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The AAP is a professional society for today's and tomorrow's leaders in academic physiatry - from medical students to department chairs to scientists. We offer a range of podcasts to support your mentorship, leadership and discovery.

    The War on COVID-19 Pandemic: Role of Rehabilitation Professionals & Hospitals

    The War on COVID-19 Pandemic: Role of Rehabilitation Professionals & Hospitals

    A very timely and important article for all PM&R professionals is here. Our host Eric Wistozky, MD, joined by Michael Farrell, MD, interviews Mooyeon Oh-Park, MD, MS, Chief Medical Officer for Burke Rehabilitation Hospital in White Plains, NY.

    Dr. Oh-Park describes the anticipated rehabilitation demands and the strategies to meet the needs of the COVID-19 population. You can read her full article, published in AJPM&R, here: https://journals.lww.com/ajpmr/Abstract/2020/07000/The_War_on_COVID_19_Pandemic__Role_of.2.aspx.

    • 23 min
    Pocket Mentor: Wheelchair Basics with R. Lee Kirby, MD

    Pocket Mentor: Wheelchair Basics with R. Lee Kirby, MD

    R. Lee Kirby, MD, Professor of PM&R and head of the Wheelchair Research Team at Dalhousie University, shares fundamental concepts that medical students can apply when providing care to patients who use wheelchairs. Topics in this episode include: history and examination, overcoming physical barriers in the clinical environment, and common injuries associated with wheelchair use.

    Check out wheelchairskillsprogram.ca to learn more about the Wheelchair Skills Program.

    • 24 min
    Career Chats: An Interview with Michael O'Dell, MD

    Career Chats: An Interview with Michael O'Dell, MD

    In this podcast, Neal Rakesh, MD interviews Michael O'Dell, MD, Chief of Clinical Services and Attending Physiatrist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Get insights into his academic career that led him to his numerous contributions to the field. You will also hear what it was like to help start the field of AIDS rehabilitation, how PM&R fit into the creation of new fields, and a behind-the-scenes look at the AAP's Program for Academic Leadership (PAL). Finally, they touch on some of his failures and how he worked through them, and advice to others to navigate through similar challenges.

    • 59 min
    Implicit Bias with Dr. Quinn Capers

    Implicit Bias with Dr. Quinn Capers

    Quinn Capers IV, MD is an Interventional Cardiologist, Professor of Medicine, and the Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Capers has also led workshops that have collectively trained over 1,000 physicians and healthcare providers in strategies to reduce implicit bias. His recent study on implicit bias is the first to document the presence and extent of unconscious racial bias in medical school admissions.

    Dr. Capers was a keynote speaker at the AAP's 2020 Annual Meeting. Allison Schroeder, MD, caught up with Dr. Capers (@DrQuinnCapers4) after his presentation to learn more about the definition of implicit (unconscious) bias and how it can influence our behavior. Implicit biases affect not only how we treat our patients, but also how we select applicants for admissions into medical schools and residency. He offers research-proven advice on how we can overcome our implicit biases.

    • 20 min
    Words of Wellness: Episode 2

    Words of Wellness: Episode 2

    Ever wonder why PM&R was ranked third highest for physician burnout? Want to know what we can do about this at an institutional and personal level? Listen to Dr. Gerard Francisco, a past AAP President, current CMO at TIRR Memorial Hermann, and co-author of the ABPM&R study on burnout in physiatrists, share his thoughts.

    This podcast is brought to you by the AAP's Resident/ Fellow Council Well-being Subcommittee!

    • 30 min
    Impact of the Absence of a Bulbocavernosus Reflex in the Postoperative Period Following a TSCI

    Impact of the Absence of a Bulbocavernosus Reflex in the Postoperative Period Following a TSCI

    Listen to the newest episode of the AJPM&R Journal Club podcast. Our host Eric Wistozky, MD, joined by Suzanne Groah, MD, interviews Andréane Richard-Denis, MD of the University of Montréal on her study published in the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: “The functional impact of the absence of a bulbocavernosus reflex in the postoperative period following a motor-complete traumatic spinal cord injury.”

    Find the full study here: https://journals.lww.com/ajpmr/Abstract/9000/The_functional_impact_of_the_absence_of_a.98072.aspx

    • 22 min

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