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Sound Bites

Podcasts of hot topics in emergency medicine, iInterviews with top specialty experts, and coverage of breaking news and lectures in the specialty.
Duration: 34:23
Emergency Medicine News 
It was inevitable that EPs wouldn’t sit idly by when the NRA told them to stay in their lane when it came to gun violence. The reaction was swift and strong, and in the middle was the rational voice of Chris Barsotti, MD, the creative thinker behind AFFIRM, an organization seeking to end gun violence through research, innovation, and evidence-based medicine. Listen in as he explains AFFIRM’s mission, and discover more about the group at https://affirmresearch.org
Creator: Cedric Dark, MD
Duration: 21:08
Emergency Medicine News 
Wondering what’s going on with repeal and replace (and repeat)? Listen to emergency medicine policy expert Cedric Dark, MD, the founder and executive editor of PolicyPrescriptions.org, talk about how politics have affected health care in this podcast from the 2018 Policy Prescriptions Symposium. Visit http://www.policyprescriptions.org/policyrx18/ for more information about the conference and the organization.
Creator: Emergency Medicine News
Duration: 3:14
Emergency Medicine News 
Emergency Medicine News’ Alissa Katz spoke with Thea James, MD, about her Violence Intervention Advocacy Program, which assists Boston Medical Center’s ED patients and helps them get back on their feet. She spoke about some of the details of the program, why she loves people, her inherit want to help others, and how she balances this program with her other professional and personal roles.
Creator: Emergency Medicine News
Duration: 4:47
Emergency Medicine News 
Emergency Medicine News’ Alissa Katz spoke with Jeff Strickler, RN, the associate vice president of University of North Carolina (UNC) hospitals about Bivarus, an electronic survey methodology. He discussed why UNC’s ED made the switch, how it works, and the differences between Bivarus and paper-based survey tools. Read a transcript of this podcast, and see photos of Bivarus at http://bit.ly/1Dy36RJ.
Creator: Emergency Medicine News
Duration: 7:25
Emergency Medicine News 
Emergency Medicine News’ Alissa Katz spoke with Carlo Reyes, MD, JD, the vice chief of staff and the assistant medical director of emergency medicine at Los Robles Hospital in Thousand Oaks, CA, and the founder and CEO of Health e-MedRecord, a patient-centered and emergency physician-designed EMR solution. He discussed the difference between his EMR and every other product available, the emphasis on patient involvement, and how his product is HIPAA-secure. Read a transcript of this podcast, and see photos of Dr. Reyes’s EMR at http://bit.ly/1xzztqu.
Creator: Emilia Benton
Duration: 21:00
Emergency Medicine News 
Listen in as EMN Editorial Assistant Emilia Benton interviews the chief of emergency medicine at the Boston area’s Cambridge Health Alliance hospital network. Assaad Sayah, MD, shares just how the three campuses managed to drastically reduce 90 minute wait times in the emergency department.
Creator: Emilia Benton
Duration: 16:00
Emergency Medicine News 
Listen in as EMN Editorial Assistant Emilia Benton interviews one of emergency medicine’s best known bloggers. Scott Weingart, MD, the voice behind EmCrit, explains his passion for teaching, what he thinks is insulting to emergency medicine, and why he put off creating a hyponatremia podcast.
Creator: Lisa Hoffman
Duration: 17:45
Emergency Medicine News 
Listen in as EMN Assistant Editor Angela Munasque interviews one of emergency medicine’s best known experts. Arthur Kellermann, MD, waxes poetic on his career, explains why a mannequin inspired him to pursue emergency medicine, and sheds light on what family and hiking have to do with his career.