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March 25th, 2020

Podcast 259: A first-year resident tells us what he sees in the Covid-19 pandemic

Dr. Matt Young is a first-year resident in obstetrics and gynecology in suburban Delaware. Between the day I invited him to be interviewed and the interview itself (a 36-hour span) things had changed a lot for him. Anxiety levels are up among his colleagues, and everyone in his hospital must wear a mask all the time. […]


May 21st, 2013

Podcast 162: Boston bombings lessons part 3

Andrew Ulrich, executive vice chair of Boston Medical Center’s emergency department and an associate professor of emergency medicine at Boston University School of Medicine talks about the day and its lessons. He was just starting his shift when victims began arriving. We’ll continue our explorations of the bombings, trying at least to salvage some lessons. If […]


May 23rd, 2009

Podcast 44: Harlan Krumholz on new door-to-balloon-time findings.

This week we talk with Harlan Krumholz about his paper in BMJ. His team finds that the door-to-balloon-time recommendation of 90 minutes is too long and that many more lives could be saved by shortening that time. Listen to his thoughts on this. And I’d like to listen to your thoughts, which you may send […]


December 5th, 2008

Podcast 22: Interview with Aaron Kesselheim about his meta-analysis of the efficacy of proprietary versus generic cardiovascular drugs.

This week, in addition to the usual news roundup, we talk with Dr. Aaron Kesselheim about his JAMA paper on the equivalence between proprietary and generic cardiovascular drugs. The data and the editorials are often at odds on this question. Have a listen, and if you want to react to any of this, call 1-617-440-4374. […]


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