IMreasoning - Clinical reasoning for Doctors and Students

We're back after a long summer break.  Enjoy this episode on uncertainty in medicine.  We talk to Arabella Simpkin, an English paediatrician, working in Boston, who spends a lot of time thinking and writing about uncertainty and our need to embrace it, or at the very least, tolerate it graciously.

Direct download: episode_Arabella_Simpkin_pre_amp.mp3
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If you missed us live on Facebook last week, here's you chance to catch up.  Enjoy our STC session.  The case is from Australia, sent to us by Elise Perger (Allan) and Alison Miller... and we invited Chang as a guest host, back by popular demand.

Or, you can still watch the Facebook video at the link below.

Let us know if you liked the Facebook live event.  We can do it again!

Direct download: episode_37_STC_International_Live_event_-_151217_2.53_PM.mp3
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Enjoy our live Stump the Chumps at Main Medical Centre.  We were honoured to be invited by Bob Trowbridge and it was a pleasure to visit Portland, Maine.

Direct download: episode_36_STC_at_MMC_-_151117_7.00_AM.mp3
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Part two of our exploration of the connections between art, artistic thinking, creativity, with clinical reasoning and diagnosis.

We speak to Alexa Miller, a medical educator who uses arts-based learning and visual thinking skills to train students and seasoned professionals alike to better observe, describe, communicate, and to tolerate uncertainty.

We also speak with Jay Baruch, a writer, medical educator, and emergency doctor who is also the director the clinical arts and humanities at Brown Medical School.

Direct download: episode_35_-_turning_the_wheel_part_2_Alexa_edits_amplified.mp3
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Another enjoyable Diagnostic Error in Medicine conference, this time in Art's home town of Boston (actually, Newton...).  In this episode we discuss our thoughts inspired by one of the sessions, run by Doug Salvador and Harry Hoar from Baystate Medical Centre. They addressed how to get one's own hospital administration to engage in Diagnostic Error.  Remember to check the website for the attachment so you can follow along while you listen.

This is part one of a two-part series exploring the deep connections between creative thinking and clinical reasoning.  We discuss Art's and Glenn's work as poets and physicians, and how each endeavour enriches the other.

Enjoy an episode of STC.  This time WE weren't in the hot seat!  Humbling to see an excellent trainee in action.

Direct download: episode_32_STC_with_Chang_-_110917_2.35_PM.mp3
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We finally got the chance to collaborate with Genevieve on her case for STC.  And we were keen to get this out just before GPTEC. Enjoy!

Direct download: episode_31_STC_international_with_Genevieve_Yates_-_90817_final.mp3
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We were privileged to speak to one of our patients, recently treated by our service, about her experience while her doctors struggled with diagnostic uncertainty.  The usual suspects were at play; uncommon diagnoses, uncommon presentations, cognitive biases, systems issues, etc.

Check out the new look to our website! 

This time, we did not have a pause button! and we could not edit out all the times we sounded a little thick.  So enjoy the raw experience.  We did!

Direct download: episode_29_STC_at_AusDEM_-_220617_5.48_PM.mp3
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