50 episodes

Tune in to this educational monthly podcast covering various topics in Canadian Primary Care from the perspectives of two Canadian doctors in Emergency and Family Medicine, Kevin and Dimitre. The Primary Medicine Podcast is full of practical medical information that listeners can use in their daily practice – all in a convenient format that can be listened on a commute to work!



For show notes, updates, and information on how to earn Continuing Medical Education credits please visit: https://primarymedicinepodcast.com

Primary Medicine Podcast Dr. Kevin and Dr. Dimitre: Canadian Medical Educators

    • Health & Fitness

Tune in to this educational monthly podcast covering various topics in Canadian Primary Care from the perspectives of two Canadian doctors in Emergency and Family Medicine, Kevin and Dimitre. The Primary Medicine Podcast is full of practical medical information that listeners can use in their daily practice – all in a convenient format that can be listened on a commute to work!



For show notes, updates, and information on how to earn Continuing Medical Education credits please visit: https://primarymedicinepodcast.com

    Dr. Tran on Ageism in Western Medicine

    Dr. Tran on Ageism in Western Medicine

    Dear Listeners,







    We are very fortunate to have Dr. Vu Kiet Tran back this month to talk about Ageism.







    Ageism is discriminating or stereotyping someone based on their age. It is very much prevalent in Western medical culture. It presents in insidious ways, such as the observed tendency for doctors to dismiss patients and pathologies in seniors due to old age; the severe lack of geriatric specialists in many provinces; and the fact that seniors spend less time talking to their physicians than any other age group.







    Dr. Tran and Dr. Dimitre conclude that being aware of our inherent ageism is the first step in combating it.







    If you want to learn more from Dr Tran, please visit his podcast page, and his website.







    Also note that we were featured on: https://blog.feedspot.com/canadian_medical_podcasts/. It is an extensive database that can help with finding new and existing podcasts.







    Happy Learning,







    Dr. Dimitre

    • 48 min
    Dr. Tran on caring for your Lifeforce and preventing burnout

    Dr. Tran on caring for your Lifeforce and preventing burnout

    Dear Listeners,







    We are very fortunate to have Dr. Vu Kiet Tran as a guest on our podcast this month.







    Dr. Tran is an emergency medicine doctor, a Life and Financial Coach to healthcare professionals, and the host of the excellent “How is my Financial Health, doc?” podcast.







    Dr. Tran talks about the importance of understanding that we as healthcare professionals trade our lifeforce to generate income and how ignorance of this can lead us down the painful road of professional burnout. He goes on to talk about how realizing what we can control and what we can’t control can lead to true internal wellness.







    If you want to learn more from Dr, Tran, please visit his podcast page and his website.







    Happy Learning,







    Dr. Dimitre 

    • 22 min
    Dr. Chadha from the beyond MD podcast

    Dr. Chadha from the beyond MD podcast

    As host of beyond the MD podcast, Dr. Chada interviews experts on topics covering insurance, finance, tax management and law. During this episode, he is kind enough to share his wisdom about topics ranging from disability insurance, to incorporation, to investments.

    • 23 min
    Podcast 73: Colchicine in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

    Podcast 73: Colchicine in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

    The bulb-like corms of C. autumnale contain colchicine, a useful drug for inflammatory conditions.







    Dear listeners,







    Colchicine has been used as an anti-inflammatory medication for centuries. The plant source of colchicine, the autumn crocus, was indeed used in Ancient Egypt as a treatment for rheumatism and swelling. 







    Currently, colchicine is indicated for treatment of inflammatory conditions such as gout, pericarditis, and Mediteranian fever. Based on a few recent studies, its use will likely be expanded to treat an even more common and serious inflammatory condition; cardiovascular disease.







    During this podcast, we will go over the evidence supporting the use of low dose, daily colchicine in both primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.







    Posted on 10/02/2021 by Dr. Dimitre

    • 13 min
    Physician Empowerment: You Are More than an Empty Vessel

    Physician Empowerment: You Are More than an Empty Vessel

    This month, we are very excited to bring you a preview of our upcoming conference for Physician Empowerment. This year, our focus is on personal resilience and practice management. On today's episode, Kevin shares a remarkably refreshing view on wellness within our profession. To find out more, visit us at https://www.physempowerment.ca/banff.

    • 16 min
    Podcast 72: Dr. John Crosby on preventing physician burnout

    Podcast 72: Dr. John Crosby on preventing physician burnout

    Dear Listeners,







    We are very honoured to have Dr. John Crosby join us and share the wisdom he has gained during his lifetime as a Family Doctor in Canada.







    Dr. Crosby is an author, blogger, consultant, and mentor. He is a regular contributor to the Medical Post and a peer reviewer for the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario. Most remarkably, after over 40 years, he is still practising medicine with enthusiasm and kindness.







    He shares timeless and inspirational advice about physician wellness and ways to avoid burnout.







    If you are interested in learning more about professional well being, please join us in person or virtually at the Physician Empowerment Conference in beautiful Banff, Alberta May 12th to 17th.







    Sincerely,







    Dr. Kevin







    Posted on 23/03/2021 by Dr. Dimitre

    • 23 min

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