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A pan-Canadian learner-generated internal medicine podcast. The Intern at Work is written by residents for residents, and is meant to serve you better on the wards and on call. Disclaimer: This podcast is intended for educational use only and is not intended as the sole resource for clinical management. All scripts are original scripts. Podcasts produced out of Canada and may contain Canadian specific guidelines. Created by: Alison Lai Executive Producers: Laiya Carayannopoulos, Zahra Merali

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A pan-Canadian learner-generated internal medicine podcast. The Intern at Work is written by residents for residents, and is meant to serve you better on the wards and on call. Disclaimer: This podcast is intended for educational use only and is not intended as the sole resource for clinical management. All scripts are original scripts. Podcasts produced out of Canada and may contain Canadian specific guidelines. Created by: Alison Lai Executive Producers: Laiya Carayannopoulos, Zahra Merali

    181. Bad Connection- An Approach to Sarcoma

    181. Bad Connection- An Approach to Sarcoma

    Sarcoma's are rare, and sometimes coined the "forgotten cancer." Learn more about sarcoma so that you don't miss this on your differential diagnosis of internal medicine patients! Written by Dr. Megan Smith-Uffen (Internal Medicine Resident) and reviewed by Dr. Richard Tozer (Medical Oncology) and Dr. John Neary (General Internal Medicine). Infographic by Dr. Valerie Kim (Internal Medicine Resident). 
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    180. The Crimson Cough - A practical approach to hemoptysis

    180. The Crimson Cough - A practical approach to hemoptysis

    In this episode we cover a condition that is anxiety provoking for patients and healthcare workers alike. We take you through our approach to both life threatening and non life threatening hemoptysis. 
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    179. When the filters start to falter: An approach to CKD management

    179. When the filters start to falter: An approach to CKD management

    In this episode, we review the staging, management and treatment options for chronic kidney disease. Though most patients may present asymptomatically at first, we review the symptoms and physical findings to look out for when examining a patient with CKD. Our medicine minute discusses EMPA-KIDNEY, and the evidence that supports the use of SGLT-2 inhibitors in CKD management.

    Written by: Dr. Susan Thanabalasingam (Internal Medicine Resident)
    Reviewed by: Dr. Christine A. White (Nephrologist) and Dr. Christopher Smith (GIM)
    Produced by: Dr. Alison Lai
    Sound editing by: Margaret Sun
    Infographic by: Dr. Caitlyn Vlasschaert
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    178. About Damn Spine - Approach To Ankylosing Spondylitis

    178. About Damn Spine - Approach To Ankylosing Spondylitis

    In this episode, we review the clinical presentation, specialized physical exam maneuvers, investigations and management of ankylosing spondylitis. Our medicine minute reviews the Choosing Wisely guidelines for Rheumatology. 

    Podcast written by: Dr. Emma Reesor (Internal Medicine Resident)
    Reviewed by: Dr. Raj Carmona (Rheumatologist) and Dr. Stephen Gilick (General Internist)
    Sound editing by: Alison Lai
    Infographic Design by: Alison Lai


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    177. "Con" Man: An Approach to Primary Hyperaldosteronism

    177. "Con" Man: An Approach to Primary Hyperaldosteronism

    We're starting off the new year with an outpatient medicine episode! Take a listen to learn more about primary hyperaldosteronism, a common cause of resistant hypertension. Written by Dr. Isabel Shamsudeen, Internal medicine resident, and reviewed by Dr. Stan Van Uum, Endocrinology and Dr. Andrew Appleton, General Internal Medicine. Infographic by Dr. Shannon Gui, Internal Medicine Resident. 
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    • 11 min
    176. TIAWxRounds Table: Digital Education and The Way Forward

    176. TIAWxRounds Table: Digital Education and The Way Forward

    In this episode, Drs. Michael Fralick and Alison Lai get together to talk about the state of digital education in Internal Medicine across Canada. They talk about the origin stories of their podcast, how they stay up to date, and where they hope to see the digital education sphere! We then present the latest episode of The Rounds Table, hosted by brothers Dr. Michael Fralick and John Fralick.
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    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

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super helpful for new medicine residents

extremely high yield and to the point

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Med student

Fun, informative, and to-the-point. The length of each episode makes them great listening for long drives and short ones! Also love the infographics on the Intern at Work's website.

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