This podcast explores innovative and significant STD issues and discusses the clinical implications through different formats including literature reviews and hot topics. University of Washington (UW) Assistant Professor of Medicine and Public Health – Seattle & King County Sexual Health Clinic Medical Director Meena Ramchandani, MD, MPH is the podcast editor/host. The podcast is brought to you by the National STD Curriculum, the UW STD Prevention Training Center and is funded by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Learn more at https://www.std.uw.edu/podcast.
Conference Summary: Congenital Syphilis and Syphilis in Women
This episode reviews a few oral abstracts from the STD Prevention Conference, which took place in September 2020, specifically looking at topics covering congenital syphilis and syphilis in women, which is a growing national problem. View episode transcript and references at www.std.uw.edu.
Literature Review: Home STD Testing
This episode reviews articles that describe and analyze home-based testing for STDs.
Hot Topic: PrEP and STDs
This episode reviews some of the available literature on whether PrEP (preexposure HIV prophylaxis) use contributes to the increased rates of STDs.
Literature Review: Doxycycline Prophylaxis to Prevent STDs
Doxycycline prophylaxis (pre or post) has been suggested as a way to prevent bacterial STIs [sexually transmitted infections] in high-risk groups and may be of interest in your patient population. This episode focuses on published literature on this...
Hot Topic: Treating STDs During COVID-19
This episode reviews recommendations and suggestions for management of STDs during the COVID-19 pandemic. View episode transcript and references at https://www.std.uw.edu/podcast/episode/hot-topic/treating-stds-during-covid-19.
Hot Topics: New Medications for Gonorrhea Treatment
Gonorrhea has developed resistance to many antibiotics available and few options remain to treat this STI [sexually transmitted infection]. This podcast episode summarizes three articles recently published on new treatments for gonorrhea, specifically...
Very well organized research based info delivered in a pleasing and efficient manner.
Very informative and comprehensive. Excellent podcast— highly recommend!