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Behind The Knife: The Surgery Podcast

Behind the Knife is a podcast aimed for everyone interested in not only an in-depth look at the broad range of surgical topics, but a "behind the scenes" look at the interesting, controversial and humanistic side of surgery from some of the giants in the field. Come along with Kevin Kniery, Jason Bingham, John McClellan and Scott Steele on a journey that explores all the disciplines of General Surgery in this informal discussion and interview format. We feel that this is the perfect medium not only to cover important educational topics for all stages of your professional career, but allow you to listen to a first-hand account of not only where we have been from those that pioneered the way, but also an opportunity to explore where we are now and are headed in the not so distant future from surgical leaders.
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Nov 13, 2019

Continuing in our interview of leaders in pediatric surgery we sat down with Dr. Henri Ford to talk about his life, career, and spectacular work in Haiti. Check out our other interviews with leaders in global surgery when you're done! http://behindtheknife.libsyn.com/global-surgery-with-dr-john-meara-and-dr-mark-shrime http://behindtheknife.libsyn.com/global-surgery-part-ii-with-dr-robert-riviello http://behindtheknife.libsyn.com/global-surgery-in-a-civil-war-zone-with-doctors-without-borders-dr-james-peck http://behindtheknife.libsyn.com/149-lifebox-and-safe-surgery-with-dr-alex-haynes

Nov 10, 2019

This week, we present 3 interviews with leaders in pediatric surgery of varying expertise. First up, an interview with Dr. Michael Harrison, 'Father of Fetal Surgery'. He walks us through his career and how he developed an entire surgical sub-specialty. When you're done, check out our previous episodes on fetal surgery featuring Dr. Darrell Cass and Dr. Diana Farmer! http://behindtheknife.libsyn.com/fetal-surgery-with-dr-darrell-cass http://behindtheknife.libsyn.com/diana-farmer-md-uc-davis-women-in-surgery-fetal-surgery-hirschsprungs

Nov 3, 2019
In our 12th joint Journal Club with Annals of Surgery, we have a fascinating discussion about the applications of telemedicine and new technology in the care of surgical patients! 
 
Our guest author is Dr. Shimul Shah, Professor and Director of Solid Organ Transplantation at the University of Cincinnati, discussing his team's ASA Paper "Telemedicine Based Remote Home Monitoring After Liver Transplantation: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial." We are also joined by guest moderator Dr. Chad Ellimoottil, Assistant Professor of Urology and Director of the Telehealth Research Incubator at the University of Michigan. 

Access the paper free of charge here: 
https://journals.lww.com/annalsofsurgery/Citation/2019/09000/Telemedicine_Based_Remote_Home_Monitoring_After.19.aspx
Sep 30, 2019
Join us for our 11th joint Journal Club with Annals of Surgery.
 
In this episode, Dr. Francesco Squizzato, vascular surgeon at the University of Padova in Italy, joins us to discuss his randomized clinical trial "A Preventive Program for Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Surgeons."

Access the paper free of charge here:  https://journals.lww.com/annalsofsurgery/Abstract/publishahead/A_Preventive_Program_for_Work_related.95252.aspx

If you want to try some of the exercises, you can learn about them here: http://links.lww.com/SLA/B570
Sep 30, 2019

Our final "Hot Topic" is Ergonomics. We are joined by Dr. Scott Hollenbeck (@sth_43206), plastic surgeon at Duke University, and Marissa Pentico, occupational therapist and ergonomist who started an ergonomics program in conjunction with the Duke chief residents. Learn what interventions you can implement in your practice to extend your surgical career and prevent musculoskeletal injuries!

https://www.safety.duke.edu/ergonomics/stretches-and-exercises

https://surgery.duke.edu/news/duke-surgery-introduces-ergonomics-program-improve-surgeon-health

https://youtu.be/Q17oHAP0HCk

Sep 28, 2019

We are rounding out the month with the 2nd half of our Hot Topics in Surgery series. Next up, a powerful speech by Adam Foss, Esq. from the American Pediatric Surgery Association meeting in May. He speaks about social and systemic factors that influence the care and outcomes of our patients. We hope listening to this will be as thought-provoking and uncomfortable as it was in person. Listen to his TED Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/adam_foss_a_prosecutor_s_vision_for_a_better_justice_system?language=en

Sep 16, 2019

Continuing our series on the latest topics in surgery, we have a assembled a fantastic panel of guests to talk about fertility and family planning. Joining us are Dr. Arghavan Salles (@arghavan_salles), Dr. Emily Jungheim (@EmilyJungheim), and Dr. Melissa Levack. We hope this episode will be thought-provoking and lead to further discussions within our surgical community about work-life considerations!

https://www.kmov.com/news/more-and-more-women-turn-to-egg-freezing-to-pause/article_14b7d3b2-2b60-11e9-bfdc-2f9629fceea3.html
http://time.com/5484506/fertility-egg-freezing/

Sep 9, 2019

Next up in our series on the hot topics in surgery, we are joined by Dr. Michael Englesbe to discuss the opioid epidemic. He takes us through some of the statistics and provides an excellent Tips & Tricks on how much we should actually be prescribing after specific surgeries. https://www.opioidprescribing.info/ http://michigan-open.org/

Sep 3, 2019

Dr. Laurie Punch gives us an excellent grand rounds on how to care for the trauma patient injured by firearm, and educates us on the social considerations of gun violence. Resources provided by Dr. Punch: https://journals.lww.com/jtrauma/Abstract/2016/10000/Effect_of_time_to_operation_on_mortality_for.9.aspx https://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJMsr1804754 https://highline.huffingtonpost.com/articles/en/gun-violence/ https://journals.lww.com/jtrauma/Abstract/2016/09000/The_AAST_prospective_Aortic_Occlusion_for.1.aspx https://health.ucdavis.edu/what-you-can-do/risk-factors.html https://time.com/5645747/gun-violence-mental-illness/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4984734/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/06/19/there-are-more-guns-than-people-in-the-united-states-according-to-a-new-study-of-global-firearm-ownership/?noredirect=on https://affirmresearch.org/ https://www.injuryjournal.com/article/S0020-1383(17)30576-4/fulltext https://mphdegree.usc.edu/blog/guns-as-a-public-health-issue/ https://www.sprc.org/resources-programs/calm-counseling-access-lethal-means http://cureviolence.org/ http://besmartforkids.org/ http://nnhvip.org/ https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-health-emergency-bleeding/homemade-kits-with-tourniquets-make-gunshot-first-aid-more-available-idUKKCN1S12QK?feedType=RSS&feedName=healthNewsMolt https://lawcenter.giffords.org/gun-laws/policy-areas/who-can-have-a-gun/extreme-risk-protection-orders/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlW8cvzt_5Y

Aug 25, 2019

Kicking off the first of our series on the latest topics in surgery, we begin with a point-counterpoint style discussion with Dr. Brendan Campbell, a member of the ACS committee on trauma FAST workgroup, and Dr. Joseph Sakran, a prominent advocate for firearm injury prevention. This episode was recorded at the APSA 2019 Annual Meeting with a bonus full length recording of Dr. Sakran's guest presentation from the meeting. FAST Workgroup Recommendations: https://www.journalacs.org/article/S1072-7515(18)32155-0/fulltext

Aug 14, 2019

Rounding out our miniseries interviewing authors, we had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Stephen Bergman who you may know as Samuel Shem, author of House of God.

His upcoming sequel to House of God will be released in November: https://www.amazon.com/Mans-Best-Hospital-Samuel-Shem/dp/1984805363

The STAT article he referenced: https://www.statnews.com/2018/07/26/physicians-not-burning-out-they-are-suffering-moral-injury/

His Boston Globe article posted on his website: http://www.samuelshem.com/v2/what-it%e2%80%99s-like-in-a-country-without-war/

Aug 5, 2019

Dr. Carol Scott-Conner is a prolific surgeon writer whose first publication, Operative Anatomy, is a fantastic textbook for junior residents to prepare for cases. She talks to us about writing, her work as a consultant with NASA, and provides an excellent T&T segment on lymphedema. We hope you enjoy this episode!

Jul 21, 2019

Dr. Seymour Schwartz, the namesake of Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, joins us to talk about his life, the history of surgery, and the history of his textbook. He is an excellent speaker with an interesting life story. Listen in for fantastic advice to today's surgical trainees! This is part of our AccessSurgery give away. Follow @ABSITEQofWeek and look out for a question related to this episode on Wednesday, July 24th at 9PM EST. 2-3 winners will receive a free copy of Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, 11th edition!

Jul 15, 2019

Frequent friend of BTK, Dr. Lillian Kao (@LillianKao1) is the first female editor of Schwartz's Principles of Surgery and joins us to talk about her experience with editorial duties. She gives us great advice on authorship and how to get into editorial roles and reviewing papers.

This episode is part of our collaboration with AccessSurgery so look out for the quiz about this episode on Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 on @ABSITEQofWeek. Winners will receive a free copy of Principles of Surgery!

Jun 23, 2019

Dr. Monica Morrow is THE expert on breast cancer and gives us a very thorough discussion of the most confusing topics in the management of breast cancer and axillary disease. This is a must listen for all residents and general surgeons alike!

Jun 9, 2019

Ever wondered how Behind the Knife came to fruition? Jason was a guest on Beyond Clean (@BeyondCleanInfo), a podcast about surgical instrument processing, and spends a few minutes answering that question. Most of us don't pay attention to what happens to our instruments after we use them in the OR, so take a listen to Beyond Clean and their well-made podcasts! beyondclean.net

Jun 2, 2019

Woo Do (@woosongdo) and Meghana Kashyap (@PubMEG) cover the American Pediatric Surgical Association's 50th Anniversary Meeting. In this episode, we hear experts debate the pros and cons of the profession of pediatric surgery, as they seek to answer the question: "Would I encourage my daughter or son to become a pediatric surgeon?"

Jun 2, 2019

Woo Do (@woosongdo) and Meghana Kashyap (@PubMEG) cover the American Pediatric Surgical Association's 50th Anniversary Meeting. In this episode, we hear from Dr. Arnold Coran, one of pediatric surgery's key historical figures.

May 31, 2019

Woo Do (@woosongdo) and Meghana Kashyap (@PubMEG) cover the American Pediatric Surgical Association's 50th Anniversary Meeting. In this episode, we have a panel of leaders in pediatric surgery who happen to be women - Dr. Kathryn Anderson, Dr. Diana Farmer (@dianafarmermd), and Dr. Marion Henry (@mcwhmd). They talk about Benji Brooks, the first female pediatric surgeon, and how APSA has diversified over the years. Also in this episode is Dr. Mike Chen who talks about his experience as a patient and encourages us to truly perform patient-centered care.

May 30, 2019

Woo Do (@woosongdo) and Meghana Kashyap (@PubMEG) cover the American Pediatric Surgical Association's 50th Anniversary Meeting. In this episode, we hear from pioneers who revolutionized the care of children with anorectal malformations (Dr. Alberto Pena @DrsPenaBischoff) and pectus excavatum (Dr. Donald Nuss).

May 29, 2019

Woo Do (@woosongdo) and Meghana Kashyap (@PubMEG) cover the American Pediatric Surgical Association's 50th Anniversary Meeting. In this episode, we hear from leaders showcasing the Journal of Pediatric Surgery (@jpedsurg) Top Educational Content (TEC):
- Dr. David Powell (pedsurglibrary.com) on 2018’s TEC
- Dr. Aaron Jensen (@arjensenmd) on pediatric cervical spine management
- Dr. Shawn Rangel (@ShawnRangelMD) on antibiotic stewardship
- Dr. Samir Gadepalli (@SamirGadepalli) on sepsis as a surgical problem

May 28, 2019

Woo (@woosongdo) and Meghana (@PubMEG) sit down with Dr. Allan Goldstein (@MGHPedisurg) to talk about the surgeon-scientist and how a young surgeon can become a successful academic surgeon (https://t.co/PJdjl0BQyP). Dr. Todd Ponsky (@tponsky) talks about the development of the Stay Current in Pediatric Surgery app and podcast as a means to digest all the information out there, and provides a contrasting opinion about social media's utility in academia. Finally, Dr. Ron Hirschl (@Ronstoppable) provides insight into how he brought APSA's 50th Anniversary Meeting into the 21st century and how his program is working on resident/fellow autonomy.

May 27, 2019

Woo Do (@woosongdo) and Meghana Kashyap (@PubMEG) joined forces in Boston to cover the American Pediatric Surgery Association's 50th Anniversary Meeting. We will be publishing episodes from the meeting throughout the week in our #APSA50 Series. We hope you follow along to hear some incredible insight and interviews with pioneers and leaders of pediatric surgery.

May 19, 2019

Kicking off APSA week, we begin with a Grand Rounds installment. Dr. Diana Diesen, pediatric surgeon at Dallas Children's Hospital, presents everything you need to know about bilious emesis in the pediatric population. This is high yield information for those pediatric surgery questions on ABSITE, and simplified enough for rotating medical students to understand as well. Enjoy!

Apr 25, 2019

In the penultimate episode of our malpractice series, we interview Dr. Ruth Bush (@RuthLBush) who obtained her JD and provides insight on malpractice from the surgeon's perspective. As a bonus at the end, we Dr. Rolando Pinchetti (@rfap3) from Argentina joins us to talk about malpractice in his country.

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