Run the List is a medical education podcast designed for medical students and all learners hoping for a review in internal medicine. Our show is comprised of short episodes through which you can learn about the diagnosis, management, and clinical pearls for common internal medicine problems. We will be adding new content weekly, so tune in often! Created by: Walker Redd MD, Emily Gutowski MD, Navin Kumar MD
Episode 63: Approach to Pneumonia
21:27Dr. Mary Montgomery, an Infectious Diseases specialist at Brigham and Women's Hospital, teaches host Walker Redd how she diagnoses and manages pneumonia. They discuss IDSA guidelines, classification, diagnostic studies, empiric antibiotics, complications, pathophysiology, and more.
Episode 62: Approach to Fever
20:34Dr. Solomon, an Infectious Diseases specialist at Brigham and Women's Hospital, discusses his approach to fever with host, Walker Redd. In discussing Dr. Solomon's framework for clinical reasoning in infectious diseases and applying it to a case of fever of unclear etiology, they ask: Who is the host? What are the notable exposures? What is the syndrome? What doesn't fit?
Episode 61: Goals of Care Conversations
28:56Dr. Andy Lawton, a palliative care physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital shares with host, Joyce Zhou, the REMAP framework for having effective goals of care conversations with patients with serious illness. Dr. Lawton offers sample language on key components of goals of care conversations such as how to discuss prognoses, respond to emotions, and ask about values. He also reflects on how to best strike a balance between paternalism and patient autonomy during serious illness conversations.
Episode 60: Geriatrics Overview
29:03Dr. Schwartz, a geriatrician at the VA Boston, gives an overview of Geriatric Medicine in this discussion with host, Walker Redd. They discuss how a systematic approach called the "5Ms of Geriatrics" - which includes mind, mobility, medications, multi-complexity, and matters most - can help us take better care of our older patients.
Episode 59: Careers in Rheumatology
20:22Dr. Eli Miloslavsky, a rheumatologist and medical educator at Massachusetts General Hospital, chats with Blake Smith (host) about a career in rheumatology. They talk about subspecialties within rheumatology, in addition to the changing landscape of the field. The episode closes with Dr. Miloslavksy's pearls on how to think about choosing a medical specialty - rheumatology or other - and how to keep perspective when making the decision.
Episode 58: Approach to Acute Back Pain
19:58Dr. Andrew Coyle, primary care physician formerly at Mount Sinai Hospital and current Program Director of the IM residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, gives an overview of a common issue in outpatient medicine: acute back pain. In this conversation with host, Emily Gutowski, Dr. Coyle discusses the broad differential diagnosis of back pain, red flags to look out for, and therapeutic options for patients.
Episode 57: Approach to Joint Pain
21:03Dr. Eli Miloslavsky, a rheumatologist and medical educator at Massachusetts General Hospital, shares an approach to joint pain with Joyce Zhou (host).
Episode 56: Approach to Rheumatologic Diseases
20:47Dr. Eli Miloslavsky, a rheumatologist and medical educator at Massachusetts General Hospital, shares an approach to rheumatologic diseases with Joyce Zhou (host).
4:41In this short segment, the RTL podcast team - Dr. Emily Gutowski, Dr. Navin Kumar, Dr. Joyce Zhou, Dr. Walker Redd, and Blake Smith - discuss their recent partnership with AccessMedicine / McGraw Hill Medical and how this ties into their exciting plans for the coming year. The team thanks the devoted RTL listenership and mentions ways for continued engagement via handouts and the RTL Twitter page. Stay tuned for our first Rheumatology series episode next week! www.runthelistpodcast.com www.accessmedicine.mhmedical.com
Episode 55: Addressing Diagnostic Uncertainty in Medicine
20:27In this episode, Dr. Daniel Motta-Calderon chats with Dr. Anuj Dalal, an academic hospitalist at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Dr. Lindsey Wu, teaching hospitalist at the Durham VA Medical Center. The discussion begins with a case of a patient presenting with atypical chest pain at the time of admission. Dr. Wu shares her degree of certainty about the case, and she teaches us about the causes and consequences of not addressing diagnostic uncertainty in the hospital setting. We later learn about the patient's hospital course and find out that the patient experienced a delayed diagnosis. Dr. Dalal walks through the concept of diagnostic error and its relevance for patient safety. The conversation closes with ways to address diagnostic uncertainty and how to create a culture of diagnostic safety among trainees, in addition to some tips to become better diagnosticians.