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Robotic Thoracic Surgery
Medical experts and a patient discuss robotic technology and its use in thoracic surgery, surgery of the chest wall, esophagus and lungs. Our panel of experts include Dr. Paul Linsky, Dr. Mario Gasparri, Meg Shannon-Stone (NP) and Trish Wilcox (NP).
Surgical Care and Recovery
On this week's Word on Medicine, a great show for you on Surgical Care and Recovery: medical experts and a patient discuss the process of care before and after surgery. We hope you'll join our panelists Dr. Njeri Wainaina from the Department of Medicine, Dr. Chris Fadumiye from the Department of Anesthesiology, and Amy Miskelley (BSN, RN, PACU Manager), Sara Betthauser, (MSN, RN, NE-BC, Perioperative RN Manager, Procedure Arrival & Recovey), Lisa Acker (BSN, RN), and Terri Lakich (BSN, RN, CPAN, Educator POHA/PACU) along with a grateful patient who shared his story.
Hip and Knee Replacement
On the Word on Medicine, we will provide all of the answers you have come to expect from The Word on Medicine – our panel of experts and their patients will explain everything you want to know about Hip Replacement (and we may touch on the Knee as well). There is such an amazing amount of progress being made – and our panel of experts will tell you the whole story. So if you, a family member or a friend may need a new piece of hardware in that hip or knee, this is the program for you. From the Department of Orthopedic Surgery we are very fortunate to have with us Drs. Adam Edelstein and Joseph Schwab, along with their patients. Did you know that hip replacement no longer requires a night stay in the hospital?
The Making of a Doctor
On this week's Word on Medicine, we have an important program on The Making of a Doctor, an in-depth discussion from experts in medical education on the process of the making of a doctor, including insight into applying to medical school, the structure of medical school, and additional required training. Join our panel of experts, including Dr. William Hueston, Dr. Kenneth Simons, Dr. Travis Webb, and Dr. Megan Cory.
6-12-21 Supportive Care, Caring for the Whole Patient.
On this week's Word on Medicine, the program is dedicated to Supportive Care, Caring for the Whole Patient. Medical experts and a patient discuss the importance of supportive care in cancer patients, addressing not only medical treatments, but also the psychological health and quality of life in caring for the whole patient. Our panel of experts includes Dr. Sumana Devata, Dr. Heidi Christianson, Julie Pruett (APNP) and Jamie Craig (RN).
On this week's Word on Medicine, we have a remarkable program on the field of Rheumatology, specifically lupus and arthritis. These are perhaps somewhat abstract and mysterious diseases –how would you know if you may have one of them, how are they treated and much more. We have an amazing panel of experts and, as usual, some patients who can share their perspective and personal stories from diagnosis to effective treatment. From the Department of Medicine, we welcome Drs. David Gazeley, Michael Putman and Viktoriya Sabchyshyn and two inspiring patients.
Great podcast on the inclusion health center.