public health and clinical applications at scale.

Second Opinion: Cancer and Cardiotoxicity
Second Opinion: Cancer and Cardiotoxicity

Cardiologist, Christopher Fine, MD and hematologist/oncologist Mohammed Salhab, MD discuss the management of cardiotoxicity resulting from immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy in patients with cancer.

After Hours: Dragon Boating
After Hours: Dragon Boating

On this segment of After Hours, dvm360 rows through the world of Dragon Boating and how one veterinary professional stumbled upon an opportunity that became a passion and joy in her life.

Behind the Science: Behind Hand Hygiene Adherence
Behind the Science: Behind Hand Hygiene Adherence

One part of an infection preventionists’ duties is to make sure that the health care workers are following their facilities’ hand hygiene protocols. Yet, no matter the tools or tricks that have been offered and created by investigators and inventors, health care professionals still do not follow the hand hygiene guidelines 100% of the time. So Behind the Science asked health care workers off the record why they find themselves not following strict hand hygiene protocol to get an insight on the reasons.

After Hours: Top Gun Pilot
After Hours: Top Gun Pilot

Before Tom Cruise took his aerial exploits to the silver screen in the original Top Gun movie, Steve Schallhorn, MD, was a Top Gun pilot. He is a board certified and licensed ophthalmologist in private practice in San Diego, California, clinical professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco, Chief Medical Officer for Zeiss and chairman of the Optical Express Medical Advisory Board.

Inside the Practice: Inside Bond Vet
Inside the Practice: Inside Bond Vet

Dr. Philippa Pavia, head of medical strategy and board-certified veterinary surgeon at Bond Vet, outlines the modern elements of Bond Vet—a network of veterinary clinics specializing in design, technology, service, and culture—and how it provides both comfort for pet owners, pets, and staff alike, plus practical function.