21 episodes

Practicing medicine in the southeastern United States presents unique challenges for healthcare professionals. The South’s heavily rural population and limited resources require medical professionals to be more resourceful in their approach to providing quality care. SMA’s Southern Medicine Podcast addresses these issues by drawing on the experience of healthcare leaders who provide a multispeciality, interdisciplinary team approach to medicine for the purpose of providing better care for the Southern patient population.

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Practicing medicine in the southeastern United States presents unique challenges for healthcare professionals. The South’s heavily rural population and limited resources require medical professionals to be more resourceful in their approach to providing quality care. SMA’s Southern Medicine Podcast addresses these issues by drawing on the experience of healthcare leaders who provide a multispeciality, interdisciplinary team approach to medicine for the purpose of providing better care for the Southern patient population.

    Providing Critical Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Providing Critical Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    The COVID19 pandemic faces providers with myriad challenges. Dr. Jason Wagner highlights the salient clinical features of critically ill patients with COVID-19, reviews the various treatment approaches, and touches on the various challenges that the future holds.

    • 42 min
    COVID-19 Management in a Nursing Home in Southern California

    COVID-19 Management in a Nursing Home in Southern California

    Dr. Meena Makhijani will discuss the COVID-19 response in her practice, how they have been able to manage the situation in nursing homes, how technology has changed her practice, and what the new norm looks like moving forward.

    • 55 min
    Fireside Chat: How Anxiety and Depression Have Changed in Our Patient Population

    Fireside Chat: How Anxiety and Depression Have Changed in Our Patient Population

    In this podcast, SMA President Dr. Philip Hartman and licensed therapist Jaclyn Replogle discuss how anxiety and depression have changed in the patient population throughout the COVID-10 pandemic and how providers might assist those patients. In addition, coping techniques, methods,and resources for both patients and healthcare providers are detailed.

    • 28 min
    COVID19 : Perspective from a Surgery Resident working near the NY/NJ Epicenter

    COVID19 : Perspective from a Surgery Resident working near the NY/NJ Epicenter

    Today we’re talking with Ryan Fahy, a general surgery resident at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut. Ryan attended Medical School at the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine. He earned his Bachelor of Science in biology from Loyola University, in Chicago. 
    We decided to take our conversation offline to learn about what he’s experiencing and to take a peek into the research he’s doing on COVID19.

    • 22 min
    Fireside Chats with the Troops on the Frontline of COVID-19 Pandemic: Treatment of Addiction and Maintaining Sobriety During a Time of Pandemic and Isolation

    Fireside Chats with the Troops on the Frontline of COVID-19 Pandemic: Treatment of Addiction and Maintaining Sobriety During a Time of Pandemic and Isolation

    SMA President Dr. Philip Hartman, a family physician who treats chemical dependency is joined by Mike Foster, a licensed chemical dependency counselor, to discuss the struggles of treating addiction and maintaining sobriety during a pandemic. Helpful tools and resources for healthcare providers are also outlined.

    • 25 min
    Surviving COVID-19: A Nurses First-Hand Account

    Surviving COVID-19: A Nurses First-Hand Account

    On this podcast, we're speaking with Laray Seier a registered nurse who lives and works in Birmingham Alabama. Laray is an old high school friend of our Executive Director, Randy Glick, that he keeps in touch with through Facebook. He was shocked to hear she was recovering from Coronavirus. With so much confusion and misinformation swirling around we thought it would be helpful for our listeners to hear a first hand account from someone who has had the virus and is on the road to recovery.

    • 32 min

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