Engaging conversations with authors of articles from the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. JCMS is the peer-reviewed journal of the Canadian Dermatology Association.
Ep 57 - Pediatric Cutaneous Hematologic Disorders with Dr Julie Powell
Dr Kirk Barber is very happy to have Dr Julie Powell on the podcast for a difficult but important conversation, children and cancer. They discuss the article she co-authored in the July-August 2022 issue of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. It’s titled: "Pediatric Cutaneous Hematologic Disorders: Cutaneous Lymphoma and Leukemia Cutis—Experience of a Tertiary-Care Pediatric Institution and Review of the Literature."Dr Julie Powell is a clinical professor in both pediatrics and dermatology at the University of Montreal. And she practices at the Ste. Justine University Health Centre. She is also a past president of the Canadian Dermatology Association. For more on the work of the Canadian Dermatology Association, please visit our website at dermatology.ca JCMS Author Interviews is produced by the CDA and David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions in Ottawa. Our theme music was composed by Lee Rosevere.
Ep 56 - Things That Bite! (in the Night) with Prof David Beresford and Dr Melinda Goodherham
Kirk Barber has reconvened his popular bug panel for this special JCMS Editors Choice episode, a discussion about things that bite, from killer (Africanised) bees, to ticks, horseflies, mosquitoes, and an update on our popular Gypsy Moth episode from last year.Trent University Entomologist, Prof David Beresford is back with Dr Melinda Gooderham, Medical Director at the SKiN Centre for Dermatology in Peterborough, Ontario and an Assistant Professor at Queen's University for this fun and fascinating discussion.For more on the work of the Canadian Dermatology Association, please visit our website at dermatology.caJCMS Author Interviews is produced by the CDA and David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions in Ottawa.Our theme music was composed by Lee Rosevere.
Ep 55 - Dermatologists and Sponsored Content on TikTok - An Analysis by Dr Shari Lipner
If dermatologists want to reach young people, they can find them on social media, especially the streaming video site TikTok. In this fascinating conversation with Kirk, Dr Shari Lipner, chair of the public education committee at the American Academy of Dermatology, discusses her analysis of dermatologists on TikTok. She argues that more Dermatologists need to be on social media sites like TikTok to reach younger people, and to counter the large amounts of misinformation about dermatology that exists out there. Dr Lipner also discusses the dangers of sponsored content and the impact that can have and advocates for greater education on responsible use of social media, both for dermatology residents and in CME.Dr. Shari Lipner is an Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Associate Attending Physician, and Director of the Nail Division at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.Her co-author on this article, "Cross-Sectional Analysis of Characteristics of Dermatologists and Sponsored Content on TikTok," from the July-August edition of JCMS is Dr Loma Dave.Dr Kirk Barber is the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Calgary. For more on the work of the CDA, please visit us at dermatology.caJCMS Author Interviews is produced by the CDA and David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions.For more great CDA Podcasting content, be sure to check out our Residents Podcast Dermalogues, now in it's fourth season and hosted by Dr Kerri Purdy.
Ep 54 - Why We Need Sleep and How To Get More of It with Dr Charles Samuels
In this special Editors Choice episode of the JCMS Podcast, Kirk is joined by Canada's leading sleep expert, Dr Charles Samuels.Sleep. It is something we all do, and can’t live without."The main course in life's feast, and the most nourishing,” is how Shakespeare described it in MacBeth.But how much sleep do you need to work? To live? To stay healthy? For our patients to heal properly? And what do we do when we’re not getting enough?In this fascinating and wide ranging conversation, Kirk and Dr Samuels take on those questions, as well as some specifically dermatological ones like sleep and the treatment of eczema. And they dive into more day to day issues, like the devastating impact of screens and gaming on children's sleep, the impact of shift work on sleep and health, and how to beat jet lag.Dr Charles Samuels is the medical director of The Centre for Sleep & Human Performance in Calgary, Alberta. He is a clinical Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary. And a past President of the Canadian Sleep Society.Dr Samuels is also currently the lead investigator in a long-term research project exploring the impact of rotating shift work on the health and performance of police officers. And he is a co-investigator in a unique study exploring the relationship of sleep on recovery and performance in elite Canadian athletes.For more on the work of the Canadian Dermatology Association, please visit our website at dermatology.caJCMS Author Interviews is produced by the CDA and David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions in Ottawa.Our theme music was composed by Lee Rosevere.
Ep 53 - ToPAS2 as a Screening Tool for Psoriasis with Dr Cheryl Rosen
"The question was could we use a screening tool to determine if people have psoriatic arthritis as a screening test for psoriasis in a larger population?"Dr Cheryl Rosen, head of Dermatology at Toronto Western Hospital, joins Kirk to talk about ToPAS2 and the article she co-authored in the May/June issue of JCMS, “The Assessment of the Toronto Psoriatic Arthritis Screen 2 as a Screening Tool for Psoriasis”They go over the history of the original ToPAS as a tool for diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis and how ToPAS2 turns that tool on its head so it can be used to diagnose psoriasis in regions that aren't served by dermatologists or in studies carried out by rheumatologists.Dr Cheryl Rosen is a professor of medicine at the University of Toronto and head of the division of Dermatology at Toronto Western Hospital.Her co-authors on this article are: Jennifer Taylor, Manika Deo, Mitchell Sutton, Vinod Chandran, Daniel Pereira, Sutha Shanmagurajah and Dafna Gladman.The article is available outside the paywall for three weeks after the posting of this interview:https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/12034754211061085?journalCode=cmsaFor more on the work of the Canadian Dermatology Association, please visit our website at dermatology.caJCMS Author Interviews is produced by the CDA and David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions in Ottawa.Our theme music was composed by Lee Rosevere.
Ep 52 - Treating Chronic Hand Dermatitis - Low Dose Oral Alitretinoin with Narrowband Ultraviolet B Therapy
"The idea came to combine and take the synergistic effect of the ultraviolet and the Alitretinoin to see how effective it could be and if we can save the patients the potential side-effects of the high dose of Alitretinoin and improve the outcome of our patients receiving ultraviolet therapy."Dr Mohannad Abu-Hilal of McMaster University joins Kirk to discuss his article in the May-June issue of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery: “Low Dose Oral Alitretinoin with Narrowband Ultraviolet B Therapy for Chronic Hand Dermatitis.”In this fascinating and in-depth conversation, Kirk says of Dr Abu-Hilal's study:"There's significant value here in returning to this kind of concept, of not just combination therapy, but retinoids and light. There's a lot to be learned here."Dr. Mohannad Abu-Hilal is a dermatologist and assistant professor in the department of medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton.Dr Abu-Hilal's co-author on this study was Dr. Dimitra Bednar of McMaster University.The article is open access:https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/12034754211071123For more on the work of the Canadian Dermatology Association, please visit our website at dermatology.caJCMS Author Interviews is produced by the CDA and David McGuffin of Explore Podcast Productions in Ottawa.Our theme music was composed by Lee Rosevere.
The gypsy moth episode with Dr. Gooderham was so informative!! Finally got some info on those pesky bugs and my skin!
A Great Derm Podcast Series
I really enjoy thoese smart and engaging interviews by Dr Kirk Barber. The conversations really help to bring articles from the Journal to life. Keep them coming!