Curbside Consults

This podcast from NEJM Resident 360 takes a deep dive into key topics with expert clinicians and educators. As we explore the details of pathophysiology and critique the evidence behind clinical practice, these conversations are intended to give you better understanding of the topic and greater confidence when treating your patients.

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Wednesday Apr 17, 2024

In this episode of Curbside Consults, Dr. Andrew Dwyer, Director of Psychometrics at the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP), joins Mridula Nadamuni, former editorial fellow, to discuss the process of creating and administering pediatric board examinations. Andy Dwyer holds a PhD in educational psychology and an MS in statistics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is responsible for the planning and oversight of psychometric activities including practice analysis, standard setting, scoring, and score reporting. He is also actively involved in research efforts consistent with the goals of the ABP, focusing largely on exam design and validation, longitudinal assessment, score reporting, test security, and small sample assessment.

Wednesday Dec 20, 2023

In this episode of Curbside Consults, Dr. Adriann Begay, member of the Navajo Nation, shares her journey into medicine. Dr. Begay is Tábaahi (Edge of the Water clan) and born for Bít’ahnii (Folded Arms People clan). Her maternal grandparents are Ta’néészahnii (Badlands People clan) and paternal grandparents are Tl’aashchí’í (Red Cheek People clan). While raising three children, she completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Arizona and received a medical degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine through the Indians into Medicine program. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Arizona and has since worked for the Indian Health Service. She also serves as Senior Officer at the HEAL (Health, Equity, Action, and Leadership) Initiative, a global health fellowship program. Her career is dedicated to elevating healthcare for American Indians/Alaskan Natives (AI/AN).

Monday Jul 17, 2023

On this episode of Curbside Consults, we discuss current approaches, adverse effects, and management of complications associated with immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs). We are joined by Dr. Kerry Reynolds, Clinical Director of Inpatient Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Director of Severe Immunotherapy Complications Service.

Thursday Apr 06, 2023

In this episode of Curbside Consults, we examine the 2022 scientific statement from the American Heart Association on the management of acute coronary syndrome in the older adult population. We are joined by Dr. Abdulla Damluji, the lead author on the scientific statement. Dr. Damluji is an interventional cardiologist at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute and Associate Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Wednesday Mar 22, 2023

In this episode of Curbside Consults, Jaclyn Albin, MD and Milette Siler, RD share their passion for food as medicine and talk about their experiences at The Culinary Medicine Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Jaclyn believes food as medicine delivers a unique opportunity to integrate the clinical, educational, research, and public health aspects of Culinary Medicine into the training of future healthcare professionals, delivery of innovative patient support in lifestyle behavior change, and high-quality research that uplifts the health of communities. Milette is focused on advancing Culinary Medicine in both the professional student and community settings.

Thursday Mar 09, 2023

In this episode of Curbside Consults, we examine the Endocrine Society’s 2022 Clinical Practice Guideline on management of hyperglycemia in hospitalized adults in non-critical care settings. We are joined by Dr. Mary Korytkowski, Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and one of the guideline authors.

Monday Feb 13, 2023

In this episode of Curbside Consults, we examine the American College of Chest Physicians recent clinical practice guideline on Perioperative Management of Antithrombotic Therapy. We are joined by Dr. James Douketis, Chair in Thromboembolic Disease at McMaster University and the first author of the guideline.

Wednesday Jan 18, 2023

In this episode of Curbside Consults, we examine the 2022 revision of the clinical practice guideline on the management of hyperbilirubinemia in the newborn infant by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). We are joined by two authors of the revised guideline: Dr. Alex R. Kemper, the Division Chief of Primary Care Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine; and Dr. Thomas Newman, Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Pediatrics at UCSF.

Wednesday Jan 04, 2023

In this episode of Curbside Consults, we discuss aerospace medicine with two physicians who are double boarded in internal and aerospace medicine and are also NASA astronauts. Dr. Auñón-Chancellor recently served as Flight Engineer on the International Space Station for Expeditions 56 and 57. She is an internist at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and program director for the University of Texas Medical Branch Aerospace Medicine Residency. Dr. Michael R. Barratt was selected by NASA in 2000 and has participated in two spaceflights and performed several spacewalks. Dr. Barratt serves in the Mission Support branches providing medical and human factors expertise to multiple spaceflight programs. He also has served as a lecturer for the Aerospace Medicine Residency at the NASA Institutional Scientific Collection and University of Texas Medical Branch, Wright State, and the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine.

Friday Dec 09, 2022

In this episode of Curbside Consults, we examine an update on management of opiate use disorder in hospitalized adults by the SHM (Society of Hospital Medicine). We are joined by Dr. Susan Calcaterra, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of the Addiction Medicine Consult Liaison Service, and Associate Program Director of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She is the lead author of the SHM’s 2022 consensus statement on the management of opiate use disorder in hospitalized adults.


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