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Welcome to the MacEmerg podcast. This podcast aims to connect all the faculty members in the MacEmerg family from across the region.

From Niagara to Brampton...from Kitchener-Waterloo to Hamilton... we are going to feature the awesome talent from our region and highlight awesome things that are going on.

Contact us any time at: MacEmergPodcast@gmail.com

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Welcome to the MacEmerg podcast. This podcast aims to connect all the faculty members in the MacEmerg family from across the region.

From Niagara to Brampton...from Kitchener-Waterloo to Hamilton... we are going to feature the awesome talent from our region and highlight awesome things that are going on.

Contact us any time at: MacEmergPodcast@gmail.com

    MacEmerg Podcast - Episode 19 - O'Shea | TTC10 | RC

    MacEmerg Podcast - Episode 19 - O'Shea | TTC10 | RC

    Welcome to Episode 19 of our MacEmerg podcast. Please take a moment to complete our survey, sharing with us your thoughts on our podcast! This will help us continue to make quality content best suited for our listeners!

    Click on this link below to complete the survey:
    https://surveys.mcmaster.ca/limesurvey/index.php/732233

    In this episode:

    1) Dr. Teresa Chan interviews Tim O'Shea about his work within health advocacy for his patients in Hamilton via the HAMSMaRT (Hamilton Social Medicine Response Team) program. This program is comprised of a team of dedicated health care providers seeking to ensure quality health care to Hamiltonians wherever and whoever they may be.

    2)Guest star Dr. Krista Dowhos (PGY-3, CCFP-EM) is back again for another edition of Teaching that Counts with co-hosts Alim Nagji and Teresa Chan.

    3) Resident's Corner section features Dr. Joana Dida interviewing Drs. Ben Forestell and Lauren Beals (new PGY1s in the RCPSC program) who are the co-founders of ClerkCast - a limited series that they designed for CanadiEM.org. Find out more about what these talented trainees have to say about the origins of this series.

    p.s. Don't forget to take our survey:
    https://surveys.mcmaster.ca/limesurvey/index.php/732233

    • 50 min
    Episode 18 - Startup Approach to a Pandemic l TTC9 - Featuring Dowhos | Transition to Senior

    Episode 18 - Startup Approach to a Pandemic l TTC9 - Featuring Dowhos | Transition to Senior

    Wednesday, July 1, 2020

    Welcome to Episode 18 of our MacEmerg podcast. Please take a moment to complete our
    survey, sharing with us your thoughts on our podcast! This will help us
    continue to make quality content best suited for our listeners!

    Click on this link below to complete the survey:

    https://surveys.mcmaster.ca/limesurvey/index.php/732233

    In this episode:

    1) Dr. Brendon Trotter interviews Dr. Kashif Pirzada who speaks about the amazing grassroot
    initiatives that have taken place during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mixed in this amazing
    interview are tips on how YOU can start your own start-up initiative!

    2) Dr’s. Teresa Chan and Alim Nagji talk with incoming EM+1 resident Dr. Krista Dowhos in a ‘Teaching That
    Counts’ segment focused on understanding how to approach feedback and get the most out of it!

    3) Our very own Dr. Joana Dida is interviewed by colleague Dr. Spencer Sample in this month's episode of Residents Corner, where Dr. Dida speaks about her experiences as a PGY3 and what it means to transition from a junior to senior resident!

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Ep 17 | Chan & Social Media | Resident's Corner - Yantzi & Parental Leave

    Ep 17 | Chan & Social Media | Resident's Corner - Yantzi & Parental Leave

    Welcome to Episode 17 of our MacEmerg podcast. Firstly, we would like to invite you to all to participate in our first ever MacEmerg Podcast Survey. Please share with us your thoughts on our podcast?

    Click on this link below to complete the survey:
    https://surveys.mcmaster.ca/limesurvey/index.php/732233

    In this episode we feature:
    1) Dr. Kevin Dong interviews Dr. Teresa Chan about the rise in use of Social Media within medicine. No longer can we ignore that this is a key way that we are learning as physicians and healthcare providers in the modern world.

    2)Dr. Alison Yantzi speaks to Dr. Joana Dida in an segment for Resident's Corner about Parental leave during residency.

    • 35 min
    Ep 16 | Pediatrics Simulation | Resident's Corner | TTC8

    Ep 16 | Pediatrics Simulation | Resident's Corner | TTC8

    1) Dr. Kevin Dong interviews Dr. James Leung on the in situ simulation procedures used by the McMaster Children's Hospital Simulation team.

    2)Our residents (Drs. Joana Dida, Laila Nasser, Tara Stratton, Noorin Walji, Mark Hewitt, Jada Fitzpatrick, Alvin Chin) discuss how they are dealing and de-stressing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    3)We also feature another Teaching that Counts (segment 8)by Drs. Alim Nagji and Teresa Chan, this time featuring how we can support our learners either online (for our medical students) and our residents who are still in our clinical spaces.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Special Episode - Chorley, Ha, Heyd, & Mondoux | COVID-19 Simulation

    Special Episode - Chorley, Ha, Heyd, & Mondoux | COVID-19 Simulation

    Dr. Kevin Dong (MacEmerg producer) recently invited in situ and quality improvement leaders from Hamilton area EDs to talk about how they are using simulation to educate and improve COVID-19 preparedness.

    The doctors in this episode include Alex Chorley (HHS), Michael Ha (SJHH), Chris Heyd (HHS), and Shawn Mondoux (SJHH). They discuss how they used various new forms of simulation to test new protocols, trial donning/doffing procedures, identify latent safety threats, and engage in virtual simulation.

    Listen now to find out what they have to share.

    • 51 min
    Special Episode - Gallagher, Williams & Dong | Goals of Care & Advanced Care Planning

    Special Episode - Gallagher, Williams & Dong | Goals of Care & Advanced Care Planning

    HFAM (Hamilton Family Medicine) Advanced Care Planning/Goals fo Care Task Force has been working hard to advocate for our most vulnerable patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the most important topics of discussion is about Advanced Care Planning and how this will be extremely vital to the Goals of Care of our patients if they arrive in the ED and unwell from the virus. We need to talk about this NOW and all Primary Care and Specialty Physicians should discuss this with their most high-risk patients and their families.

    Dr. Kevin Dong (MacEmerg producer) recently invited Dr. Erin Gallagher and Dr. James Williams who are both Family and Palliative Care Physicians to speak with him on this topic. Not only are these three experts on this present topic, but they are also extremely passionate about ensuring that this conversations go well. Listen now as they provide their insights and pearls on this extremely important topic.

    • 46 min

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