The Accad and Koka Report

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40. Practicing Medicine in Canada: Promises and Realities

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11/03/2018Audio/Video
What’s the professional life of Canadian doctors really like? Guset Dr. Shawn Whatley informs us about the realities of healthcare in Canada.
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39. Freedom of Speech Regained: How NIFLA v. Becerra Could Impact Medical Practice

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10/29/2018Audio/Video
A recent US Supreme Court decision has struck down the “professional speech doctrine”. This decision may have far reaching implications across a number of human activities, including health care.
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38. Sally Pipes: The Case Against Single-Payer Healthcare

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10/25/2018Audio/Video
Support for a single-payer healthcare system in the United States seems to be growing inexorably. Before we resign ourselves to the inevitable fate of “Medicare-4-All,” it may be prudent to remind ourselves or understand better the arguments against a single-payer system.
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37. Hospital Sham Peer Review: What Doctors Need to Know

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10/20/2018Audio/Video
Peer review by colleagues is an important process by which doctors who misbehave or malpractice can be held accountable and, if necessary, prevented from harming patients. Unfortunately, the process can also be used in bad faith.
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36. Conversation with a Clinical Trialist

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10/16/2018Audio/Video
The life of a clinical trialist involves juggling multiple demands. Beyond the purely scientific questions are the clinical interests of the patient and the personal demands on the physician.
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35. Why Brain Dead isn’t Dead: An Introduction to “Shewmon’s Challenge”

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10/11/2018Audio/Video
One of the most fundamental questions that a doctor may be asked to answer is the following: Is this man or is that woman dead? Guest D. Alan Shewmon offers a compelling rebuke to the principal arguments put forth to defend the concept of brain death.
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34. Free-Market Solutions in a World of Third-Party Payers

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10/07/2018Audio/Video
The arcane procedure patients must follow to file out-of-network claims is an important obstacle for a more widespread embrace of a third-party free medical practice. Could that process be made less daunting?
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33. Moving Mountains: The Folly of Population Medicine

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10/02/2018Audio/Video
In a matter of a couple of decades, the concepts of population health and population medicine have taken center-stage in healthcare, displacing the traditional aim of medicine and distorting the doctor-patient relationship.
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32. Sexual Harassment and Bias in Medicine: Will Metrics Help?

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09/29/2018Audio/Video
In the wake of the #MeToo movement, a sweeping report was recently published detailing 30 years of research on the sexual harassment of women in academia.Guset Dr. Jane van Dis sheds light on the report and highlights what future steps must be taken.
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31. Is Moral Injury the Cause of Physician Burnout?

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09/23/2018Audio/Video
Physician burnout has attained epidemic proportions. The true causes of this epidemic remain hotly contested but our two distinguished guests have recently published an essay whose thesis has resonated with many doctors.
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