Transcript for Teaching Climate Change and Its Effects on Human Health

Below is the transcript of the following Academic Medicine Podcast episode: Teaching Climate Change and Its Effects on Human Health April 19, 2021 Read more about this episode and listen here. Toni Gallo: Hi everyone, I'm Toni Gallo, a staff editor with The Journal, and host of the Academic Medicine Podcast. In honor of Earth …

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Teaching Climate Change and Its Effects on Human Health

In honor of Earth Day, on the Academic Medicine Podcast, host Toni Gallo and guests Drs. Kari Nadeau and Ari Bernstein (@DrAriBernstein) discuss climate change and its effects on human health. Drs. Nadeau and Bernstein describe their efforts and the work of others to teach the science and health effects of climate change to medical …

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Supporting American Indian Students in Pursuing Careers in Medicine and Science: Celebrating Research and Cultural Identity

On the Academic Medicine Podcast, hosts Toni Gallo and assistant editor for trainee engagement Lala Forrest (@Lala_Forrest) and guests Drs. Maija Holsti and Sam Hawkins discuss the Native American Research Internship program (@NARI_UofU) at the University of Utah, which is open to Native college students across the United States who are interested in pursuing biomedical …

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The Education Portfolio: Reflecting on the Past to Move Forward

As I entered my final year of training and saw dozens of colleagues go through a professional development plateau, I wanted to be proactive in approaching my transition to a faculty role. That’s where my Educator’s Portfolio (EP) (compared to a traditional curriculum vitae (CV) in an Academic Medicine Last Page I coauthored) came into …

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Putting Our Steps to Practice: Practical Advice for Publishing Medical Education Scholarship

Writing medical education scholarship for publication is a rewarding opportunity for clinician-educators. However, it can also be challenging to know the proper format or steps needed to take curricular changes to the next level. To supplement our Academic Medicine Last Page, “Propelling Educational Innovations to Publication in Five steps,” my coauthors have provided practical guidance, …

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The Opposite of Loneliness: Medical Student Mobilization During COVID-19

What is the opposite of loneliness? According to student-author Marina Keegan,1 there is no single word in the English dictionary to describe this feeling. And yet, it is the way that I, a fourth-year medical student, have felt since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. In mid-March 2020, medical students were pulled virtually overnight from …

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Dismantling Structural Racism: Time to Abandon Medical School Rankings

As one of us (R.S.) wrote in a recent Academic Medicine commentary, structural racism is pervasive in academic medicine, and institutions need to take bold action. Schools must implement comprehensive anti-racist policies and practices across all lines, from curricular reform, to promotion of diversity and inclusion at all levels, to building systems of accountability. Such …

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Underrepresented Students’ and Physicians’ Experiences in Medicine

On the Academic Medicine Podcast, hosts Toni Gallo and Research in Medical Education (RIME) Committee chair Dr. Zareen Zaidi talk to guests Drs. Justin Bullock and Joseph Mpalirwa about their research on the experiences of underrepresented medical students and physicians in the United States and Canada. This is the final episode in a 3-part series …

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A Review of the Literature Related to the USMLE

On the Academic Medicine Podcast, hosts Toni Gallo and Research in Medical Education (RIME) Committee member Dr. Daniel Schumacher talk to guests Drs. Hanin Rashid, Kristen Coppola, and Robert Lebeau about their scoping review of the literature related to the USMLE Step exams and what their findings could mean for medical students, the medical school …

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How Physicians Navigate Uncertainty in Clinical Situations

On the Academic Medicine Podcast, hosts Toni Gallo and Research in Medical Education (RIME) Committee member Dr. Justin Sewell and guest Dr. Jonathan Ilgen discuss how physicians navigate uncertain clinical situations and their comfort with that process. This is the first episode in a 3-part series of discussions with RIME authors about their medical education …

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