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Around the Rheum is the official podcast of the Canadian Rheumatology Association. Our goal is to share a Canadian perspective within the world of rheumatology through stories, in-depth subject matter features, clinical advice, interviews and more.

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Around the Rheum is the official podcast of the Canadian Rheumatology Association. Our goal is to share a Canadian perspective within the world of rheumatology through stories, in-depth subject matter features, clinical advice, interviews and more.

    Episode 21 - Ask the Expert with Janet Pope: Mentors

    Episode 21 - Ask the Expert with Janet Pope: Mentors

    There are few people in our lives that have as big an impact on our careers as mentors. So, in this episode, we're thrilled to have Dr. Janet Pope back to discuss the importance of the mentor-mentee relationship in Rheumatology. Daniel and Janet discuss the benefits - and occasional challenges - of mentorships, as well as the mentors who have made a difference in their lives, how best to find and connect with a mentor early in your career, who the right mentor is for you, the difference between mentors and teachers, and what they love about being mentors themselves. If you have any questions you'd like to ask in our possible upcoming "Ask the Expert" episodes on Sjogren's Disease, Autoinflammatory Diseases, and/or IgG-4-Related Disease, please send us an email at info@rheum.ca (mailto:info@rheum.ca) or tag us on social media at @CRASCRRheum (https://twitter.com/CRASCRRheum). Bios: Dr. Janet Pope is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology at the University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine, London, Ontario. She is also the Division Head in Rheumatology at St. Joseph's Health Centre in London.  Dr. Daniel Ennis is a Rheumatologist and Vasculitis Specialist at the University of British Columbia. Special Thanks: Around the Rheum is produced by the Canadian Rheumatology Association's Communications Committee.A special thank you to the podcast team, Dr. Dax G. Rumsey (CRA Communications Committee Chair), Dr. Daniel Ennis (Host), David McGuffin (Producer, Explore Podcast Productions) and Kevin Baijnauth (CRA) for leading production. Our theme music was composed by Aaron Fontwell.For more on the work of the Canadian Rheumatology Association, visit rheum.ca (http://rheum.ca)

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    Episode 20 - Virtual Care Has Gone Viral

    Episode 20 - Virtual Care Has Gone Viral

    In this special Virtual Care episode of Around the Rheum, host Daniel Ennis is joined by Brent Ohata and Tommy Gerschman, two of the leading advocates for telehealth in Rheumatology. They discuss the pre-COVID-19 use of virtual care, how rheumatologists made the quick pivot to virtual care when the pandemic hit, why video is better than phone, why virtual care is a good fit for patients and doctors in many instances, and what its limitations are and why it isn’t going away anytime soon!Bios:Dr. Brent Ohata is an adult rheumatologist and clinical assistant professor in the UBC Division of Rheumatology. He is the co-chair of the CRA's Telehealth Working Group. He has a clinical focus on Indigenous health and health equity.Dr. Tommy Gerschman is a community-based pediatric rheumatologist and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Gerschman has assisted with the BC Ministry of Health's Digital Health Strategy and associated policies. He is currently the co-chair of a Community-Based Specialists' working group. Dr. Daniel Ennis is a rheumatologist and vasculitis specialist at the University of British Columbia.Special Thanks:Around the Rheum is produced by the Canadian Rheumatology Association's Communications Committee.Thank you to the podcast team, Dr. Dax G. Rumsey (CRA Communications Committee Chair), Dr. Daniel Ennis (Rheumatologist and Host), David McGuffin (Producer, Explore Podcast Productions), and Kevin Baijnauth (Marketing and Communications, CRA) for leading production. Our theme music was composed by Aaron Fontwell.For more on the work of the Canadian Rheumatology Association, including Best Practices for Virtual Care in Rheumatologyvisit rheum.ca (http://rheum.ca).

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    Episode 19 - Ask the Expert with Janet Pope - Scleroderma Part II

    Episode 19 - Ask the Expert with Janet Pope - Scleroderma Part II

    In this follow-up to the last episode on diagnosing and investigating scleroderma with veteran Rheumatologist Dr. Janet Pope, Daniel and Janet discuss her pearls on scleroderma management.The questions they explore include when and how to treat skin disease, how to manage scleroderma renal crisis, GERD, dysphagia, and lung disease.If you have any questions you'd like to ask in our possible upcoming "Ask the Expert" episodes on Sjogren's Disease, Psoriatic Arthritis, Myositis, Autoinflammatory Diseases, Large Vessel Vasculitis, and IgG-4-Related Disease, send us an email at info@rheum.ca or tag us on social media at @CRASCRRheum.Bios: Dr. Janet Pope is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology at the University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine, London, Ontario. She is also the Division Head in Rheumatology at St. Joseph's Health Centre in London.  Dr. Daniel Ennis is a Rheumatologist and Vasculitis Specialist at the University of British Columbia. Special Thanks: Around the Rheum is produced by the Canadian Rheumatology Association's Communications Committee. A special thank you to the podcast team, Dr. Dax G. Rumsey (CRA Communications Committee Chair), Dr. Daniel Ennis (Host), David McGuffin (Producer, Explore Podcast Productions) and Kevin Baijnauth (CRA) for leading production. Our theme music was composed by Aaron Fontwell. For more on the work of the Canadian Rheumatology Association, visit rheum.ca 

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    Episode 18 - Ask the Expert with Janet Pope - Scleroderma Part 1

    Episode 18 - Ask the Expert with Janet Pope - Scleroderma Part 1

    In this latest fascinating and informative episode of Ask the Expert with veteran Rheumatologist Dr. Janet Pope, Daniel and Janet dive into the first of a two-parts series on scleroderma, focusing here on diagnosis and investigations. The questions they explore include what differentiates limited and diffuse scleroderma and why that matters, the concept of very early diagnosis of scleroderma, the role of the 15% rule, and many more! Our listener questions this episode come from two Rheumatology Residents at the University of Western Ontario, Dr. Leonardo Martin and Dr. Mais Nuaaman, and Vancouver Rheumatologist Dr. Hyein Kim. Many thanks!  If you have any questions you'd to ask in our upcoming episode on Sclerdoerma management or to suggest topics for upcoming Ask An Expert segments, send us an email at info@rheum.ca (mailto:info@rheum.ca) or tag us on social media at @Crascrrheum.Bios: Dr. Janet Pope is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology at the University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine, London, Ontario. She is also the Division Head in Rheumatology at St. Joseph's Health Centre in London.  Dr. Daniel Ennis is a Rheumatologist and Vasculitis Specialist at the University of British Columbia. Special Thanks: Around the Rheum is produced by the Canadian Rheumatology Association's Communications Committee. A special thank you to the podcast team, Dr. Dax G. Rumsey (CRA Communications Committee Chair), Dr. Daniel Ennis (Host), David McGuffin (Producer, Explore Podcast Productions) and Kevin Baijnauth (CRA) for leading production. Our theme music was composed by Aaron Fontwell. For more on the work of the Canadian Rheumatology Association, visit rheum.ca 

    • 48 min
    Episode 17 - Indigenous Health Part 2 with Dr Lindsay Crowshoe

    Episode 17 - Indigenous Health Part 2 with Dr Lindsay Crowshoe

    Description:In this second part of our special series on Indigenous Health in Canada, we are joined by Dr. Lindsay Crowshoe, a primary care physician in Calgary and a member of the Piikani First Nation. He and guest host, UBC Rheumatologist Dr. Raheem Kherani, discuss ways doctors can make their practices more welcoming to Indigenous patients, the importance of understanding the impacts of colonization on Indigenous people, and why the healthcare system is often not seen as a place of healing for them. They also discuss the impacts of Residential Schools and systemic racism and respectful ways to approach conversations about those impacts with survivors.Bios: Dr. Lindsay Crowshoe is a Blackfoot primary care physician, Associate Professor, and Assistant Dean of Indigenous Health at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. Dr. Raheem Kherani is a Rheumatologist at the University of British Columbia and the Chair of the Canadian Rheumatology Association’s Education Committee.  Dr. Daniel Ennis is a Rheumatologist and Vasculitis Specialist at the University of British Columbia. Special Thanks: Around the Rheum is produced by the Canadian Rheumatology Association's Communications Committee.  A special thank you to the podcast team, Dr. Dax G. Rumsey (CRA Communications Committee Chair), Dr. Daniel Ennis (Rheumatologist and Host), David McGuffin (Producer, Explore Podcast Productions) and Kevin Baijnauth (Marketing and Communications, CRA) for leading production. Our theme music was composed by Aaron Fontwell.  For more on the work of the Canadian Rheumatology Association, visit rheum.ca (http://rheum.ca/)

    • 38 min
    Episode 16 - Ask the Expert with Dr Janet Pope: Lupus

    Episode 16 - Ask the Expert with Dr Janet Pope: Lupus

    Description:In this latest installment of Around the Rheum’s “Ask the Expert” segment, Dr. Janet Pope takes questions from host Dr. Daniel Ennis and you, our listeners, on the diagnosis and treatment of Lupus.Topics include: what constitutes a lupus-related rash, when do oral and nasal ulcers matter, differentiating between pathologic and normal hair loss, hydroxychloroquine and the risk of long QT syndrome, low dose steroids, and more!Thanks to Dr. Juan Antonio Aviña-Zubieta, Lupologist and Associate Prof at UBC for sending in a question for this week's episode.You, too, can have your question featured on an episode of Around the Rheum! To ask questions for our upcoming "Ask the Expert" segments and Scleroderma Pearls and Treatment, e-mail us at info@rheum.ca or tag our Twitter account with your question @crascrrheum.Bios:Dr. Janet Pope is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology at the University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine, London, Ontario. She is also the Division Head in Rheumatology at St. Joseph's Health Centre in London. Dr. Daniel Ennis is a Rheumatologist and Vasculitis Specialist at the University of British Columbia. Special Thanks:Around the Rheum is produced by the Canadian Rheumatology Association's Communications Committee. A special thank you to the podcast team, Dr. Dax G. Rumsey (CRA Communications Committee Chair), Dr. Daniel Ennis (Host), David McGuffin (Producer, Explore Podcast Productions) and Kevin Baijnauth (CRA) for leading production. Our theme music was composed by Aaron Fontwell. For more on the work of the Canadian Rheumatology Association, visit rheum.ca 

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