Podcasts

MYTHBUSTERS SERIES Ep3: Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Released April 28, 2021

This series is aimed at health care professionals who are at the front lines of vaccine delivery to help address common sources of misinformation around COVID-19 vaccines. In the third episode, we talk with Dr. Raywat Deonandan, Associate Professor & Epidemiologist at the University of Ottawa.

MYTHBUSTERS SERIES Ep2: Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Released April 21, 2021

This series is aimed at health care professionals who are at the front lines of vaccine delivery to help address common sources of misinformation around COVID-19 vaccines. In the second episode, we talk with Dr. Lynora Saxinger, world-renowned infectious disease specialist based at the University of Alberta.

MYTHBUSTERS SERIES Ep1 PART 1: Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Released April 14, 2021

This series is aimed at health care professionals who are at the front lines of vaccine delivery to help address common sources of misinformation around COVID-19 vaccines. In the first episode, we talk with Dr. Kelly Grindrod, Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo, about common sources of misinformation and how these can be addressed. This episode is divided into 2 parts.

MYTHBUSTERS SERIES Ep1 PART 2: Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Released April 14, 2021

This series is aimed at health care professionals who are at the front lines of vaccine delivery to help address common sources of misinformation around COVID-19 vaccines. In the first episode, we talk with Dr. Kelly Grindrod, Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo, about common sources of misinformation and how these can be addressed. This is the second part of Episode 1.

Precision Medicine in Oncology Series Ep 2: ACCESS TO GENOMIC PROFILING IN BC

Released March 24, 2021

In this second episode of the series, we discuss the BC OncoPanel, challenges for including CGP in lab budgets, the information exchange needed between stakeholders to accelerate access, and how the CGP report can provide decision makers with a framework for implementing CGP testing. The full CGP report can be found here: https://www.impactmedicom.com/publications/reports.

Precision Medicine in Oncology Series Ep 1: Introduction with Dr. Sandeep Sedhev

Released Feb 19, 2021

In this first episode of the series, we discuss the importance of CGP as a critical tool for treating patients with advanced solid tumors. We discuss a CGP report, which was developed to aid Canadian decision makers in the prioritization of funding access to CGP testing in patients with solid tumors. The full CGP report can be found here: https://www.impactmedicom.com/publications/reports.

BTK INHIBITORS FOR THE TREATMENT OF CLL: Are they all the same?

Released Feb 5, 2021

We discuss the use of Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase (BTK) inhibitors for the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) with Dr. Carolyn Owen, hemato-oncologist at the Tom Baker Cancer Center in Calgary, Alberta. A press release on results of the ELEVATE-RR trial can be found here: https://www.cancernetwork.com/view/acalabrutinib-meets-primary-end-point-versus-ibrutinib-in-previously-treated-high-risk-cll

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL): How do we Manage Patients During COVID-19?

Released Oct 28, 2020

We discuss the management of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) with Dr. Michel Pavic, who is a Medical Oncologist and Chief of the Hemato-Oncology department at the Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux de l’Estrie – Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke and an assistant professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the Université de Sherbrooke. The Canadian recommendations for treating CLL during COVID-19 can be found here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7339858/pdf/conc-27-e332.pdf

Virtual Patient ManagemenT: MANAGING PATIENTS WITH Inflammatory Arthritis

Released October 23, 2020

We discuss the virtual management of patients with inflammatory arthritis with Rheumatologist, Dr. Janet Pope, who is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Western Ontario.

The opioid epidemic in Canada: What can we do?

Released October 22, 2020

Pharmacists, Dr. Ross Tsuyuki (professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacology in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta) and Mark Barnes (Owner of Respect Rx Pharmacies in Ottawa), discuss the opioid epidemic in Canada and use of naloxone to prevent death from opioid overdose. The naloxone guidelines for pharmacists can be found here: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1715163520949973

covid-19: playing sports safely

Released October 14, 2020

Dr. Ray Deonandan, Canadian epidemiologist, assistant director, and associate professor at the University of Ottawa, discusses how to more safely play sports with others during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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