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Today we bring back popular guest Dr. Adam Cifu, a Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago, to talk about the idea of banning books. the power of social media, and the current state of medical education.Back us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/plenarysessionCheck out our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCUibd0E2kdF9N9e-EmIbUew…
 
Today we are joined by Samantha Godwin, a Resident Fellow for the Information Society Project at Yale Law School, to discuss COVID-19 health policy from a legal and philosophical perspective.Back us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/plenarysessionCheck out our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCUibd0E2kdF9N9e-EmIbUew…
 
In this “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) episode, Peter and Bob take a deep dive into fat flux. They define the major players that impact the flow of fat entering and exiting a fat cell, which determines how much fat a person carries. They discuss the significant influence that insulin has on the net fat balance and explore common strategies, such as fastin…
 
Today we talk again with Dr. David Russler-Germain, a Hematology/Oncology Fellow at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, this time on the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP).Back us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/plenarysessionCheck out our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCUibd0E2kdF9N9e-EmIbUew…
 
Today we interview Dr. Tom Beer, the Deputy Director of the Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Institute, about COVID-19 transmission, policy, and vaccines. We also talk about olaparib.Back us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/plenarysessionCheck out our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCUibd0E2kdF9N9e-EmIbUew…
 
Today we are joined by guest Dr. Carl Hart, a behavioral neuroscientist and Professor of Psychology at Columbia University. We discuss his research, his philosophies, and his new book "Drug Use for Grown-Ups." Drug Use for Grown-Ups: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/534657/drug-use-for-grown-ups-by-dr-carl-l-hart/Back us on Patreon! www.pat…
 
Jake Muise is an avid hunter, environmentalist, and advocate for the preservation of Hawaii’s natural resources. He is the founder of Maui Nui Venison, a company which actively manages Hawaii’s imbalanced population of axis deer by harvesting them as a food resource. In this episode, Jake tells his unbelievable backstory growing up in Northern Albe…
 
Today we bring back popular guest Dr. Bernie Marini, a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist in Hematology at University of Michigan Medicine, to discuss treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL).Back us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/plenarysessionCheck out our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCUibd0E2kdF9N9e-EmIbUew…
 
Today we are joined by genomicist Dr. Nathan Pearson, founder of Root (rootdeep.com), to discuss which genetic alterations in the host predispose to SARS-CoV-2 acquisition and bad outcomes.Gift of Life: www.giftoflife.org/page/content/covid19faqBack us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/plenarysessionCheck out our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channel/…
 
Chris Sonnenday is the Transplant Center Director for Michigan Medicine. As Peter’s senior resident while at Johns Hopkins, Chris made a lasting impression on him with his remarkable leadership and ability to maintain his humanity through the stressors of that challenging environment. In this episode, Chris tells the incredible backstory of the his…
 
Today we bring back popular guest Jacob Hale Russell, an Associate Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School, for a discussion on expertise, disinformation, and intellectual disagreement. Back us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/plenarysessionCheck out our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCUibd0E2kdF9N9e-EmIbUew…
 
On today's episode we talk with popular guest Dr. Chris Booth of Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada about mapping out a career path after medical school and about his new paper out now in JAMA Oncology titled "Evolution of the Randomized Clinical Trial in the Era of Precision Oncology".The Oncology RCT: doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2021.0…
 
Today we interview Dr. Ghulam Rehman Mohyuddin of Kansas University Medical Center on his new paper out now in The Lancet Haematology titled "Quality of control groups in randomised trials of multiple myeloma enrolling in the USA: a systematic review".Control Groups: doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3026(21)00024-7Back us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/plenaryse…
 
Today we sit down with Dr. Matthew Smith, an associate professor in the Northeastern University Department of Philosophy and Religion, to discuss the morality and philosophical backbone behind COVID-19 vaccine distribution and how we should define equity; cancel culture and its historical longevity; and the impossibility (at least in the USA) of Ze…
 
Steven Levitt is a professor of economics at the University of Chicago and the co-author of the bestselling book Freakonomics and its two sequels. In this episode, Steve discusses his unlikely path to a career in economics and his view of the current state, and limitations, of the field. He also gives his unique perspective on contemporary issues i…
 
Today we interview Dr. Aaron Richterman, an infectious disease specialist at Penn Medicine. We talk about updates on all things COVID-19 and we look back at how treatments, risk assessment, and behavior have changed. Back us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/plenarysessionCheck out our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCUibd0E2kdF9N9e-EmIbUew…
 
In this “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) episode, Peter and Bob take a deep dive into olive oil. They explore the history of olive oil, discuss observational data that led to the hypothesis that olive oil is a healthier alternative to many other fats, and they explain the classification of olive oil types —including what to look for in a high-quality “extra…
 
Today we interview Dr. Bob Wachter, the Chair of the Department of Medicine at University of California San Francisco. We talk about a wide range of topics including medicine, leadership, SARS-CoV-2, and social media. Back us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/plenarysessionCheck out our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCUibd0E2kdF9N9e-EmIbUew…
 
On today's episode we interview Youyang Gu, an independent data scientist who created some of the most models of the COVID-19 pandemic. He talks us through how he made the projections. His work is available on his website: https://covid19-projections.com/Back us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/plenarysessionCheck out our YouTube channel: www.youtube.co…
 
Today we interview Dr. Robert Freudenthal, a psychiatrist in training at Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust in London, UK. We talk abut the power of the state and its role in public health policy. We focus specifically on how governments worldwide have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, from extreme lockdowns to harm reduction advisor…
 
Michael Rintala is a sports medicine chiropractor and one of only 18 international instructors teaching dynamic neuromuscular stabilization (DNS) for the Prague School of Rehabilitation. This episode focuses on understanding DNS, including the foundational principles and how it relates to human motor development. Michael also shares the most common…
 
Today we interview Dr. Luc Morris of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on his new paper out now in JAMA Oncology titled "Response Rates to Anti-PD-1 Immunotherapy in Microsatellite-Stable Solid Tumors With 10 or More Mutations per Megabase".Response Rates: doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.7684Back us on Patreon! www.patreon.com/plenarysessionChe…
 
Today we interview Dr. Monica Gandhi, Associate Division Chief of the Division of HIV, Infectious Diseases, and Global Medicine at UCSF/ San Francisco General Hospital, and medical director of the HIV Clinic at SFGH, on COVID-19 interventions. We talk about results from the vaccine studies and how vaccination is perceived by the public. We talk abo…
 
Alex Hutchinson is a sports science journalist, author of the book Endure—which explores the science of endurance and the real limits of human performance—and former competitive runner for the Canadian national team. In this episode, Alex tells the story of his “aha moment” during a meaningless track meet that catapulted his running career and seed…
 
Today we interview Dr. Tracy Høeg on her new paper and her ongoing research into COVID-19 transmission in K-12 schools in Wisconsin, USA. Dr. Høeg is an epidemiologist and an interventional sports and medicine spine specialist at Northern California Orthopaedic Associates. Her paper is titled "COVID-19 Cases and Transmission in 17 K-12 Schools - Wo…
 
On today's episode we interview Dr. Bryan Carmody, commonly known as the Sheriff of Sodium. He's a pediatric nephrologist at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Virginia. We talk with him about the USMLE Steps (Step 1, Step 2, and Step 2 CS), their usefulness, their origins, and how to reform them. We also break down and discuss the inne…
 
Bill Frist is a nationally acclaimed heart and lung transplant surgeon, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, and is actively engaged in health policy and education reform. In this episode, Bill takes us through his long and varied career in medicine, politics, and business, which includes establishing the organ transplantation program at Vanderbilt …
 
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