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Join Shree Nadkarni as he goes through life, testing ways to be happier, healthier, and finding his own passion through interviewing interesting people in the world.

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Join Shree Nadkarni as he goes through life, testing ways to be happier, healthier, and finding his own passion through interviewing interesting people in the world.

    #52 Dr. Michael Barnett

    #52 Dr. Michael Barnett

    Dr. Michael L. Barnett is Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a primary care physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Barnett received his MD from Harvard Medical School and completed a residency and fellowship in primary care and general internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Barnett’s research focuses on understanding and improving the health care delivery
    system with specific interests in the role of physicians in the opioid epidemic as prescribers and providers of treatment for opioid use disorder as well as studying innovative models for health
    care payment and care delivery. His research has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, British Medical Journal and Annals of Internal Medicine and has received best
    research of the year awards from the Society of General Internal Medicine and AcademyHealth. His research has also been featured or cited in the New York Times, Washington Post, National Public Radio, CNN and The Economist. He is the recipient of a Career Development Award from the National Institute on Aging.

    • 32 min
    #51 Dr. Mamas Mamas

    #51 Dr. Mamas Mamas

    Professor Mamas trained in Medicine at the University of Oxford, undertaking an MA in Physiological Sciences in 1994 and a DPhil in Physiological sciences from 1994-1997. He completed his clinical training at the University of Oxford in 2000. Professor Mamas was appointed as Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology at the University of Manchester (2006) and completed his specialist training in Interventional Cardiology in 2012 and was appointed as a Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at the University of Manchester. In 2015 he was appointed as Professor of Interventional Cardiology at Keele University. Professor Mamas is an Associate Editor of Circulation Cardiovascular Interventions and a member of the E-Cardiology working group of the European Society of Cardiology.
    He is also a member of the NIHR interventional procedures review panel as well as sitting on several safety endpoint committees of several national randomized controlled trials. He is the Clinical Director of the Centre for Prognosis Research at Keele University, and leads a group of clinicians, data scientists and statisticians whose research interests focus around the use of routinely collected electronic healthcare data to inform the diagnosis, treatment and clinical outcomes of real-world patients with cardiovascular disease. His group uses national audit data derived from the national cardiovascular societies at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR; https://www.ucl.ac.uk/nicor), data derived from primary care (Clinical Practice Research Datalink; https://www.cprd.com/intro.asp) as well as large datasets from the US such as the Nationwide Inpatient Sample and National Readmissions Dataset to study outcomes in patients with cardiovascular diseases. His work focuses around studying clinical outcomes, complications and assessment of treatment efficacy of interventions / medical treatments using real world data derived from the national electronic healthcare records of patients with cardiovascular disease, as well as prognostic modeling leading development of risk stratification tools used for national reporting in PCI and TAVR. He has published over 300 peer-reviewed papers using big data in populations with cardiovascular disease.

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    #50 Dr. Cedric Dark

    #50 Dr. Cedric Dark

    Cedric Dark, MD, MPH, FACEP is Founder and Executive Editor of Policy Prescriptions. A graduate of Morehouse College, Dr. Dark earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and holds a master’s degree from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. He completed his residency training at George Washington University. Currently, Dr. Dark is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and a Health Policy Scholar in the Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine. He produces a health policy podcast for the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and a column for ACEP Now.

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    #49 Dr. Gwendolynn Quinn

    #49 Dr. Gwendolynn Quinn

    Today, we talk with Dr. Gwen Quinn, the Livia Wan M.D. Endowed Chair and Vice-Chair of Research in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Professor in the departments of Population Health and the Center for Medical
    Ethics at NYU School of Medicine. She is the chair of the departments promotion and tenure
    Dr. Quinn received her Ph.D. in educational psychology from Florida State
    University and did a post-graduate fellowship in public health and has post-graduate
    certification in Program Evaluation and Biomedical Ethics. Her research focuses on improving
    patient/family/physician communication through understanding the barriers and benefits of
    health care use from a mutli- stakeholder perspectives.
    Her current research and training efforts are in the areas of : Reproductive Health, Sexuality, and Fertility Preservation, Quality of Life issues in Pediatric, Adolescent & Young Adult and LGBTQ+ Cancer Populations, and Cancer Clinical Trials (including minority barriers to participation); and training researchers to conduct
    research with high risk populations.

    • 1 hr
    #48 Dr. Talal Hilal

    #48 Dr. Talal Hilal

    Today, we sit down with Dr. Talal Hilal, a physician who is originally from Syria. He completed his medical school training at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) campus in Bahrain in 2012. He applied for residency training as an IMG in 2013.
    He did his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Kentucky, and graduated in 2016. At the time of this interview, he was chief fellow in the Hematology/Oncology fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, AZ and graduated in the summer of 2019.
    His clinical interests are hematology (specifically lymphoproliferative disorders), application of evidence-based medicine in clinical practice, and pragmatic trial designs.

    • 55 min
    #47 Dr. Richard Frankel

    #47 Dr. Richard Frankel

    In this podcast, Dr. Richard Frankel stops by and we talk about a varied number of sociological factors that physicians have to face - in terms of their training, their eventual job, and other factors outside their job.

    • 50 min

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