The Accad and Koka Report

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35. Why Brain Dead isn’t Dead: An Introduction to “Shewmon’s Challenge”

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10/11/2018Audio/Video
One of the most fundamental questions that a doctor may be asked to answer is the following: Is this man or is that woman dead? Guest D. Alan Shewmon offers a compelling rebuke to the principal arguments put forth to defend the concept of brain death.
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34. Free-Market Solutions in a World of Third-Party Payers

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10/07/2018Audio/Video
The arcane procedure patients must follow to file out-of-network claims is an important obstacle for a more widespread embrace of a third-party free medical practice. Could that process be made less daunting?
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33. Moving Mountains: The Folly of Population Medicine

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10/02/2018Audio/Video
In a matter of a couple of decades, the concepts of population health and population medicine have taken center-stage in healthcare, displacing the traditional aim of medicine and distorting the doctor-patient relationship.
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32. Sexual Harassment and Bias in Medicine: Will Metrics Help?

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09/29/2018Audio/Video
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, a sweeping report was recently published detailing 30 years of research on the sexual harassment of women in academia.Guset Dr. Jane van Dis sheds light on the report and highlights what future steps must be taken.
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31. Is Moral Injury the Cause of Physician Burnout?

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09/23/2018Audio/Video
Physician burnout has attained epidemic proportions. The true causes of this epidemic remain hotly contested but our two distinguished guests have recently published an essay whose thesis has resonated with many doctors.
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30. Beyond EBM: Case-Based Reasoning and the Integration of Clinical Knowledge

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09/19/2018Audio/Video
Can anyone question evidence-based medicine and not be considered some kind of fringe lunatic? Fortunately it’s possible, as will be demonstrated by our guest, Mark Tonelli.
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29. Why Hippocrates Still Matters

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09/16/2018Audio/Video
For most doctors, Hippocrates is a quaint figure of the past with hardly any relevance to the modern practice of medicine. We may label him as the “father of medicine,” but we have no idea what really connects us to him.
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28. Jeanne Lenzer: The Case for Tougher Medical Device Regulation

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09/13/2018Audio/Video
Are doctors patsies for the medical device industry? Are patients put in harm’s way for lack of tough standards on new device approvals? We examine the question with Jeanne Lenzer.
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27. The Coronary Heart Disease Pandemic: a Medical Historian’s Perspective

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09/09/2018Audio/Video
Guest Dr. William Rothstein looks at the patterns of coronary mortality rates throughout the world over the last 8 decades and calls into question received notions about this disease.
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26. Scientific Gatekeepers in the Age of Twitter: A Journal Editor’s Perspective

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09/05/2018Audio/Video
Dr. Brahmajee Nallamothu discusses financial incentives of publishing, ideological biases in medical journals, the peer review process, the Twitter effect, and a new editorial position of independent troller!
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