This special episode is dedicated to the late Dr. Carolyn Kaelin. Dr. Kaelin was a surgical oncologist in the Women's Cancers Program at Dana-Farber and director of the Breast Clinic at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH).
Please join Dr. Andrea Merrill and BTK in honoring Dr. Kaelin through multiple testaments from previous coworkers and friends. In order of interview on the podcast:
Mehra Golshan, MD
Mary Knust Graichen, NP
Esther Rhei, MD
Michael Zinner, MD
Dr. George Velmahos at MGH discusses his account of the Boston marathon bombings and how that day's events has changed today's mass casualty response in Boston.
In addition, Dr. Velmahos touches on surgical nutrition, ventilator and long-term airway management, and gives us excellent tips and tricks on penetrating neck injuries!
A very interesting podcast interviewing an amazing surgeon!!
Dr. William B. Long specializes in trauma surgery. He is the father of Oregon’s state-wide system of trauma and the ACS/COT-designated level 1 Trauma Center at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, in Portland, Oregon, where he served until recently as Trauma Medical Director for nearly 35 years.
Trained in general and cardiovascular surgery at the University of Maryland and the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh, Dr. Long revolutionized trauma care on the west coast of the United States by establishing an infrastructure that would support technically advanced ways of restoring function. He has also pioneered numerous surgical innovations.
This week we bring you a special episode to track the current ACS Clinical Congress in Chicago. We (Kevin, Jason, and John) couldn't attend, but Dr. Steele is in attendance and gave up us some highlights thus far. He also got us hooked up with Dr. Ali Salim who discussed the conference and gave us some potentially practice changing updates!
Finally, we welcome Dr. Luke Selby who gave us a resident's perspective on the conference as well as new thoughts at the conference on resident training.
Enjoy!.....especially if you couldn't make it like us!
Dr. John Hunter who is the Chair of Surgery at OHSU discusses a topic familiar to all General Surgeons, the surgical management of GERD. We go in depth into the surgical options and Dr. Hunter gives some tips to deal with every surgeon's fear, mediastinal bleeding!
In addition, our opening shot is great review that focuses on the management of GERD and even includes newer treatment options!
You'll enjoy it! We promise!
Dr. Matthew Martin is a leading trauma surgeon who has served multiple deployments in both Iraq and Afghanistan. In this week's episode he reflects back on his deployments over the past 10 years and what medical advances we have seen move from the war zone to the civilian sector.
The focus on the episode is on prehospital care and initial resuscitation strategies.
Dr. Melina Kibbe of Northwestern University and Editor-in-Chief of JAMA Surgery gives an excellent in-depth discussion into the art and process of publishing.
This is a must listen for any and all residents and staff interested in academic medicine. Coming directly from a surgeon who reads and reviews your submissions, Dr. Kibbe discusses everything on how to write manuscripts to finally submitting and responding to the reviewers comments.
We learned so much just in interviewing Dr. Kibbe and excited to share it with you all!
Dr. Herbert Chen of University of Wisconsin tackles the tricky topic of parathyroid disease
-He also discusses what it was like to train under the greats Drs. Sabiston and Cameron
-His experience editing for the Annals of Surgery
-His tips on handling a reoperative neck, avoiding injury to the RLN, and managing the intrathoracic goiter
We are honored to have expert Dr. Steven Wexner from Cleveland Clinic join us to discuss his career, thoughts on fecal incontinence (including the origins of the Wexner score!) and he gives us insight on getting that pesky left colon to reach in dire situations.
In addition, Behind the Knife discussed the treatment and management of Ulcerative Colitis!
Definitely a can't miss from a man whos essentially published more articles and chapters than days I've been a resident!
Join us again this week where we dive into another hot topic in surgery...the social surgeon. We asked Dr. Ed Livingston (@ehlJAMA), Dr. Amalia Cochran (@AmaliaCochran), Dr. Scott Regenbogen (@scottregenbogen), and Dr. Lillian Kao (@LillianKao1) to give us insight into how social media plays a role in today's practice.
These surgeons know the ins and outs of social media and discuss their own personal stories and tips for navigating the often intimidating world of popular social media platforms!
#ilooklikeasurgeon has swept the nation as surgeons of all backgrounds, race, and gender raise awareness to support diversity in not only surgery, but all of medicine!
Staff physicians Dr. Amalia Cochran, Dr. Sharon Stein, and Dr. Patricia Turner join General Surgery resident and founder of #illooklikeasurgeon Dr. Heather Logghe as well as General Surgery resident Dr. Lauren Nosanov in discussing not only women in surgery, but the importance and need for diversity in medicine!
Dr. Jeffrey Matthews
The University of Chicago
We first talk chronic pancreatitis up to surgical options of this disease and then Dr. Matthews give us a great rundown of his surgical approach. He also discusses social media and its effect on his career in medicine. In addition, we get great insight on how Dr. Mathews relaxes with his love for music!
Dr. Michael Rosen is the director of the Cleveland Clinic hernia center.
On the podcast he discusses:
Purpose and role of the hernia surgical quality collaborative
Discusses his approach to the inguinal hernia
Also takes us through his reconstructive ladder when it comes to large abdominal wall hernias.
Dr. Rothenberger Chair of Surgery at University of Minnesota discusses how to manage complications and avoid burnout.
He also takes us through managing difficult pelvic bleeding.
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Dr. Howard Ross from Temple University and Dr. Neil Hyman from University of Chicago debate a very common and difficult medical decision of whether to perform a primary anastomosis in complicated diverticulitis or to play it safe and divert. A question that many physicians debate on a daily basis today. Hear it from the experts!
On this podcast they first discuss primary anastomosis surrounding multiple scenarios and, second, the role of laparoscopic lavage!
Dr. Steven Stain Chair of Surgery at Albany Medical Center
-Future of surgical training
-Future of accredidation
-Managing pancreatic cysts
-Tips to performing a distal pancreatectomy
Dr. Kenneth Mattox a US legend in Trauma surgery, discusses retroperitoneal hematomas and the ever changing field of surgery. He is a Distinguished Professor at Baylor University and Surgeon-in-Chief at Ben Taub Hospital.
Dr. Kelly Hunt Chief of Breast Surgical Oncology at MD Anderson.
On the podcast she discusses
-Current therapies and management strategies for complex breast cancer patients
-The newest updates in regards to managing patients with axillary disease
-Managing breast cancer in the pregnant patient
Intern basics episode!
Thanks to Andrea Merrill, Stewart Morrison and Sarwat Ahmad for their advice.
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Dr. Andrew Wright and Dr. Matthew Martin debate the nuances the recent study published in JAMA on antibiotics vs surgery for acute uncomplicated appendicitis.
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Dr. McKenna Baylor abdominal transplant surgeon
-Managing the incarcerated umbilical hernia in the cirrhotic patient
-Step by Step how to do a liver transplant
Dr. Paramesh Tulane abdominal transplant surgeon
-Step by Step on how to perform a living donor kidney transplant
Dr. Dor abdominal transplant surgeon at Erasmus University, Netherlands.
-Managing the difficult donor kidney
-How to reimplant the ureter
Episode 1 of 2 from the American Transplant Congress 2015 in Philadelphia
Dr. Kirk is a surgeon/scientist and Chair of the Department of Surgery at Duke, he is also the editor of the American Journal of Transplant.
He discusess being a surgeon scientist, choosing transplant as a career, and basics of anti-rejection medications.
Dr. Segev is a transplant surgeon at Johns Hopkins and a leader in the field of living donor kidney chains. He has brought his talents to Capitol Hill and pushed through two very important transplant bills that he talks about on the podcast.
Dr. Dor is a transplant surgeon at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands. He is a leader in living donor kidney transplants in Europe. He discusses the differences in the logistics of transplant surgery between Europe and the US and how to successfully implement a living donor program.
Don't miss episode 2 where we explore the technical aspects of transplant surgery with Drs. McKenna, Paramesh and Dor.
Diana Farmer M.D. FACS Chair and Pearl Stamps Stewart Professor, Department of Surgery Surgeon-in Chief
Renowned fetal and pediatric surgeon.
On the podcast she discusses:
Women in Surgery
Tips and Tricks: The pyloromyotomy
Dr. Stanley Goldberg is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Minnesota. He is considered a living legend in the field of colorectal surgery. He lived through and played a large part in advancing the field through the enormous changes that have occurred in the past 50 years.
On the podcast he discusses
-History and evolution of colorectal surgery
-Managing perianal fistulas
-Diagnosing and surgical options for rectal prolapse
-Discusses the utility of the prone position
Dr. John Weigelt is a Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Trauma and Critical Care at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is also the coordinating editor for Practical Reviews in General Surgery, and the medical director for SESAP 15 sponsored by the American College of Surgeons.
On the podcast he discusses
-How SESAP is made
-Anticoagulation and Reversal in the Trauma Patient
-Managing duodenal trauma