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Generalist Med Podcast is an homage to the scope of practice in family/general practice. We will be trying to hit big topics so we can get a solid grasp as a learning resource.

Generalist Medicine Podcast (GEM) by Dr. Aaron Rothstein Aaron Rothstein

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Generalist Med Podcast is an homage to the scope of practice in family/general practice. We will be trying to hit big topics so we can get a solid grasp as a learning resource.

    GeM 59 Space Medicine ft. Dr Jesse Zroback

    GeM 59 Space Medicine ft. Dr Jesse Zroback

    We are joined by local family and ER physician Jesse Zroback to discuss his passion and excitement for Space! We talk about his recent work with Canadian Space Agency, becoming one of the final candidates to become Canada's 4th generation of astronaut, as well as more generally the concept of Space Medicine -  medical considerations in space, application to life on Earth, and a bit on the current climate around Space travel! 

    • 44 min
    GeM 58 Burnout and Coaching ft. Dr Tonya Caylor

    GeM 58 Burnout and Coaching ft. Dr Tonya Caylor

    I had the opportunity to talk to Tonya Caylor, a family physician from Anchorage, Alaska with an inspiring interest in physician health. We talk about the important topic of Burnout as well as her interest in Coaching to help physicians in both their personal and professional lives. For more information on her, check out her site! https://www.joyinfamilymedicine.com/.

    • 56 min
    Bonus Song! Necrotizing Fasciitis

    Bonus Song! Necrotizing Fasciitis

    Lyrics:
    Necrotizing Fasciitis/Necrotizing Fasciitis/So much pain/ React or be slain/ Necrotizing Fasciitis
    Necrotizing Fasciitis/Dissolving don’t delight us/Pain out of proportion
    I need a limb abortion/All from a sore shin!
    I’m on the lookout when I see soft tissue/Is it going fast? Are you sick? I asked.
    It feels like’s it’s a shark beneath the surface/The fascia elevator is at their service!
    Oh no doc, is it do or die!?Why yes, TBH, lucky I’m your guy
    Piptazo, Vanco, Clinda after cultures/ toxins swarming like in, like mini super vultures
    What kinda mean bug got me through this wound?/First type’s a party cracking bubbly; stay tuned
    Type two a hitman - strep pyogenes on your knees/ Or maybe Vibrio from the ocean seas!
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    Call the surgeon in the middle of the night/Hey good sir could you join the fight?
    What is the meaning of disturbing my slumber?/To Save a life. Glad you had my number!
    CHORUS
    When the surgeon arrives patient has less pain (of course)/ Is it effects of sepsis to the brain?
    When I push he jumps not off the stretcher/Cutaneous anaesthesia is a late sign, I conjecture!
    Youre a genius, hah, to the OR tomorrow!/Uhh good sir, but that could end in sorrow
    Perhaps you could deign to operate stat/Steel and faciotimy would save him like that (snap)
    We wheel him quickly down the hall/A little levofed makes his pressure not stall
    Cut the leg theres necrotic goo/ compartments are relieved two by two
    Thank you docs for saving my life/Everyone lauds you cept the ex-wife
    No problem, mr patient, thats what we do/Watch for nec fash with soft tissue!
    Ohhhh you got to save the day save the day save the day
    Ohhh do serial exams you ll save the save the day
    Ohhhh mr doctor got to save the day save the day save the day
    Ohhhh give good discharge instructions for red flagsssssss and you will save the day
    CHORUS!
     

    • 2 min
    GeM 57 Necrotizing Infections

    GeM 57 Necrotizing Infections

    Let's talk about Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections, including primarily the really scary one - Necrotizing Fasciitis!  This is a topic to constantly keep in the back of your head... to really save some lives.
     
    Update Sept 7th: Made some modifications to the surgical segment thanks to Dr. Matt Strickland

    • 53 min
    GeM 56 Teaching in Medicine ft. Dr Adam Moir

    GeM 56 Teaching in Medicine ft. Dr Adam Moir

    A conversation with Dr. Adam Moir, a generalist physician in Dryden, Ontario and a personal mentor about Teaching in medicine. We have an off the cuff conversation on our experience in teaching, the reciprocity of teaching, some pearls, and what can be learned and gained doing it!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    GeM 55 Covid Airway in Rural Medicine ft. Dr. McFarlane

    GeM 55 Covid Airway in Rural Medicine ft. Dr. McFarlane

    Discussion with our local GP Anaesthetist Dr. Cory McFarlane around the Covid situation in Northern Ontario, oxygen delivery in Covid, Airway considerations, approaches to various critical scenarios and a bit on treatment

    • 1 hr 8 min

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Josh136 ,

What can't this guy do?

So good! Perfect level of knowledge for medical students and a great balance of basic knowledge and clinical context. Most importantly Aaron has a wicked hilarious personality which always shines through - how likely is this podcast to make you laugh as compared with Medical School lecturers? RR = 1000 (p<0.05)

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