16 episodes

Host Cara King, DO, MS, gynecologic surgeon from the Cleveland Clinic, focuses on surgical and medical education, featuring interviews providing expert pearls, patient perspective, and practice-changing discussion.

This serial podcast is created in collaboration with the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons. The information is provided for informational and educational purposes only.

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Host Cara King, DO, MS, gynecologic surgeon from the Cleveland Clinic, focuses on surgical and medical education, featuring interviews providing expert pearls, patient perspective, and practice-changing discussion.

This serial podcast is created in collaboration with the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons. The information is provided for informational and educational purposes only.

    COVID-19: Reactivating services at the Cleveland Clinic

    COVID-19: Reactivating services at the Cleveland Clinic

    On June 29, 2020, Dr. Cara King (@drcaraking) hosts Beri Ridgeway, MD (@beridgeway), Associate Chief of Staff, Cleveland Clinic. They discuss:

    Reactivating services at the Cleveland Clinic Decision making for re-opening Space studies and design COVID testing for surgery Capacity for COVID testing Ongoing plans if COVID rate increases Better understanding virtual care being provided Reimbursement for telehealth visits Cleveland Clinic’s surgical reactivation workflow Antibody testing for COVID at Cleveland Clinic This podcast is developed in collaboration with the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons

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    Interact with us on Twitter: @MDedgeObGyn @drcaraking @beridgeway

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    The state of graduate medical education

    The state of graduate medical education

    Dr. Cara King (@drcaraking) hosts women’s health advocacy expert Megan Evans, MD, MPH (@MeganEvansMD). Dr. Evans is Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Associate Program Director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tufts Medical Center.

    They discuss: 

    How GME is funded Growth in resident training  GME caps for hospitals CMS’s GME programs Projected physician shortage Increased enrollment in medical schools Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2019 Opioid Workforce Act of 2019 This podcast is developed in collaboration with the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons

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    Interact with us on Twitter: @MDedgeObGyn @drcaraking @MeganEvansMD

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    Surgical coaching to improve performance

    Surgical coaching to improve performance

    Dr. Cara King (@drcaraking) hosts surgical researcher and educator Caprice Greenberg, MD, MPH, Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, and Morgridge Distinguished Chair in Health Services Research. 

    They discuss: 

    Intraoperative surgical performance and the attending surgeon’s role in outcomes Applying engineering factors to surgical performance  Surgical coaching: Proof of concept Differences in surgical mentors, teachers, and coaches Attributes of good surgical coaches Identifying surgeons who will be good coaches Creating a culture change to allow coaches in surgery Matching coachees with coaches The Academy for Surgical Coaching and its goals Video-based platforms for interactive surgical coaching Video-based surgical assessment  The Academy for Surgical Coaching’s summer 2020 summit  Resources

    Academy for Surgical Coaching 

    This podcast is developed in collaboration with the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons

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    Should the OB be separated from the GYN in residency

    Should the OB be separated from the GYN in residency

    Dr. Javier Magrina joins host Dr. Cara King (@drcaraking) live at the 2019 annual AAGL conference. Other experts join in the discussion, including Pouran Malekzadeh, MD; Laura Cano, MD; Rashad Pasic, MD; and Luis Gonzalez, MD. 

    They discuss: 

    Dr. Magrina’s path to pelvic surgery The creation of ObGyn as a specialty 130 years ago Limitations of low-volume surgeries  General ObGyn residency programs vs tracking residency programs What the United States can learn from other countries When to incorporate experts from other specialties into pelvic surgery Video review of surgery, and it role in evaluating surgical skill Subspecializing in surgery Assessing residents for surgical expertise What makes a good mentor?  Dr. Magrina’s most influential mentors What can a mentee do to enhance the relationship with a mentor?  Dr. Magrina’s advice to the graduating resident Views from podcast listeners on, “Should the OB be separated from the GYN?” This podcast is developed in collaboration with the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons

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    Interact with us on Twitter: @MDedgeObGyn @drcaraking 

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    • 54 min
    COVID-19: Cleveland Clinic’s plans for safety, resource optimization, and redeployment

    COVID-19: Cleveland Clinic’s plans for safety, resource optimization, and redeployment

    On March 27, 2020, Dr. Cara King (@drcaraking) hosts Beri Ridgeway, MD, (@beridgeway) Institute Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health, Cleveland Clinic.

    They discuss:

    Ohio’s state of affairs regarding COVID-19 Testing sites and tests completed to date Who can be tested for COVID-19, based on allocation of resources and underlying conditions The virtual approach to testing using telephones, FaceTime, and Google Duo Insurance coverage of virtual visits and charity care In-patient and out-patient visitation policy and hospital entrance checkpoints Wearing masks: current evidence-based approach COVID-19 modeling for Cleveland Clinic: contingency plans for worst-case scenarios Reducing nonessential operations COVID-19 preparations with many unknowns Elective surgeries: the slowdown of operations Supertracking GYN and early OB patients in a COVID-19 hot zone Redeployment strategy for now low-volume providers, including ObGyns Supporting staff emotionally * * *

    This podcast is developed in collaboration with the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons

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    Interact with us on Twitter: @MDedgeObGyn @drcaraking @beridgeway

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    COVID-19: Staying safe in the minimally invasive operating room

    COVID-19: Staying safe in the minimally invasive operating room

    On March 27, 2020, Dr. Cara King (@drcaraking) hosts Jonathan Dort, MD (@JonathanDort1), Vice Chairman for Education in the Department of Surgery; Program Director, General Surgery Residency; and Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery at Inova Medical Group, Falls Church, Virginia

    They discuss:

    SAGES’ COVID-19 resources Assumptions being made about viral transmission during laparoscopic surgery Should surgical patients be tested pre-surgery for COVID-19? PPE for the surgical and anesthesia team in the operating room Reducing operating teams to required personnel Optimizing filtration systems Which surgical cases are nonessential Use of masks in the OR COVIDsurg: Conoravirus global collaboration on surgical experience with COVID-19 Safety for residents and INOVA’s educational shift A new way of conducting grand rounds Working out virtual visit kinks for attendings and residents GME start date of July 1: Should it be pushed? * * *

    Resources

    SAGES COVID-19 resources

    CDC Recommended Guidance for Extended Use and Limited Reuse of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators in Healthcare Settings

    Globalsurg.org/COVIDsurg

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    This podcast is developed in collaboration with the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons

    Email the show: podcasts@mdedge.com

    Interact with us on Twitter: @MDedgeObGyn @drcaraking @JonathanDort1 @MeganEvansMD

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