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Episode 262: Anti-Racism in Medicine Series – Episode 18 – Remedying Health Inequities Driven by the Carceral System

CPSolvers: Anti-Racism in Medicine Series  Episode 18 – Remedying Health Inequities Driven by the Carceral System Show Notes by Ayana Watkins October 18, 2022 Summary: This episode highlights the history and roots of the carceral system, as well as its far-reaching impacts on the health… Read More »Episode 262: Anti-Racism in Medicine Series – Episode 18 – Remedying Health Inequities Driven by the Carceral System

Episode 261: RLR – Syncope Plus!

Reza discussed a mind-blowing case presented by Rabih rlrCPSOLVERS.COM RLR have transitioned from Patreon to have their website rlrCPSolvers.com Check out this virtual classroom full of bonus schemas, illness scripts, teaching videos and case challenges. Rlrcpsolvers.com

Episode 260: WDx #20 – Exploring the World of Evaluations with Dr. Lekshmi Santhosh

In this WDx episode, Sharmin and Dr Lekshmi Santhosh delve into the world of written evaluations: why are they important, implicit biases they can contain and how to do a better job in both writing and interpreting evaluations. Dr. Lekshmi Santhosh Dr. Lekshmi Santhosh is… Read More »Episode 260: WDx #20 – Exploring the World of Evaluations with Dr. Lekshmi Santhosh

Episode 258: Spaced Learning Series – Pulmonary Granulomas, Headache, and Hyponatremia

The SLS team tackles the case of a young woman presenting with a prolonged, inflammatory pulmonary syndrome is found to have pulmonary granulomas, headaches and hyponatremia. Join them as they apply CPSolvers schemas to real life Patient care to facilitate the diagnostic reasoning process. Download… Read More »Episode 258: Spaced Learning Series – Pulmonary Granulomas, Headache, and Hyponatremia

Episode 256: RLR – Nausea with a twist

RLR discussing an intriguing case of nausea.   Big news RLR are ending their time on Patreon soon and hosting content on their own website. Stay tuned for more info.   Download CPSolvers App here Patreon website

RLR 104 – Why so slow?

Reza discusses a mind-blowing case presented by Rabih. RLR now have over 100 episode on Patreon – consider subscribing here. Download CPSolvers App here Patreon website   

RLR 101 – A mysterious case of Neuropathy

Dr. Lisa Sanders joins RLR for a fascinating case of neuropathy that was published in the New York Times Magazine. Read it here.   RLR now have over 100 episode on Patreon – consider subscribing here.   Download CPSolvers App here Patreon website

Episode 244: Queer rounds – Terminology 101

Vale, Brodie, and Gabriel discuss basic terminology of the LGBTQ+ community, the importance of communication in healthcare, and pieces of advice when using gender-inclusive language. Download CPSolvers App here  Patreon website

Episode 243: Queer Rounds – Intro

Vale, Brodie, and Gabriel talk about their journey as LGBTQ+ members and the genesis of Queer Rounds, a platform that highlights the reality of gender and sexual diverse communities in healthcare. Download CPSolvers App here  Patreon website

Problem Representation

Clinical Reasoning Corner: Problem Representation   By: Marcela A. de Oliveira Santana and Franco Murillo Reviewed by: Jack Penner Welcome back, Clinical Problem Solvers! Today we are going to talk about the Problem Representation. Let’s go! Objectives:   Define Problem Representation Describe the core components… Read More »Problem Representation

Episode 240: Anti-Racism in Medicine Series – Episode 17 – ‘Just’ Births: Reproductive Justice & Black/Indigenous Maternal Health Equity

  CPSolvers: Anti-Racism in Medicine Series Episode 17 – ‘Just’ Births: Reproductive Justice & Black/Indigenous Maternal Health Equity Show Notes by Ayana Watkins May 31, 2022 Summary: This episode centers the roles of reproductive justice and anti-racist action in rectifying inequities faced by Black and… Read More »Episode 240: Anti-Racism in Medicine Series – Episode 17 – ‘Just’ Births: Reproductive Justice & Black/Indigenous Maternal Health Equity

Episode 239: Schema Episode – Back Pain

Sharmin, Ann Marie, and Jack discuss a fascinating case of back pain and granulomas presented by Dan. Schemas: Low Back Pain Overview Bony Back Pain Overview Granuloma on Histopath Bone Lesions Antibiotic Failure Download CPSolvers App here Patreon website

Episode 236: ARM Episode 16 – Live from SGIM: Best of Antiracism Research at the Society of General Internal Medicine’s 2022 Annual Meeting

CPSolvers: Anti-Racism in Medicine Series Episode 16 – Live from SGIM: Best of Antiracism Research at the Society of General Internal Medicine’s 2022 Annual Meeting Show Notes by Sudarshan Krishnamurthy May 3, 2022 Summary: This episode was recorded in front of a live audience at… Read More »Episode 236: ARM Episode 16 – Live from SGIM: Best of Antiracism Research at the Society of General Internal Medicine’s 2022 Annual Meeting

Episode 235: RLR – A case of dysuria

Reza discussed a case that begins with dysuria, but ends in a way you will not believe. To listen to more RLR episodes, consider subscribing to Patreonhttps://www.patreon.com/cpsolvers 

Episode 234: WDx #16 – Clinical Unknown with Dr. Alexandra “Jay” Teng

Dr. Blythe Butler presents a case to Dr. Alexandra “Jay” Teng, followed by a discussion about her experience as a woman in an Internal Medicine procedural subspecialty. Alexandra “Jay” Teng Alexandra “Jay” Teng hails from Berkeley and graduated from Harvard with a bachelor’s degree in… Read More »Episode 234: WDx #16 – Clinical Unknown with Dr. Alexandra “Jay” Teng

Patreon exclusive: RLR 86 – Med Consult

Hello friends, We hope you enjoy this episode. It features three short cases!  We appreciate your continued support of RLR. And remember … keep diagnosing lovely people RR   This episode is available on Patreon only. Why?  More about the RLR series here.   

Episode 232: Anti-Racism in Medicine Series – Episode 15 – Housing is Health: Racism and Homelessness – Clinician + Community Perspectives

CPSolvers: Anti-Racism in Medicine Series Episode 15: Housing is Health: Racism and Homelessness – Clinician + Community Perspectives  Show Notes by: Victor Anthony Lopez-Carmen, MPH April 5, 2022 Summary: This episode highlights homelessness’ impact on health, the structural and racialized nature of homelessness, and practical… Read More »Episode 232: Anti-Racism in Medicine Series – Episode 15 – Housing is Health: Racism and Homelessness – Clinician + Community Perspectives

Without Sanctuary

Without Sanctuary Perspective Piece Authors: S Michelle Ogunwole See publication here

Left Out in the Cold

Left Out in the Cold Clinical reasoning case Authors: Justin Berk, Andrew Pj Olson, Rabih M Geha, Anand Patel, Reza Manesh See publication here

Medical Communities Go Virtual

Medical Communities Go Virtual Perspective piece Authors: Daniel J Minter, Anand Patel, Smitha Ganeshan, Saman Nematollahi See publication here

Paraneoplastic Thrombocytopenia

Paraneoplastic Thrombocytopenia Clinical reasoning case Authors: Vasilios Kalas, Cecelia Johnson-Sasso, Elizabeth G Morency, Peng Ji, Reza Manesh, Anand A Patel See publication here

A striking dichotomy

A striking dichotomy Clinical reasoning case Authors: Nicholas J. Thomas BA, Sharmin Shekarchian MD, Meredith A. Bock MD,Brandon B. Holmes MD, PhD, Rabih M. Geha MD, Maulik P. Shah MD, MHS See publication here

Episode 225: The Consult Question #6 Featuring CardioNerds – Shortness of Breath

Cardionerds, Tommy and Dinu, present a case to Dr. Vaidya, Lindsey, and Dan. Dr. Anjali Vaidya Dr. Vaidya is a heart failure and transplant cardiologist at the Lewis Katz School ofMedicine at Temple University, where she serves as the co-director of the Pulmonary Hypertension, right… Read More »Episode 225: The Consult Question #6 Featuring CardioNerds – Shortness of Breath

Patreon exclusive: RLR 79 – RUQ Pain

Dear Patrons! Sometimes things are not what they seem. We hope you enjoy this episode. Many thanks for your continued support. Your two goofy clinical problem solvers, RR   This episode is available on Patreon only. Why?  More about the RLR series here. 

Episode 223: Anti-Racism in Medicine Series – Episode 14 – Race, Place, and Health: Clinician and Community Perspectives

CPSolvers: Anti-Racism in Medicine Series Episode 14: Race, Place, and Health: Clinician and Community Perspectives Show Notes by Alec Calac February 15th, 2022 Summary: This episode highlights how racism manifests in the built environment, and how community and individual-level efforts can mitigate these inequities. This… Read More »Episode 223: Anti-Racism in Medicine Series – Episode 14 – Race, Place, and Health: Clinician and Community Perspectives

Episode 222: RLR – The Phone Call

RR discuss an important patient phone callFor more RLR episodes, consider subscribing to Patreon: The Clinical Problem Solvers is creating podcasts, videos, schemas, illness scripts and more | Patreon 

Episode 219: Clinical Unknown with Dr. Tapper, Dr. Mundell, & Travis

In this episode, Dr. Elliot Tapper discusses a clinical unknown case presented by Dr. Jennifer Mundell Jennifer Mundell  Jennifer Mundell, MD FACP is the associate program director for Ascension St Vincent Internal Medicine Residency Program. She graduated from University of Louisville School of Medicine and completed… Read More »Episode 219: Clinical Unknown with Dr. Tapper, Dr. Mundell, & Travis

Patreon exclusive: RLR 74 – Who? When? What?

We wish each of you a happy new year! Thank you for all your support. We hope you enjoy the final RLR episode of 2021. Rabih and Reza   This episode is available on Patreon only. Why?  More about the RLR series here. 

Episode 213: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 13 – Centering Asian Americans: Racism, Violence, and Health

CPSolvers: Anti-Racism in Medicine Series Episode 13: Centering Asian Americans: Racism, Violence, and Health Show Notes by Naomi F. Fields December 21, 2021 Summary: This episode is about racism faced by Asian-Americans, why it often goes unrecognized, and how we can work to rectify these… Read More »Episode 213: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 13 – Centering Asian Americans: Racism, Violence, and Health

Patreon exclusive: RLR 71 – 4 cases rapid fire, OMG!

Wow. What a session. Thank you so much for your support. And thank you to our live audience. It was wonderful seeing each of you. RR This episode is available on Patreon only. Why?  More about the RLR series here.         

Patreon exclusive: RLR 70 – Hypercalcemia

We truly hope you enjoy this one. It is a superb case.  Thank you as always for your support.  Fasten your seatbelts … and … let’s go! Thanks, RR   This episode is available on Patreon only. Why?  More about the RLR series here. 

Episode 209: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 12 – Our Land is Our Health: Addressing Anti-Indigenous Racism in Medicine

CPSolvers: Anti-Racism in Medicine Series Episode 12: Our Land is Our Health: Addressing Anti-Indigenous Racism in Medicine Show Notes by LaShyra Nolen November 23rd, 2021 Summary: This episode is about the ways we can combat anti-Indigenous sentiments and actions in our efforts to promote anti-racism in… Read More »Episode 209: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 12 – Our Land is Our Health: Addressing Anti-Indigenous Racism in Medicine

Episode 208: RLR – A Young Man Feels Wobbly

Reza discusses the case of a young man who suddenly became to feel unsteady. Support the CPSolvers and tune in to much more RLR by subscribing to Patreon. Learn more about the ABMS Visiting Scholars Program here

Episode 206: WDx #14 – Feeling like an Imposter? Let’s Talk.

Sharmin and Dr. Kaylin Nguyen delve deeper into the imposter phenomenon. They discuss the origin of the term, the problems with the mainstream definition, and how it should be reframed. Imposter Syndrome Treat the Cause, Not the Symptom Contextualizing the Impostor “Syndrome” Stop Telling Women They Have Imposter Syndrome End Imposter Syndrome in Your Workplace Dr.… Read More »Episode 206: WDx #14 – Feeling like an Imposter? Let’s Talk.

Episode 205- Global VMR Special Episode – The Mock Interview – The Do’s and Don’ts with Dr. Ravi Singh – Part 2

Dr. Ravi Singh interviews CPSolvers team members Rafael Medina, Sukriti Banthiya, and Rabih Geha who illustrate the Do’s (Rafael and Sukriti) and Don’ts (Rabih) of a residency application interview. This is for anyone interviewing, but especially for IMGs. Enjoy part 2 with Rabih Geha. Dr Ravi Singh Doctor… Read More »Episode 205- Global VMR Special Episode – The Mock Interview – The Do’s and Don’ts with Dr. Ravi Singh – Part 2

Episode 205- Global VMR Special Episode – The Mock Interview – The Do’s and Don’ts with Dr. Ravi Singh – Part 1

Dr. Ravi Singh interviews CPSolvers team members Rafael Medina, Sukriti Banthiya, and Rabih Geha who illustrate the Do’s (Rafael and Sukriti) and Don’ts (Rabih) of a residency application interview. This is for anyone interviewing, but especially for IMGs. Enjoy part one with Rafael and Sukriti.… Read More »Episode 205- Global VMR Special Episode – The Mock Interview – The Do’s and Don’ts with Dr. Ravi Singh – Part 1

Patreon exclusive: RLR 67 – Not so fast

We hope you enjoy! And as always, thank you for your support. The RLR series is only possible because of you. This episode is available on Patreon only. Why?  More about the RLR series here. 

Episode 202: Global VMR Special Episode – Residency Applications for IMGs Part 2

CPSolvers team members–Rafael Medina (lead organizer),Valeria Roldán, Gabriel Talledo,  and Andrea Guzman facilitate a conversation with Drs. Gallo and Singh who shared authentic, practical, and inspirational insight into the IMG journey to apply to residency in the USA. Dr Alice Gallo Doctor Alice Gallo graduated… Read More »Episode 202: Global VMR Special Episode – Residency Applications for IMGs Part 2

Episode 202: Global VMR Special Episode – Residency Applications for IMGs Part 1

CPSolvers team members–Rafael Medina (lead organizer),Valeria Roldán, Gabriel Talledo,  and Andrea Guzman facilitate a conversation with Drs. Gallo and Singh who shared authentic, practical, and inspirational insight into the IMG journey to apply to residency in the USA.   Dr Alice Gallo Doctor Alice Gallo graduated… Read More »Episode 202: Global VMR Special Episode – Residency Applications for IMGs Part 1

Episode 200: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 11 – Racism, Redlining, and the Path Towards Reconciliation

CPSolvers: Anti-Racism in Medicine Series Episode 11: Racism, Redlining, and the Path Towards Reconciliation Show Notes by Sud Krishnamurthy, Michelle Ogunwole, Chioma Onuoha October 12th, 2021 Summary: This episode is part of a 3-part series on Race, Place, and Health. In this episode, we invite… Read More »Episode 200: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 11 – Racism, Redlining, and the Path Towards Reconciliation

Episode 198: HumanDx Unknown with Laura, Stef, and Jack – hematochezia and abdominal pain

Alec presents a case of abdominal pain and hematochezia to Laura, Stef, and Jack.   Laura Geiszler Laura Geiszler is a third-year Internal Medicine resident at Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania.  Laura completed her medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.She has a… Read More »Episode 198: HumanDx Unknown with Laura, Stef, and Jack – hematochezia and abdominal pain

Episode 195: RLR 58 – Dyspnea and Orthopnea

RLR are back on the podcast with a fascinating case. Over the summer, they’ve been releasing a lot of cool content on Patreon. Check it out here for much more RLR content.  Schema One Schema Two More about the RLR series here.

Episode 194: Schema – Polyuria

 Lindsey presents a case of polyuria to Dan, Jack, and Sharmin Hypernatremia schema  Polyuria schema  Download CPSolvers App here Patreon website

Episode 192: Clinical unknown with Dr. Marion Stanley & Dr. Geralyn Palmer

Dr. Palmer presents a clinical unknown case to Dr. Stanley Schema Dr. Marion Stanley Dr. Marion Stanley is a hospitalist and an internal medicine residency associate program director at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She completed medical school at University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and… Read More »Episode 192: Clinical unknown with Dr. Marion Stanley & Dr. Geralyn Palmer

Episode 191: Wdx # 12 – Clinical Unknown with Dr. Laura Huppert and Dr. Julia Armendariz

Dr. Julia Armendariz presents a clinical unknown to Dr. Laura Huppert. Dr Laura Huppert  Laura Huppert, MD, is a third year Hematology/Oncology Fellow at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).  Her clinical interest is in solid tumor malignancy, including the treatment of breast cancer… Read More »Episode 191: Wdx # 12 – Clinical Unknown with Dr. Laura Huppert and Dr. Julia Armendariz

Episode 189: HumanDx Unknown with Jack – bilateral arm and leg weakness

Shanthi presents a clinical unknown to Sam, Michael, and Jack.   Want to test your learning? Take our episode quiz here Michael Vu Michael Vu is a second year Internal Medicine resident at Methodist Dallas. He completed his undergraduate education at the University of Texas at Dallas and… Read More »Episode 189: HumanDx Unknown with Jack – bilateral arm and leg weakness

Episode 188: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 10 – Counterspaces in Medicine: Creating Safe Spaces and Redefining Value

In this episode, we invite the powerful sister duo Oni Blackstock, MD, MHS and Uché Blackstock, MD to share their experiences on leaving public health and academia to become social entrepreneurs, creating their own organizations in health equity. Episode Learning Objectives After listening to this… Read More »Episode 188: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 10 – Counterspaces in Medicine: Creating Safe Spaces and Redefining Value

Episode 181: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 9 – Moving Towards Antiracism in Medical Education

Summary In this special episode of the Antiracism in Medicine Series, originally recorded for the 2021 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, the CPSolvers Antiracism team discusses what must be done to make medical education more antiracist. The conversation spans stages of academic medical… Read More »Episode 181: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 9 – Moving Towards Antiracism in Medical Education

Episode 179: Neurology VMR – Headache and blurry vision

Description: We continue our campaign to #EndNeurophobia led by Aaron Berkowitz! This time, Doug presents a case of headache and blurry vision to Hannah and Dhruv. Neurology DDx Schema Want to test your learning? Take our Episode Quiz  Dhruv Srinivasachar Dhruv Srinivasachar is a soon-to-be 1st year Medicine-Pediatrics resident at Western… Read More »Episode 179: Neurology VMR – Headache and blurry vision

Patreon Exclusive: RLR 47 – Hypernatremia

Thank you for your continued support and please give us feedback here! Rabih and Reza tackle a salty problem Schema Episode Quiz This episode is available on Patreon only. Why?  More about the RLR series here. 

Episode 176: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 8 – Towards Justice and Race Conscious Medicine

“There’s nothing new under the sun, but there are new suns” – Octavia E. Butler Summary: We invite social justice champion and acclaimed scholar of race, gender, and the law, Dorothy E. Roberts, JD, to discuss the history of race-based medicine and the movement for… Read More »Episode 176: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 8 – Towards Justice and Race Conscious Medicine

Patreon Exclusive: RLR 46 – Rash

Thank you for your continued support and please give us feedback here! Epic RLR case of a rash! Want to test your learning? Take our episode quiz here This episode is available on Patreon only. Why?  More about the RLR series here. 

Episode 173: Clinical unknown with Reza and Rabih at VMR: Dyspnea and finger swelling

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Reza and Rabih work through a case of dyspnea and finger swelling, presented to them by Dr. Usha George. Download CPSolvers App here Patreon website Schema  Episode Quiz Dr. Usha George Dr. Usha George, MBBS (MAHE India), MSc (Respiratory Medicine) Imperial College University of London,… Read More »Episode 173: Clinical unknown with Reza and Rabih at VMR: Dyspnea and finger swelling

Episode 169: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 7 – Antiracism, Global Health Equity, and the COVID-19 Response

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Summary In this episode of Clinical Problem Solvers: Anti-Racism in Medicine, we are joined by Michelle Morse, MD, MPH, Deputy Commissioner for the Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness (CHECW) and the inaugural Chief Medical Officer at the NYC Department of Health and Mental… Read More »Episode 169: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 7 – Antiracism, Global Health Equity, and the COVID-19 Response

Episode 163: Human Dx Unknown with Lindsey – breast mass and joint pain

Lindsey, Kiara (#bossladies), and Scott discuss a clinical unknown presented by Devika Download CPSolvers App here Patreon website Want to test your learning? Take our episode quiz Scott Walker Scott Walker grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee (Go Vols) where he completed his Bachelors in Kinesiology and Nutrition.… Read More »Episode 163: Human Dx Unknown with Lindsey – breast mass and joint pain

Patreon Exclusive: RLR 40 – Chest pain

Rabih and Reza tackle a case of chest pain presented by guest presenter Mohit Harsh Schema This episode is available on Patreon only. Why?  More about the RLR series here.  Want to test your learning? Take our episode quiz here

Episode 162: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 6 – Racism, Trustworthiness, and the COVID-19 Vaccine

In Episode 6 of the Antiracism in Medicine series, “Racism, Trustworthiness, and the #COVID19 vaccine,” we are joined by two forces in the field of health equity and academic medicine, Dr. Giselle Corbie-Smith and Dr. Kimberly Manning, to discuss why the pandemic is the moment… Read More »Episode 162: Antiracism in Medicine Series – Episode 6 – Racism, Trustworthiness, and the COVID-19 Vaccine

Patreon Exclusive: RLR 39 – Fever, dyspnea, and back pain

Rabih and Reza tackle a case of fever, dyspnea, and back pain presented by guest presenter Lawrence Yuen. This episode is available on Patreon only. Why?  More about the RLR series here.  Want to test your learning? Take our episode quiz here