Category: Education

Timely consultations relevant for family medicine, primary care, and general internal medicine topics for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and residents. Offering CME credit for most episodes at https://ce.mayo.edu/podcast. Produced by @MayoMedEd.

July 21, 2020

COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 43: Healthcare Disparities and Systemic Racism

This episode was recorded June 25, 2020. 

To claim credit visit: https://ce.mayo.edu/covid19podcast 

Guest:  Kenneth G. Poole, Jr. M.D., M.B.A. (@KPooleMD

Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D., M.B.A. (@AmitGhosh006

Black, Latino, and Native American populations have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Underlying health inequities have been a major contributor. Dr. Kenneth Poole discusses social determinants of health and how these combined with systemic racism, predating COVID-19, laid the groundwork for the suffering we’re seeing unfold. What can we do to address it effectively? 

COVID-19 and African Americans - Clyde Yancy 
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2764789 

AskMayoExpert COVID-19 Resources: https://askmayoexpert.mayoclinic.org/navigator/COVID-19 

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July 2, 2019

Microaggressions in Medicine

Guests: Catherine W. Njathi-Ori, M.D., Erin K. O'Brien, M.D. (@ErinOBrienMD), Nafisseh S. Warner, M.D. (@nafisseh_warner

Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD

What are microaggressions? How do you recognize them? How do you address them? Efficient teams and effective health care require diverse and inclusive environments. Drs. Njathi-Ori, O’Brien, and Warner present on microaggressions in medicine, the evidence in gender gap research, and give you tools to address microaggressions when they happen in your environment.

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May 27, 2019

Meeting the Needs of Our Female Veterans

Guest: Ashley Laganiere, CVSO 

Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD

Female veterans can face significant barriers to receiving proper care. As the number of female service members increases, what can we do to help address these barriers and facilitate access to the care they need? What resources exist and how do we identify this population if they do not readily self-identify as veterans? 

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May 14, 2019

Perception of Care and Quality of Care: Finding the Sweet Spot in Patient Experience Data

Guest: Kenneth G. Poole, Jr., M.D., M.B.A. 

Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD

Does perception of care equal quality of care? Healthcare is increasingly consumer-centric and patient experience data can inform us about how we compare within our own institution and across healthcare. But the data can also be influenced by the nature of your practice and implicit bias present in our patients. What are some of the unintended implications of patient experience data? How can we responsibly interpret and utilize it? What scores should we be striving for? What is the sweet spot?

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April 9, 2019

Time’s Up Healthcare: Accelerating a Safe, Equitable, Dignified Workplace

Guest: Sharonne N. Hayes, M.D. (@SharonneHayes

Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD

The healthcare system is not immune to bias, harassment, and discrimination. How do we create a climate of mutual respect? How do we empower bystanders to step up? How do we create systems and procedures to ensure consistent messaging and action when these things occur? Listen in as Dr. Sharonne Hayes discusses the Time’s Up Healthcare movement and what you can do to get involved. 

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March 19, 2019

Be Sure to Pack Humility, Teachability, and Adaptability: Making a Difference in Global Health Disparities

Guest: Stephen P. Merry, M.D. 

Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD

Primary care providers can make a difference in the health disparities experienced internationally. Impact can range from directly providing care to educating staff and building enduring local capacity. Listen for some points to consider when planning a global health trip or medical mission. How do you get started? What skills do you need as a health care provider? How do you pick a location? Where can you find more reliable in-depth information on global health? 

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January 22, 2019

Provider and Patient Bias: What Do We Do About Culture’s Thumbprint in Medicine?

Guest: Sharonne N. Hayes, M.D. (@SharonneHayes

Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD

Dr. Sharonne Hayes discusses the impact of unconscious bias in medicine and how providers can take steps to acknowledge, address, and mitigate these cultural imprints on our automatic thought processes. She then turns the tables discussing patient bias and how health systems and providers can protect and support staff who have been harassed, along with processes that can be put in place to systematically address existing practices that fosters bias. 

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