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Social media's leading physician voice, Kevin Pho, MD, shares the stories of the many who intersect with our health care system but are rarely heard from. 15 minutes a day. 7 days a week. Welcome to The Podcast by KevinMD.

The Podcast by KevinMD Kevin Pho, MD

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 251 Ratings

Social media's leading physician voice, Kevin Pho, MD, shares the stories of the many who intersect with our health care system but are rarely heard from. 15 minutes a day. 7 days a week. Welcome to The Podcast by KevinMD.

    Going beyond the usual advice for eating healthy

    Going beyond the usual advice for eating healthy

    Join Francisco M. Torres, an interventional physiatrist. As the author of Dr. T’s Drop the Fat Diet: 12 Steps to Leaner You Forever, Dr. Torres shares invaluable findings from recent clinical studies, revealing which diets truly enhance longevity. Discover the secrets behind his three-stage eating plan designed for rapid weight loss and sustained health optimization.
    Francisco M. Torres is an interventional physiatrist specializing in diagnosing and treating patients with spine-related pain syndromes. He is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Board of Pain Medicine and can be reached at Florida Spine Institute and Wellness.
    He discusses his book, Dr. T’s Drop the Fat Diet: 12 Steps to Leaner You Forever.

    Our presenting sponsor is Nuance, a Microsoft company.
    Together, Microsoft and Nuance are leveraging their rich digital technology and advanced AI capabilities to tackle some of health care's biggest challenges. AI-driven technology promises to revolutionize patient and provider experiences with clinical documentation that writes itself.
    The Nuance Dragon Ambient eXperience, or DAX for short, is a voice-enabled solution that automatically captures patient encounters securely and accurately at the point of care. DAX Copilot combines proven conversational and ambient AI with the most advanced generative AI in a mobile application that integrates directly with your existing workflows.
    Physicians who use DAX have reported a 50 percent decrease in documentation time and a 70 percent reduction in feelings of burnout, and 85 percent of patients say their physician is more personable and conversational.
    Discover AI-powered clinical documentation that writes itself. Visit https://nuance.com/daxinaction to see a 12-minute DAX Copilot demo.
    VISIT SPONSOR → https://nuance.com/daxinaction
    SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST → https://www.kevinmd.com/podcast
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    • 17 min
    Large language models in health care

    Large language models in health care

    We delve into the intersection of large language models (LLMs) and health care with David Lareau, a health care executive. Since the debut of ChatGPT, the health care sector has been abuzz with anticipation and intrigue regarding the potential applications of LLMs in medicine. However, amidst the excitement lies a critical discussion about the inherent limitations and risks associated with these powerful tools. Join us as we explore the challenges of LLMs hallucinating inaccurate information, the perpetuation of biases in medical data, and the importance of integrating clinical relevancy engines to refine LLM outputs.
    David Lareau is a health care executive.
    He discusses the KevinMD article, "The promise and pitfalls of large language models in clinical applications."

    Our presenting sponsor is Nuance, a Microsoft company.
    Together, Microsoft and Nuance are leveraging their rich digital technology and advanced AI capabilities to tackle some of health care's biggest challenges. AI-driven technology promises to revolutionize patient and provider experiences with clinical documentation that writes itself.
    The Nuance Dragon Ambient eXperience, or DAX for short, is a voice-enabled solution that automatically captures patient encounters securely and accurately at the point of care. DAX Copilot combines proven conversational and ambient AI with the most advanced generative AI in a mobile application that integrates directly with your existing workflows.
    Physicians who use DAX have reported a 50 percent decrease in documentation time and a 70 percent reduction in feelings of burnout, and 85 percent of patients say their physician is more personable and conversational.
    Discover AI-powered clinical documentation that writes itself. Visit https://nuance.com/daxinaction to see a 12-minute DAX Copilot demo.
    VISIT SPONSOR → https://nuance.com/daxinaction
    SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST → https://www.kevinmd.com/podcast
    RECOMMENDED BY KEVINMD → https://www.kevinmd.com/recommended
    GET CME FOR THIS EPISODE → https://earnc.me/dSskf5
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    • 19 min
    Building expertise through collaboration

    Building expertise through collaboration

    Join emergency physicians Resa E. Lewiss and Adaira Landry as they delve into the power of collaboration in developing subject matter expertise. Discover how their monthly educator series led to unexpected opportunities, and learn valuable microskills that can make a lasting impact on your professional journey. Explore the challenges and benefits of working with others, whether you're building your network within your office or connecting on a national and international scale.
    Resa E. Lewiss and Adaira Landry are emergency physicians.
    They discuss the KevinMD article, "Can collaboration build subject matter expertise? We think so."

    Our presenting sponsor is Nuance, a Microsoft company.
    Do you spend more time on administrative tasks like clinical documentation than you do with patients? You're not alone. Clinicians report spending up to two hours on administrative tasks for each hour of care provided. Nuance, a Microsoft company, is committed to helping clinicians restore the balance with Dragon Ambient eXperience – or DAX for short. DAX is an AI-powered, voice-enabled solution that helps physicians cut documentation time in half. DAX Copilot combines proven conversational and ambient AI with the most advanced generative AI in a mobile application that integrates directly with your existing workflows. DAX Copilot can be easily enabled within the workflow of the Dragon Medical application to bring the power of ambient technology to more clinicians faster while leveraging the proven and powerful capabilities used by over 550,000 physicians.
    Explore DAX Copilot today. Visit https://nuance.com/daxinaction to see a 12-minute DAX Copilot demo. Discover clinical documentation that writes itself and reclaim your work-life balance.
    VISIT SPONSOR → https://nuance.com/daxinaction
    SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST → https://www.kevinmd.com/podcast
    RECOMMENDED BY KEVINMD → https://www.kevinmd.com/recommended
    GET CME FOR THIS EPISODE → https://earnc.me/JUA7ac
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    • 21 min
    How social media alters young brains

    How social media alters young brains

    Join Marc Arginteanu, a neurosurgeon, as we delve into a 2023 study revealing the alarming effects of social media and electronic addiction on the developing brains of middle school-aged children. Discover the intricacies of the study's findings, the connection between TikTok and pseudo-Tourette's syndrome, the impact of Instagram, and how excessive screen time affects brain structure and function. Marc will provide expert insights and discuss the potential for mitigating these effects by reducing screen time.
    Marc Arginteanu is a neurosurgeon and author of Azazel's Public House.
    He discusses the KevinMD article, "I’m a neurosurgeon. Social media may change your kid’s brain."

    Our presenting sponsor is Nuance, a Microsoft company.
    Do you spend more time on administrative tasks like clinical documentation than you do with patients? You're not alone. Clinicians report spending up to two hours on administrative tasks for each hour of care provided. Nuance, a Microsoft company, is committed to helping clinicians restore the balance with Dragon Ambient eXperience – or DAX for short. DAX is an AI-powered, voice-enabled solution that helps physicians cut documentation time in half. DAX Copilot combines proven conversational and ambient AI with the most advanced generative AI in a mobile application that integrates directly with your existing workflows. DAX Copilot can be easily enabled within the workflow of the Dragon Medical application to bring the power of ambient technology to more clinicians faster while leveraging the proven and powerful capabilities used by over 550,000 physicians.
    Explore DAX Copilot today. Visit https://nuance.com/daxinaction to see a 12-minute DAX Copilot demo. Discover clinical documentation that writes itself and reclaim your work-life balance.
    VISIT SPONSOR → https://nuance.com/daxinaction
    SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST → https://www.kevinmd.com/podcast
    RECOMMENDED BY KEVINMD → https://www.kevinmd.com/recommended
    GET CME FOR THIS EPISODE → https://earnc.me/GZYPCH
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    • 19 min
    From scrubs to success: Mastering health care attire

    From scrubs to success: Mastering health care attire

    Join retired cardiologist and physician coach Sarah Samaan as we explore the significance of professional attire in health care. Discover how clothing choices impact patient perceptions, gender biases, and the doctor-patient relationship. We'll also delve into practical tips for health care professionals looking to strike the perfect balance between comfort and professionalism in their wardrobe choices.
    Sarah Samaan is a retired cardiologist.
    She discusses the KevinMD article, "Dressing to inspire confidence: How the clothes you wear can change perceptions."

    Our presenting sponsor is Nuance, a Microsoft company.
    Do you spend more time on administrative tasks like clinical documentation than you do with patients? You're not alone. Clinicians report spending up to two hours on administrative tasks for each hour of care provided. Nuance, a Microsoft company, is committed to helping clinicians restore the balance with Dragon Ambient eXperience – or DAX for short. DAX is an AI-powered, voice-enabled solution that helps physicians cut documentation time in half. DAX Copilot combines proven conversational and ambient AI with the most advanced generative AI in a mobile application that integrates directly with your existing workflows. DAX Copilot can be easily enabled within the workflow of the Dragon Medical application to bring the power of ambient technology to more clinicians faster while leveraging the proven and powerful capabilities used by over 550,000 physicians.
    Explore DAX Copilot today. Visit https://nuance.com/daxinaction to see a 12-minute DAX Copilot demo. Discover clinical documentation that writes itself and reclaim your work-life balance.
    VISIT SPONSOR → https://nuance.com/daxinaction
    SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST → https://www.kevinmd.com/podcast
    RECOMMENDED BY KEVINMD → https://www.kevinmd.com/recommended
    GET CME FOR THIS EPISODE → https://earnc.me/2Fcx3A
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    • 17 min
    Reconnecting with nature and spirituality in psychiatry

    Reconnecting with nature and spirituality in psychiatry

    Join Vanessa Velez, a psychiatrist, as we explore the fascinating connection between our inner selves, the natural world, and the demands of modern life. Delve into the importance of bringing back the concept of "psyche" or soul into psychiatry, and discover practical techniques for staying connected to the cosmos and our true nature amidst the chaos of daily routines. Explore mindfulness practices, rituals, and traditions that can help us rediscover our deep roots and interconnectedness with the Earth and the universe.
    Vanessa Velez is a psychiatrist.
    She discusses the KevinMD article, "Restoring our connection to the cosmos: a vital step for healing our minds, bodies, spirits, and planet."

    Our presenting sponsor is Nuance, a Microsoft company.
    Do you spend more time on administrative tasks like clinical documentation than you do with patients? You're not alone. Clinicians report spending up to two hours on administrative tasks for each hour of care provided. Nuance, a Microsoft company, is committed to helping clinicians restore the balance with Dragon Ambient eXperience – or DAX for short. DAX is an AI-powered, voice-enabled solution that helps physicians cut documentation time in half. DAX Copilot combines proven conversational and ambient AI with the most advanced generative AI in a mobile application that integrates directly with your existing workflows. DAX Copilot can be easily enabled within the workflow of the Dragon Medical application to bring the power of ambient technology to more clinicians faster while leveraging the proven and powerful capabilities used by over 550,000 physicians.
    Explore DAX Copilot today. Visit https://nuance.com/daxinaction to see a 12-minute DAX Copilot demo. Discover clinical documentation that writes itself and reclaim your work-life balance.
    VISIT SPONSOR → https://nuance.com/daxinaction
    SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCAST → https://www.kevinmd.com/podcast
    RECOMMENDED BY KEVINMD → https://www.kevinmd.com/recommended
    GET CME FOR THIS EPISODE → https://earnc.me/f8eK5Z
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    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
251 Ratings

251 Ratings

SarahSaysHi ,

Insightful and valuable

A wide range of content. Each episode gives me something new to think about. Just the right length for my commute. Highly recommend!

DrSog ,

Best doc podcast

I have been listening for a while. It’s very inclusive and informative with a variety of topics all aligned to physician needs and interests. Ty

woolensocks ,

Wonderful show to hear the zeitgeist among docs

The KevinMD podcast is a great way to hear topical issues and stories from physicians in a quick, 15-minute format…every day! Thanks, Kevin, for sharing so many different experiences on this terrific podcast!

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