The JMR Podcast provides contemporary insights into research, policy developments, statutory changes, workforce, and international issues regarding the regulation of physicians practicing in the United States. In each episode, host David Johnson interviews researchers, physicians, and writers from the Journal of Medical Regulation (JMRonline.org) about topics impacting medical regulation and current trends.
An Evaluation of Clinicians with Subsequent Disciplinary Actions: Washington Medical Commission
Host David Johnson interviews author Jimi Bush of the Washington Medical Commission about her recent JMR article An Evaluation of Clinicians with Subsequent Disciplinary Actions: Washington Medical Commission.
How Diverse are State Medical Boards?
Host David Johnson, discusses a recent JMR article titled How Diverse are State Medical Boards? (2/22) with co-author Dr. Andrea Anderson, MD, FAAP.
Protecting Patients from Egregious Wrongdoing by Physicians: Consensus Recommendations from State Medical Board Members and Staff
Host David Johnson interviews Tristan McIntosh, PhD, about her research article, Protecting Patients from Egregious Wrongdoing by Physicians: Consensus Recommendations from State Medical Board Members and Staff, Published in the October, 2021, Journal of Medical Regulation.
The Love Surgeon: A Story of Trust, Harm and the Limits of Medical Regulation
Host David Johnson interviews Sarah B. Rodriguez, author of a recently published book looking at the career of a controversial Ohio OB/GYN whose "love surgery" procedure harmed numerous patients during his lengthy career.
The Impact of ‘Irregular Behavior’ by USMLE Examinees
When physicians breech ethical standards, such as committing irregularities on the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), what is the impact on their later professional work? Host David Johnson interviews Frances Cain, lead author of a new study reviewing data on individuals who engaged in irregular behavior, common sanctions taken against them and their ability to ultimately practice medicine in the U.S.
Review of Disciplinary Actions Regarding Controlled Substances in Rhode Island
Host David Johnson interviews Luke Barre, MD, and James McDonald, MD, on their article reviewing five years of disciplinary actions by the Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline, which suggests an intriguing approach to preventing inappropriate and excessive prescribing by physicians.