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Supercharge your learning and enhance your practice with this Internal Medicine Podcast featuring board certified Internists as they interview the experts to bring you clinical pearls, practice changing knowledge and bad puns. Doctors Matthew Watto, Stuart Brigham, Paul Williams and friends (a national network of students, residents and clinician educators) deliver a little knowledge food for your brain hole. Yummy! No boring lectures here, just high value content and a healthy dose of humor. Fantastic for Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Primary Care, and Hospital Medicine.

The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 2.4K Ratings

Supercharge your learning and enhance your practice with this Internal Medicine Podcast featuring board certified Internists as they interview the experts to bring you clinical pearls, practice changing knowledge and bad puns. Doctors Matthew Watto, Stuart Brigham, Paul Williams and friends (a national network of students, residents and clinician educators) deliver a little knowledge food for your brain hole. Yummy! No boring lectures here, just high value content and a healthy dose of humor. Fantastic for Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Primary Care, and Hospital Medicine.

    Curbsiders TEACH is Coming Soon!

    Curbsiders TEACH is Coming Soon!

    Curbsiders Teach is THE internal medicine podcast for all things medical education. We use expert interviews to inspire the next generation of medical educators by providing listeners with teaching pearls, practice-changing knowledge, and a learning objective-based dosing of Edutainment (medical education, made entertaining).

    This weekly mini-series will air every Tuesday starting December 14th, 2021 on our website or wherever you get your podcasts!

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    We are so excited to bring you this new series in the Curbsiders Family focusing on medical education.  Molly Heublein, MD and Era Kryzhanovskaya, MD are your new hosts for the Curbsiders Teach- they are Clinician Educators with a passion for teaching.  




    Whether you precept students, teach small groups, are involved in curricular design, or give CME lectures, we think you’ll find valuable skills.  We have the pleasure of interviewing a variety of amazing experts in topics ranging from bedside teaching, feedback conversations, learner mental health, and time-based competencies in medical education.   We can’t wait to share their expertise with you!
     
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    Send questions or suggestions to thecurbsidersteach@gmail.com    

    • 2 min
    #309 USPSTF Quick Update: Prediabetes & Type 2 Diabetes Screening

    #309 USPSTF Quick Update: Prediabetes & Type 2 Diabetes Screening

    Sweeten your day with  a review of the updated 2021 USPSTF Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes screening guidelines with expert guest Dr. Chien-Wen Tseng! We review the new screening recommendations, assess different testing modalities, talk through screening intervals, and emphasize other risk factors that impact screening! 





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    Credits





    Written and Produced by: Paul Williams MD & Elena Gibson MD
    Cover Art: Beth Garbitelli
    Hosts: Paul Williams MD, FACP; Elena Gibson MD    
    Reviewer: USPSTF Team
    Executive Producer: Beth Garbitelli
    Showrunner: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
    Editor: Clair Morgan of nodderly.com

    Guest: Chien-Wen Tseng MD


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    Time Stamps*





    *Note: Time Stamps refer to ad free version. 


    Intro, disclaimer, guest bio: 0:33
    Guest one-liner: 3:30
    Picks of the Week: Sneaky pick at 3:00! Guest pick: 4:45
    Case from Kashlak of Mr. Sugar: 5:30 
    Screening recommendations: 6:00
    Testing modalities: 10:00 
    Possible harms of screening: 15:50
    Screening intervals: 18:00
    Prediabetes screening: 20:45
    Other risk factors that impact screening: 26:30
    Recap: 34:15
    Outro: 36:25

    • 42 min
    #308 Metabolic Alkalosis and Hypokalemia: Kidney Boy Returns!

    #308 Metabolic Alkalosis and Hypokalemia: Kidney Boy Returns!

    @Kidney_Boy returns to school us on metabolic alkalosis and hypokalemia! What do diuretics, hyperaldosteronism, black licorice, and milk-alkali have in common? Our Chief of Nephrology, Dr. Joel Topf, talks through the pathophysiology of metabolic alkalosis, the utility of urine chloride and pH measurements, why normal saline is sometimes better than balanced solutions, when to reach for acetazolamide, and more! Urine for a good time ; )





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    Credits





    Written and Produced by: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
    Show Notes, CME, Infographic and Cover Art by: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
    Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP, Beth Garbitelli  
    Reviewer: Emi Okamoto MD
    Executive Producer: Beth Garbitelli
    Showrunner: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
    Editor: Clair Morgan of nodderly.com

    Guest: Joel Topf MD


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    Show Segments





    Intro, disclaimer, guest bio
    Guest one-liner, Picks of the Week*
    Case from Kashlak; Definitions
    Case of Al Kaline - metabolic alkalosis from vomiting
    Pathophysiology of metabolic alkalosis
    Case of Mike Arbonate - hypokalemic, metabolic alkalosis from aggressive IV diuresis and therapies to mitigate
    Case of Fracture Franny - milk-alkali syndrome
    Case of Hyper Al - metabolic alkalosis from excess mineralocorticoid receptor activation
    Outro

    • 1 hr 9 min
    #307 Spooky Tofurkey Cakes: SGLT2 for HFpEF, Diverticulitis, VTE update, Rotator Cuff Disease

    #307 Spooky Tofurkey Cakes: SGLT2 for HFpEF, Diverticulitis, VTE update, Rotator Cuff Disease

    Fill up your plate with some spooky tofurkey cakes! Drs. Rahul Ganatra (@rbganatra) and Nora Taranto (@norataranto) help catch us up recent practice-changing articles and guidelines including EMPEROR-Reduced (SGLT2 inhibitors for HFpEF), the 2021 CHEST VTE guidelines update, whether or not antibiotics are needed for diverticulitis, and what treatments are most effective for rotator cuff disease!





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    Credits





    Written by: Nora Taranto MD; Rahul Ganatra MD, MPH; Matthew Watto MD, FACP
    Show Notes: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
    Cover Art: Beth Garbitelli
    Hosts: Nora Taranto MD; Rahul Ganatra MD, MPH; Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP   
    Reviewer: Rahul Ganatra MD, MPH
    Executive Producer: Beth Garbitelli
    Showrunner: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
    Editor: Clair Morgan of nodderly.com



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    The Curbsiders are partnering with VCU Health Continuing Education to offer FREE continuing education credits for physicians and other healthcare professionals. Visit curbsiders.vcuhealth.org and search for this episode to claim credit. 



    Show Segments





    Intro, disclaimer, 
    Picks of the Week
    EMPEROR-Reduced (SGLT2 inhibitors for HFpEF)
    GRASP trial for rotator cuff disease (physiotherapy and steroid injections)
    DINAMO trial (no antibiotics for outpatients with uncomplicated diverticulitis)
    2021 CHEST VTE Guidelines Update
    Outro

    • 51 min
    #306 Bronchiectasis and NTM: You can’t get enough sputum!

    #306 Bronchiectasis and NTM: You can’t get enough sputum!

    Take a deep breath and inhale high-yield knowledge molecules about the perplexing conditions known as bronchiectasis and NTM (nontuberculous mycobacteria)! Learn the pitfalls and pearls of diagnosis and management from one of the world’s experts, the great Dr. PJ McShane from UT Health - East Texas!





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    Credits



    Writers/Producers: Cyrus Askin MD; Leah Witt MD
    Infographic & Cover Art: Kate Grant MBChb, MRCGP
    Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP; Cyrus Askin MD   
    Reviewer: PJ McShane MD
    Editor: Leah Witt MD (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com

    Guest: PJ McShane MD 



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    CME Partner: VCU Health CE
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    Show Segments



    Intro, disclaimer, guest bio
    Guest introduction and recommendations
    Case from Kashlak - Part I: The Basics
    What is bronchiectasis, how do we define it?
    Symptoms and history
    Why does it matter?
    What should you ask, how do you work this up?
    A brief discussion on antibiotics



    Case from Kashlak - Part II: Getting into the ManagementAirway Clearance


    Case from Kashlak - Part III: The Sputum (Plot) Thickens
    What is a bronchiectasis exacerbation?
    Pitfall and pearls regarding exacerbation management



    Case from Kashlak - Part IV: The Sputum (Plot) Thickens Even Further!
    Non-tuberculous Mycobacterial Infections - the basics
    Triple Drug Therapy for MAC
    The new kid on the block: Liposomal Inhaled Amikacin for refractory MAC



    Summary and take home points from Dr. McShane
    Outro

    • 1 hr 19 min
    #305 OB for the Internist: What to Expect

    #305 OB for the Internist: What to Expect

    What to expect when you’re taking care of a patient who’s expecting! This fantastic episode will help you work through preconception counseling with ease, assess and treat non-obstetrical acute concerns in pregnant patients, and help you conceptualize best practices for postpartum care. We are joined by expert guest Dr. Xiaolei Chen. 





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    Credits





    Producer: Beth Garbitelli
    Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP; Beth Garbitelli 
    Show Notes by: Shelagh Browne
    Cover Art and Infographic: Edison Jyang 
    Reviewer:   Molly Heublein MD
    Editor: Matthew Watto MD (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com

    Guest:  Xiaolei Chen MD


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    Show Segments





    Intro
    Picks of the week 
    Preconception counseling
    Lifestyle: caffeine, alcohol, exercise 
    Preconception medications 
    Management of acute complaints during pregnancy 
    Go-to medications for acute complaints during pregnancy
    Chronic diseases during pregnancy
    Postpartum management
    Breastfeeding recommendations
    Take-home points
    Outro 

    • 1 hr 1 min

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